How to 100% deny the use of SSD?
When i look into resource monitor, i get sick by seeing how much firefox is writing to my C: SSD. Some time ago i tried fixing it by doing folder linking and stuff i already forgot. It seems like everything got reverted after an update or something. (You can tell im not a Pro) But why is this such a hassle in the first place? Why cant we just get the option to completely deny the use of SSD? I dont care how slow it would be, i dont want to bu a new SSD every 2 years.
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Try to enter about:config in the URL bar and switch browser.cache.disk.enable to false.
Your current profile folder is stored on the SSD (C) drive and Firefox uses two location, one in "AppData\Roaming" for the main profile and a second location in "AppData\Local" for temporary files like the disk cache. If you have an other drive then you can create a new folder to be used for the profile on that other hard drive to have all profile data on the other drive. You can do that by using the "Choose Folder" button in the dialog to create a new profile. It is important that you create this new folder on beforehand because you shouldn't use a folder that already has files.
See "Creating a profile":
You can transfer files from a previously used profile to the new profile.
Thanks for the fast answers, didnt expect that. The profile thing was what i was doing the first time too actually. But its still periodically writing a temprorary file on C: ...\CustomDestinations\ and a LogFile. Its alot better, but can we disable writing on C completely?
What exactly is disk cache disabling doing? I mean, i can read english, but is it now filling my RAM until its maxed out?