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Windows 7: What is it that's booting up my external hard drives?

15 Sep 2013   #21
tbcam88

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoN View Post
Have you try to run CHDSK System file checker on that particular disk?

There's related infos here

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There are a couple of things that Windows does in the background:
  • Search and install updates,
  • Index documents for search,
  • Prefetch frequently used files,
  • Defragment the hard drive.
It's the "Indexing Service"/"Windows Search" services which are responsible for this process to run apparently. I'll try disabling them. "Windows Search" is a necessity at times right enough.


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15 Sep 2013   #22
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15 Sep 2013   #23
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