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Windows 7: My Harddrive is running constantly

27 Mar 2013   #11

Windows 8.1 non PRO 64Bit
 
 

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That says Vista Home Premium. Is that what it has always run or is it running Windows 7 now?

Still vista
Does it have a Windows 7 upgrade?
Nope. BECOUSE WINDOWS 7 CAME A WEEK AFTER I BOUGHT IT. Its my usuall luck....

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27 Mar 2013   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

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Still vista
Does it have a Windows 7 upgrade?
Nope. BECOUSE WINDOWS 7 CAME A WEEK AFTER I BOUGHT IT. Its my usuall luck....
Ok. When you say system reset, do you mean you restored the computer from the factory partition? If so, provide me a screenshot of the Uninstall a Program page in Control Panel. It probably has bloatware on it from Compaq.
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31 Mar 2013   #13

Windows 8.1 non PRO 64Bit
 
 

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Does it have a Windows 7 upgrade?
Nope. BECOUSE WINDOWS 7 CAME A WEEK AFTER I BOUGHT IT. Its my usuall luck....
Ok. When you say system reset, do you mean you restored the computer from the factory partition? If so, provide me a screenshot of the Uninstall a Program page in Control Panel. It probably has bloatware on it from Compaq.


Will do that as soon as i can
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03 Apr 2013   #14

 

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Hello! my old computer's HD is Running constantly. i cant get it to stop work. is it a hardware problem or software? and how can i solve it? thanks for your help
I don't know what you actually wanna do but if you want your HD to automatically turn off when idle, you can do the following:

  • Click Start > Control Panel > Power options
  • Click "Change plan settings" against the selected power plan:

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  • Now click "Change advanced power settings":

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  • Expand hard disk > Turn off hard disk after > Set the time in minutes:

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  • Click OK. Done.

Sorry if I posted something you did not need.


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