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Windows 7: Hard Drive - Turn Off Hard Disk After Idle or Never

31 Dec 2013   #30

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

I have been struggling with this issue for a year now, and this finally solved it. I registered for this forum just to say thank you so much for posting this!!!

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31 Dec 2013   #31

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Welcome to Seven Forums Geekparrot. I'm happy to hear it was able to help.
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18 Aug 2014   #32

Windows 7 Enterprise x64

This was a nuisance I was dealing with for some time. It's nice to see a little fix for this. Thanks for the info. Much appreciated!
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28 Nov 2014   #33

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Is there a way to selectively turn off one HD and not let windows turn it on by itself? Like an first stage backup that's in the PC but doesn't stay on or goes on and off all the time?

Thank you.
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28 Nov 2014   #34

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello too,

Not that I'm aware of, but you could disconnect the drive when not needed. The going on and off is the main reason why I just turned off this feature, or set it to have a longer idle time.
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