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Windows 7: "Powering up"

13 May 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

I don't think so.

You can try setting your power plan to High Performance, and see if that helps any.

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13 May 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Wow, I just found this.

Don't know if it'll work yet but I think it might!
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13 May 2010   #13

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Yeah under the power options in the control panel, the monitor and hard drive are set to sleep after like 10 and 20 minutes by default for the default power mode. If you want your drive to never sleep while the machine is on you definately have to go there and select "never" for the current power mode. Or switch to using the high power power mode as JK suggested.

[Edit] Ooops, you found it while I was typing [/edit]
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13 May 2010   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Just to clarify: to select "Never", enter 0. Or at least that's what I did and it seems to work. :)
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