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Windows 7: need suggestions on new hardisk

23 Feb 2012   #91
linnemeyerhere

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

No the Carbonite is a annual fee based cloud service, but it's not expensive for the ultimate piece of mind. But the first download will take a long time but after that it only looks for incremental additions.


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24 Feb 2012   #92
eviliony

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
Check the power settings on the hard drive. I've had some that take a few seconds to spring back to life after they've spun down to idle.
how do i check that? but at the moment its working well tho after following what writhziden has suggested
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24 Feb 2012   #93
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

If it's working then this probably wasn't the problem. (Hats off to writhziden!)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eviliony View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
Check the power settings on the hard drive. I've had some that take a few seconds to spring back to life after they've spun down to idle.
how do i check that? but at the moment its working well tho after following what writhziden has suggested
If you want to check it, go to Control Panel>>Power Options>>Advanced.

My hard Disk Power settings look like this:


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17 Mar 2012   #94
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Is everything still running smoothly loading your directories? If so, you are welcome to mark the thread solved.
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17 Mar 2012   #95
eviliony

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

so far so good i guess thanks for everything for the helps!!
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17 Mar 2012   #96
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

You're very welcome.
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