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Windows 7: Unable to get HDD to turn off after specified time

19 Sep 2013   #11
Microsoft MVP


Using Process Explorer is one of the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 which have already been given. Work through all of these steps to go over your install most thoroughly. There are other steps awaiting reply.

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19 Sep 2013   #12

Windows 7 64-bit Professional

Sorry, Process Explorer is not one of the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Process Monitor could be used in this case, but to determine what is actually running inside each instance of svhost.exe, Process Explorer would seem to be a better choice.
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23 Sep 2013   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

yes, Process Explorer may be useful. But, I think a guide must be given, since tweaking with it may cause bigger problems. I remembered using it before, and I ended up deleting it. Don't want to take risks.
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