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

14 Sep 2012   #10
nonpasaran

vista
 
 

Thanks guys


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14 Sep 2012   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Glad we could help.
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19 Sep 2012   #12
bluescorpion

64
 
 

Brink i have a weird problem about this option...in the past all works good but now nothing work for me.even if i set the option to 5 minutes...i dont know why and is there no program i use that affect the disks i want to shutdown...i dont understand....
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19 Sep 2012   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello bluescorpion, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It's most likely that something is using the HDD preventing it from being idle. You might double check the items at the MS KB link below to see if any of them may apply for why your HDDs are not being turned off when idle for the specified time.

Hard disks do not turn off after your computer has been idle

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn
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19 Sep 2012   #14
bluescorpion

64
 
 

i am pretty sure no one of those items is runing.i have 5 hdds on pc.and even one is close :/
ty for your answer anyway
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19 Sep 2012   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You might try booting into Safe Mode to see if they turn off after the set idle period. If they do, then something is preventing it from being idle when you are booted in normal mode.
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19 Sep 2012   #16
bluescorpion

64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
You might try booting into Safe Mode to see if they turn off after the set idle period. If they do, then something is preventing it from being idle when you are booted in normal mode.
i try it with safe mode and all works good.
now i dont find what affect from shutdown without safe mode...
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19 Sep 2012   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yep, now it's that needle in the haystack for the cause. You might give the tutorial below a try to see if it may be able to help narrow it down some, and hopefully find the cause while testing in the STEP TWO section to see if it turns off.

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
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19 Sep 2012   #18
bluescorpion

64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Yep, now it's that needle in the haystack for the cause. You might give the tutorial below a try to see if it may be able to help narrow it down some, and hopefully find the cause while testing in the STEP TWO section to see if it turns off.

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
finally solved !!!!
thank you very much
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19 Sep 2012   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome. What turned out to be the cause?
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