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  1.    12 Sep 2015 #11
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    Thanks Edwin, I've added all my non OS drives to the Exclusion list. They all fired up when added lol
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  2.    13 Sep 2015 #12
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    Okay, all the mechanical drives have been added yet Windows Defender Service is still waking the drives.

    Also, I noticed that search indexer is accessing my external USB drive even though it's not included in the drives to be indexed.

    So there's two broken settings in Defender and Search indexer.
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  3.    15 Sep 2015 #13
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    This is getting really annoying - every 15min to 30 min all my drives start spinning, nothing is being written or read from them, they are just being woken.

    The USB drive never spins down either, I had to download the WD spin down util which I keep having to use to turn the drive off.

    The SATA drives spin down after a few mins but they're on for no reason.

    I'm either going to have to remove all the drives from the PC or go back to Win7.
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  4.    21 Mar 2016 #14
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    I finally solved this issue!

    After receiving no helpful info here or anywhere else, take these steps.

    Copy all data to external drive, open case, unplug mechanical drives, remove drives & reboot.

    Thanks for forcing me to remove 4TB of storage Win 10. PoS
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