HDD startup delay -- How to turn it off Solved

  1.    10 Jun 2015 #1

    HDD startup delay -- How to turn it off

    Hi there.

    An old problem seems to have re-occurred with W10 -- I had a post ages ago - can't find it - about this problem --if I haven't used the computer for a while and then I want to browse files on a standard HDD there is a delay while the HDD powers on (or seems to) and then I get the file.

    I know an HDD is nothing like as fast as an SSD but I can hear the HDD starting up -- is there any way to turn this delay OFF.

    Somebody did suggest a solution (which worked) a while agao but I can't find it any more.

    Edit : Solved -- set turn HDD off to 0 (i.e Never) -- you have to look at power options in Control panel (advanced) rather than settings.


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  2. Cliff S's Avatar
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       10 Jun 2015 #2

    You were to fast answering your own question... Don't forget PCIe too.
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