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  1.    08 Sep 2015 #10
    Join Date : Nov 2014
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    Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It's just not worth the effort to do so since this setting is also dependent on the specific power plan selected. Of course this will vary to much be usable.
    Thanks for the reply!
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  2.    12 Oct 2016 #11
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    Posts : 75
    Windows 10 PRO

    Hello.How can i turn off sleep for disks?
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  3.    12 Oct 2016 #12
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 26,547
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17074
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    Hello Thanos,

    If you mean for when HDDs are idle, then you could set this to "Never" to do so.
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  4.    18 Oct 2016 #13
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    Windows 10 Pro 1511 build 10568.3

    How can I get USB connected drives to sleep when not in use ?
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  5.    20 Dec 2016 #14
    Join Date : Dec 2016
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    Windows 10

    Is it possible to have Windows 10 not spin up idle HDDs at ShutDown only to immediately turn them off again? Shouldn't they stay off on ShutDown since they are already off?
    Last edited by olteanra; 20 Dec 2016 at 05:39.
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  6.    26 Feb 2017 #15
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Mumbai
    Posts : 80
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1511 RTM 64-bit

    Does this option affect dual boot? I have dual booted ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. Of late I have observed that if I am doing some work on Windows, and I leave it for a while when I am back, it has logged in into ubuntu. What's weirder that I cannot access the Windows drives in ubuntu. I can access them fine if I log out, shut down, log in back to windows, do a complete shutdown and then log in back again to ubuntu. Checked my power options and saw that my hard disk was scheduled to be turned off after 20 minutes.
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  7.    26 Feb 2017 #16
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17074
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    Hello blackbirdabhi,

    It would affect all connected HDDs, but it wouldn't be responsible for getting logged into Ubuntu.

    It sounds more like something is shutting down Windows, and Ubuntu is set as your default OS to automatically run at startup?? This would be a good issue to start a new thread for to see what we may be able to do to help.
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  8.    28 Apr 2017 #17
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    Windows 7

    Thanks for the update for set this on cmd Brink!
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  9.    28 Apr 2017 #18
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17074
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    You're most welcome.
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  10.    02 May 2017 #19
    Join Date : May 2017
    Posts : 7
    Win 10 x 64 bit

    Hi to all,
    I have a Lenovo Y-700-15ISK laptop which is equipped with a 1 TB 5400 rpm WD Blue HDD and a Samsung 128 GB SSD.
    I am facing some stuttering issues while playing games,which are installed on the HDD,probably because the HDD is energy efficient,it spins down if no data from it is accessed ,and it randomly turns off while I play games!

    I have tried the hdparm program,but it didn't help me to fix the stuttering issues at all!
    So I set the ''turn hard disk after. .'' option to never!
    And the sttutering issues while gaming have gone!
    But I noticed that after disabling of that feature,the HDD warms up for a short period of time,but I am not so sure about that!

    Please tell me if there is a possibility of overheating of the HDD,and any way of harming it,with the ''turn disk off after..'' option set to never?

    Thanks to all in advance!
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