Re: HD's going to sleep / power settings adjusted
It may also be the hard drive itself, or the BIOS, telling the HD to sleep.
What kind of hard drive is it? Internal SATA? External eSATA? 1394?
"RalfG" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "Lynkdev" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> I have my power setting set to high performance and also the HD sleep is
>> set to never. Still though after 10 mins of not using the comp, the HD's
>> go to sleep and it takes like 10 secs for my computer to load the hard
>> drives after waiting for them to start up again.
>> Am i doing something wrong?
> There are more settings available for each of the power plans. Click on
> "Change Plan settings" and then click the link for "Change advanced power
> settings". In the list of settings you'll see a Hard Disk section with
> options to "Turn off hard disk after" xMinutes for either Battery or
> Plugged in.
> Click on either one of those settings to get the time selector box and
> then scroll down the time setting value to the bottom until it says
> "Never". That should hopefully fix you up.