Re: Second HDD turns on and off
I mean that the drive clicks (powers on), spins up, runs for about 30
secs and then clicks again (powers off) and spins down
On Mon, 3 Dec 2007 14:07:30 -0500, "Ian D" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
><email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I have a second HD in my computer for storage and backup and Vista
>> Ultimate 64 turns it on and off all the time. I believe it needs to
>> check it for defrag but that should only be once a day or so. Is there
>> a setting somewhere or in the registry that controls this action??
>> thanks, Rich
>What do you mean by turns on and off? All internal drives run
>continuously while the PC is on, unless the power save option
>powers them down, and that affects all drives. Do you mean it's
>being accessed frequently? If so, that's just normal OS activity.