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All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Reply With Quote 18-02-201401:56 PM #11 Batista View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Super Grandmaster Join Date Sep 2011 Posts 5,996 Hey DJ Under Perhaps the Windows 7 SATA driver is given higher priority.13thmonkey- my BD drive is on the same SATA controller but it's never disappeared on me. What makes you say that, and what's preventing you from reinstalling Mountain Lion yourself? this contact form

I'm reluctant to try the hotfix, so I'm just waiting for MS to fix the issue. AnonymousMay 10, 2010, 1:57 PM GA P55-UD4, Windows 7, WD Green 2TB drive. It seems to me, if I understand correctly, that a Wake On Lan function isn't working from the remote devices to the Seagate connected to the router. Reply Reply with quote Complain Howard Moftich • Veteran Member • Posts: 8,351 Re: External disks don't always wake up In reply to Albert de Bruijn • Aug 19,

Prevent External Hard Drive From Going To Sleep

Play How the Game Should Be Played. I often have to pull usb cable or power cord out and back in to get them visible in Windows 7 again.   So, is this a drive problem or a Secondary hard drive disappears after "sleeping" Windows 7 - Hard Drives Sleeping?

Then went to Firewire later. I'd go with the one that has the latest date. You should not change the BIOS directly. Seagate External Hard Drive Sleep Mode I used to have two 2TB drives and they did not have this issue.

How to fix?2How to install Windows 8 preview from USB hard drive?4How to write precompilled image to USB flash drive from Windows?0waking up a sleeping external usb storage drive on linux?0How How To Stop External Hard Drive From Sleeping Windows 10 The default of twenty minutes seems to be more realistic. I then... Click on the Apple > Choose System Preferences.

The Seagate does have a built in power mangement if i remember correctly. "Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so." -Galileo Reply With Quote 18-02-201401:54 PM Keep External Hard Drive From Sleeping Mac ONLY my 1TB drive. Note the drives do not "eject", the system still "sees" them, but can't access them. I suggested that I would be re-thinking my purchase of a new Mac Book Pfro so long as I was unsure if it could suppoert my needs. -- hide signature --Captivated

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Computer Type: PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Myself OS: win 10 pro x64 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G45 Memory: 8 gigs Graphics Card: PNY GeForce GTX 660 http://www.thewindowsclub.com/prevent-hard-drive-going-sleep-windows If you wake it up after a short period, the drive will be there. Prevent External Hard Drive From Going To Sleep Someone suggested that I get a new uSB cable. No Sleep Hd No, that will only work if the drive is connected to the PC.

My child wants GTA V for his birthday Which of these two form layouts is better (more "material") As a remote employee, how do I get coworkers to give me information weblink Any help would be appreciated... Prevent pc from sleeping/turn off speaker while playing youtube videos in General Support Hi, I have a Dell S2415h monitor which comes with built in speakers in the monitor. Some Seagate drives also have the same problem. (Seagate now owns the Samsung hard drive division.) OWC has looked for a workaround without success. Windows 10 Turn Off Hard Drive

Click on Power in the left column. There are no power options there... If so, is there any way on a Mac similar to the BIOS fix? navigate here This is on Windows 7 final (not RC)I have five(!) drives:System: Seagate 320GBMusic: Seagate 500 GBKeep: Seagate 1TBRecordings: WD 1TB ** This is the one that disappears **Storage: WD 1TB **

Thank you so much you folks are so helpful to a Nana that knows so little about computers. Seagate Dashboard Application First Name Last Name Email Join Now or Log In Oops, something's wrong below. NoSleepHD writes an empty text file every few minutes to your external hard disk drive to keep it from going into auto-sleep mode.

Then went to Firewire later.

I've also experienced the long bootup but I can't remember what fixed it. Anyone know how to fix the black screen when I come back ? Reply With Quote 18-02-201401:58 PM #14 Batista View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Super Grandmaster Join Date Sep 2011 Posts 5,996 Originally Posted by Keepalivehd I fixed it by installing and running Intel Matrix Storage Manager from here: http://www.intel.com/support/chipsets/imsm/System DescriptionEVGA x58 SLI Sapphire Vapor-X 4890 Processor Intel Core i7 920 DO WD Velociraptor 300GB System Drive2

Finally tried the hotfix. dcj104Dec 22, 2009, 4:56 PM HiI thought once drives were installed in AHCI it was not possible to switch back to IDE...I've got exactly the same problemIt is using it as Prevent External Hard Drive from going to sleep If you are looking for a freeware to make things easy, try these! his comment is here Reply Reply with quote Complain (unknown member) • Veteran Member • Posts: 3,484 Re: External disks don't always wake up In reply to Albert de Bruijn • Aug 19,

bouldergeekApr 18, 2010, 6:50 AM FWIW, I had this problem on Win7-64 with a WD 750GB secondary drive, on a Gigabyte H55M board.