Why does Windows 10 keep waking up my external hard drives?

Discussion in 'SSDs & Data Storage' started by LiquidX, Dec 7, 2017 at 1:52 PM.

  1. LiquidX

    LiquidX 2[H]4U

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    For the past month or so my external hard drives have been waking up a lot more frequently. Every few minutes in fact. I made no changes to my system so I suspect it was an update. I's to a point I have to unplug them. What can be causing them to wake up? Anyone else experiencing more frequent hard drive wake-ups as of late?
     
  2. Deadjasper

    Deadjasper [H]ard|Gawd

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    Windows 10 is the biggest piece of spyware in history. You can guess the rest.
     
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  3. Nenu

    Nenu Pick your own.....you deserve it.

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  4. techbob

    techbob Limp Gawd

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    Yup and there's nothing like Windows 10 waking up from sleep in the middle of the night with disk activity.
     
  5. Emission

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    They're poking through your porn collection sensitive documents.