I experience the same problem with Vista. Sunday, December 23, 4: Well, it resolves the disk does not spin down after a specified time of inactivity Thank goodness I found this post! Should I switch of the automatic updates and remove all the recent updates.?

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I don’t know what else do you need, but if you want me to give you any other details just ask. Posted on Jun 17, Posted November 15, For those who would prefer to never have their hard disk spin down, please change the policy in the “Power Options” control panel or via the powercfg command-line: External Media What external devices are connected at boot?

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See your BIOS manufacturer for instructions on how to do this. At this time i really can’t believe that Microsoft still hasn’t fixed the problem, considering the great risks for so many people all over the world. Just to followup, I went ahead and downloaded the “Important” security-related Windows Updates, and all continues to be well.


I’m having the same problem. I have zero AMD experience.

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They’ve already sent me a replacement hard drive, thinking that was the problem notand have offered to send a new motherboard and maxtoor to install itwhich I told them to wait on.

Monday, March 10, 2: This update improves performance, responsiveness, and reliability of Windows Vista in various scenarios. Say NO and try these and the other methods in the previous reply. Thursday, 6.0.600.16386 13, 3: You’ll appreciate the performance boost and prices are now pretty reasonable.

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maxotr Things not affected are normal desktop operations, mouse movement on Desktop, typing in 2D Desktop mode eg writing in Forums etc. My specs msinfo32 is in german, but I guess you can read out the controller and disk brands anyway: My power settings for hard drive power off were on variuos times, 20, 30, minutes, even.

I think your system has crashed so you need to do fresh operating system installation. Saturday, December 15, 1: PC just re-boots without reason. Windows Vista Security https: Sunday, January 20, 9: I Spent alot of money on Vista and at the moment very disapointed with this problem and directx10 on gts.


It coincides with a hard drive apparently powering up or so it seems to me. Friday, March 21, 1: For those who would prefer to never have their hard disk spin down, please change the policy in the “Power Options” control panel or via the powercfg command-line:. It repeats this until I open the Windows Explorer and force some activity on my second drive.

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What’s up with that? He guys, I too had this problem sinds decembersinds then i almost installed xp x64 and vista x64 two times a week. It should be very helpful in resolving this issue. I can’t beleieve MS hasn’t fixed this yet. Still, I wouldn’t have thought this should have been an issue.