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Samsung HD154UI keeps turning off :(

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This is a feature of the drive that I'm having trouble with, if the drive isn't used for about 5 minutes it will power down and stop spinning, I thought this would have to do with the external enclosure, but I've installed it in my pc now and I still get this problem. Any programs I'm running off it freeze for a while if it's stopped spinning until it spins back up, is there anyway to turn off this feature?
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Can you set it to never turn off in Windows power options?
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Wow thanks for that, everything has been changed in power settings >_>. Don't know how that happened.
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I've found that if I use the default power plans and just change the settings, they eventually revert to default. Making your own custom plan will make your settings permanent.
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I've found that if I use the default power plans and just change the settings, they eventually revert to default. Making your own custom plan will make your settings permanent.

The hard drive is still turning off regardless of windows settings :/.
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Originally Posted by TEntel;14312467 
I've found that if I use the default power plans and just change the settings, they eventually revert to default. Making your own custom plan will make your settings permanent.
Windows security hotfixes may be reverting the settings. Microsoft likes to do that.
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Originally Posted by Lost4468;14317061 
The hard drive is still turning off regardless of windows settings :/.
Change the settings for every single power plan. Software can change the plan you're currently on. If that doesn't work... no idea.
     
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