HDD keeps spinning down (not power option) Tags: 1652557 Storage Last response: April 15, 2013 5:26 PM in Storage Share tom_6030 April 14, 2013 4:31:26 PM Hi all, I recently install window server 2008, at first I have set the option to turn off HDD after 20min. but then I changed my power plan to 0 min (Never turn off), however the HDD keeps spinning down after 20min. I even tried restarting the computer. any idea why this is happening? many thanks! http://tinypic.com/r/2jt7y9/6 More about : hdd spinning power option popatim a c 886 G Storage April 15, 2013 4:52:42 PM if you're using green drives then that may be the issue. m 0 l tom_6030 April 15, 2013 5:26:58 PM popatim said:if you're using green drives then that may be the issue. Sorry, forgot to mention, i have used this drive for 3 years but I never had this problem before, so I am pretty sure its not a green drive m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hard drives spin down often in Win7 (despite changing "Power Option") Forum How to prevent win8 from spinning down my HDD Forum SolvedMy PC keeps on shutting down due to an "unstable power supply", why is this happening? Forum SolvedHDD spins up while shutting down Forum My computer keeps shutting down. Possible power supply/overheating issue. Forum Asus sabertooth z77 power up for 1 second then shuts down and keeps cycling for 5-10 times Forum SolvedConnected the power cable of an external HDD incorrectly, now drive won't spin! help Forum How to make additional HDD's spin down when unused? Forum SolvedLaptop keeps powering down at startup Forum Power connector keeps detaching itself from the HDD. Plastic broke off Forum Spinning drives down manually (power saving) Forum SolvedHdd spins up and down over and over, then BSOD Forum New Build Keeps Powering Down Forum Acer Aspire 7220: Power button and HDD led indicator keeps blinking Forum When I turn off the pc the fans keep spinning and the HDD LED is lit Forum PC keeps shutting down and powering on Forum Laptop HDD keeps breaking down Forum hdd power down sound & crash Forum hdd powering up and down need help please Forum Computer Keeps Shutting down and monitor error power management Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !