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 752 G Storage April 15, 2013 4:52:42 PM if you're using green drives then that may be the issue. 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hard drives spin down often in Win7 (despite changing "Power Option") 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 Acer Aspire 7220: Power button and HDD led indicator keeps blinking Forum SolvedLaptop keeps powering down at startup Forum Spinning drives down manually (power saving) Forum When I turn off the pc the fans keep spinning and the HDD LED is lit Forum SolvedHdd spins up and down over and over, then BSOD Forum hdd power down sound & crash Forum Laptop HDD keeps breaking down Forum HDD not showing and random power down Forum Computer Keeps Shutting down and monitor error power management Forum USB HDD Auto Power Down Device Forum WD Hdd no power no spin Forum HDD Spin UP/Down after WIN 7Install Forum Computer powers down randomly no blue screen of death but this keeps happening Forum Hdd spins up and spins down Forum PC keeps powering down Forum Selectively Spin Down HDD? Forum Panasonic 1080i keeps powering itself down Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !