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i have a hard drive that kicks in whenever it wants

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March 29, 2005 7:19:08 PM

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a hard dirve i have in an older comp kicks in whenever it wants,i have
checked for any virus scnas or disk defrags or anything set up to come on,but
nothing is set up that way?? any sugessstions??

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Anonymous
March 29, 2005 10:26:17 PM

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Do you have indexing turned on??
peterk
"eddie" <eddie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>a hard dirve i have in an older comp kicks in whenever it wants,i have
> checked for any virus scnas or disk defrags or anything set up to come
> on,but
> nothing is set up that way?? any sugessstions??
Anonymous
March 29, 2005 11:18:32 PM

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Is indexing meant to allow faster access times?

r.


"peterk" <peterk@nomalarky.net> wrote in message
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> Do you have indexing turned on??
> peterk
> "eddie" <eddie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:CC59278C-7F0A-45CA-BC3C-E18BB3911C51@microsoft.com...
>>a hard dirve i have in an older comp kicks in whenever it wants,i have
>> checked for any virus scnas or disk defrags or anything set up to come
>> on,but
>> nothing is set up that way?? any sugessstions??
>
>
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Anonymous
March 30, 2005 9:31:01 AM

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Go to the HDD Manufa site and check what utilties they have or find some HDD
testing program. If its WD use Data lifeguard tools from their site.
Anonymous
March 30, 2005 9:31:03 AM

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Go to your HD manfacturer's site and check of they have a utility program,
like Western Digital's data life guard to run tests.
Anonymous
March 30, 2005 12:57:44 PM

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No, only facilitates file searches. Please see Help and Support, Search
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namniar wrote:

> Is indexing meant to allow faster access times?
>
> r.
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> "peterk" <peterk@nomalarky.net> wrote in message
> news:o by3sdMNFHA.3704@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>
>>Do you have indexing turned on??
>>peterk
>>"eddie" <eddie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>news:CC59278C-7F0A-45CA-BC3C-E18BB3911C51@microsoft.com...
>>
>>>a hard dirve i have in an older comp kicks in whenever it wants,i have
>>>checked for any virus scnas or disk defrags or anything set up to come
>>>on,but
>>>nothing is set up that way?? any sugessstions??
>>
>>
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