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    Set Windows 7 to Not Turn Off the Hard Drive When Idle

    I bought Windows 7. It turn of the hard drive when i leave it and go around.

    Any one of you please let me know how can i set my OS no to do the same ?

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    Re: Set Windows 7 to Not Turn Off the Hard Drive When Idle

    To do so, just go through this steps:-

    1. Open the Control Panel in the Start menu.

    2. Open Power Options in the Control Panel.If Power Options is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

    3. Click Change plan settings next to the power plan you want to edit.

    4. Click Change advanced power settings.

    5. Click Change settings that are currently unavailable to unlock the advanced power settings.

    6. Set Turn off hard disk after under Hard disk to a high number of minutes of inactivity (like 999999) and then click OK to save the changes.

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    Re: Set Windows 7 to Not Turn Off the Hard Drive When Idle

    This is what i was needed coz I was also having the same issue with my window 7.

    Thanks for the help man...

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    Re: Set Windows 7 to Not Turn Off the Hard Drive When Idle

    hey ,, i tried the tips u said and it works...

    Thank you friend !!

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