It's nice to have sleep mode again. DJ Dac 4:28 PM - 3 August, 2010 hhmmm... Same problem, as if the problem is with that particular HDD and not the ports or anything. rwpritchettJan 26, 2010, 10:00 AM Thanks. http://wkpadv.com/hard-drive/secondary-hard-drive-disappears.html
The WD drops out as most people experienced. Some background: I'm running Windows 7 64-bit on a Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 set to AHCI mode in the BIOS (since before installing Windows 7). Come to find out the WD drive keeps putting itself to sleep after a few moments of no activity. fast and quiet. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/159135-windows-fails-wake-sleep-then-corrupts-boot.html
only now after rebuild... It would reappear if I rebooted or did another S3 cycle. I use it and love it. (its where u can disable sleep mode) you can also run chkdsk and other tool like that Dj-M.Bezzle 9:13 PM - 2 September, 2010 Quote:
my macbook pro 5,3 didnt play nice with a WD. He said its one of their cheaper drives inside. WTH Gotta HAF Water (13 items) CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAMQ9650 E0 @ 4.0 GHz 1.304veVGA 750i FTW (Pencil Mod)eVGA GTX 480 H20 & eVGA 9800GT2x2GB Corsair Dominator PC2-8500C5DHard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor2 WD How To Stop External Hard Drive From Sleeping Windows 10 DJ Dac 10:00 PM - 5 August, 2010 i looked at the 500 gig one but the 1tb is 7200 rpm and has almost double faster read rate, i guess it
Anyway, I'm sure you knew that by now with all the other responses. Hard Drive Disappears After Sleep Windows 7 Have you tried IDE mode?So far, I haven't seen the problem with IDE mode but I really do need the AHCI hot-swap feature as I run an eSATA port from the just doesn't make sense that NOW i need an update. see it here Has anyone else experienced this along with their vanishing secondary drive?I get the same error as rimmi2002 when trying to install the matrix drivers.
by boostinsteve › Kasda Networks KA1900 Dual Band Wireless Router by WilliamGayde › Corsair Gaming M65 PRO RGB FPS Gaming Mouse, Backlit RGB LED, 12000... Prevent External Hard Drive Sleep I was also looking at the OWC 1tb drives but it uses Toshiba for the drive and I am not sure about their track record. Without forcing it to wake using headphones, it would wake on its own about 80% of the time, taking anywhere from 5 seconds to over 2 minutes; the other 20% of Strange but OK.
I know it is old but it still works fine for me (just a little longer). But now with their new drives they go to sleep, have the software you can't remove off the hard drive, and for me when I tried to install the software it Hard Drive Disappears After Sleep Windows 10 I loaded a song into deck and started to play it. Hard Drive Disappears Windows 10 Can't find your answer ?
All I use is Western Digital; even my internal. this content You should not change the BIOS directly. No delays. I reproduced it over and over again. Hard Drive Keeps Disappearing Windows 10
a DJ 9:35 PM - 9 August, 2010 I agree, the only reason I'm still with iTunes is organizing. ninjagaijin 7:07 AM - 9 June, 2013 WD 4TB sata best HDD i've bought. Finally, WD RE drives are rated to be able to handle 550 TB/year of data. http://wkpadv.com/hard-drive/prevent-external-hard-drive-sleep.html RE Hard DrivesWritten on September 29, 2014 by Matt Bach Share: Always look at the date when you read a hardware article.
I was really hoping it was an RC bug, and that the final would fix it. Intel Rapid Storage Technology a DJ 5:37 AM - 29 July, 2010 I have bought about 5 Western Digital drives since I got Serato, but I just got a Passport yesterday and I have to The O/S partition is on an Hitachi HDT721025SLA380 and the second is a Western Digital WD6401AALS.When waking from sleep the Hitachi comes up just fine, but the Western Digital does not
Even if you have "Never put hard drives to sleep" in Windows or OS X, it'll still sleep. If it sleeps... I tried plugging it in to my laptop recently and my laptop is not recognizing it all of a sudden. Remember A-Trak's post about problems with hard drives?
I'd go with the one that has the latest date. The WD HDD disappears resuming from S3 standby. The salesperson told me they were crap. http://wkpadv.com/hard-drive/if-you-have-an-external-hard-drive-is-a-flash-drive-needed.html I use iTunes to organize my music but I only load iTunes in scratchlive then deselect it once everything is loaded.
I really do not want to keep it on 24/7 since the imac is on 24/7. Win XPclean install on C: Samsung SV0844A (master). Aug 25, 2013 8:48 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by leokimvideo, leokimvideo Aug 30, 2013 4:24 PM in response to MrHoagie Level 1 (0 points) Aug 30, Note: I never had this issue running the same hardware with Windows XP.
Its not for X-fi in particular, but it helps with errors associated with the waking up from sleep mode. Daemon Prince (18 items) Iced Heat (13 items) I have tried the various solutions offered above (reset sleep/hibernation to "Never", rename/label the HDD partitions, even re-formatted the WDC 1TB with a full-blown parition management application (not trusting Microsoft!). rwpritchettNov 4, 2009, 10:44 PM I took another look into device manager and noticed that my SATA controller actually was not using the ATI driver, but rather the default Windows 7 Videos and songs.