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Old 07-23-2012, 08:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Secondary HDD Goes Missing After Returning from "Standby" Mode

Hey Folks,

Title says it all. I have a SSD that I have Windows on, and then another (internal) 2TB drive with basically everything else on it. When I go to "standby" mode and then come out from it, the 2TB drive either is not recognized or is not registering with Windows or something to that effect. I know it has power because I hear the discs spinning.

Any ideas to what might be the problem?



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Old 07-23-2012, 04:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Does the hard drive become available after about 30seconds or so?
On my 320GB Seagate, it used to power off in standby mode. When it came out of stand by I would hear the drive spin up, then the control arm click as it engaged the disk. This process took about 10seconds and a little bit after, the hard drive would reappear under Computer.
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