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Subject: Re: USB spindown (was RE: Feature Request: USB HDD only Custom Rom.)
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-08-25

> > > Mine does spin down quite nicely in USB mode. It probably
> > > depends on what your host (Win2k/XP in my case) does.
> > >
> > I can't get mine to spin down in XP. How did you do it?
>I didn't change anything, has always been like this.
>Maybe you can try the energy saver options (where screensaving etc. is
>done), or it is a feature of my disk (Fujitsu 60 GB).

In '98 it's under "power management" in Control Panel ...I suspect it may
be the same in XP


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