Windows 10 waking up HDD every 10 minutes

JoseluLS 6 Reputation points
2021-01-18T17:50:15.963+00:00

57660-e81108bef092ac7c72597436bc291d19.pngIs there a way to prevent Explorer.exe from spinning up hard drives every 10 minutes? Every 10 minutes it requests the available free space..

Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
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  1. AliceYang-MSFT 2,081 Reputation points
    2021-01-19T06:50:54.997+00:00

    Hi,

    Please check this link which might be helpful, Why is Windows constantly spinning up my secondary HDD?

    If the issue persists, I will continue to troubleshoot the issue with you.

    Please note: Information posted in the given link is hosted by a third party. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy and effectiveness of information.

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