WD Harddrive Spindown Issue?

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  1. SanzioSan
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    SanzioSan Advanced Member

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    Ok i know there have been alot of topics about spindown issues and how to fix them by opening you harddrive
    and using hdparam. But... my friend has a WD hdd exactly like mine except the inside isnt like mine. The
    part that converts sata to usb is not removable. SO my question is. Is there any possible way to fix the
    spindown issue without opening his usb harddrive? like maybe.. somehow emulate a usb harddrive to make my
    computer think its a sata harddrive and use hdparam on it?
     
  2. EeZeEpEe

    EeZeEpEe GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Have you tried the WD External Spindown software?
     
  3. Sonic4Ever

    Sonic4Ever GBAtemp Regular

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    cIOS rev14 and rev15 fix every problem related to spindowns.
     
  4. FenrirWolf

    FenrirWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    That's what I thought
     
  5. SanzioSan
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    SanzioSan Advanced Member

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    oh really? hmm no idea wat cios he was on... probably going to hgave to update it.
     
  6. icebrg5

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    That's a lie


    I have a hard drive that i have tested with every cios there is including 222 and 223 and it still has the spindown issue.

    Some cios fix it better then others but it still spins down regardless.
     
  7. toss01

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    As far as I know there is no fix