Windows - Keep USB drives spinning / Prevent spindown USB drives

  • PowerShell script to disable suspend

    The script when run lists all the storage devices and gives you an option to pick a device to either enable or disable the suspend setting.

    Download the ToggleSuspend.ps1 to a local directory.
    (rename it to ToggleSuspend.ps1 ...)

    Right click on Start button and select "Command Prompt (Admin) option to start a command prompt with Administrator privilege.

    Cd to the directory where you have the script saved.

    Run "Powershell -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -NoProfile -File ToggleSuspend.ps1”. Remove the quotes when you copy paste.

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  • This may be a solution, too. (Start as admin)
    NoSleepHD v2.0

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