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Drives keep spinning down on waking PC up...how can I stop it?

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Hi all,

Probably a quick one - I put my machine on standby (PC not laptop) at night and wake it up in the morning.

Got 3 drives in there, 2 of them are RAID drives (Raid 0) and one is the main OS/software drive.

From what I can make out, when waking the PC up, I hear two drives which I assume are the RAID drives spin up and then straight away shut down/spin dow until they need to be accessed.

Is there any way to stop this?

Reason I ask is today the machine was in a state where it couldnt figure out what it wanted to do with the drives so while I could very slowly operate the machine, the HDD LED was continously on (usually indicating looking for  drives) and in reality the machine was not very usable.  On rebooting, everything was fine

Thanks
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