Turn Off the Hard Disk (Plugged In)

Specifies the period of inactivity before Windows turns off the hard disk.

If you enable this policy, you must provide a value, in seconds, indicating how much idle time should elapse before Windows turns off the hard disk.

If you disable this policy or do not configure it, users can see and change this setting.


Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Turn Off the Hard Disk (seconds):

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Power\PowerSettings\6738E2C4-E8A5-4A42-B16A-E040E769756E
Value NameACSettingIndex
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value
Min Value
Max Value4294967295

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