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Old 18 August 2019, 20:46   #8
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Originally Posted by thomas View Post
I suppose that by "arrest" you didn't mean you sent it to jail

Originally Posted by thomas View Post
but probably you just shut it down, leaving the power cord connected. This might mean the USB connectors remain powered with very low power, not enough to keep the harddrive spinning.
I'm curious. Maybe you will know the answer or not, but I always thought that during the whole shutdown process Windows tried to stop all programs and send the same "signal" as it does when you ask for a USB device to be safely unplugged. Perhaps I am mistaken?
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