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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎10-14-2015
Location: Netherlands
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Why is my hard disk active every 5 minutes while on standby

When my T540p is in stand-by, at every 5 minute mark of wall time (e.g. 0:00, 0:05, 0:10...) my hard disk rattles for a few seconds like somthing is busy, but my pc is deep in stand-by (the pulsating red dot on the "i" still pulsates so the laptop certainly did not briefly wake up and go into stand-by again.


There's nothing at all in the w10 event logs.


The Hardware Scan in the Lenovo Solution Center didn't find anything. Windows Defender is up to date and doesn't find anything.


Maybe related, but lately it sometimes takes over 60 seconds to go into stand-by instead of the usual 12 seconds.

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