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  1. conbak2

    conbak2 Thread Starter

    Sep 14, 2006
    I recently installed an external backup drive. The drive is continuously being accessed by either Norton or Windows XP-Pro. It appears that my main drive is also being accessed. I'm concerned about excessive wear on the drives. What can I do?
  2. Frank4d

    Frank4d Retired Trusted Advisor

    Sep 10, 2006
    I'm not sure what you mean by contantly accessing the drives. Do you heard the drive heads constantly moving or see the activity light on most of the time? Or do you see the activity light flash quickly once per second or so?

    If the later, it is normal. Windows and Norton are just doing their stuff quietly in the background.
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