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What are the best Hdparm for Windows alternatives?

Hdparm for Windows is described as 'Completely disable HDD APM or change APM values to prevent drive from parking its head, stop load/unload cycle count increasing and annoying drive ticking sounds' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are three alternatives to Hdparm for Windows for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is sdparm, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hdparm for Windows are hdparm and quietHDD.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Completely disable HDD APM or change APM values to prevent drive from parking its head, stop load/unload cycle count...

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  1. sdparm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The sdparm utility accesses SCSI device parameters. When the SCSI device is a disk, sdparm's role is similar to its namesake: the Linux hdparm utility which is primarily designed for ATA disks that had device names starting with "hd".

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  2. hdparm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    hdparm - get/set ATA/SATA drive parameters under Linux.

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    quietHDD

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A tiny system tool to set hard disk's power saving and noise levels (AAM and APM values), especially useful with mobile disks that have strict energy saving settings set by defalt, causing heads to park randomly.

    ⚫︎ PortablequietHDD can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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