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Mysterious and frequent activity on secondary disk, event when offline in Disk Management

Update 2 I take the disk offline using Disk Management and it still clicks as before. Doers this mean it's solely a hardware issue? If it's offline how could the OS be triggering any access? Some sort ...
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Best practice for installing small programs without installers on Windows?

On the Windows platform, most large applications come with their own installer which sets up folders under C:\Program Files, possibly some other places, and perhaps adding some registry keys, etc. ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi after resuming from sleep

I've got a USB Wi-Fi adapter; every time when I resume my PC from sleep, the Wi-Fi adapter isn't working and Wi-Fi networks aren't shown in the list. I have to unplug/plug again the adapter every ...