LR doesn't see external hard drive after being left on overnight

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Having an issue with external drive. Working on a Dell XPS 8700 I'll be working in LR and then will stop for the night. When I returnthe next day, the photos are still there but if I try to edit them that day I get an error. I ahve to restart the EHDs to get LR to see the original images so that I can edit. Once I disconnect and reconnect the EHDs I'm fine. Anyone else getting this?
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Frank Kohn

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You probably have sett the Drives to go to sleep when not in use.  On am Mac that would be in the Energy Saver  Applet in Preferences.  There is a similar setting for Windows but I can't tell you how to fix Windows.