A Python port of HDD-Keep-Alive
(It also actually works, unlike that one.)
It keeps your hard drive from spinning down.
Works on all operating systems, as far as I know.
PyHDDKeepAlive.py with the flag
If you wish to change the time between writes, run with flags
If you wish for the program to run headlessly on startup, here are some instructions:
MacOS / Linux
Don't know. Try a cron job.
Press Win + R
Enter in Shell:Startup and press enter
Create a shortcut for
C:\Python35\pythonw.exe $SCRIPTLOCATION $ARGS.
Make sure to replace $ARGS and $SCRIPTLOCATION with their values.
Also, replace the Python35 with your python 3 location.