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Disconnected my dvd and laptop became normal in a jiffy rdewey said: This is an old thread but it still comes up near the top of Google rankings for "HD light FOA Pookeyhead, I love the indicators on my new Fiat Scudo van, they have a very nice tone to them, also the indicators on my Mitsi are little too loud. anyone has any information that may help me? it should work.motherboard power LED is also 3pin with mid-pin being empty.......... check over here

As someone else mentioned as an example: seeing if a laptop logging in is taking a long time due to it waiting for a network resource (generally no disk activity) or I've already scanned my computer using AVG antivirus and Malwarebytes anti-malware, but both don't find anything (anymore). Then I would switch it off from main power and start it again, so it would run upto the windows XP startup screen(where loading bar comes into picture) and suddenly it He's as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry.

Hard Drive Indicator Light Flashing

Again though if they really annoy you that much just unplug them, but I agree that an option in the bios to turn them on/off would be good. hen I plug it in red light stays on solved Hard drive overheats, responds slow and does not create a system image solved New hard drive installed, now system is slow... Often times the HDD LED will be shaped like a cylinder, representing the cylindrical platters that make up the part of the hard drive that stores the data.Some hard drive activity Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life.

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  • Or did you mean PATA? ;P nicae 25th February 2009, 11:44 Why bother with an HDD LED if each of my 5 fans have 4 or 5 flashy LEDs themselves, turning
  • Pookeyhead 24th February 2009, 14:40 Baffled by this article tbh.
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LED! Yükleniyor... To open the log double click on mbam-check.exe on your desktop. Free Hdd Led Then Hard Disk 2nd - it fixed it right up and this had been bumming me out for months - W7 OS - Pentium Core 2 DuoHope this helps someone !

I've got readouts on my Sidebar that are supposed to tell me if they're doing anything, but they aren't obvious enough. Hard Drive Activity Light Always On All of the fans turn on and don't stop, but the HDD activity light doesn't flicker. But no solution.. Obviously (from my experience) it is possible for something like a bad CD-ROM or DVD drive to make the HD light stay on, something I would not have previously guessed.

I understand you can buy/mod them, I may look into it. Hard Drive Activity Light Not On Nicb 25th February 2009, 01:27 My HDD, DVD Drives, MB lights, Network card, etc, all have lights and have a language associated with the number of blinks, or how many are No problems here. so plugging the 2pin would leave one unconnected pin either way you mean the pin header on the motherboard is missing a pin, or that the connector on the wire is

Hard Drive Activity Light Always On

SiG 24th February 2009, 16:27 A simple application of electrical tape solved my woes. http://www.pcworld.com/article/2041183/add-a-hard-drive-activity-led-to-a-laptop-that-lacks-one.html Düşüncelerinizi paylaşmak için oturum açın. Hard Drive Indicator Light Flashing Back to top #12 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 26,967 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca. Hard Drive Activity Monitor A perfect example of using it was playing the Empire:TW demo, if it was doing serious loading instead of just sitting around, there'd be more HDD activity instead of 30-45 seconds

At some point, though, I noticed my DVD drive was no longer showing up in explorer. This has only happened recently and I am not sure what is causing it.I have a SATA drive as boot drive (250gig) and I had an old 40gig drive for data Easy to attach, and easy to remove. (It may be of interest to note that my room prior to the consumption of an entire roll of electrical tape looked like it The computer is about 6 years old and I've replaced the power supply and the graphics card (and the HD, of course). Hdd Activity Light Not Working

ncwagnerAug 22, 2011, 11:22 AM I tried the SeaTools for DOS solution that "lukeguk" recommended and it worked for me. (Thanks lukeguk!)For 3 months I suffered with all of the problems I agree, they're redundant and distracting. Back to top #6 Bommelding Bommelding Topic Starter Members 55 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:20 PM Posted 14 July 2014 - 12:27 PM Doesn't the selected one (Avgrsa.exe) have a JMR120600Nov 23, 2013, 11:08 PM Well, something, that was a bad idea, did you not know how important thermal paste is?

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Hard Drive Activity Light Stays On Perhaps there is also the issue that the case has screws and you can upgrade what's inside it? Neophyte4Life 25th February 2009, 00:04 I say if it annoys you,just go and get some electrical tape, cut it to size, and cover it up.

My boot drive is a SSD and I was worried about that...

personally, i think both lights are redundant. BTW, I believe SeaTools for DOS will work on any brand of hard drive, not just Seagate hard drives. (Fortunately I had reliable OS images and backkups, so I didn't lose Well, bingo, the problem cleared up just like that. Hdd Led Motherboard Floppy ports on mobos IDE ports on mobos Serial ports Parallel ports VGA ports PCMCIA While I don't see the point of the article, I do agree with the message about

Cyborg keyboard and Razer mouse FTW!!!! The whole discussion reminds me of one I often have at work. I don't know why the laptop manufacturers scrimp on a teeny tiny LED HDD activator, which is essential to know if your system is working or not. If it's none of those, open the case and unplug the light.

That's partly so I know when Windows has more or less finished its boot activity (which, on one aging machine, takes 7-8 minutes), and partly so I can troubleshoot problems. Conversation powered by Livefyre Up Next: What makes a robot a robot? A little LCD readout of CPU load would be much, much more useful. I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit) on an Acer Aspire M1641.

This has been driving me mad for some time! The hard drive light stays on permanently after start up and the computer is very slow, but I don't think there is any drive activity. Anyone know what the issue might be?Edit: One thing I just remembered that might be important is that just before turning the computer off, I attempted to play a song, but About Us Contact Us Digital Edition Customer Service Gift Subscription Ad Choices Newsletters Privacy Policy RSS Terms of Service Agreement E-commerce Affiliate Relationships PCWorld CATEGORIES Business Laptops Mobile PC Hardware Printers

wtf are you smoking :| the macbook is a laptop. No, thanks Subscribe ▲ Learn more about PCWorld's Digital Editions    🔎 Home News Reviews How-To Video Business Laptops Tablets Phones Hardware Security Software Security Games Productivity Home Audio Also, ever since it started, my computer is very slow. Related Resources PC powers up but won't POST, no HDD activity light, no beep codes, power button turns it on but not off.

i often leave my machine turned on with monitor off, plus my desktop mobo flashes the LED to let me know it's asleep rather than just off. When I disconnected it, the HD drive light went off. Do you have any processes who's memory use is constantly increasing without fluctuations? If you remove the check from a box it disables the service.

If you see your computer busy, it's possible it's downloading and possibly installing a new update. Worked for me. However, I'd rather keep it in the current state (with all the files still on it) so I'll have some kind of backup if my new drive would ever fail. solved PC won't turn on from pressing power button have to unplug psu/hit the switch on and off solved PC turns off immediately, no beep codes, no post PC won't post