Re: dumb question.......

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Thor, Jul 6, 2003.

  1. Thor

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    reversing the polarity of the LED connection merely results in a non-lit LED
    at all times since a reverse-biased diode will not allow current to flow.


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    "RichPuke" <> wrote in message
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    > Open the case and reverse the connectio for the HDD led.
    >
    >
    > "DeMoN_LaG" <de_on-lag@co_cast.net> wrote in message
    > news:Xns93AF77F7A7DA5Wobbly@216.168.3.30...
    > > "tomScotland" <> wrote in
    > > news:be6psb$1r0j3$:
    > >
    > > > .......but why would the HDD l.e.d on the front of the case be
    > > > illuminated constantly?
    > > > I must admit I do not know anything about hardware whatsoever, I don't
    > > > even know the purpose of having a HDD led!

    > >
    > > It is to show when there is drive activity. If it is on constantly, it
    > > means either A) The hard drive is constantly on or B) the LED is messed

    > up.
    > > On one of my machine the LED is like that. 50% of the time you turn it

    > on,
    > > the LED works fine. The other 50% of the time, it just stays lit for no
    > > reason at all. You can just live with it if it doesn't both you, or

    open
    > > the case up and unplug the wire going from the LED to the motherboard.

    >
    >
     
    Thor, Jul 6, 2003
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