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Postby flashgordonion on Thu Oct 30, 2003 10:52 pm

my computer has a case front panel labled hdd led. What is this and where does it plug?
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Postby CDRecorder on Fri Oct 31, 2003 12:35 am

This LED lights up when your computer is accessing an IDE drive. The cable attached to this LED attaches to your motherboard. Look in your motherboard's manual to find where to attach the cable.
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Postby integspec on Fri Nov 21, 2003 5:50 pm

It should be two wires where you find a small jack in the end which connects to two pins in your motherboard. Sometimes the case makers make it obscure to know which is + and -. So if it doesn't work in one way (ie: +-) turn the jack and connect the other way (ie:-+) to the motherboard. Then the LED should light up whenever the HDD is being accessed.

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Postby Action Jackson on Fri Nov 21, 2003 11:16 pm

The suggestions are correct.

Flash, are you using a controller card?

What mobo is it?
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