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Does anyone know how to disable the blinking power LED when Vista enters hybrid sleep mode? My case has a very bright blue LED that is rather distracting. I'd rather not disable hybrid sleep, as it works perfectly and allows for much faster resumes than restoring from a hibernated state.

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The bright blue led illuminates my entire room at night; I know exactly what you're talking about! –  Paul Lammertsma Mar 27 '10 at 15:08
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No you can't. The blinking is controlled by the motherboard, not control by the OS.

You can try to put some tape to cover the LED or unplug the LED light from the power supply though.

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I ended up unplugging the power LED. Not my first choice, but it solved the problem. –  Nighthawk Sep 25 '09 at 12:24
    
Good to know. That's what I did to my case also, the blue LED was too bright. –  deddebme Sep 25 '09 at 17:51
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