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I bought this Asus K53E laptop two years ago but I don't even know what this light means.

I'm talking about the middle one (next to the battety \ wireless)

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closed as off-topic by random Dec 23 '15 at 5:08

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I'm surprised you didn't find an answer in your laptop's user manual. You did check your user manual, didn't you ? – pleinolijf Dec 5 '12 at 14:19
@pleinolijf I bought this laptop 2 year ago, I don't have the manual anymore. – Billie Dec 5 '12 at 15:56
Identification and image lookups are off topic – random Dec 23 '15 at 5:08
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It represents your laptop's hard drive. Whenever your hard disk is being accessed (reading or writing), the LED will light up.

The cylindrical shape is the universally accepted icon used to represent the hard disk. For background information, there is a good question on SU already.

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the question's on this site i.e. Super User not Stack Overflow. – Sathya Dec 5 '12 at 14:34
True, I meant the Stack Exchange network (of sites). I'll edit my answer. – pleinolijf Dec 5 '12 at 14:36
Sooooooo cool!! Thank you – Billie Dec 5 '12 at 15:55

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