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Flashing led after newly installed motherboard + other parts

I rebuilt my gf's old Acer Aspire today with a new motherboard (ASRock 880GMH), processor, HD and RAM. I kept the power supply, old hard disk and DVD drive hardware. Windows 7 installed onto the new ...
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DELL Studio 14 Battery LED flashing

My laptop DELL Studio 14's Battery LED suddenly flashes in orange-orange-orange-white-blank sequence. Anybody tried before? Exact model number is DELL Studio 1435.
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Energy efficient CRT, LCD, LED?

Not intended for subjective or argumentative replies but i wanted to know in order to save some electricity bills which monitor is going to be best bet. LED monitors are currently not available in ...
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Why do most LED monitors have low contrast ratios? (1000:1)

I was just looking on newegg.com and I noticed that there are about 28 monitors have have a 1000:1 contrast ratio but only 5 that have the 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio...how come most LED monitors have ...
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LED Cinema Display Calibration

I have recently bought an Apple 27" LED Cinema Display and am using this with a late 2008 unibody MacBook Pro. The display is working well, however some of the colours seem slightly "off" to me. Blue ...
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Laptop LEDs replacement widget

I bought a new high-end customized laptop. Surprisingly it has no LEDs besides the power button. Specifically I'm missing the hard drive LED, WiFi LED and Bluetooth LED. I'm looking for a nice ...
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Virtual Com 1 or 2 port over USB on Windows

I have an LED sign that connects via a RJ11 connection. I have a USB adapter that goes from USB to RJ11, however when I pull up the software there is no connection to the sign becuase it is looking ...
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Computer doesn't turn on and HDD activity LED blinks

A few months ago I built a new desktop using a barebones kit from TigerDirect. The specs are listed below. It's been running perfectly since I fixed my previous issue. A few hours ago, I was trying ...
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LED case connectors on a motherboard

I have the following configuration on the F_PANEL LED connectors on my motherboard: However, I have just three two-pin wires in my case (called POWER_SW, H.D.D_LED and POWER_LED). Do you have any ...
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Is an LED monitor better for eyes than an LCD monitor?

Is an LED monitor better for eyes than an LCD monitor? EDIT: And if you are allergic to fluorescent light, is LED going to be better? I heard that LED doesn't uses fluorescent light.
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Where do I connect the HDD LED wires on my RAID adapter?

I'm using a Promise FastTrak TX8660 with RAID 5. The manual (and Google) just doesn't seem to explain how exactly to connect a standard two-pin HDD LED wire to the eight available pins on the card. ...
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How do LCD monitors compare to LED monitors?

I'd love to get this LCD monitor, but I'm wondering if I should hold out until more LED monitors are on the market. I really like the brightness of the 27" iMac monitor and the above monitor is only ...
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Hard Drive Light Emulator

I've just got a new Dell Inspiron, and I'm a little disconcerted without the reassurance of a flashing hard drive light, especially with long installs. Is there something that can reveal HDD activity ...
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LED Monitor brightness

I am in the market for a new monitor. I've been looking around and it seems that the general brightness for monitors is between 250-320 cd/m2. After hours of searching, I narrowed it down to the LG ...
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Fan twitches and LEDs blink when computer is plugged in

I just finished assembling a desktop for the first time. The specs are: Gigabyte GA-H55M-S2H motherboard Core i3 530 CPU 4 GB DDR3 RAM 1 TB SATA hard drive 500 Watt PSU As soon as I plug in the ...
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Router startup problems

I have problems with my Tilgin Vood Router. As I try to start my router by turning the power on (captain obvious), it generally doesn't work the first 3-4 times. This is getting very annoying. Five ...
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Why does my LED backlight laptop have a warning sticker about mercury?

I recently purchased an Asus UL30Vt-X1, which according to the specs has an LED backlight for the screen. It definitely appears to be an LED backlight, but the laptop still has a sticker that the lamp ...
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How to disable LEDs on laptop Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi-3525 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable power LED blinks during Vista hybrid sleep? How do I completely disable the 3 annoying LEDs 'Power', 'WiFi' and 'Charging' on my laptop? They blink at me when ...
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ThinkPad T400 backlight doesn't always turn on when booting from battery

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T400, which I've owned for about a year. A while back, I noticed a problem in which the LED backlight would not always turn on when booting from battery. Usually, if I hold ...
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How to turn off the Acer Aspire 7738 Power Button LED light?

The Acer Aspire 7738 has a large blue light emitting power button, top left on the keyboard. Its light is rather distracting and I want to turn it off. How can I disable this light?
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Disable pendrive blinking in Linux

I recently bought a 16GB Super Talent pen drive that seems to work well for running the Ubuntu Live "CD" in persistent mode (see this for how I installed it). One slightly annoying thing, however, is ...
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Turn LED light on when I receive a new Skype alert?

Is there a way to have one of the LED lights on my computer to light up when I get a new Skype message or alert? I found this on Ubuntu, but would like to see this functionality in Windows... Ideas ...
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Should I be worried by wireless blinky light?

I have a desktop box with both a regular ethernet NIC and a "wireless PCI express card LAN Adapter". The NIC is plugged into a wired router (which I use to split my internet connection between this ...
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How to find out if the screen is WLED or RGBLED on Dell Studio XPS 16?

I just ordered the Dell Studio XPS 16 with i7 and 16" RGBLED screen. This upgrade from WLED LCD to RGBLED LCD charged me more $$. But now when I view the order online, it lists this part as "320-8335 ...
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Can you disable the light up buttons on the HP HDX series laptops?

I'm intrested in buying a laptop from the HP HDX series, but I have one concern. As you can see below, they have touch sensitive buttons above the keyboard which are lit up. I cant help but think how ...
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Disable power LED blinks during Vista hybrid sleep?

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 ...
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who makes an LED desktop monitor besides Apple? [closed]

Besides Apple (Cinema Display) who sells an LED backlit computer display 1900 x 1200 or 1900 x 1080?