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Blinking usually indicates activity as whereby some form of startup action is prompting the drive to boot. Failure to boot means the operating system boot sector is not starting and needs reinstallation of the OS.

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Hp dv5020us won't boot. upon power up I get some brief hard drive activity and fan noise. No blinking LED error codes. Caps and/or Num lock LED's do not light. Power LED will glow and HD...


step one, big battery out? skipped that?
step 2, a good power pack , that means 19vdc on those 2 pins.
bingo BIOS screen now work ,yes?
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screens work now (BIOS first) yes/no?

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and all USB devices
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When I switch on my computer it will not activate the hard drive, but keeps on restarting. The red and green lights on the motherboard stay on.


try to change the pin at the back of your hard drive, place it into master if it doesnt work move it to slave, and if doesnt work again. , change your sata or ide cord, and if doesnt work defenitly, your hard drive have a problem.Try to buy a new hard drive . .
and your power led is not a problem with that. .:)

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Bought a new network hard drive 1tb iomega. Operating system requirements is XP. Saleman said it would update on line & work with windows 7. doesnot happen for me . Is it compatible or not? CD will not...


The drive will not update itself automatically. You will have to download the firmware update and update it yourself. You may also want to get the latest Manager software that is Windows 7 compatible.

Firmware Version 2.064: https://iomega-na-en.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/iomega_na_en.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=21149
Iomega Home Storage Manager (Windows) https://iomega-na-en.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/iomega_na_en.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=21688
The blue indicator light is the Drive Capacity LED - Displays drive capacity information without logging into the administration tool.
a) Off: Drive is below 70% full. b) Flashing blue: Device busy. Drive Starting up or shutting down. c) Solid blue: Warning! Drive is over 70% full. d) Solid orange: Caution! Drive is over 85% full. e) Flashing orange: Critical! Drive is over 95% full. f) Alternating Blue/yellow: DHCP Server Unavailable. Your Home Media Network Hard Drive was not able to get an IP address. Check the network connections and router settings.
The white indicator light is the Status/Activity LED - Indicates the Home Media Drive's power and drive activity status.
a) Solid white: Drive powered up and ready. b) Flashing white: Drive in use, transferring data (reading / writing). c) Solid red: Drive not ready/Drive Failure. d) Alternating white/red: Boot device not found.

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On my hp 6710b running windows 7, im trying to get wirless to work and it tells me it is not on and that I have to turn on switch on front or side , or use function keys . I have looked everywhere and I...


Here you go. . .(#18 is the button location)
439c6ce.gif 1. Volume mute button with LED indicator
2. Volume scroll zone with up/down LED indicators
3. Integrated microphone
4. RJ-11/modem port
5. Optical drive
6. Media Card Reader
7. 2 USB 2.0 ports
8. HP Fingerprint Sensor
9. Integrated stereo speakers
10. Touchpad with scroll zone
11. Touchpad buttons
12. Hard drive activity / HP 3D DriveGuard LED
13. Battery charging LED
14. Power/standby LED
15. Wireless on/off LED
16. Power button with LED
17. HP Info / HP QuickLook button with LED indicator
18. Wireless on/off button with LED indicator
19. HP Presentation button with LED indicator
20. WLAN antennas (with WLAN option)
21. WWAN antennas (with WWAN option)

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The front LED flashes red & blue when I turn it on. What does this mean?


LED Indicators - LaCie 2big Network
The LED indicators above the drive bays and the front LED indicate drive status and activity.
During Startup
  • Front LED – blinks red/blue until both disks are powered on, then turns solid blue.
  • Rear LEDs – blinks red/blue until corresponding disk is powered on, then turns solid blue.
NOTE: If the device is not able to initiate the boot process following disk startup, the front is solid red.
During Bootup
  • Front LED – solid blue
  • Rear LEDs – solid blue
NOTE: If a disk is failing, both the disk’s corresponding rear LED and the front LED will be solid red.
During RAID Synchronization
  • Front LED – solid red
  • Rear LEDs – The LED corresponding to the original disk will be blinking blue and the one being synchronized is blinking red
  • Once both disks are synchronized, their corresponding rear LED and the front LED will be solid blue.

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On a hp compaq 6710b where/ how do i switch wifi on?


The wireless button should be located on the top left part of your laptop. It will be the 3rd button from the left.

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2. Volume scroll zone with up/down LED indicators
3. Integrated microphone 4. RJ-11/modem port
5. Optical drive 6. Media Card Reader 7. 2 USB 2.0 ports 8. HP Fingerprint Sensor 9. Integrated stereo speakers 10. Touchpad with scroll zone 11. Touchpad Buttons 12. Hard drive activity / HP 3D DriveGuard LED 13. Battery charging LED
14. Power/standby LED
15. Wireless on/off LED
16. Power button with LED
17. HP Info / HP QuickLook button with LED indicator
18. Wireless on/off button with LED indicator
19. HP Presentation button with LED indicator
20. WLAN antennas (with WLAN option)
21. WWAN antennas (with WWAN option

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Flashing device status light


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Hi,
That little "red flashing light" on the front of your computer case is the HDD activity LED. When it flashes it indicates that there's hard drive activity. No, you do not need to worry about if flashing.
Thanx for using fixya,
Hope my info helps.

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