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Why is my hard disk drive indicator light always blinking on my Sony Vaio Laptop? My laptop reads cds and dvds fine, it is just annoying to always see it blinking.

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This is perfectly normal. Your hard-disk indicator light is always blinking because your hard-disk is constantly being used by the operating system. Windows and other applications are performing operations in the background which require both reading from and writing to the hard-disk regardless of whether you are doing anything or not.

You only need to worry when the hard-disk light STOPS blinking . . . permanently!

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