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Activity light operation

The Activity light flashes on and off. Is this normal

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    Your assistance is greatly appreciated



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Yes.
It shows that you are sending and receiving data from your computer.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

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    Randy Villalobos Aug 05, 2008

    Glad I could help. Thanks for the rating



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