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So I just noticed that my HDD light doesn't blink anymore but I can use my PC normally, I can still play games and internet browse just fine. Will it be okay to just use my PC as it is without having to try and RMA my case? Its a Zalman Z9.
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post #2 of 8
    Yes, the case should be OK to use.  The LED may have burned out.  Was it a blue LED by any chance?
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post #3 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Techie007 View Post

    Yes, the case should be OK to use.  The LED may have burned out.  Was it a blue LED by any chance?

It was a red LED and it won't work at all even though everything else works properly.
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post #4 of 8
Make sure the cases HDD LED pin is good and snug on your motherboard.
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post #5 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hawkeye071292 View Post

Make sure the cases HDD LED pin is good and snug on your motherboard.

I just tried that and the HDD LED still won't power on. My guess is that it burned out. Which is weird because LEDs are supposed to last a long time.
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post #6 of 8
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Sorry for bumping this but I figured it out. I noticed today when i was dusting out my PC that a small connector labeled as "HDD LED" was not connected. So I connected it back into the motherboard and it was good to go. It must have gotten loose when I changed the power supply or something and I guess I never noticed the connector.
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by CannedBullets View Post

Sorry for bumping this but I figured it out. I noticed today when i was dusting out my PC that a small connector labeled as "HDD LED" was not connected. So I connected it back into the motherboard and it was good to go. It must have gotten loose when I changed the power supply or something and I guess I never noticed the connector.

Told ya wink.gif
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post #8 of 8
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Quote:
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Told ya wink.gif

Yep, I didn't notice the HDD LED connector being loose until today because it was so small so I thought it was just extraneous like some other connectors from my case which the motherboard has no room for.
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