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HP Pavilion question (light in the back)

by cgcgraded / November 28, 2011 4:26 AM PST

I have an HP Pavilion m9402f. Last night (while my PC was off). I noticed that the light in the back of the Pavilion was on (its a green light). This was the first time I noticed the light on while the computer was off. This morning it was off as usual. My Eventviewer doesn't show any activity during the time the light was on (was worried someone could be using it remotely?).


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(NT) So far, when a PC is off, no one can use it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2011 6:26 AM PST
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It's OK
by Willy / November 28, 2011 11:00 PM PST

The LED is only there to show power is present and also to help bleed off residual power from caps when off. As you noticed over time it will go off, usually within a minute or less. Don't fret, nothing nefarious is at work here.

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