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What’s the result? Save as "autorunOn.reg" Apr 21, 2008 #19 rickcolee TS Rookie Topic Starter HDD Busy LED flashing every second Thanks again Kimsland. So people even reported higher resource usage, apart from just HDD LED blinking. Not the answer you're looking for?

game causing it to go crazy. I have no idea what happened, but my external display started flickering. So no, there is nothing going on in the background related to any other thing accept the cdrom-dvd driver. DAS WRONG An LED is supplied to hard drive activety, my CDROM combo has it's own LED.

Hard Drive Light Blinking Constantly

All normally configured Windows systems will do this regularly. Also, if your system has little RAM, your paging file usage will be excessive and will cause the hard drive to thrash as the paging file will be used extensively to Really only major difference is the brand of hdd. I also do java compiles which I don't have measurements on but I subjectively feel had gains similar to virus scans.

I disabled both of my Lite On burners and the LED quit flashing. Go to Home Depot, find the electrical tools aisle, and buy a roll of black electrical tape. BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK How to Secure Your Google Account One Year Later: Did Microsoft Listen to Windows 10 Complaints? Hard Drive Activity Light Always On The OS would query the devices to determine the drive type, and also provide an opt out table (applet) that users could use to disable or change the operating characteristics of

Are you sure? Start burning a disc (even from a RAM drive) and you will see it turn on and stay solid. He said the system is polling the device(s) to know when a cd/dvd is inserted. http://www.howtogeek.com/202160/why-your-computers-hard-drive-lights-flash-when-you-arent-doing-anything/ These "things" we call computers are not fancy pushbuttons that engage relays to light lamps or turn on fans, they are near infinitely detailed systems that work behind the scenes to

No connection=no running drive=no blinkenlights. Tuneup Disk Doctor More resources See also HDD led light constantly flashing after case switch solved PC power on but hdd led doensn't on or blink and it won't boot solved Optical drive causes The LED simply shows when your hard drive is being acessed... Reply With Quote 01-21-03,10:54 PM #2 Pntgrd View Profile View Forum Posts Join Date Nov 2001 I can't wait for someone to answer this.

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Copyright ©2000 - 2014, iNET Interactive Overclockers.com Register New Posts Advertising Contact Us Archive Sitemap Top Hosting and Cloud Web Hosting Talk HostingCon WHIR Hosting Catalog Hottest Hosts Data Centers Data https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/4f6f63b3-4b58-4154-9298-1566100f9d00/hdd-pulsing-all-the-time-every-2-seconds?forum=w7itprohardware In the early days of this thread, an IT PRO told me I was categorically wrong, that it was new with windows 7. Hard Drive Light Blinking Constantly Disconnect drive, boot, shutdown, reconnect drive, boot. External Hard Drive Light Blinking It shows me that the led flashing is not being caused by reads or writes to the HDD.

Rick Apr 16, 2008 #3 kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524 Yes you can attach a zipped up pic (size limit is only 100kb so you may need to crop it a HDD is brand new, SATA 70 Gb. vibhashchadnra2010Mar 31, 2012, 4:37 PM Best answer selected by vibhashchadnra2010. The fellow said when he disabled the Lite On DVD burner in Task Manager, his HDD Busy LED stopped flashing. Hdd Light Blinking Red

Everything I could find out about this problem by Googling has been disabled and more to no avail. Click OK. At least thats how you get there in win98, shouldn't be to different with xp. solved HDD led keeps blinking?

I need to not have it flash, why? Hard Drive Light Stays On And System Slow Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Performance & Maintenance » User Name Remember Me? It's JUST Windows 7 who's annoying you.

If you see your computer busy, it's possible it's downloading and possibly installing a new update.

  • I don't think that it would be an issue, but Beth Blakely is free to smack me upside my head if I am wrong here.One other minor suggestion: To make sure
  • It appears that about every second these processes update and cause the hdd led to flash.
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2010 8:00 PM Reply | Quote 3 Sign in to vote Ah, that's alright, it should be obvious I wouldn't state something I know nothing about.Our largest client

and happy bidding! But I knew that wmiprvse isn't doing it on itself, I knew there must be some other process commanding. But you should backup your data first, just in case it fails during the test I have seen this before (continuous flickering of HardDrive light) replacing the HardDrive has fixed it. Hard Drive Light Not Blinking Does that sound like sarcasm?

tick . . TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Tech & Work All Topics Sections: Photos Videos All Writers Newsletters Forums Resource Library Tech Pro You might assume every read/write on the SATA or IDE bus is a read/write to or from the flash memory in your SSD. DAS Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:16 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote You will have no resolution.

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Try disabling auto-insert notification for the CD drive. They should give us a way to control the polling. In Task Manager although disk throughput didn't seem particularly high usage was constantly at 100%. At least it appears to be causing the led to flash.

Friday, December 23, 2011 7:07 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Trying to think of an easy way to disable/enable the drive without Device Man, I came up Once more IT IS NOT NORMAL, and the root cause needs to be addressed. Like task manager, all that was taking cpu time was "system process @ 98.5%" and "whatsrunning @ 1.5%". But is it a fix to remove the drive?

Also, take note of its usual drive letter.