| | Re: Hard drive light stays on
I've the same symptoms here for the past year or so & it only happened since
I put an internal zip100 in the other floppy slot & have now got all IDE
positions filled. Apparently it's quite common after installing internal
I just removed the wires from the motherboard.......... no dramas.
"Don B" <Don_B@comcast.net> wrote in message
> Alas, if you'd only mentioned your operating system. If it's Windows, I
> suspect that there's something running. Do an Alt + Cntrl + Delete and
> check out the programs and processes that are running. Try shutting down
> some of the processes.
> Jon Davis wrote:
>> My hard drive light is stuck on. It's not grinding as far as I can tell.
>> It's not the OS; it will stay stuck on if I go into the BIOS. It turned
>> off after a couple hours after boot a few days ago, but now it just stays
>> on and I never see it blink. My performance seems to not suffer, but it
>> worries me.
>> I don't think it's a cable issue, it worked normally and didn't start
>> staying solidly on until I threw in another (old) hard drive, but I
>> pulled that other hard drive out and the hard drive light was still stuck
>> on, so I put the other hard drive back in.
>> Any ideas?