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Windows 7: Just need some advice

21 Apr 2010   #1
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 
Just need some advice

Hello guys,

Last night when I shut down my PC, just before I unplugged it I noticed that the light near the switch on the tower stayed dim (not very bright). Is this normal, it is possible that it has been there and I just haven't noticed it.

Nothing can be wrong as it is working fine, anyway is this normal? Please reply soon.


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21 Apr 2010   #2
hubris

W7, Xp Pro
 
 

Hi, no reason to be worried until you have something to worry about.

May have been a murmur in British power supply.
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21 Apr 2010   #3
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

Sounds like residual power from your power supply.
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21 Apr 2010   #4
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

But is there any thing to worry about or doing any harm?
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21 Apr 2010   #5
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Love Windows 7 View Post
But is there any thing to worry about or doing any harm?
I'd be more worried that you're unplugging it every night. This is seriously not good for switching mode power supplies... When you plug them back in there is quite the startup surge that can damage the AC side of the supply...
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21 Apr 2010   #6
546 Inspiron

Windows 7 home premium with 64 bit
 
 

Why do you unplug it?
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22 Apr 2010   #7
wangster

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hahahaha. I just read this. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." According to CommonTater, don't worry about it. Wait until it's broken. J/K :)
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