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Re: XPS 630 Blinking hard drive light

Amazingly, this fix from a post in May 2008 worked for my new XPS 630 purchased in December 2008 with XP preinstalled. Your millage may very.

Link to posted item

* Click Start- Run
* Type regedit
* Click OK
* Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CdRom
* Double click on AutoRun
* Change the value from 1 to 0
* Click OK
* Click File- Exit
* Click Start- Shutdown- Restart- OK or Click Start- Turn Off Computer- Restart

I'll have to press the F5 key more than usual, but I'd rather live with that on my rig than a blinking light.

P.S. Just because a computer does one thing, one time, does not necessarily mean it will do it again.

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