harddrive light

  pat2068 21:38 02 May 03

could someone please tell me if my harddrive light should be running all the time it is running even if i am not doing anything thanks pat

  bobbyc 21:56 02 May 03

no only if you have programs running in the background . what programs have you got to run on startup ? what system have you got ?

  pat2068 21:59 02 May 03

win xp i have norton systems works anti virus and firewall that is it

  bobbyc 22:15 02 May 03

has this only just started /or all the time you have had the pc

  hugh-265156 22:20 02 May 03

right click the task bar and look under applications at the moment ive outlook express and pcadvisor running along with zone alarm and avg cpu is at zero goes up to about 4% and back down again if i move the mouse etc and the hard drive light blinks on for a second or so every four or five seconds.if any use to ya.

  bobbyc 22:28 02 May 03

in win xp huggyg71

  pat2068 22:29 02 May 03

it only just started when i installed norton system works

  Ironman556 22:29 02 May 03

Don't know if I'm along the right lines, bout would any one else suspect a RAM problem?

  Ironman556 22:30 02 May 03

bout = but

  pat2068 22:33 02 May 03

i have 256mg of ddr sdram

  pat2068 22:33 02 May 03

sorry mb of ram

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