a question about shutting down ?

  Magik ®© 09:51 06 Aug 05

hi, nailed into the back of the laptop, apart from 2 scanners and a printer, I have two HDD's, when i shut the laptop down the HDD's are still lit up,the thing is, are they really shut down, or am i making things worse by switching the lot off at the mains switch...does that make sense...thanks.

  mattyc_92 09:53 06 Aug 05

Most USB prots will still have power for some reason, but not all the time.

It SHOULD be safe to unplug the system

  mattyc_92 09:53 06 Aug 05

prots? ports

  Magik ®© 10:12 06 Aug 05

thanks, all the bits runnning are from two belkin powered hubs,a 4 port and a 7 port, or prots, which ever way you look at it..so i will carry on as always, unless we hear differently.

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