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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎12-05-2008
Location: Slovakia
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Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500

Hello. I just bought a new Thinkpad SL 500 and I have problem with led light which should signalize HDD activity, capslook, numlock and also the last one. It's not working. It should be flashing but it didn't nothing. Still dark. What can I do? Is it hardware problem? Thaks a lot for your advice. Martin
802.11n
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Registered: ‎08-21-2008
Location: United States
Message 2 of 11 (2,885 Views)

Re: Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500

It sounds like the connection to them came off, or was never attached. If you're find with openning the front panel, and reinserting them, you could do that, or you can have someone else do it for you.
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Paper Tape
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Re: Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500

Thanks for advice. Does anybode have some idea have could I open it? Which srews should be remove? Thanks.
Punch Card
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Registered: ‎11-20-2008
Location: Canada
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Re: Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500

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here you go

http://www.lenovoservicetraining.com

 

go to notebooks, then thinkpad, then SL400/500 and then click on videos and you will have all the help you need with videos concerning how to open it Smiley Happy

 

Moderator Note; fixed link

Message Edited by andyP on 12-08-2008 08:02 AM
Token Ring
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Registered: ‎10-01-2008
Location: Denver, CO
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Re: Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500

that link doesn't work for me.  I get a page not found error

802.11n
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Re: Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500

Try updating your Flash player, or enable javascript if you have it disabled or limited in some way.
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Currently Just passed the CompTIA A+ 601 with flying colours! =D
Owner of an SL500 running Vista Business with 4GB of PC2 6400 RAM
Punch Card
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Registered: ‎11-20-2008
Location: Canada
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Re: Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500

thanks moderator for fixing the link, it works now =D I guess the link doesn't work when copy pasting it from the original website.
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Token Ring
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Location: Denver, CO
Message 8 of 11 (2,775 Views)

Re: Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500

And I did have flash disabled for that site.  Guess I expected more than a blank screen with flash disabled. Smiley Happy
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Re: Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500


Ramsey wrote:
thanks moderator for fixing the link, it works now =D I guess the link doesn't work when copy pasting it from the original website.

 

An extra space at the end had accidently been picked up in the copy/paste.


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Re: Problem with LED light beside keyboard SL 500

Nonny what I notice from the original link is that it has a "ion/" at the end. and the moderator removed it from the link I posted here which caused the link to work. but on the original website there's "ion/" at the end =)

it is indeed strange though Smiley Happy

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Ramsey

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