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How to turn off the hp logo light at the cover/lid of the notebook

Discussion in 'HP & Compaq' started by lengendnr, Mar 12, 2009.

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  1. lengendnr

    lengendnr Notebook Geek

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    Hi, how to turn off the logo light? Cause my notebook's cover is facing the wall, no point for it to light up.. thanks..
     
  2. ShepardGarrett

    ShepardGarrett Newbie

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    Well brother, here's the deal, as I'm seeing it. The Logo is illuminated by the back light of the LCD screen. It dosen't suck any additional power, and you can't turn it off unless you turn off the laptops built in screen. It's basically a semi-transparent section of the lid that allows the back light "light" to filter through. If it's reflecting off of your wall, and annoying you, i'd recommend just taping something over it, (post-it note, etc). Please someone correct me, if i'm wrong.
     
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    smittyjensen Notebook Deity

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    i highly doubt that it functions like that although i would like to believe it does...
     
  4. flat5

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    If its like my dv5z there's a led assembly that gets its power off the display cable. To disconnect it you have to disassemble the lid to get behind the display. If you can find the service manual for your model it will give you the procedure, if you're comfortable with taking it apart, and at your own risk of course.
     
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    p1990 Notebook Evangelist

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    The wall wont catch fire :D...Surely not possible via BIOS. You will have to rip open the LCD assembly.
     
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    Oberkanone Notebook Evangelist

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    Yea just get some window tint like ttv said in the above thread listed. I like that idea. It would dim it down a little.
     
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    sublime313 Notebook Evangelist

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    nope. it still stays illuminated when the lid is closed and i connect it to my external LCD
     
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