You’ve recently performed a memory upgrade on your desktop computer, but now the storage drive access light is no longer working. Which of these would be the most likely cause of this issue?
A) The drive access LED wires were disconnected from the motherboard
B) The memory is incompatible with your storage device
C) The memory requires heat sinks to lower the temperature for the storage devices
D) All of the storage content is now cached to memory
E) The drive access lights are damaged
F) You are wearing sunglasses
The answer: A) The drive access LED wires were disconnected from the motherboard
There are a number of wires that run from the motherboard to the computer case, and the LED lights for power and drive access are two common connections.
Want to know more? Watch “Motherboard Jumpers and Connectors.”
There are many jumpers and connectors on the PC motherboard, and it’s useful to know where your case wires connect to your computer. In this video, you’ll learn about these connectors and how to properly connect your cables and wires.