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Power state indication by audible noise of cooling fan to prevent a HDD damage

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000030584D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Aug-18
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Aug-18

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method to use Cooling Fan’s audible noise as Alarm to indicate to user that PC is running.. By indicating to user that PC is running, HDD damage which is caused by careless PC handling shock during HDD active state can be reduced.