What are the LED status inidcators (lights) on the LCD? - ThinkPad X41 Tablet

The following table shows what the LED status indicators are for and what the different colors or blinking of the lights mean.

X41 Tablet Status Indicators Wireless statusBluetooth statusNum lockCaps lockDrive in usePower onBattery statusStandby status

X41 Tablet Status Indicators Battery statusBluetooth statusStandby status
Wireless statusBluetooth statusNumeric lock statusCaps lock statusHard disk drive statusPower statusBattery statusStandby status
Battery statusBluetooth statusBattery statusStandby status

Index numberLED indicatorLED indicator colorLED indicator meaning
1Wireless status
Wireless status indicator
GreenThe wireless feature is on, and the radio link is ready for use. This indicator is on when the data is transmitted.
2Bluetooth status
Bluetooth status indicator
GreenBluetooth is operational. This indicator is on when the Bluetooth is on and not in suspend mode.
3Num lock
Num lock indicator
GreenThe numeric keypad on the keyboard is enabled. To enable or disable the keypad, press and hold the Shift key, and press the NumLk (ScrLk) key.
4Caps lock
Caps lock indicator
GreenCaps Lock mode is enabled. To enable or disable Caps Lock mode, press the Caps Lock key.
5Drive in use
Hard disk drive status indicator
GreenData is being read from or written to the hard-disk drive, the diskette drive, or the drive in the Ultrabay Slim device. When this indicator is on, do not put the computer into standby mode or turn off the computer.
: Do not move the system while the green drive-in-use light is on. Sudden physical shock could cause drive errors.
6Power on
Power on indicator
GreenThe computer is on and ready to use. This indicator stays lit whenever the computer is on and is not in standby mode.
7Battery status
Battery status indicator
GreenThe battery is in use and has enough power. The ac adapter has charged the battery completely.
Blinking greenThe battery is being charged, but still has enough power to operate. (At regular intervals, the indicator light turns off briefly.)
OrangeThe battery is being charged, but the battery power is still low.
Blinking orangeThe battery needs to be charged. When the indicator starts blinking orange, the computer beeps three times.
8Standby status
Standby status indicator
GreenThe computer is in standby mode.
Blinking greenThe computer is entering standby mode or hibernation mode, or is resuming normal operation.
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  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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