1. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 24
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       04 Oct 2016 #1

    laptop power drain

    I replaced my HDD with an SSD (and placed the HDD on the optical drive bay) a couple of weeks ago. I noticed that even if I shut my laptop down, I still would have a drained battery the next time I power it on. If I do not connect my laptop to a power source for a day (still shut down of course), the battery would be fully drained. I shrugged it off as a battery problem but recently I brought my laptop to travel somewhere and once opened my laptop bag, it was warm. It was only then I noticed that even though I shut the laptop down, a little led is still on indicating something has not completely powered down.

    My bet is that it is the HDD on the optical drive still sucking power but is there a way to know what is completely draining my battery?
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 395
    Windows 10 Pro x64 1607
       04 Oct 2016 #2

    You may want to remove the hard drive from the optical bay and test. If not working, then possibly your SSD is not powering down.
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