1.    04 Oct 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 33
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    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.    04 Oct 2016 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 506
    Windows 10 Pro x64 1607

    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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