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Disable power LED blinks during Vista hybrid sleep?

Disable power LED blinks during Vista hybrid sleep?

Does anyone know how to disable the blinking power LED when Vista enters hybrid sleep mode? My case has a very bright blue LED that is rather distracting. I'd rather not disable hybrid sleep, as it works perfectly and allows for much faster resumes than restoring from a hibernated state.

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Guest [Entry]

"No you can't. The blinking is controlled by the motherboard, not control by the OS.

You can try to put some tape to cover the LED or unplug the LED light from the power supply though."
Guest [Entry]

"This is not exactly what was asked here, but since there is no software way to disable lights in sleep mode at the moment and this question is linked as duplicate for a different one (so I can't post there), I post here what was extremely useful for me and can be useful for others:

First of all, I have:

Windows 7
Z170-P motherboard

What I wanted:

no PC light at night
restore all applications statuses at morning, when I turn PC ""on""

The asnwer was to use S4 (hybernation) state instead of sleep (S1-S3) state. I didn't know about that before, but those a different modes. The main difference is that S4 is slower than sleep, but takes less power to sustain and power LED won't blink.
Here is how to anable this state and bind it to keyboard or power button.

Now, some lights are still on in this state. I was able to turn them off too, using ErP option: go to BIOS->Advanced->APM->ErP and switch to ""Enable for P4/P5""."