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what does my power button turning red mean?

i've got an MSI GS72 6QC and sometimes the power button turns red. what does that mean?

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4 minutes ago, firelighter487 said:

i've got an MSI GS72 6QC and sometimes the power button turns red. what does that mean?

does that happen when you are playing? or doing what in particular?
Old laptops had this thing where lights turn red when they are in heavy use

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Low battery power?

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2 minutes ago, IAnthonyFX said:

does that happen when you are playing? or doing what in particular?
Old laptops had this thing where lights turn red when they are in heavy use

it does it when i'm gaming, but also sometimes randomly. i've only owned this laptop for a few hours though so i don't ahve a pattern yet of what triggers it. 

 

1 minute ago, Jurrunio said:

Low battery power?

it's plugged in. 

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18 minutes ago, firelighter487 said:

it does it when i'm gaming, but also sometimes randomly. i've only owned this laptop for a few hours though so i don't ahve a pattern yet of what triggers it. 

 

it's plugged in. 

yeah then it is when you are under heavy use. Laptops can be very inconsistent on their hardware use. my old 7567 used to have 20% activity from WMI activity host or something. Maybe there is a random background app using up your system resources and therefore your laptop things it is under heavy use. and as such has this red light indicator

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3 minutes ago, IAnthonyFX said:

yeah then it is when you are under heavy use. Laptops can be very inconsistent on their hardware use. my old 7567 used to have 20% activity from WMI activity host or something. Maybe there is a random background app using up your system resources and therefore your laptop things it is under heavy use. and as such has this red light indicator

possibly. i did google it, and i found some references to this happening when the dGPU activates. but i'm not sure this is the case. i only found some old forum posts... 

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21 minutes ago, firelighter487 said:

possibly. i did google it, and i found some references to this happening when the dGPU activates. but i'm not sure this is the case. i only found some old forum posts... 

well yes, I thought that was an old feature. 

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