Sounds like hard drive on my laptop is still running after I shut the computer d

I have an Acer Extensa 5230E Laptop I have noticed lately even after I shut it down for the night it still sounds like the hard rive is running. Is this supposed to be happening?Windows Vista.
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  1. Are you sure you have it shut down and not in a low power state?
  2. popatim said:
    Are you sure you have it shut down and not in a low power state?



    I am pretty positive. I click shutdown and let it go completely black on the screen before I close the laptop.
  3. After you click shutdown, remove the charger, then the battery. Does it still sound like it is on?
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