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Old 04-19-2007, 06:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I know there is a way to take off the silver portion of the trackball as some people have colored their trackball this way before... I dont know too much detail about removing the silver piece but is there a way something can fit in there to block out the white LED's from the keyborad so that the trackball doesnt dim?
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Just... color the LED black, there are disassembly instructions at the top of the page. Get a black sharpie or dry erase marker and just color it, other options are using a small amount of tape to do it..
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Just... color the LED black, there are disassembly instructions at the top of the page. Get a black sharpie or dry erase marker and just color it, other options are using a small amount of tape to do it..
I was trying to stay away from disassembly but I guess I will have to just put up with it
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I'd recommend using tape rather than coloring the actual LED... I tried that when the guide first came out and it does indeed char the sharpie, necessitating another disassembly at some future point...
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I first colored the LED's and the heat charred the sharpie ink so the second time around i used tape. Works like a charm. The disassembly isn't hard, just make sure you go easy on the pieces. Esp the bottom piece, it is the hardest to get off and the antenna is right underneath of it (easy to tear it up using the prying tool).
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At the moment there isn't a software way to disable it from turning on so for now hardware disassemble is the only way.
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