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Red light flashing on power button (2)

Hi I've had to post this again as the link that Dugie posted didn't load Can you post it again please Cheers

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Re: Red light flashing on power button (2)

I just tried the link again and it worked fine. Let me walk you through the links I clicked to get there: Goto -> Click Support & Troubleshooting Enter Presario 5000 in the Select a task and enter a product name/number section and make sure See support and troubleshooting information is checked. Click your model (Any Presario 5000 should do. I chose the Compaq Presario S5000T Desktop PC). Click on Solve a problem. Click on Boot-up / power / port issues. Click on Troubleshooting Power Supply Issues. And there you go.

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