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I Have A Compaq Presario That Will Not Power Up.

When You Plug The Power To The Computer, The computer Switch light Flashes But Does not Complete The Power Up. Fans Do Not Work Or Any Thing Else That i Can Tell. Light Also Flashes Back Where The Plug in is too

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  • mikesimon683 Nov 12, 2008

    I went and bought a new power supply unit before I read this thread and installed it in the computer, that was having the problem. And yes that was the solution

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It sounds like your power supply unit as some leaky components, normally the bad powersupply unit show these types of symptoms. Try borrowing a powersupply unit from a friend that is similar to yours and replace to check if the powersupply unit is the culprit. If cornfirm PSU, than you neet to get yours fixed.

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