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Computer wont start up

Today we took the ram out to replace it with another but it wasnt compatible, so we put the original ram back in and now all we get is a flashing light on psu, when we disconnect the power supply from the motherboard the psu light stays on, then we try to connect power cable to motherboard and psu light flashes and no power. could this mean in the short amount of time it took to change the ram over, the mb has shorted out? i have tried all the steps on the hp website, but to no avail, any help would be appreciated.

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Nahh, ramstick cant short our a MoBo, the pc wont start and it beebs loud but no more than that, but your hands can do that if you had a lot of static electricity on you when you touched the Mobo.
Therefore always touch some metal before geting inside a pc.

Did you try to pull out the battery and put it back on the Mobo?

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