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Medion Desktop won't boot. Flickering power light????

Posted by rbuckman on Dec 24, 2008 Medion desktop. Shut down machine for a four day vacation. Upon arrival home, tried to start up machine. Fans run, power light flickers weakly with synchronized clicking sounds - machine will not boot. No perceptible hard drive hits. If speakers are on you can hear the clicking as interference.

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  • rbuckman Dec 28, 2008

    No noise at all coming from hard drive. Clicking coming either from power supply or mother board? (If I unplug the the hard drive the clicking is still present).

  • rbuckman Dec 28, 2008

    Monitor does not connect at all. Acts as if the computer is off.

  • JDTec
    JDTec May 11, 2010

    I just re-read this and notice that you said that the power led is flickering weakly. If that is the case, then the power supply is at fault. Unplug the unit from the wall, wait aseveral minutes, then restart.

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    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Clicking usually means that the hard drive has a problem. Open the side and listen to see if the clicking is indeed coming from the HD. If so, it needs to be replace.

  • Brian Ebeling May 11, 2010

    anything happening on the monitor?

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I agree with the hard drive solution. I would check that first.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

  • Loteck Dec 28, 2008

    Next stop: Power supply.

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