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I hate to be the bearer of bad news but you might have a corrosion problem which is common for those computers or you might have a blown capacitor maybe, so I would take the motherboard out if you know what your doing and check the board for any black spots.

Do you know what happened with the computer at all? Did you do something and than this started happening? Was the Computer given to you?

Hope I can help

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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