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Motherboard Hi. I recently aquired an older e-machine from a friend. He told me that the power supply and hd were both fryed. I figured i would buy anew p/s and hd and the pc up and runing again. I tried that but nothing happens, just a green light on the mobo. Someboby told me it is problably a bad mobo, but how can i figure this out

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    Does the computer boot into the bios?

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Could be the CPU...

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