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Computer wont turn on

I moved last month and I just got around to setting up my desk top computer. I tried to turn it on and it will not boot. There is a yellow light on the back of the modem that is blinking but still nothing happens. Any Ideas?

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Could be your power supply or cord.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009


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