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No Power!! I just moved into a new house. Before I left my old one my compaq computer was working fine, but when I tried turning it on at the new house nothing happened. The outlet is good because the monitor and speakers come on just not the tower. On the power supply in the back of the computer tower there is a blinking green light. Other than that nothing happens. I am not sure what model other than a compaq presario and it is about 3 years old.

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Re: No Power!!

Open up your computer see if anything else came loose or disconnected.  Like the hardrive or memory chips.  I've had this happen to me before, it happens alot during shipping. Something could have come loose.  Let me know if you need help checking this out.

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Re: No Power!!

Double check the switch in the back of the pc on the power supply. If their is a switch, you can try it in both positions. It is possible their is no switch, older compaq's are iffy. The switch will be black. Also check the 110/230 switch. I don't know what country you live in, however you may need to make sure that switch is in the appropriate spot. 110 for USA and 220/230 for UK

Also, try unplugging your pc. Let it set for about 1 minute. Plug it back in and try again.

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