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Well i took my cpu for the back to my parents house for the weekend but when i got there it wouldn't turn on the green light coming from the power supply that is usaully constant was now blinking i looked up some tips to fix it but all i could find out was that the light would do back to constant if i unplugged the power from the motherboard i guess what im trying to figure out what the problem could potentially be and what i need to do to fix it

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I can think of two things. 1) if you did not use a grounding bracelet and the correct tools etc to remove it and did not keep it in an antistatic bag, static electricity from your body or someone else's etc or debris such as hair may have come into contact with it and 'killed' it meaning you have to get another one. 2) if there is a cable coming from the unit where it is to be placed on the motherboard, make sure this cable is properly inserted into a dock nearby which should be labeled CPU FAN or CPU FAN2. Computers with these will not operate unless the wire is inserted into the correct port. it's a failsafe device to stop the CPU from overloading from the heat. hope i helped. couldn't really understand some of your Q but i tried. Thanks

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