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I have a MPC clientpro 385...I went to restart the system and it did not pwer back up. The power button is flashing green every 2 seconds or so...pressing the power button does nothing...I unplugged the power cord and waited a minute or so and when plugged back in the power light started flashing the same way again...any ideas whats wrong??

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  • surveyor3790 Sep 30, 2009

    Thanks for your help I tried unplugging everything and still had blinking light no power-up..ordered a replacement power supply...I was able to get my data off hard drive using an external reader...hopefully it is indeed the power supply...I'll find out in a couple days...

    Thanks

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Best of luck!

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It sounds like it could be the power supply but you will need to do some trouble shooting first. Do you get anything on the monitor? I assume that you are not. What you need to do first is verify that a hardware problem is not the cause. I would start by disconnecting one piece of hardware at a time them plug the clientpro back in and try it. Start by disconnecting the cd-rom drive. Then any floppy drives. Then the hard drive or drives. Then any pci cards or video cards. Then the memory dimms and any usb connectors on the motherboard. By doing this you are making sure that none of the hardware components are causing a short in the motherboard's electrical system. If you disconnect all of these things and power button continues to flash then I am pretty sure it is the power supply. If you have another power supply from another computer you can install it into the clientpro as long as the atx connectors are the same. Let me know if you need more assistance.

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  • muebe Oct 01, 2009

    It sounds like it is the power supply. I you put a new power supply in and the problem continues then it is the motherboard. I wish you had another computer to use a power supply out of to verify it is the problem. I repair computers at home and I always keep a cheap ATX power supply around just for testing. Let me know if it works.

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