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Compaq Presario S6000nx pc wont start up

My S6000NX machine will not turn on and the green light that shows the machine is powered on is flashing. I have unplugged the main power supply waited and then plugged back in but still nothing! Can you help?
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Re: Compaq Presario S6000nx pc wont start up

Check the connection of your wires through your motherboard? try to reseat those connection( caution: you must have an assistance of any qualified personnel or technician because if you reconnect it in wrong position,this will result the motherboard to burn)

BE CAREFUL!!! but this will help..

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