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Desktop won1t turn on but green light under power cord isflashing when plugged in

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    joecoolvette Aug 23, 2010

    Power Supply problem. Weak voltage power rail. Flashing Green LED on the back, is the diagnostic LED that tells you this.



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Check VGA it properly connected.Otherwise this could mean various reasons...lose PCI/ISA/AGP boards,lose RAMS,lose IDE connectors etc etc..try all of them.

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