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I'm hearing a clicking sound from my power supply and my computer does not boot up. I have noticed that the red light is blinking on my cpu and the cd rom drive's green light is also blinking. If i open the cd rom the computer boots up, but when i inserted a cd and close the cd rom the clicking sound will be heard from the power supply and the system shuts off. pls help.

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The cd may be bad, or if the power supply is just marginal, it may be failing when the cd motor spins up.

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