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Emachines T2385 startup problem

My father recently bought a new computer and gave me his old Emachines T2385. He reformatted it before he gave it to me and now when it starts the Emachines screen pops up then it goes to a black screen with a small white line blinking in the top left of the screen. PheonixBios works but safe mode start up does not. I keep reading that they have PSU problems but i dont know too much about hardware issues. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Psu is a Power Supply issue but the black screen with a blinking white line is not.
The blinking white line can mean there is no instructions to tell the Computer to boot up. Which could be possibly the system battery (cmos) or Hard Drive.
I would narrow those 3 things down first.

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