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Desktop won't start; blinking green light
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Student
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Member Since: ‎05-04-2012
Message 21 of 67 (7,214 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

Hair dryer trick totally worked for me.

 

 

Student
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Message 22 of 67 (7,136 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

Just had this exact situation after my power went on and off in a storm. I tried the hair dryer trick and it worked just like the fellow described what to do. Thank you.
Honor Student
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Message 23 of 67 (7,054 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

hair dryer worked light stop blinking ,now it starts but says disk boot failure insert system disk?

Honor Student
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Message 24 of 67 (7,053 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

hair dryer work but now when it starts up it says disk boot failure why?

Student
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Message 25 of 67 (6,954 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

The hair dryer remedy worked. I was very skeptical, but it took less than a minute.

Teacher
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Message 26 of 67 (6,933 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

either discharge static charge (ionizing type hairdryer?) or blows away enough dirt so that proper cooling is restored

Honor Student
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Message 27 of 67 (6,553 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

Hair dryer trick works.  All the computer experts I have talked to don't know about this and they are surprised.

 

Anyway, after six months, I was having to use the hair dryer daily to re-start the computer, so I took the computer to the shop, the guy checked the power supply, and it was really bad, so I bought a new one for $25 and replaced it myself, and it seems to be working fine now.   So the blow dryer is a temporary fix, but it does work. 

 

 

Student
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Member Since: ‎09-19-2012
Message 28 of 67 (6,377 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

Thank you!! It worked for me and I am soooo happy!!! Thank you!!!
Student
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Message 29 of 67 (6,317 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

By recognizing a flashing power supply LED on an HP m9428f, I used a blow dryer for about 30 seconds near the intake fan.  Once the LED stopped flashing, the computer could be started normally.  Neither the power cord nor any devices were disconnected during this process.

Student
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Member Since: ‎10-14-2012
Message 30 of 67 (6,181 Views)

Re: Desktop won't start; blinking green light

thx!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! the hair dryer thing worked!!!!!!!!!!! it took only 30 seconds!!!!!!:smileyhappy:

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