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Desktop Front light blinking

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I have a Compaq sr1620nx. Yesterday I put the OS xp pro on it and it worked fine but today in the morning i cleaned it inside (removed a bunch of dust) and now it doesnt want to turn on. I press the power button and it blinks green and thats all it does. I reset the RAM and Processor and made sure everything was connected. But it still keeps on doing that. I have looked online for hours about this and cannot find anything. Smiley Sad Could it be a bad power supply or processor?

 

I just tried a different power supply and still did the same thing. After that i decided to take the processor out and see if it runs and it does the fan goes crazy sucking up air but it works. Does that mean its the processor?

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Re: Desktop Front light blinking

JR, it didn't like you giving it a good cleaning Smiley Wink.

 

Actually, you may have disconnected or loosened a connector when you did the cleaning.  I suggest checking all of the connections, even the smallest ones, to assure that they are tight.  If this doesn't solve the problem, let us know.

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JR, it didn't like you giving it a good cleaning Smiley Wink.

 

Actually, you may have disconnected or loosened a connector when you did the cleaning.  I suggest checking all of the connections, even the smallest ones, to assure that they are tight.  If this doesn't solve the problem, let us know.

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