06-22-2010 04:51 AM
My computer all of the sudden will not turn on. I have unplugged and plugged everything back in. I did notice a green blinking light in the back (powerLED), and have never seen this before. Does anyone know what this means? I unplugged my computer to go out of town, and when I came back the power LED was blinking and when I plugged the computer back in, it will not turn on.
06-22-2010 05:22 PM
CD, since you have checked all of the connections, I believe that you may have a failed power supply unit (PSU). The PSU is the most replaced component in a computer. This is because it provides the power for the entire computer and heats and cools each time you boot and turn it off.
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06-23-2010 02:59 PM
ditto the post from Old Geekster, the flashing green LED on the power supply usually means the power supply has failed, sometimes a failed motherboard will cause the green LED to flash, but failed power supply is the more likely possibility.