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I'm looking at a buddy's computer and the light on the motherboard and the power supply is blinking, what does that mean? Plus, it's not powering up at all!
post #2 of 8
Have you tried an other power supply?

you mean the power status light is blinking off and on right? also, what is the manufacture/model of the Mobo?

Both the Power supply and motherboard blinking off and on, sounds like a faulty power supply...
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Check and mat sure the RAM is seated correctly
post #4 of 8
Yeah sounds like bad powersupply
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Thanks, I couldn't figure it out. But if the powersuppy is a 250wt compared to a 450wt does that matter that it wouldn't start up? It's a Bestech ATX 250, with a Asus mobo P4P800SX.
post #6 of 8
You can disconect all the cables from the mobo and try jump starting the PSU to see if it's bad. After the cables are disconected use a paper clip, put one end in one of the black holes of the 20 pin mobo cable and put the other end in the green pin hole. (it won't shock you) If your mobo doesn't turn on replace it.
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I'll try that!
post #8 of 8
Blinking means overheating (or standby)
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