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blinking green light compaq presario deskltop

by billstott / December 4, 2009 6:28 PM PST

My computer will not turn on, only a green blinking light. After unpluging it a green light blinks for a long time. I replaced the battery, but the same?

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desktop or laptop?
by C_Jones / December 5, 2009 10:50 AM PST

Are you using a desktop? or a laptop? Because you say in the subject line a "desktop", but in the body of the message you replaced the "battery" and desktops don't use batteries. Please clarify this.

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Dest tops do have a battery, a small one
by billstott / December 5, 2009 11:44 AM PST
In reply to: desktop or laptop?

Desk tops do have a small battery for the clcks. etc.

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ohhh
by C_Jones / December 5, 2009 11:58 AM PST

Yes, I know about the CMOS battery, I was thinking like a battery for powering the computer. Okay, all that battery does is keeps your BIOS settings while the computer is off. To solve your blinking light problem you may need to replace the power supply.

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power supply
by billstott / December 5, 2009 1:04 PM PST
In reply to: ohhh

The power supply is 110 VOLT AC. This has been checked out up to the mother board connection several ties. Do you have any further ideas?What do you suggest I replace??

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power supply
by C_Jones / December 6, 2009 12:15 AM PST
In reply to: power supply

I suggest you replace the whole power supply. What is the brand/model of your current power supply? (It should be on a sticker on the power supply) I need to know this so I can give you a recommendation for a new one.

If you don't know what a power supply is, it's the big box inside your computer on the top (or bottom, depends on how your case is designed):
http://www.thrift-king.com/iMAGES/powersupply/2005113017262088276.gif

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blinking green light
by billstott / December 9, 2009 10:16 AM PST
In reply to: power supply

Sorry I took so long to get back to you. The power supply is a BESTEC ATX 250 122 REV D. I hope this helps, you are getting a little over my head.
Thanks.

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allright
by C_Jones / December 10, 2009 5:37 AM PST
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Binking green light
by billstott / December 10, 2009 6:36 AM PST
In reply to: allright

I was off a little on the number and have located one on google,. but do not know if mine is shot or not.

Bestec ATX 250- 12Z (5181-1098) TR 1010NX

Thanks

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Power supply install help!
by downtownbarber / January 4, 2012 4:01 AM PST
In reply to: Binking green light

I just replaced my PS on my Compaq Presario sr5210nx and it powers up/or at least the fans run and I can eject the dvd drive but there is no green light on the front of the PC and when I turn on the monitor nothing shows up and the green light on the monitor comes on for a few seconds and then turns to amber. What did I do wrong here? Did I ruin the computer? Please help me???

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Please don't bury your new discussion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 4, 2012 4:19 AM PST
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desktop or laptop?
by scooterdod / March 23, 2010 11:10 PM PDT
In reply to: desktop or laptop?

you need to research, yes the desk top does have a battery.

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