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This is an Irish Machine and all i get is a slow green blinking light, no noise, no movement so I wondered if it was because of the power supply

\015 Will a maxtor basics desktop, bought in ireland work in the USA\015

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The mains voltage is different. If the desktop has a switch mode power supply that has a mains voltage selector switch, then switch it to 110 volts and it will work, but if it doesn't then you need to purchase a switch mode power supply and install it in your computer, make sure it matches the total wattage or higher than the old power supply.
\015\012The monitor usually don't have a switchable voltage, you most likely need to buy a new monitor or use an existing one.
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