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\015 Hello, Newbie here...I got this Gateway FLEXATXSTC BRO Essential from a friend cause he didn't know what to do with it due to it not working. I offered to take a look at it. While troubleshooting it, I noticed that the system powers on (constant orange light) , the power supply fan is running...I tried powering on with different RAM, but to no avail...I also tried re-seatting everything (plugs, cables, cords, etc) and nothing either. Again, I am a rookie with some training, but never really used it.Now,I would like to start using it again with this inoperable (for now)Gateway system. Any direction would be greatly appreciated! Mahalo!\015

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Is the system generating any beeping sounds when turned on ?, does the CPU fan comes on also ? do you anything on the screen such as teh gateway logo flashing ? IT coul dbe very well a bad power supply, try looking for a similar power supply usually should be no more than $40 or $50.
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