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PC model X1700 won't turn on It self shut down night before last and when I turned it on it sounded rough for awhile but ran OK, This am its off again and when I hit the on button I get just a blip of 'blue on' .I have surge protection, been sormy but before problem. Disconnected power for awhile, replugged, nata. This thing is brand new.


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