Having problems with your Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop ?

Not booting, blinking light

\015 I have a compaq DC5000 MT, it will not turn on. The green light comes on, then goes off and a red light blinks (in a series of 4 blinks)\015

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4 blinks, 1 second apart is a power supply overload. Have the power supply replaced if you haven't added any additional hardware lately. \015\012\015\012But also make sure your hard drive isn't bad and pulling an overload of power. it's rare, but I have seem that happen on some western digital hard drives.
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