Having problems with your Compaq Presario sr1403wm AMD Sempron 3000+ Computer PC Desktop ?

Push power button it does not turn on. Noticed green light blinking though on the back of computer under the power chord can you help with what is the problem?


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This is indicative of a blown PSU. Your PSU is the Power-Supply-Unit which, naturally, supplies power to your computer. The bad news is that some of your other components might have been taken with the PSU as when most PSUs die they cause some form of an electrical surge before dying. This in turn could fry some other components.

If you have another computer in the house, try removing its power supply and sticking it into this computer. If it works after installing the power-supply, we know nothing else got fried or damaged and we can simply order you a new PSU. However, if something doesn't work (no sound, video, no response after pressing power button) you have a much more serious issue and will probably end up having to replace the entire system.

Before you replace the PSU, check to see if you're still under warranty. If you are, have the system inspected by a technician certified to inspect warranty products from the company which made your computer. If the system is still under warranty, the inspection and replacement of fried parts should be free.

Let me know which route you decide to take or if I need to explain anything mentioned above in more detail. However, I'm quite certain this is because of a blown PSU.
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