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Dell vostro 1400 power supply light is out and it is beeping

\015 May be a short... just bought this computer and the power supply works intermitantly, now not at all.it is emitting a faint beeping sound and the green light is not on...\015

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From initial sounds here is my guess and I will help further with more information.
\015\012By the sounds of it you have a hardware problem. Do you recieve any visuals when you power up i.e. the splash screen or the option to go into the bios or is there no power at all/
\015\012What is the faint beeping sound it could be an indication of a hardware error often the memory?
\015\012Do the fans spin when you startup?
\015\012With the power plugged in is there a light on the mainboard what colour is it?
\015\012If you require more detail or help in determining these let me know.
Hmm.. certainly sounds like a short Or your PS is dead. No recharging means this is possible. Unplug your PS and take out your battery. After your battery is out, put your PS back in, and if it powers on put your batt back in and if that works your done. IF no power, use another PS, if that fails. its a short
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