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Old 01-17-2009, 02:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My HD light on the front of my E-Machines T2385 is blinking like crazy. It won't respond to anything at all. I can't manually shut down the computer, if I unplug the power then when I plug it back in, it goes right back to blinking like crazy. The power supply seems to be fine and it is green. Any suggestions? Steps I can take to test anything?
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Does anything show on the screen when it powers on?
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No nothing shows on the screen, completely black.
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Take all peripherals out except for the CPU, RAM, and video card. Use only 1 stick of RAM as well. Try booting from only that.
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