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So i got this G5 that was given to me by a friend. It does not boot. When i turn the computer on it displays a white blinking light in the front, about 3-4 seconds apart from each other. After 5 minutes or so the fans star blowing rather hard, noisy per-say.

Can you guys please help, id greatly appreciate it!

Its a Silver Aluminum G5, just incase
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Disconnect the hard drive and try to start it up...see if you get flashing ? mark. Reseat the video card and the memory sticks first.
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so even after i reset everything the display is still black and the desktop is still displaying that 3-4 aparts blinking white LED.......got anything else for me lol
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Did you disconnect the hard drive as was suggested?
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yes i did, nothing. Still the same blinking white LED
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yes i did, nothing. Still the same blinking white LED
OK. Check out this response to the same problem as posted on the ifixit web site. See if it helps. LINK

They also sell parts on the site.
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