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APC Smart-UPS 1400XL Won't Turn On

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I have a UPS Smart-UPS 1400 XL with three add on battery packs.  A week ago I shut down the unit because I was going on vacation (yes, first mistake).  After turning the unit off, I noticed that its internal fan continued to spin for sometime.  In a moment of brain freeze I unplugged the unit.  All was fine until I returned today and tried to start it up.  I plugged the unit in and had a constant alarm with all the warning lights lit.  I tried pressing the reset and off buttons, to no avail.  Eventually I unplugged it again.  Now when I plug it in the alarm sounds for 5 seconds, then turns off.  The battery indicator on the right has one led on.  I wait a few minutes and try to turn it on and the alarm sounds.  

Can anyone tell me how to fix this?  I promise to never shut the unit off again!  Please let me know if you have any questions.  I am borrowing a neighbor's laptop since with no power my server, internet and everything else is dark in my office.
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