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Computer shuts down, burning smell too

It very well could be the power supply is burned out- simple to replace.

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fix power supply burned out transformer


test transformer for contunity if not ok ,then then replace internal termalfuse in transformer

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MY Wii Console wont power up and everything is connected?


HI. this is a power supply issue. Your unit is equipped with an external power supply unit. This box incorporates all the necessary AC current regulators, and transfer agents to run the Wii. There are ,also, some protection circuits as well. These are in place to protect the unit from surges are unstable AC spikes as well. There is a fuse that is located inside the power supply box. Simple unplug the power supply, and gain access to the fuse, by removing the outer cover of the power supply unit. there are a few screws,(on the bottom), that hold the top cover. remove the screws, and open the power supply unit. this will expose the fuse. Kindly, inspect the fuse. if it shows signs of trauma, and it is blown, simply replace the fuse.

Now, if the fuse shows no signs of trauma, or burn marks, this will confirm power supply circuit failure. This will require that you replace this damaged power supply unit asap...

Jan 28, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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wii wont power on


HI. this is a power supply issue. Your unit is equipped with an external power supply unit. This box incorporates all the necessary AC current regulators, and transfer agents to run the Wii. There are ,also, some protection circuits as well. These are in place to protect the unit from surges are unstable AC spikes as well. There is a fuse that is located inside the power supply box. Simple unplug the power supply, and gain access to the fuse, by removing the outer cover of the power supply unit. there are a few screws,(on the bottom), that hold the top cover. remove the screws, and open the power supply unit. this will expose the fuse. Kindly, inspect the fuse. if it shows signs of trauma, and it is blown, simply replace the fuse.

Now, if the fuse shows no signs of trauma, or burn marks, this will confirm power supply circuit failure. This will require that you replace this damaged power supply unit asap.>>

Dec 27, 2010 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My Dell XPS M140 has gone thru 3 power supply/cords in the last 2 months. With a new supply it just makes a loud hum.


try upgrading your power supply, if you're burning through them then theres a good chance that your power demand is higher then the cords are rated for. Replacing a power supply is quite simple as long as you ground yourself to something metal to make sure you don't manage to accidentally discharge static into your mobo. Also make sure that you're at least somewhat comfortable performing this task if not then id personally advise that you find someone who will

Feb 06, 2010 | Dell Inspiron XPS M140 Notebook

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Dell dimension 1100 will not power up.


oops..not too good..sounds like either power supply or motherboard crashed and burned

Mar 02, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 1100 Notebook

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