Question about E-Machines eMachines Monitor E15T4
Are you hearing the fan running or seeing any lights on the system box or keyboard?
If it is not showing any signs of life, the main power supply has failed; these are built as poorly as anything in your PC and one of the most frequent failures. The fact that it was taking longer each time was an indication that the supply was dying. If your find this to be true, you can buy a replacement supply on eBay for < $20 US and DIY. The supply you need will likely be an ATX standard and before you buy one, you should have yours in hand to compare the connector complement since there can be differences.
On opening the case of the system box, touch some bare metal of the chassis to discharge any static charge you may have from carpeting or clothing.
Removing the supply should be easy; there are four screws holding the supply to the back of the system box (this is where the rear fan is located which is part of it) and a dozen or so connectors going to the drives and main board. Remove the connectors first. Be careful removing the main board plugs as you don't want to stress the board too much; they have hundreds of fine traces on them that can be broken if stressed the wrong way.
When reinstalling the replacement, note that there are a number of identical plugs and they are totally interchangeable and you will likely have several left over that are not needed unless you add a number of drives or other add-on cards.
Posted on Oct 12, 2008
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