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Tower gets no power

When I push the power button on my PC tower, nothing happens. I switched out the cord, still nothing. Please adviseas to possible problems/solutions.

Thank you!

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  • evilwink Oct 27, 2008

    Thank you soooooo much.

    It is an HP Pavillion. If it is the power switch, what is the estimated cost? (Don't worry, I won't hold you to it, just want to get an idea.)



    Also, I have a tower, from another brand, your comment leads me to believe that a PSU is not interchangable, is that correct? I have not opened the other PC up to see if it looks the same, but if it does, is there a chance that it is not compatible and I will cause serious damage?



    And if it is, is it a complicated proceedure or one that my "semi technical on a basic level" skills would be acceptable for?

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The model # for my HP is: a1640n

Thanks Again!

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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90% of the time this symptom indicates a bad power supply.
If a generic system and in some name brand systems, the part is quite cheap (about $40) + labor.

In rare cases, the power switch could be bad.

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

  • jetwash
    jetwash Oct 27, 2008

    Glad to help,,,send me the HP model# and I'll give you more details.

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