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Compaq presairo 5000

Someone threw away the computer away, I took it out of the trash,
the power supply is no good. I thinking about putting a new power supply in. What problems should I look for after i put another power
supply in?

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The reason that the pc was thrown away is because something went wrong with it, and the owners know nothing about pc's or it would have been too expensive for them to fix. But, saying that you could get it working again!!! when a pc doesn't work its the major components you have to look at, the memory the CPU (processor) the PSU (power supply) or the motherboard, first i would look at the memory, if this goes faulty the pc will not start up and just beep, try a new PSU that may be the main problem and check the above

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I would suggest checking the motherboard for any burned or blackened spots on the motherboard or any add-on cards that may be present. You should be able to get something on the display as long as you have good power and a good video card. You still run the risk of having a bad hard drive or cd rom.

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