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Having a hard startup with the computer, takes time to get the computer to start, doesn`t start at the exact moment, I need to keep pushing the button on the tower to TRY to start the computer, but to no avail.

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Probably a power supply failure is imminent if it's not already dead. Make sure the vents on the power supply are clean and aren't stopped up with dust. There needs to be room for the system to breath and keep itself cool.
You can replace the power supply yourself, as long as you get one with the same power connectors for the motherboard. The number of pins and the amount of connectors are quite different for different systems and power supplies (more than you need is better than less). I would also get one that has a bit more power than your current one. For instance, if your power supply is 300 watts, I'd get a 350 watt one.

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