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My pc wont go up

I have a ? i had turned off pc cuz we were having trouble and they had to turn off power now i go to boot up pc and all i get is fan running nothing else wont even open the cd

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Try replacing the power supply.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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hi
most power supplys are protected against faults when they are connected to damaged equipment
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