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Emachine w2646 won't power up

I have an emachine 2646 which seems to have blown the power supply. After some research I learned that this is a very common problem which often results in damage to the motherboard. Would the damage be visible? Is it still possible to retreive my data from the hard drive. Thank you

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The damage would not be visible. 9 times out of 10, a dead power supply does no damage to the motherboard.

You might try posting a request on freecycle.org for a working power supply from a used (dead) computer. That way you could find out if a new power supply will fix your problem without spending the money up front. You could also go to a local PC repair shop and ask if you can return a power supply if it turns out your PC is fried. Many folks will let you do this.

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Put the hard drive in another computer as a slave drive or second on cable select. boot and then access the hard drive. Your data should be there.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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