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Won't start When I returned from vacation, I found my desktop computer would not start. I checked all the external connections, power strip and wall outlet. Everything appears to be in order. It worked fine when I left and nothing appears to have been disturbed in the room. Now nothing happens at all - I push the on button and ... zip. I haven't a clue where else to look to see what might be wrong. I don't want to spend $150 only to learn there's a loose wire internally (though I don't know why there should be now if there wasn't when I left). Any suggestions?

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  • Iansf Jan 09, 2009

    Thank you for your reply. But how do I check my power supply? What do I look for to indicate it's not working correctly?


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I would first check your power supply which is the part of the computer where you the power plug comes from. This will probably need to be replaced. This device supplies all the power to your computer to run it.

If you have any more specific questions about the power supply, please let me know.

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  • Logan Margulis Jan 09, 2009

    Open up the case and see if it looks like there are any burn marks or anything. Otherwise there is no other way to check beside trying another power supply in your computer. IF that works, than the power supply is dead.

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