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Emachine T2824 will not power on...green lite on m/b on.

I just unplugged my sons computer because i purchased a replacement. I carried it gently down stairs for my daughter to use. I plugged it in and nothing happend. I can hear a sort of high pitched buzzing sound from the back by the plug. I opened it up to see if all the connections are secure. I can see a green led lit up on which I think is the motherboard. I used a screwdriver to jump the power switch pins that didn't work either. Help

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  • Ragetty May 04, 2009

    Just got my parents old E machines that stopped working on them. When I plug in the computer and try to turn it on it won't boot. Normally all the fans would spin for a couple of seconds and then stop. After it does that it doesn't do it anymore unless you have it unplugged for a long time. I took out the power supply and cleaned it with can duster. It still won't work but as far as I remember when, when I plugged it in this time the fans didn't go. The only thing that I get is a green light on the MB and a quiet high pitched noise.

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If you plugged it in and nothing happens please don't make sticking a screwdriver in it normal practice.:) It sounds like your power supply went out. It is a normal part you can pick up at any computer parts store. I would take the old one out of the case and get all the numbers off of it and replace it. Before you do that however look in the computer one more time and make sure the motherboard is plugged in. It will be a big rectangle plug. Most of the time it is white.

You can get the power supply out by taking four or five screws out of the back of the computer. This link will walk you through the process one step at a time.

http://www.fonerbooks.com/r_power.htm

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