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Re: Nothing on my Emachines computer will turn on.
I would recommend rechecking your connection to the motherboard. All wires from the power supply to board and making sure the front panel switch connection are correct. Also, make sure the power supply is compatible to the motherboare. even though a 20-Pin ps will connect to a 24-Pin board, it still does not work. Good Luck
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Most desktop computers have a power switch on the back of the computer -- verify that this switch is in the on position. There is also a switch on the back of the power supply that tells the computer whether you are using 115-volt power or 230-volt power -- make sure it is set to 115 before turning the computer on.
Sounds like the power supply is faulty. Power supplies are very dangerous to try and repair, even for qualified technicians. I would also suggest not trying to plug it in or turn it on until the new power supply is in place. Faulty power supplies have been known to cause motherboards to permanently malfunction. Note: researching your issue, I came across several forum posts with complaints about emachines and their power supplies. The best way to solve this problem is to purchase a new power supply. If shopping online, www.tigerdirect.com and www.newegg.com are two places that specialize in PC hardware. A 400-watt power supply would probably more than do the trick for you. The cheapest one I found was $18.00. Make sure the power supply is compatible with your motherboard before you buy.
try replacing your ram.if your ram is bad you wont get no picture on your monitor but your puter will start.2 if you have a video card turn off you puter for a few minutes and plug your monitor to your original display.
One of the reasons that this could be is that the power supply doesn't have enough power to power everything. Trying exchanging it for another one that has more watts. If this is an exact replacement as far as the wattage goes, then your problem may lie else where, and you may want to take it to a reputable local computer repair shop for further inspection.
I have this type of computer (just sitting around , not for my main computer) and I had a smilar problem. I took it to a guy I know (who owns a computer repiar shop) an he said the motherboards on this model go haywire about four years after initial power-up. On mine, it caused the power supply to blow-up (literally) and blew out most components. (Floppy drive, Sound card, USB ports, Keyboar/mouse plugs)
I really don't know if What he said is true, but I replaced the powersupply, and now it works fine.