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Will not turn on.

We had a power outage and our computer is connected to a surge protector. It will not turn on, I have tried different cords, different outlets. I switched the red breaker switch in the back and have tried to turn it on, it will not work. The motherboard has a green light on so it is getting power. (This happened once in july of this year, after a power outage. I took it to a it tech at my work and he said he plugged it in and it turned on. afterward it just worked)
I am not sure if it is the on/off button, I inspected it from the outside and could not see anything wrong with it. I smell no burnt smell coming from anywhere in the computer. Please help


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Re: Will not turn on.

Bad power supply chang epower strip use monsyter clean power one clean up usa dirty power dont ever flip that switch in back to 215 u will fry it we use 120 115 in usa only ok

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