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This is most likely do to a failing power supply. Replace it and you should be back in business. You can buy them online for as little as $12. Also youtube Install PSU and there are tons of videos on how to install them. Should only take about 5 - 10 minutes.

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If there is no sign of life, then it is usually a power supply problem. Check PSU connector. If PSU fan does not turn on check the power cable. If power cable is good, test power from PSU using a multimeter and eventually replace PSU.

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Even if those things power up doesn't mean your PSU is still good.
In particular the PSU in eMachines are known to be cheap/bad and one of the first things to go out.

If you have access to one try another ATX power supply.
You don't have to remove the old one just to test.

1) Unplug the existing PSU power cable from the back.
2) Remove all it's connections (MB, drives, etc).
3) Plug the other PSU in with just the two MB connections (the main, and 12v one), skipping any drives for now.
It's probably ok if the test one is not touching, but I like to put the PC on the side with the test PSU setting on top where the original one is making sure it has good contact with the case to make sure it's grounded.
4) Now plug the AC into the test PSU and power it up.

If it still dosn't power up it's probably MB, or CPU.
You could also unplug it again (you always want to unplug the PSU when doing anything, the power is always on), and try removing any add on cards (like your wireless card), and try again.

If it does power up (you get a POST screen), unplug PSU again, now plug-in drives, then AC back and see if it will boot up.


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YOUR PSU (POWER SUPPLY UNIT) MAYBE THE CULPRIT. If the power to your cable which fits the computer is ok, then the supply unit is usually at fault. You can buy these pretty cheaply on ebay and they are very easy to fit, or if you are not into that find a mate who can! beleive me... its pretty easy.

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Probably a PSU failure, although it could just be your power switch. Try shorting the power switch connections on the motherboard, if that doesn't work, replace the PSU with a standard ATX PSU. They're relatively cheap.

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your getting power to your PSU, via the green light on your mobo.
verify the PSU has a green light(most emachines do)
it sort of sounds stupid but, check the connection of the cable coming from the front of the case(the wires that connect to the mobo to the power button on the outside of the case.

if all else fails, take the pc out of the case.. put all components on a static free bag and start to rebuild your PC(without a case)
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pretty much sounds like you've been through almost every step except replacing the PSU(you just said you tested/but your getting power to the PSU)

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Check the CPU fan, it may be faulty and causes the CPU to overheat and shut down.

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You are right about checking PSU first. Check PSU by using a PSU tester. If you don't have a PSU tester you can go to any computer reapir shop and have them check out the PSU for you.In case PSU, is fine there is a possibility that motherboard may be shot.

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Yes, it may be that the +5v supply from the PSU is faulty, as the PS/2 ports run on 5v and USB runs on 9-12v. Replace the PSU with another of the same form factor and same power rating or better (>=230W). They come at ~£30, so not too expensive. For a little more. Try this:
http://www.quietpc.com/gb-en-gbp/products/psus-300-500/x-red-psus

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