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EMac won't start

After a power outage, my old eMac would not start. I flipped it over and took off the panel and hit the little button with a paperclip like I have before to restart it but this time...nothing. Any suggestions?
I know this is an old machine but there is some important stuff that I need still on it.

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  • rberner691 Jun 05, 2010

    By the way, I took the machine into an Apple store and found out that most Macs have a circuit breaker inside. If you unplug from a power source for about 5 minutes and re-plug...comes right back on...no harm...no cost.
    Maybe you should brush up on Macs.

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You need to have its power supply changed. It would be best if, in this case, you would take it to an authorized electronics service. Once it will have a new power supply, you will be able to access your data without any problems.

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  • rberner691 Jun 03, 2010

    Sounds expensive...it's been a while since I had the Apple Care coverage on this machine.

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    Tudor Valean Jun 03, 2010

    If you take it to a regular electronics service, not Apple, it should be really cheap since it's not complicated.

  • rberner691 Jun 03, 2010

    Not many alternatives with this one, eh?

  • Tudor Valean
    Tudor Valean Jun 03, 2010

    It's a Mac ... unfortunately, no.

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