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My Compaq Presario will not start since we had a power failure in our town yesterday. It seems like it is unplugged, but it is plugged in. Can you help?

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Can you check if the power is connected to the ac outlet, and if the cpu has a power. If no power in the cpu even the power cord is pluuged in the outlet of the power source the problem is your power supply. Maybe the fuse blow up when the power is back after the power failure. But sometimes the cpu has no power but the monitor have a power it's also power supply failure the dc output of power supply is not working. the best solution is to replace the power supply with the same wattages or higher.

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make sure the outlet is recieving power

unplug the tower from the outlet & then replug it in & see what happens

make sure all cords are plugged in correctly in the back of the tower

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Measure it before you go to the store to be sure it's the correct size.
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s.gif s.gif s.gif » Compaq Presario 12XL325 Notebook PC
s.gif s.gif s.gif s.gif s.gif s.gif » Compaq Presario CQ20-325TU Notebook PC
s.gif s.gif s.gif s.gif s.gif s.gif » Compaq Presario CQ45-325TX Notebook PC
s.gif s.gif s.gif s.gif s.gif s.gif » Compaq Presario CQ40-325AX Notebook PC
» Compaq Presario CQ40-325LA Notebook PC
» Compaq Presario CQ40-325TU Notebook PC

If so, click on it and you will find the recovery disks.

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