Question about Sony VAIO VGC-RB42G PC Desktop
A transformer down the street blew and knocked out power to my street. I didn't have time to check the pc before I had to leave for work but when I came home, the green power indicator light on the back was flashing and a rythmic popping noise was coming from the speakers. The computer won't turn on. Is my mother board fried?
For solving your problem do the following:
1. Remove the SMPS connectors from the motherboard
2. Place the connectors again and switch on the computer
if its not solved check that the SMPS is getting out of 12V using the multimeter
Replace the SMPS with another one
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Posted on May 11, 2008
Its the power supply, about $50-$60 retail, depending on where you get the part.
Worst case senario, your motherboard is fried, which would mean that it can be at least $400 to get it back up and running. If that's the case, I would recommend a new PC, given that most mid-end systems begin at that price mark.
Posted on Apr 18, 2008
Looks like you need to replace the POWER SUPPLY unit , check for blown fuses , voltage regulator , circuit breaker . .
before buying a new one , and lets hope that it didnt damage
the MOTHERBOARD , i hope this info helps
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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