We had a storm and an electrical power flash or surge at our home. Not home when it happened but so far I have found cooked garage door opener and my HP 2710. When plugged in to power, it shows the HP logo in the window, the progression bar continues across the bottom of the window but it can not finish the powering up sequence? If this machined now dead or worth/possible to repair? ANy thought's are appreciated. Txs.
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Re: HP 2710 Hit by Power Surge
Please perform the following steps.
1. Verify that the unit is switched on. Unplug the all-in-one from power and disconnect the connection port.
2. Wait 30 seconds.
3. Plug in the power only.
4. Repeat steps 2-4 two more times.
5. On the third time after plugging the unit into power, reconnect the connection port from the all-in-one to your computer.
Please do perform the following steps also:
1. Unplug the power cable from printer when the printer is powered on and wait for 20 seconds.
2. Then, press and hold # and 6 while plugging in the power cord.
Continue holding until it displays Semi Full Reset message in the front panel of the All-in-One.
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The control board to your range may have been damaged because of the lightning storm. It happens when lightning strikes a power line and sends a surge of power to your home. This large current surge can easily damage electronic circuits. More often than not if a device is on and lightning strikes, that is when the device gets damaged. During large lightning storms it is best to turn off all electronic devices. The electricity going to your house is fine now and that is probably what your electrician checked.
Recently my friend had a power surge happen on her laptop it was destroyed the power surge ended up cooking her motherboard. I would say and I think most would agree this is the most critical thing you can do to avoid a power outage that may damage your PC, Laptop or any other electrical component. <br /><br />Here is how I avoid this serious issue, first did you know that dust can conduct electricity? Not only does dust create a cooling barrier it can cause a fire inside of your computer. It is a good idea once a month to open up the case and blow out the computer. You can use canned air or a blower vacuum do this outside. <br /><br />There are settings that you can set to stop your computer from restarting after a power failure if these are not set the computer during a bumping surge which is on and off over and over again your machine will keep restarting during this time which can be a problem with shorting out components.<br /><br />To do this using Win XP simply right click on My Computer then Select Properties. Go to Advanced see in the graphic below where it says Automatically Restart un-check that. This way when a power failure happens the computer will not restart. <br /><br /><img src="jcrowder0027.jpg" /> <br /><br />I think you get the idea here. Although computers are less expensive these days, you still do not want to have to face a major repair due to a power failure. If you are using a laptop run it with the battery only during the rain and storm like conditions. Thanks for reading my articles and using FixYa!<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">John A. Crowder</span><br />
There may have been a voltage surge that affected the electronics. You might try unplugging the set and while so holding the power button . Than after about 30 seconds release the power button plug it in and turn on. If still no go, then the surge damaged probably the power supply section of tv. That is the first component to receive the hit of the surge and the most likely to be adversely affected.
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I'm very sorry to hear about your unfortunate new's. I had the same problem in my own home maybe a week ago.
Basically if your power flickered on and off at anytime during this storm then there was a power surge that probably fried your TV. * First check the power where the tv was plugged in. Is it a power strip or a surge protector ? Surge protectors typically have an on/off switch and a separate reset push button.
If it is a power strip then the tv fried because there was nothing to stop it from happening (not even the fuse). If it was plugged into a surge protector then it could be quiet a few years old and not as reliable or the surge was to powerful for the limit on the surge protector.
The only thing you can do personally is send it in for repair if it's under warranty, if it is not then you can have it looked at by an authorized repair technician in your area. Troubleshooting should be fairly low, and you will at least be able to find out your options once they find the defected part.
HI. the storm has caused an electrical surge that traveled through the home wiring system and, the Oven control received the hit in this case. it is damaged at this point, and it should be replaced asap, if possible. this code represents a major control breakdown. the board is ruined.
During a lightning storm, a lightning strike could have induced a high voltage surge in your incoming power lines. Left unprotected from these power surges, the weakest link ( normally low voltage electronic controls) are the most susceptable. Just because you had power available at the wall receptacle after a storm doesn't mean that your washer control system wasn't exposed to one of these surges and got damaged. On the contrary, it is extremely likely that the washer took a 'hit' and was damaged.Other devices plugged into the same receptacle may have survived that hit because electricity travels the path of least resistance.. In this case.. that path may have been thru your washer.. My point being is that your washer could have sustained a power surge and was damaged so don't rule that out. Of course, that surge could have taken an internal fuse or other component out too..
If you have had a lightning storm or power surge it may have fried the electronics panel. That is what happened to mine. Once it is fixed you should put a surge suppressor on it that is rated for major appliances.