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My wife's computer won't come on again. It is still under warranty and a technician came and put in new mother board day before yesterday. It woked for one day and the next day it won't come on

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  • joecoolvette
    joecoolvette Aug 21, 2010

    Probably wasn't the Motherboard. Just generated more money for the tech, and shop from the computer manufacturer. Could be a $4.99 Power On switch, or the Power Supply. Problem is this computer is still under warranty. You have to let the 'Boo-b' do his/her thing, to keep under the warranty agreement. (There is a test to see whether it is the Power On switch, or the Power Supply. Feel technically inclined?) [ Goes inside the plastic Power On button,http://www.directron.com/atxswitch.html ]

  • Doug Olmstead
    Doug Olmstead Aug 21, 2010

    can you provide more details ;
    1. is PC plugged into a UPS or wall outlet?
    2. is anything else on that outlet circuit i.e. washer dryer?
    3. is there any indication of power - fans/leds/MOBO light
    4. try another outlet

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If you just had it replaced I'd recommend calling the manufacturer again as it is probably still under some type of warranty. Maybe ask them if they can replace the whole machine this time so it does not happen again?
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