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The other day the water company was digging in our yard to fix a water leak and they hit the power line and it blew a couple of breakers in our house. one of those was for the computer and ever since then the computer won't turn on.

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They spiked high voltage and probably blew your motherboard. But possibly only the power supply. Higher quality one's have a fuse, check that. If you plug pc into a power strip check that fuse. Look at mobo and see if you see any burned capacitors. Depending on mobo it might have a fuse check that. If all else fails try a CMOS reset and see if it screwed up the BIOS.

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