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I have a Compaq Prasario v2000 that has stopped working. The power adapter blew, I opened it up and there is a hole burnt in the ciruit board. When this blew it must have sent a surge to the computer because it wont turn on. I have tried another power adapter, but the it wont come one. I took the hard drive out and put it into another v2000 and it worked. My question is, is it just the motherboard that would be damaged or could other components have been damaged too?

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Not sure what you mean. Send to chip level service?
Thanks

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Problem with mother board better to send chip level service

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