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Are you referring to the power supply of the PC itself? If so, what has been done to repair it every two months? How old is the PC, as it would appear that you got a bad machine, and it should be replaced by HP/Compaq if it is still under warranty. Their policy is 3 times in to the shop for repair = replacement...

If you are not under warranty, please provide more detail regarding the exact models involved, what power supply / other parts you have used, and how it is being determined the power supply is bad. It sounds as though there is another piece causing this, if the same thing has been replaced repeatedly, but we will need more info to help if that is the case.

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Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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