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Make sure that you have AC power at the receptacle that you normally plug your PC into by temporarily plugging in a lamp or other device and verify that it works.
Make sure that the AC power switch on the computer's power supply is in the ON position (some power supplies do not have this switch).
If you have AC power going into the computer's power supply, then either the power supply has failed or a component connected to your motherboard has failed.which is preventing the power supply from turning on.
You need a PC power supply tester in order to further isolate this problem. You will require the services of a PC technician to continue.
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