Solved Can not get pc to start back up

August 27, 2013 at 18:42:58
Specs: Windows 7
can not get computer to start back after electricity surged, everything else that is attached to surge protector came on but PC will not start?
HP 5042-8250 5733720100

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August 27, 2013 at 22:27:28
HP 5042-8250 is a printer or scanner.

computer wont turn on after power surge
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#2
August 28, 2013 at 04:00:18
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Try plugging it in directly to the outlet as a test, or better yet, a different outlet.
If you are getting nothing at all out of it, you are most likely dealing with a power supply that is gone. The best way to test this is to swap out a known good one if you have one or can borrow one from another machine or a friend.
If you are getting some lights or sounds, it is still possible that some of the voltages are still working but not all so I would try the same thing if possible. Sometimes, a local store will sell you a power supply under the condition that if your system is still not working, you can return it.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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