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Old 09-18-2009, 08:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, my computer was running great until a lightning storm recently. I was on the computer during the storm then I had a surge and I believe it went through my cat5 wire and into my computer. It will not turn on now and I was wondering if anyone could give me some suggestions on what it could be. Also does anyone know how I could run a diagnostics test on the computer to see what is wrong. Thank you.
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did u have it plugged into a serge protector, if not your power supply could be fried. do u know the wattage of your PSU?
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I agree with porlean, it sounds like your power supply is fried, which means there's a chance other parts are fried too.
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