Gateway Tower doesnt boot up Power surge

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Jon Mills - Mar 10, 2013 at 06:03 PM
Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - Mar 11, 2013 at 05:22 PM
Hello,
I have a gateway computer that will not turn on. I reacently had a power surge after that the computer didnt work. During the surge the power strip blew.
What i have already done
removed all ram strips
Smelt for burn electronics (doesnt smell)
Tested for electricity in the mother bord and other parts (had low poer in each part)
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Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,167
Mar 11, 2013 at 05:22 PM
Hi

Sure sounds like a fried motherboard and power inlet.

I suggest that you should get yourself a very early Xmas present (PCU), but keep your harddisk for the data. I also suggest that you get a good power bar with surge protection. Most offer a warranty against power surge damages.

Good luck
xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825
Mar 10, 2013 at 11:54 PM
Did you check with the power company to file a claim for damages?
I Would not be able to it was a lose wire in my metter