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Computer wont turn on after plugging in charger into socket


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#1 DualWielder

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Posted 09 January 2016 - 11:51 PM

My computer was on and i had the power cord in the top socket in my room and a extension cord in the socket below it. I had the monitor and phone chargers. I plugged in another phone charger that i was going to use with an xbox one controller to play with and the computer turned off and i saw a flash and the socket zapped. I smelt a gross burnt smell coming from something and i noticed a small hole in the power cord that i havent noticed before. The computer would not turn back on. I dont know what to do can someone help me?

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 07:28 AM

Take it to a shop and have it looked at (a lot of shops will tell you what it's going to involve before charging you).

Beyond that, post over in the Internal Hardware forums for more expert advice:    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/7/internal-hardware/ 


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Posted 10 January 2016 - 04:24 PM

Thank you




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