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hey guys i didnt know where to make this thread so soz for that,so anywayz whenever i turn something off in my house like my fan or the tv or a power switch on the wall,my monitor and external hard drive goes off for a quick second i dont know wats going on,plz help coz its really annoying when im in bed watching a movie on my comp then someone turns something off then i have to get up and turn the screen on,any help will be greatly appreciated,thx

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Possibly some wires are touching somehwehre in the wall and its recieving feedback from whatever is being turned off. Thats the same problem I used to have.
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Electrical problem in your house is my bet. Grounded wires.
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poor quality home wiring/ poor quality power coming into the house could cause these kinds of problems. Think lights dimming when turning something on
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It sounds like it is a power surge / interference. If you have a multimeter you could check the voltage coming from your wall when you do what you said when having issues.

Are you using a surge suppressor or UPS?

Something like this might help:


Edited by AtomicFrost - 4/4/11 at 8:22pm
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It sounds like it is a power surge / interference. If you have a multimeter you could check the voltage coming from your wall when you do what you said when having issues.

Are you using a surge suppressor or UPS?

Something like this might help: Amazon.com: APC LE1200 Line-R 1200VA Automatic Voltage Regulator: Electronics
im not using any surge protection for my computer and i dont know wat a ups is :\\
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