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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-17-2015, 06:49 AM - Thread Starter
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Hi Guys,

My gf has a Sony Vaio all-in-one pc PCG 2F1L . There was a brief power outage and after that her computer won't turn on. I got her to try different power cord and different outlet, no dice Since these pc's are all laptop parts I'm thinking its pretty much not worth sending to sony to have repaired since its 7 years old. Anyway, you guys know any way to easily diagnose/repair this?

I'm thinking the best thing to do is i take out the hard drive, plug it into my usb hard drive enclosure, copy her important files and then call it a day for that sony all-in-one. Anyone have any other better suggestions? Anything else worth salvaging?

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If you want to open it up and see for sure you can try to spot any blown capacitors. If you se anything that looks charred or warped then its KIA and you can try to salvage the data from her HD. If everything looks good you can try to swap the PSU which is probably what died.

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