Power Supply Woes


Well, I had a weird power outage here at the house today. Once of those drops that goes down a couple times before staying off…

Well, I had a weird power outage here at the house today. Once of those drops that goes down a couple times before staying off. Seems most of my electronics made it through okay. However, my daughterís computer took a powder. It wouldnít turn on and the LED on the back was blinking. Ugh.

After doing some web searching and testing the power supply, I was bit worried that the mother board was fried. Fortunately, one of my older computers was sitting in the garage ómy old gaming rig. I did a PSU transplant and amazingly the computer powered up! My first PSU swap, so Iím feeling good about it. Iím also glad the PC isnít dead. This is my only PC with a SATA drive, so it would have been difficult pulling my daughterís email off of it. Whew!

My only peeve is that Iím using a pricy APC power adapter. Not sure I trust it anymore.



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