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Dell dimension 2400 hit by lightning. the green

\015 Dell dimension 2400 hit by lightning. the green light on the board still comes on, so I don't know if the power supply is bad. Could it be the power switch? It won't turn on.\015

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The fault could be with the power supply or some motherboard component. Check for the DIAG lights labled ABCD or 1234 on the back of the tower. The staus of the lights will help more on finding the cause. Try disconencting the memory, any addon cards like video cards and modem cards and CD and hard drive cables and see if the lights change.
It can be one of 2 things:
1. if the battery charge light is all that comes on then you motherborad is busted.
2. if the power light turns on without the screen showing anything then you will need to replace the screen, but first connect it to an ordinary PC monitory and see if it works from there before changing anything.
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