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Pc struck by lightening. it was on a surge protector and plugged straight into the cable internet service, another pc in the house was on a SP but used a router/adapter for internet serv...it survived but the one plugged straight in didn't. What would it have fried on the one that will not turn on. which is a Gateway GT5692 almost brand new computer with 4 GB of memory and 64 bit pc. Very nice pc and I really need to fix it.


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There is NO WAY to tell everything that has been damaged on your computer without testing. You might replace the power supply only to find your motherboard does not work. You may find your DVD drive works, but not your hard drive. You may find that slot 3 no longer functions but slot 2 works fine.
**** You are correct again. Same thing happened to me and I replaced the power supply to find that it got my modem. Almost no way to stop the complete surge for every entry point. Sea Breeze
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