Computer Repairs in Oxford - Power Supplies
If your Computer or Laptop is not powering on the most likely cause is a failed power supply.
Our experienced technicians are here to help diagnose and repair your conmputer power supply issues quickly and efficiently. With our advanced diagnostic tools and high-quality replacement parts, we'll have your computer up and running in no time.
Repairing Computers in Oxford since 1996
Computer power supply problems are a common issue that we see in our Oxford repair shop all of the time
A power supply failure can cause your computer to shut down abruptly or fail to turn on at all. Some common signs of a failing power supply include sudden system crashes, random reboots, or even strange noises or smells. It’s essential to address power supply problems as soon as they arise to avoid damage to your computer’s components or loss of your data. Our trained technicians can diagnose and repair your computer or laptop power supply issues, ensuring that your computer runs smoothly and efficiently.
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Steps we take to repair a computer power supply
Repairing a computer power supply can be a complex and potentially dangerous task, so exercise caution and follow proper safety procedures - here are some steps to consider if you are looking to repair your own power supply.
- Disconnect power supply from computer: Make sure the computer is turned off and unplugged before opening up the power supply. Disconnect all power connections from the power supply.
- Identify the problem: Before we repair a power supply, we need to determine what’s wrong with it. Common issues can include blown capacitors, damaged components, and faulty wiring.
- Open the power supply: Remove the screws or other fasteners that hold the power supply together. Be careful not to touch any components inside the power supply, as they may still hold a charge even after the power supply has been disconnected from the wall.
- Inspect the components: Look for any signs of damage or wear on the components inside the power supply. Check for loose or disconnected wires, bulging capacitors, or other obvious problems.
- Replace any damaged components: If you’ve identified a specific problem, you may need to replace one or more components inside the power supply. Be sure to use components that are compatible with your power supply and that meet the necessary specifications.
- Solder new components in place: Use a soldering iron to attach the new components to the circuit board. Be careful not to overheat the components or damage the circuit board.
- Test the power supply: Before reassembling the power supply, test it to make sure it’s working properly. Use a multimeter to check the output voltage and current, and look for any signs of overheating or other issues.
- Reassemble the power supply: Once you’re satisfied that the power supply is working correctly, reassemble it using the screws or other fasteners that you removed earlier.
- Test the computer: Reconnect the power supply to the computer and turn it on. Check to make sure that the computer boots up and operates normally. If everything seems to be working correctly, your power supply repair is complete.