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U.S. PC in Hong Kong, does not power

  1. #1

    U.S. PC in Hong Kong, does not power


    Hi,

    I bought a DELL XPS Studio 9000 in the United States.
    I moved it to Switzerland where I used it without an issue.

    I now moved it to Hong Kong, plugged it in, but no power (monitor as well as tower). The light comes on for a second, then goes off.


    Voltage can't be the issue since my pc can handle 120-240v. What could it be???

    Thank you!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Is there a switch on the back to choose 110 or 220 ?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    No switch.

    I plugged the tower and monitor separately (I now only have 1 plug adapter). Perhaps the monitor needs to be plugged in too for the tower to start?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Problem solved: Adapter was malfunctioning.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

U.S. PC in Hong Kong, does not power
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