Three dead computers in 12 hours

  Ecke74 17:02 03 Sep 2018
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Me and my wife's computers both stopped working at the same time. No post start up beeps. No access to bios nothing. All that works when I power them up is all the fans. Tried multiple fixes all of which have failed. Got my spare pc from the loft and after a few hours use that went the same way. Now I am smart enough to know that this can't be a hardware issue with all 3 computers with 12 hours. Anyone know what it might be cause I am at a loss. All 3 computers were plugged into the same router. Is it infected somehow.

Thanks

  KEITH 1955 18:00 03 Sep 2018

turn off mains , look in back of mains socket and get a electrical safety plug that has a set of lights on it to tell you if the wiring is faulty , also invest in a surge protector unit.

  Forum Editor 18:08 03 Sep 2018

"Now I am smart enough to know that this can't be a hardware issue with all 3 computers with 12 hours."

It can, if there's an electrical fault on the mains supply.

  Ecke74 05:48 04 Sep 2018

Pc's are run from two different sockets and both were plugged into surge protectors. Laptop has been running off one of the sockets for 3 days and no problems.

  wee eddie 08:46 04 Sep 2018

I would suggest a faulty Earth Connection

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:57 04 Sep 2018

tell us what fixes you have tried

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