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Have a dell inspiron 530, core 2 processor, was running just fine, about 2 yrs old.. had a power outage last night and now it doesn't turn on, tried different outlets but nothing the powersupply light on back doesn't light up either, does this mean the power supply is dead, could i just replace the power supply and be good to go again... and if so could you provide a place i could get a replacement part, some online retailers.. thank you very much or some other troubleshooting recommendations wo


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Try with a different power cable before purchasing a new one. Check for the monitor cables as well.
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\015\012Disconnect the power cable from the CPU unit and check if the light turns on.
\015\012If it does not then the cable alone if replaced will do good and the system will work fine again.
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\015\012Even if a new power cable does not work then the issue is probably with the SMPS power supply inside the CPU unit.
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\015\012There must be a small switch behind the CPU unit. Try turning on the switch and check if the system turns on.
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\015\012If this does not help then probably the SMPS unit inside the CPU unit needs to be replaced. It is very common for the desktop system to have a shorted SMPS unit and the best solution is to get a new one instead of getting it serviced because the problem will reappear.
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