Having problems with your Dell Dimension 2300 PC Desktop ?

Computer acks like it has no power

\015 I replaced the power supply but the computer still doesn't have an "on" light and I don't hear any sounds other than the fans. I have a sinking feeling that it's the hard drive?\015

Answers :

Unplug the drives (Power and Data) and see if you get any POST indications on your screen. If so, your problem is in the drives. Most of the time, this problem is due to the motherbord having a bad electrolytic capacitor someplace. Look for leaks at their base or bloated tops of the capacitors.
Most likely it isn't the hard drive if your getting nothing. then it is either your motherboard or the case which could mean the button itself isn't working anymore. I would go to a website like newegg.com or tigerdirect.com by a barebones system run you about 200$ without an operating system.
Good luck,
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