Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop ?

Dell dimension starts up then shuts down

\015 Starts up 5 -10 seconds then shuts off with burning smell from power supply area\015

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Power supply is definitely bad. Burning smell is coming from resistors that have blown. If your machine is still under warranty then get another one from Dell. If its not then any normal 250 Watt Power Supply that has the p4 connector with it will work on your Dell computer.

Power Supply should run you between $20.00 - $30.00 depending on where you go.


Power supply shot
can get power supply from microcenter
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0293459

or take your out REMEMBER where plugs go and buy a new one cheap
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