Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop ?

No Power I was cleaning the dust out and trying to upgrade my video card. When I tried to start up nothing but the "Standby Power Light" on the Motherboard. I did find today that I had bent 3 little pins on the Microprocessor but after straightening them I still have no power.


Answers :

First check no pins broke off missing (its easily overlooked), next best way to fix pins:

Get yourself a .5mm mechanical pencil from a shop make sure\015\012it's a metal tipped one and empty\015\012the lead, also make sure there is no lead loaded in the tip.
\015\012Next place the tip over the bent pin (wow it’s a perfect fit!) and slowly bent it back to normal.
\015\012Now I suggest you undershoot the bend because it\015\012is safer to bend metal more in the same direction then to have to bend\015\012it the opposite way.

Retry for power up once everything is seated correctly in position.
If this still fails then check see if the power is connected to MOBO if it is then, and all other wires.

hope this helps
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