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Antec Power Supply (True 550) Dell 8400, Will not start, I heard that Dell has made things such that only there power supply will work. Is this true, is there a "hack" for this? If it's the motherboard chip,can it be reprogrammed (flashed) or even changed to another chip to solve? (I imagine you would have to spend a lot of time with a soldering iron and wire mesh solder absorber to do this, then add a socket for the new chip) What chip would you use? If it's not the chip, what is the solution?


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Wow thats a difficult problem. but its never being invented like for a computer u need a different power supply. its a fake. try to flash bios via some softwares & if it doesn't try to mode it via chips..
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