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Plugged my US made PC into a 220v outlet!

\015 We moved overseas from the US and we mistakenly plugged our PC into a 220v outlet rather than one of the 110v outlets. I heard a pop and that was it. NO POWER!I've been told that i may be able to recover use of it by possibly removing the motherboard and putting it into another PC. Does any one have any workable solution to this?\015

Answers :

Sound to me like all you need is a new power supply. You should be able to find one online.
\015\012The power supply should have taken all the jolt and not the motherboard.
\015\012If you need help finding a power supply let me know, usually they are pretty generic, but you may have to get one from HP.
\015\012I hope that I have provided the correct information that will assist you in the resolution of this issue. If you have any questions, please post back with a comment to this thread.
\015\012If I have helped you with your question and/or solved the problem, please take just a moment to rate this post. Thank you!
You can look at the Hardware/Software Manual for your system here:
\015\012http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/bph07860.pdf (This will help you to access the inside of the system.)
\015\012This is HP's part's surfer:
\015\012This link is for your particular Model No.
\015\012This is the actual power supply from HP, although it might be pricey through them:
\015\012The main thing is, if you can find a pc supply store in your area, this is what you need to tell them:
\015\012That you need an ATX power supply, yours only requires 200watts, however, you'll find a hard time finding one with that low wattage. It's okay to purchase a 350W or higher power supply (PSU for short) but the main thing you need to specify is that it has 24 pin connector and a 4 pin connector for the CPU. (It may or may not be used) The power supply should look like this:
\015\012The industry has tried to standardize power supplies, so most should fit in your existing case. You don't need a PSU for SATA power, you need to make sure you tell them that you need 7 or 8 Mollex 4 pin connectors.
\015\012If you need further clarification, please check back with me. Best Regards...Jerry
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