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Need part# for the following HP part: plastic power button. See it here: http://s645.photobucket.com/albums/uu171/digitaltripper/Parts/?action=view¤t=PDR_3959.jpg

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  • digitaltripp Mar 10, 2009

    No I did that and they sent....The switch. I do not need the switch. I need the plastic peice shown in the link above (copy and paste into your browser address bar to see what it looks like) that pushes the actual power switch. This plastic peice snaps into the front bezel and glows blue when the pc is on.

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Go to this website.

There is a number you will have to call them and ask if they have it. they have part number for a power switch assembly, for the A1330N but you will need model #. there are 2 possible.

Hewlett Packard (HP) PC / Server Miscellaneous
(5189-3960)
Hewlett Packard (HP) PC / Server Miscellaneous: On/off power switch assembly
Type: Factory Direct Price: $10.00Be aware this same part number will fit several different models. They do this to save on production costs.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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