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Dell inspiron 6000 power supply shot...

Dell inspiron 6000
my computer was dropped and now it won't accept power from the power cord. I think it's the power supply in the computer with the problem. how can i replace it or is it worth replacing? i've never opened a computer up so i would need step by step instructions...

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  • earties Mar 12, 2009

    THanks alot guys.... I will definately bring it to a professional to see if its worth fixing :-)

  • Nicolas
    Nicolas May 11, 2010

    I wouldent recomend you to even try to raplace that. Take it to a pc-repaire shop and let them look at it, they will tell you the cost and then you can decide if its worth or not.



    It isent that easy to take a laptop apart, and in your case you need to separate the topshell from the bottomshell, thats not a job for someone who never done it before, belive me. Even if you manage to sepatere the shells you will have problem when you put them together again. Not worth it M8. Let the profesionals deal with it.



    Good luck

    Nic

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You welcome M8!

I hope it wont be to expensive to fix so you can get your laptob back alive again:)

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There are no internal power supplies in laptops. What has most likely happened is as your laptop fell it either landed on the part of the power cord that was sticking out the back/side of the computer or the tension was so great on the plug from it falling that the power supply connector on the motherboard has broken loose from the motherboard. I have seen this happen a lot. This is not a job for an amatuer. It takes someone with knowledge of laptop repair and motherboard repair. In your best case scenarios either the little strip that contains the power button has popped loose and is not making contact (seen this happen in one case) or the power supply adapter (not part of the laptop) has been damaged and torn some wires. In the first case just try to push that power button strip down on the laptop first to see if it will snap back in place. If you can find someone else that has the same adapter you can ask to borrow theirs for a few minutes. Medium case scenario is that it has broken the solder loose and just needs to be resoldered or a new power plug soldered in. Worst case scenario is that it has cracked the motherboard, which will be expensive to fix (it would have to be replaced). Continuing to try and use it in this state (unless it is the best case scenario) will further damage the motherboard as the electricity will start jumping to places it should not go and eventually destroy the motherboard.

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