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I have a dell dimension 2300 that turns on, but the power light won't light up and the screen is blank.Is it a motherboard problem or power supply problem.

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I've run into the problem several times and it can be both.Your best bet would be to try the power supply first, being the cheaper and easier of the two. If you have another desktop you could try swapping the power supplies to test (make note of which plug goes where, it's fairly simple as long as you pay attention).

If you don't have a spare then it's possible a local tech store would have one you can purchase or pay them a small fee to test for you.

If swapping them doesn't work then it points at the motherboard.

Hope this helps :)

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