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Dell 5100 Dimension - No Power

Daughter blew a breaker yesterday with her hair dryer. PC is on the same circuit. thru a surge protector. this morning. PC won't power on. No light on PC front button. Changed the PC power cord. Tried a known working outlet. No Fan, no activity onside case execpt single green led on motherboard near power supply. Fan in PS not running. Measured 115 volts at end of cord where it mates to case. How can I tell if the Power Supply is shot? Are there any fuses or things to reset inside the Power Supply? The Dell # on the PS is W8185.

Thanks in advance for any guidence.


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Re: Dell 5100 Dimension - No Power

There are fuses inside psu`s some are solderd and some pop out it i would suggest that u throw the psu away and buy new chances are that it will only cause continues and may even result in 
complete mobo failure problems heres a link to a cheap psu or a more upmarket more powerfull the choice is yours.

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