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Motherboard power problem

I opened the system and removed the motherboard after it would not power on and noticed there is something like a small resister or capacitor disfigered or burnt-out around the power source area(where the power suply plugs in) can you tell me what is this that burnt and how can I get it replaced- The system is a dell insp. 6400

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Hi,

Those must be the jumpers they were the ones responsible for the connectors on your motherboard . If that had spark chances are the motherboard might be affected.
Advised contact the technical support if the warranty is still up but that might void the warranty if they asked why did you open it . If its out of warranty asked tech support for the part number and asked them to connect you to spare parts dept.

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