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Dell Dimenion 3000

Hello, my Dell won't turn on. The green LEd on the Motherboard is on, but NOTHING happens when I hit the front panel power switch. I checked the switch with am ohm meter, but it is okay. The PC is just dead apart fro that litle green LED on the motherboard.

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    I have the E210882 MB in a dimension 3000. Recent electrical storm shut it down. Now power switch non-functional. First suspected PS. Replaced PS. Same - switch non-functional. Tested switch - OK. Shorted green to black on MB connector. Get power! Understand that the power is controlled from front panel switch through power control chip on MB??? Most likely suspect at this time. Wish I could find the schematics for the MB. Maybe a simple diode replacement vs. MB replacement. MB ~$195.00 from Dell! Maybe by-pass the power control chip? Any help is appreciated. I'm an experienced tech. doing this for a friend on an out of warranty PC. Also, purchased a new UPS for friend.

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Sounds like you need a new motherboard. Try to reset the bios with the jumper (or remove the battery and unplug it) and see if that does anything, if it doesn't start looking for a new mb.

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http://www.msi.com/product/mb/890FXA-GD70.html#/?div=Manual

And check the front panel connections again.

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http://www.cables4computer.com/Cases_and_Enclosures/Mid-Tower_PC-Cases_ATX_Push_Button_Power_Switch.html

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Hi,
This should be the front panel header configuration of that particular motherboard.
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6-8 (red) is your power sw
2-4 (green) is your power LED
1-3 (yellow) is your HDD LED
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The motherboard should go into a custom case no problem.

Regards.

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Hi,
On the Dell board, the
CORRECT pinout for J8H1 is as follows:

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Regards.

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next power switch for on/off ok check front panel byy

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