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I need to replace the power connector in my pavilion dv9608nr notebook by hp. the number stamped on it is 78pbb-90w

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Hi Vinman, the DV9600 series pavillion laptops mostly uses the same type of power adapter. these adapters can be purchased in local computer shops, or you may check on Radioshack, walmart, bestbuy or circuit city whoever is the nearest. if possible, bring the broken one with you so that you can personally compaer if you will get an original part, or a compatible part.

hope this helps.

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1) Computer unplugged from power, observe Anti-Static Precautions.

Anti-Static Precautions:
Your body carries Static electricity. Static WILL fry out (Short Circuit) the hardware components inside a computer.

Computer unplugged from power, computer on a table, computer case open.
TOUCH the metal fame of the open computer case to relieve your body of Static.
Also before you take new hardware components out of their anti-static bags, or boxes.

If you leave your computer in the middle of working on it, be SURE to Touch the metal frame again upon your return.


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http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00593575&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=1818050&tmp_track_link=ot_search

Replacing the Harddrive, (Hard Disk drive),

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00639788&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=1818050&tmp_track_link=ot_search

The Harddrive is a SATA harddrive. Uses a SATA 7-pin data cable, and a 15-pin SATA power cable.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SATA

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Top right photo below it shows a typical SATA data header (Connector) on a motherboard.

Typical SATA power cable, and it's respective connector,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#sata

NOTE*
IF, your SATA harddrive has a connection for a standard 4-pin Peripheral power cable, (Misnomered as Molex), AND a connection for a SATA power cable, ONLY use the SATA power cable.
It will Burn Up the Harddrive if you use both.

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You will also need the Restoration Disk/s to install a new Harddrive, if you are going to just replace the harddrive with a new one. (Larger, or replacing a bad harddrive)

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24hrs a day, 7 days a week.
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Have the Serial Number from the back of your computer tower handy to give to the representative.
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If you are not in the US, here is the Worldwide Support contact page,

http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/wwcontact_us.html

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1) Why was the motherboard replaced?

2) If this is in reference to an HP Pavilion Media Center M1070n, it uses an Intel Pentium 4 Model 520 (2.8GHz) processor.

Did you make sure you plugged the 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable, into the motherboard?
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This is HP Support, and the Motherboard Specifications page, for the HP Pavilion Media Center M1070N,

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4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atx12v4

Two Yellow 12 Volt wires, two Black Ground wires.
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no problem, you mentioned it was the power connector right? the 78pbb.

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