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OUTSIDE of a redundant PSU - The power supply is very inexpensive and can most likely be bought from any of your computer retailers, Amazon - Just make sure to confirm the right model type of power supply. BEST to have it tested before replacing it. To make sure that is the issue.. Many computer shops will test for free.
There is, but I would NOT recommmend an untrained user to do it as it can be dangerous.
If you want to know you can unplug the PSU from the PC and short out a specific connector pin (green) with a paper clip, this causes the PSU to turn on and the fans spin.
If that works it usually means the PSU is OK.
But I repeat I would suggest NOT doing this unless you really know what you are doing and take the proper precautions as shorting the wrong pins can be very dangerous.
The best way is to borrow a spare PSU and try it or buy a cheap generic one just to try that out.
hi there, you should be able to purchase a 400 watt ATX power supply from any pc part retailer, even better, buy it off the net, its usually cheaper. 99% of supplys be they the old AT (mostly obsolete now) or ATX will fit like a glove. Best of luck and I hope this helps...