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Old 03-15-2009, 10:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Blown power supply in Dell Inspiron 531S

I just did something really dumb. I arrived from the US, brought with me my daughter's PC and plugged it in without switching the power supply to 230 volts. Result: loud flash and bang - and even when I did switch it over to 230 volts, it is dead.

QUESTION: Is it possible to get a replacement AND to have this installed? If so, where would I get one and who would be able to install it? I have ZERO technical knowledge about these things. Or should I just suck it up and replace the PC? Bummer, because all my daughter's stuff is on the hard drive.
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If you did not want to do it yourself you could take it to any pc repair shop. Hopefully the psu was the only thing you blew.

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