Dell Inspiron 530 Power Supply Replacement

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Removing the computer's power supply unit

  • Author: Doug Howe
  • Time required: 5-7 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

This guide will demonstrate removing the computer's power supply.

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Edit Step 1 Case  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Case  ¶ 

  • Place the case on its side.

  • Locate and remove the two 13.1 mm thumbscrews.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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  • Slide side panel towards the back and remove.

Edit Step 3 Power Supply  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3 Power Supply  ¶ 

  • Locate the power supply in upper-back corner of the case.

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  • Remove the two power cables from the motherboard.

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  • Remove the power cables from the CD/DVD drive and hard drive.

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

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Edit Step 6  ¶ 

  • Locate and remove the four Philips #0 8.9 mm screws on the outside of the case.

Edit Step 7  ¶ 

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Edit Step 7  ¶ 

  • Gently remove the power supply from the case.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the Dell Inspiron 530 device page.

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