Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the power supply on your HP Compaq dx2000MT.

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  • Turn off your computer and remove the power cable by pulling it straight out of its socket.

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  • Remove the 2 Phillips #2 screws that secure the case door to the device.

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Image 1/3: This may take considerable force so keep pushing! Image 2/3: Once you slide the door back, remove it by pulling it outwards from the device. Image 3/3: Once you slide the door back, remove it by pulling it outwards from the device.
  • Remove the side case door by pushing towards the rear of the device with your hand.

    • This may take considerable force so keep pushing!

  • Once you slide the door back, remove it by pulling it outwards from the device.

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Image 1/3: Once again, this may take considerable force. Image 2/3: Once you slide the door back, remove it by pulling it outwards from the device. Image 3/3: Once you slide the door back, remove it by pulling it outwards from the device.
  • Remove the side case door by pushing towards the rear of the device with your hand.

    • Once again, this may take considerable force.

  • Once you slide the door back, remove it by pulling it outwards from the device.

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  • Remove the 4 pin ATX power connector from the motherboard by pressing down the holding latch and pulling out towards the side of the device.

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  • Remove the 20 pin ATX power connector from the motherboard by pressing down the holding latch and pulling out towards the side of the device.

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  • Remove the 4 Torx T15 screws from the rear of the power supply

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Image 1/2: Keep your hand underneath it! You don't want to drop it! Image 2/2: Then pull the power supply down and remove it from the case.
  • Slide the power supply towards the front of the device

  • Keep your hand underneath it! You don't want to drop it!

  • Then pull the power supply down and remove it from the case.

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Conclusion

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

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