Wondering if there is an internal fuse in my Dell Inspiron 6000

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Hi all.....this is my first post. I bought a cheap ac power supply for my Dell inspiron 6000 when the original died. Yesterday, it failed. Upon inspection, I realized the power supply was shorted out. I replaced it and nothing happened...no light no sign of any power to the computer. I think I may have shorted out the computer and was hoping there is some sort of internal fuse that could be switched out. thanks for any help!
 

dustin_ds3000

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most likely when the psu died it took the motherboard or cpu or ram or the battery with it. the only way to tell what parts are still good is to test each part is a working computer
 

raybay

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Dustin's suggestion is a good one, though time-consuming.
But how did you short out the Inspiron 6000 power supply? Replace that power supply, and you are likely going to get it working... Itr is not too likely that a failed power supply caused damage to the entire board on the 6000 model unless you cut the cable or had other damage.
 
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