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Old 08-12-2010, 09:30 AM   #15
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Default Re: Dell 2007WFP Won't Power On

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Originally Posted by peterfares View Post
Please take a look at photo 3, at the top right of the logic board. There is a rectangular element with 3 pins on the bottom and one at the top. It looks very weird, sort of like it is slightly melted.
That is probably a voltage regulator. You can test to see if it is shorted or not using ohms. Turn power off and lcd unplugged.

If you test 1-2, 2-3, and 1-3, they should all read over 100 ohms.
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