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Repaired Desktop Computer ATX SMPS

By on May 20, 2023
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Received Desktop computer for not working problem. Connected computer on my desk and turned it ON. No sign of life – no power, which straight indicating problem with power unit. Removed power supply from the PC. on visual inspection I found Power Cable Socket broken from inside.

broken socket atx

So disassembled the SMPS for repairing.

atx board

I arranged one socket salvaged from old SMPS parts…..

broken ac socket

Arranged socket and connected on the PCB.

Old Broken connector is of On-Board PCB pin Type. So I used thick Copper wire to connect the replacement socket.

spoilt socket

In this process I found One Bulged Capacitor on Secondary supply side.

I replaced the same.

how to repair atx

fixing atx

atx board repair

bad caps

Soldered the connector Properly…..

how to fix atx power supply

Connected the SMPS Back to the Computer & it is working now.

how to repair and fix power supply

yogesh panchal

This article was prepared for you by Yogesh Panchal who works as a Computer Hardware Engineer in Mumbai India.

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  1. Parasuraman S

    May 20, 2023 at 9:35 am

    A good fix and enjoyable! Well done!

    • Yogesh Panchal

      May 27, 2023 at 10:18 pm

      Thank You! Sir.

  2. Albert van Bemmelen

    May 20, 2023 at 2:43 pm

    Always nice to see another professionally fixed power supply!

    • Yogesh Panchal

      May 27, 2023 at 10:18 pm

      Thank You! Albert

  3. Mark

    May 20, 2023 at 3:14 pm

    Good save Yogesh!

    • Yogesh Panchal

      May 27, 2023 at 10:18 pm

      Thanks! Mark

  4. Imran

    May 21, 2023 at 6:37 am

    Good repair !

    • Yogesh Panchal

      May 27, 2023 at 10:19 pm


  5. Allen

    May 23, 2023 at 6:44 pm

    Good repair job. Very informative. Thanks for sharing.

    • Yogesh Panchal

      May 27, 2023 at 10:19 pm

      Thanks! Allen


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