Replacing the Power Supply in HP Pavilion p6000, p6-1000 and p6-2000 Series Desktop PCs
This document pertains only to HP Pavilion desktop computers with the following computer case:
Before you begin
Turn off the computer, disconnect all cables, and transfer the computer to a clear, flat, stable work surface over a non-carpeted floor.
HP strongly recommends the use of an anti-static wrist strap and a conductive foam pad when working on the computer.
WARNING: The edges of metal panels can cut skin. Be careful not to slide skin along any interior metal edge of the computer.
CAUTION: This product contains components that can be damaged by electrostatic discharge (ESD). To reduce the chance of ESD damage, work over a noncarpeted floor, use a static dissipative work surface (such as a conductive foam pad), and wear an ESD wrist strap connected to a grounded surface.
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Removing the Power Supply
Use the steps in this section to move a power supply.
WARNING: Make sure the computer is disconnected from power before starting.
Do not attempt to disassemble or repair the power supply, or this could cause personal injury and equipment damage. Always replace the entire power supply.
Your computer comes with a power supply, which is secured to the back of the computer.
NOTE: Carefully note the orientation of the power supply. The replacement power supply must be inserted in the same orientation.