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Default HP case on/off switch - sticky

On Wed, 10 Dec 2008 11:44:32 -0800, UCLAN wrote:

Anyone here have any good ideas to repair a HP computer case ON/OFF

Nope. Without a model number, I can't tell what style of switch
you're trying to fix.

On start up, it seems to get stuck behind the lip of the front
panel, turning the computer OFF after a few seconds. It only started
doing this after two years of use. A thin letter opener freeing the
switch *quickly* does stop the shutdown. Thanks.

Don't pry on it with the letter opener. Tear apart the front panel
and clean out the dirt, dust, sand, hair, fur, food, crud, etc that's
between the plastic switch plunger and the case. Sometimes the tiny
push button switch behind the plastic button gets encrusted with crud
and becomes sticky. HP has disassembly instructions on their web
pile. However, without a model number, you're on your own.

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