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HP Slimline s5-1000 Series Desktop PCs - Replacing the Power Switch and LED Holder

This document applies to HP Slimline s5-1000 series desktop computers.
HP Slimline s5-1000 series desktop computer
Before you begin
  • Turn off the computer. Disconnect the Ethernet or modem cable. Disconnect the power cord.
  • 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.
  • Do not remove a component from its protective packaging until you are ready to install it.
  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.
Video overview
View the following video before using the steps in this article.
  note:
For best quality on dial-up connections, wait until the video has fully loaded before viewing.
Removing the power switch and LED holder
Use the steps in this section to remove the power switch and LED holder.
  warning:
Make sure the computer is disconnected from power before starting.
Step 1
Remove the side panel.
For more information about removing the side panel, refer to the HP support document Removing and Replacing the Side Panel.
Pulling off the panel
Step 2
Remove the front bezel.
For more information about removing the front bezel, refer to the HP support document Removing and Replacing the Front Bezel.
Rotating out the bezel.
Step 3
Swing the optical drive cage up part of the way.
Swinging the optical drive up
Step 4
Push down on the latch to the front of the computer,...
Location of the hard drive latch
...lift the bottom of the hard drive up,...
Lifting up the hard drive
...and then pull the hard drive partially out of the computer.
Partially pulling out the drive
Step 5
Detach the power switch connector from the motherboard.
Motherboard connector
Step 6
Free the power switch and LED connectors from the cable guides above the upper optical drive bay.
Freeing the connectors
Step 7
Detach the junction cable for the hard drive indicator LED from the front I/O panel.
Detaching the LED
Step 8
Free the connector from the three smaller cable guides near the top of the computer.
3 cable guides
Step 9
Squeeze the hook at the top of the power switch to disconnect it from the front of the computer, and...
Squeezing the power switch
...then pull the switch and its connectors out of the computer.
Pulling out the power switch
Replacing the power switch and LED holder
Use the steps in this section to replace the power switch and LED holder.
Step 1
Find the two hooks on the top and bottom of the power switch.
Locating the hooks
Step 2
Find the lip and the slots on the front of the computer.
Locating the lip and the slot
Step 3
Feed the connector through the rectangular slot on the front of the computer.
Sliding in the power switch
Step 4
Hook the bottom hook into its slot and press the top hook under the metal lip on the computer until secure.
Pressing the power switch into place
Step 5
Tuck the connector into the three cable guides near the top of the computer.
3 cable guides
Step 6
Replace one end of the connector to the front I/O panel junction cable.
Reattaching the connector
Step 7
Replace the connector into the large cable guide at the bottom of the computer.
Replacing the connector
Step 8
Connect the power switch connector to the motherboard.
Motherboard connector
Step 9
Align the two top screws of the hard drive into their slots on the computer.
Aligning the screws
Step 10
Slide the screws towards the top of the computer.
Sliding the screws
Step 11
Press the hard drive down until the bottom screws snap into place.
Sliding down the hard drive
Step 12
Swing the optical drive cage down.
Swinging down the cage
Step 13
Replace the front bezel.
For more information about replacing the front bezel, refer to the HP support document Removing and Replacing the Front Bezel.
Rotating the bezel
Step 14
Replace the side panel.
For more information about replacing the side panel, refer to the HP support document Removing and Replacing the Side Panel.
Replacing the panel

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