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My Dell Optiplex 170L

Continuous orange light on power on button, cannot boot up and fan not working.

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If I recall correctly, we had this happen when we first got our 170L's. The problem was the actual on/off switch on the unit was defective. Ours were still under warranty so Dell replaced the units. If you have spare 170L's you can pop the faceplate and swap on/off switches to see if that corrects the issue and then order a switch from Dell.

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Check the cpu fan if the pc is getting the cpu too hot the computer will not run its a saftey feature so you do not damage your computer

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