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Tower will not power up

Led light is orange

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  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    My tower will not power up, blue LED come on alright but then there is just a beeping sound and that's it.

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    Dick May 11, 2010

    The beeping is a code telling you what the problem is. Can you determine a beep sequence? A beep code is a REPETITIVE sequence of beeps from one to seven beeps. You can see the manual here.

  • andy kissan May 11, 2010

    HI can you use bios 

  • Ismail Shifau May 11, 2010

    this usually indicates something wrong with the motherboard. can u check with another power supply?

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The light is orange instead of its normal color cause the motherboard is bad and needs to be replaced. It means its not recognizing either the memory or the cpu properly.


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