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Dell dimension 4600C Power up issue

My power button just blinks when trying to turn on. I have replaced PS and fan and same issue. i have the same problem with my E520

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Woops -the blinking amber light of doom is a common fault on dells - as you already have replaced the PS that leaves the motherboard.
usually a solid amber is the PSU while a blinking one indicates MoBo problems. If either machine is still under warranty dell will replace it.
If not then it will cost you to have them replaced.

cheers Pete

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

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