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Dell 4600c will not power up -- green power button lit -

Trying to start my dell 4600c and after pushing the power button the system attempts to boot but but stops.. the green power button is lit but none of the diagnostic lights are lit..
does this sound like a simple power supply problem?
thanks in advance!

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  • jbryt Dec 16, 2008

    nothing boots.. the monitor stays dark.. my external hard drive goes off but the green power button is lit but i can't hear the fan or anything inside runnind

  • jbryt Dec 16, 2008

    nothing starts.. the fan starts then stops.. no lights on the keyboard.. the monitor light goes green the back to amber

  • Chase May 11, 2010

    So the machine powers on and attempts to boot but can you clarify what exactly it does when it stops? Does the Dell boot screen never finish loading? Does Windows progression bar freeze? Does the system power off? Does the system restart?

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I think it may not power supply problem.it may be ram memory problem.try this,remove your ram and clean it with cloth and restore back.

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