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Computer won't power on

Computer will not power on, the power button is lit up yellow but nothing will come on

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  • Mark Robinson May 11, 2010

    try taking the battery out and booting with mains only...what happens then ?

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If the light is glowing yellow that normally means a bad power supply. You can check this with a volt meter or you can replace the power supply unit if this is a desktop.

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