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The power button is flashing amber

When you pull the power plug the power button still flashes for a minute or two

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  • sadfghht Jan 05, 2009

    get rid off it, its an old computer as soon as parts like this satrt going its time to get a replacement!

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A flashing amber light means a power supply problem usually caused by a bad power supply. Replace the power supply and everything should work fine for you.

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