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Dell Dimension Computer will not turn on

The button to turn on was taking a few pushed to turn on. Once it started all was ok. It finally just stoped turning on. There is a yellow/orange light blinking on the buttin but nothing turns on. Once it turns on if I don't shut it off it is fine forever so I am thinking it might be the on/off button but not sure. Anyway, to hotwire these computers if the switch is not working?

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  • trautman2 Jan 18, 2009

    my dell has just recently begun to not want to turn on. While attempting to turn it on, it has yellow blinking light on the power switch. How can I fix this? Do I have to take it in to a computer guy to fix? Are there instructions anywhere that I can download to fix this?

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The orange flashing light is an error code. You can call Dell support and they will tell you what the code means. Usually it is a graphics card, motherboard or RAM issue. Hope this helps.

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Hi try taking the front face panel off first and see what is obstructing the button and put the panel back on again.If you dont know what to look for behind the panel then its better to take it to a repair shop.

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Think you need to contact manufacturer

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