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I am getting an amber light instead of green light on two identically configured Gateway 500C CTO Desktops. The Power supply is a "160W Pwr Sply - P/N 6500582" and I am running Windows XP Pro, SP2. I have exchanged the cords between each other and still same response. Every once in a while, when I plug one in and it works fine. I originally thought it was the video card but I was able to update it and all the drivers, to no avail. I don?t want to purchase every new component as yet. How can I test weather or not I need which new component?

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    Diane McSwine Dec 26, 2008

    I also own a Laptop, but I am asking now about my Gateway 500C CTO Desktop. Almost all of your solutions are for Laptops. Do you have any for DESKTOPS? I did not notice that they were using "My Products" in the submission of this question...

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