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No power to my computer.

I have a Dell XPS 710 that I have just finished installing XP onto, once this was done though it decided not to power up anymore. All I get is an amber flashing light on the start button. I've left the machine unpluuged for over 20 hours then tryed again. This was after plugging it in: amber light, hold start button: light goes off, unplug, hold in button again: amber light off and green LED in the computer goes off to. Plug it in to try again and all I get is a click from the PSU. It was working fine when installing the OS system.
Please help!!
Thank you,
Stuart

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  • mightygwarme Jan 13, 2009

    Thank you for such a quick response, I will try this later when I get home. I will let you know how I get on.



  • mightygwar79 Jan 13, 2009

    Hi chetangupta,

    I tried what you said about holding the power button for 30 seconds after unplugging all the cables, but no joy.
    Do you have any ideas, or is there something else I should try?

    Thanks

    Stuart

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Hi
stuart

just read this carefully.................

Unplug the power cord and the display cable from the monitor. Now press the power button for 60 sec exact. Plug the cables and your system is working................ This is just a power drain.

Enjoy

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