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Dell inspiron 530 no power cord led, amber stead line on from power button. what is the problem with it not booting up? No key board power, now monitor power, no mouse power, inside of pc is lit up. External HD has power as well.

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  • One of two things is most likely bad.
  • Power Supply
  • Motherboard


First one is very common

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

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SOURCE: Solid Amber light when starting the Inspiron 530

Amber led simplifies a start-up-error. This could be a number of things.

For example:

Check if HDD is connected properly

Check if RAM is connected properly / also if this is damaged your pc wont start.

Check your m/board for any loose capacitors an if they are not popped at the top.

Your LCD screen is properly plugged in to the m/board and if the cables aren't damaged they are very thin and fragile.
also could be the power supply...

Goodluck
Ryno Gerber

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

gpcomputer01
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SOURCE: My Dell Inspiron 530 wont turn on

yes buy a power supply. I have seen hundreds of computers that have gone through storms. Remember a Dell usually uses a special power supply.
For a good deal look on ebay for your specific model, They almost always have "Buy it Now" deals.

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Green LED on Dell Inspiron Desktop 530 - all OK?

Yes, on most desk top the green light in the back tells you that you have power to the cpu. Even though the unit is off it is telling you that the current supply is still there. This is a good feature if you move your unit as soon as you plug it in you know if the outlet is on or not.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

gewiz
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SOURCE: Dell Inspiron 530. No power - replaced Power

hi,

Sadly that sounds like a dead motherboard.

Regards
Gewiz

Posted on Dec 05, 2009

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SOURCE: solid amber light ON Dell Inspiron 530 desktop.The

Hi

Please try the following

1) Remove ALL wires from thw back of the PC
2) Press and hold the power button on for approx 15 seconds
3) Replug only the mains power wire and the monitor cable and then retest

Please advise of outcome

I hope this has been useful

Posted on Mar 05, 2010

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This is a hardware related problem. The issues you described indicates that your power supply has gone bad. You will need to replace the unit.

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yes buy a power supply. I have seen hundreds of computers that have gone through storms. Remember a Dell usually uses a special power supply.
For a good deal look on ebay for your specific model, They almost always have "Buy it Now" deals.

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Solid Amber light when starting the Inspiron 530 . Every time i start the Dell inspiron 530, the solid amber light comes on and it dont start. As per Dell user manual i have tried everything but of no use....


Amber led simplifies a start-up-error. This could be a number of things.

For example:

Check if HDD is connected properly

Check if RAM is connected properly / also if this is damaged your pc wont start.

Check your m/board for any loose capacitors an if they are not popped at the top.

Your LCD screen is properly plugged in to the m/board and if the cables aren't damaged they are very thin and fragile.
also could be the power supply...

Goodluck
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