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Dell dimension2400 power light is orange and fan is on machine not working

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Sometimes the computer just gets confused. try taking out the cmos battery with computer unpluged. also un plug the power supply from the mother board and cpu fan after this reconnect everything and see if it starts.also try booting with 1 memory stick at a time.

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A steady or Amber blinking power button indicates a low voltage problem. This can be caused by a defective power supply or a defective motherboard. Just to make sure that nothing else is causing the problem, remove any PCI cards like modem, video card, sound card, etc... Remove the memory modules and disconnect cables to CD/DVD drives. Look at the USB ports to see if any are damaged.

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SOURCE: Dell optiplex won't Boot-up.. Orange light on motherboard

its going to rather your power supply or your motherboard has died, id try a different power supply first

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If I recall correctly, we had this happen when we first got our 170L's. The problem was the actual on/off switch on the unit was defective. Ours were still under warranty so Dell replaced the units. If you have spare 170L's you can pop the faceplate and swap on/off switches to see if that corrects the issue and then order a switch from Dell.

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SOURCE: My Dell Precision 380's power light is orange

Check all of the electrical connections to all devices in the machine, especially the motherboard. Many times this is a result of a poor connection being jarred loose during a move.

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You need to have the Power Supply replaced on your Dell. Don't even think about repairing a power supply it caries dangerous voltages and you can get seriously injured. So just take the Dell to a Certified A + Technician Shop near where you live Local shops will often work with you if you do upgrades and repairs with them Good Luck! If you fel you can do this repair be sure to ground yourself so you dont short out your Motherboard components. and remove tyehb screws from the power supply and detach the power cables from the motherboard and hard drive and other drives optical drives CDRWs then replace and reconnect the new power supply dont buy the cheapest one getb a power supply rated higher than yoiur current one so that when you upgrade the system there is enough power there to run all the drives and devices. Good Luck Write me if you have questions I am a A+ Certified Technician with 14 years experience and I have a part time Computer Business. I had a Retail Computer Store and Repair business for over 8 years in St Petersburg ,Fl I do part-time repairs and upgrades now as well as new custom builds by request.

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SOURCE: Dell optiplex 330 flashing orange on the power botton

Try to clean the RAM and place it again in the motherboard.

Posted on May 31, 2010

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