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I have dell 960 switch it on but light turns to orange

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Could be several things.

1. could be the power supply
2. inspect the motherboard for bad caps.

If the above is OK. Try removing and reseating the CPU, Memory and CMOS battery.

Posted on Apr 16, 2014

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