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What is happening when computer light (when turned-on) stays amber turns green for a second, then goes to amber again?

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Cable connection issue between computer and the display? Adjusted the cable? Tried another monitor? Safe mode works? If safe mode works, you can try to update the driver of the graphic card.

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