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My dell desktop, inspiron 530s has problems turning on. If i shut off the comp, it wont turn on, the light will turn amber instead of green on the tower and nothing will happen. but if i shut off my power strip to my computer, and then turn both back on, it works fine. What can I do to fix this?

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  • paul_nedzela Sep 14, 2010

    Thanks, I'll give it a shot. Thanks for the advice.

  • paul_nedzela Sep 14, 2010

    Thanks, I'll give it a shot. Thanks for the advice.

  • paul_nedzela Sep 14, 2010

    Thanks, I'll give it a shot. Thanks for the advice.

  • paul_nedzela Sep 14, 2010

    Thanks, I'll give it a shot. Thanks for the advice.

  • paul_nedzela Sep 14, 2010

    Thanks, I'll give it a shot. Thanks for the advice.

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Hello, Paul.

Try replacing your power strip. The tower and the monitor are not the problem.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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