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I woke up this morning and my power button, which is normally blue, was blinking amber. Would not power up so i unplugged it, waited 5 minutes and plugged it back in again. Now, I don't even get the flashing amber light. Green light inside the back of the computer ( I think it is the LAN card) is on though. My computer is an HP Slimline S3220N.

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It sounds like your power supply went bad, Amber on the button usually indicated a motherboard issue or a bad power supply,

I have seen bad power supply's actually start a computer and after ten minutes start blinking..

The power supply is the first place I would start.

Posted on Nov 08, 2010

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