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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
An amber led is indicative that your machine is stuck in either stand by or hibernation mode. If you're unable to boot up at all, the easiest way to clear it is to
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Posted on Feb 23, 2011
Please remove the all the memory and poweron the system. If you hear a beep sound, system board, and processor is ok. else you can suspect processor or mother board.
Remove the mother board battery after disconnecting all the powercable and try to switch on again.
Posted on Oct 16, 2009
Too many keystrokes are being entered during POST (what your computer does before booting into your operating system) or a problem with your keyboard connected to the PS/2 port, or a problem with the port itself.
Replace/clean/fix/prevent cat from stepping on keys of the keyboard to resolve issue.
Posted on Oct 10, 2010
Fluids might have been licked inside the keyboard making it have failures, or if the cheap is dead you might need to get a new keyboard, try using another keyboard if it works quite properly then yours might be mechanically faulty and need technical assistance or even just replacement would be better.
Posted on May 02, 2011
SOURCE: dell optiplex gx270 wont reboot.
Most likely it is the power supply then. I would recommend trying another power supply first. That is the first component to get damaged.
Posted on Jun 29, 2011
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For the Optiplex 320, a flashing amber light with no sound indication can mean 3 things.
1) Your power supply has failed
2) Your motherboard failed, most likely from a bad capacitor.
3) The front panel board (where the power button is located) is faulty or not connected properly.
I've worked with 10's of 1000's of Dell Optiplex's over the past 8 years and the flashing amber light is well known as a tell-tail sign of one of those three failure. Always start your trouble shoot with a PSU tester, then inspect the motherboard for domed or split/leaking capacitors...then on to the front panel which would require another panel and ribbon from the same model.
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