PC won't switch on

  naineysman 01:07 20 May 2006
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My Dell desktop wont turn on. When I push the button a backlight flashes amber until i hold it in (then it goes out)

Could it be the Power unit (I replaced it 18 months ago)- Why does it flash amber?

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  ICF 07:24 20 May 2006

What model Dell is it?

  ICF 07:25 20 May 2006
  naineysman 23:35 20 May 2006

Looked at the dell forum above, seems like it could be the cause of my woe's. I got the pc second hand after workmate fried it with 400 volts. I replaced the PCU from PC World and it went first time. Will try another one.

cheers

  woodchip 23:48 20 May 2006

Yep sounds like a new PSU is needed

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