mac5155 wrote:id try the power supply first. it is easy and cheap and dell's are infamous for crapping the bed.
Tomas wrote:mac5155 wrote:id try the power supply first. it is easy and cheap and dell's are infamous for crapping the bed.
Just to make it clear. If the computer is plugged in, the green light over the power socket is on, and the inside of the computer glows orange (so I know that the computer is getting some power). But pressing the power button does not do anything (and in the past, the only thing that had to be done is to unplug it for the lights to go dark. Then, after plugging it back, the start button worked OK).
ExPatriatePen wrote:Just to mention something no one else has, have you considered replacing the PS?
ExPatriatePen wrote:Seriously, move the PC to a different outlet/circuit and see if maybe it's that simple
Factorial wrote:What model number is it?
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