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Dell Inspiron 531s Amber Light


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#1 k_tec12

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 12:44 PM

keep getting an amber light when i turn on the computer. Nothing else happens..



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#2 chrisd87

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 01:09 PM

Sounds like power supply has went out. Do you have another power supply that you can use to test?


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#3 RajathAtDell

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 05:24 AM

Hi k_tec12,

Solid Amber Power light indicates that it is a system fault error condition, including the power supply. Only the +5VSB rail on the power supply is working correctly as indicated by chrisd87. Please ensure that, all power cables are securely connected to the system board before checking with a known good power supply.


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