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Emachine t2882: not powering up just an amber light. replaced power supply, still just an amber light. power supply fan runs, but cpu fan does not. reseated all connections. plugged in drives one by one, when connecting hard drive and diskette no light at all just power supply fan running. i plug in dvd and cdrom get amber light. no beeps no other lights nothing.


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Hello there:
\015\012ok unplug everything from the board first and power up and see what happnes. if nothing still unplug the powersupply to the motherboard and press in the power button and hold it in for 1 min and than plug in the powersupply to the motherboard and see what happnes. Also doublecheck the jumper for the cmos. ok please keep me informed there is a lot more that we can do but lets try this first ok best regards mike
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