Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop ?

I turned on my Dell Dimension 4700 computer,but the amber light started to blink . I held the start up button for 5 seconds and the light went out. I tried to start it up again and got the same thing, blinking amber . I waited an hour, this time it booted up . Was on for 15 minutes and it shut down. Blinking amber light again. A week later it booted up. Was good for a few days, then same thing happened, blinking amber. 2 days later boots up again. That's why I'm typing this to you while it's sti


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Vaughn it sounds like the power supply is going bad, try another known good working power supply. If that doesn't work then the motherboard would need to be replaced. If the power supply isn't giving the correct voltages that could cause the computer not to turn on. If the motheboard isn't able to convert the voltages properly then the motherboard could be faulty.

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