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Ac power low alert when computer boots up

\015 The alert states that the ac power is low--the computer is connected to a power strip which is connected to the wall. No back ups have been conected to the machine to my knowledge--my mothers computer. It gives you 2 options--to continue with start up, or to go to the setup utility page---don't know what to do with the utility page.\015\012\015\012This only started about 2 weeks ago. Any help will be useful---we just need to know what this means, and if it is a problem that really needs to be fixed or if will be alright to let it go.\015

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It means your power supply is failing. If you need the computer, you should replace the power supply before it fails completely.
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