Having problems with your Dell Dimension C521 PC Desktop ?

Dell C521 Power Issue

\015 It looks like you may have fielded this question before. I turn on the C521, get the orange light, fan turns on but will not turn from orange to green. Can the coin battery issue be fixed by replacement. I tried the disconnect for 10-12 seconds and returned power still, orange only. If it is not a battery issue what is my next step.\015

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I would replace the power supply and if that does not help (after battery replacement and power supply), the ram could be faulty but usually faulty ram will beep a code. If ram has no avail i would suspect the mainboard and replace. Good Luck
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