Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop ?

Power light not turning green just amber.not a power flactuation problem

\015 My dell optiplex gx-260's power light does not trannsition to green.it is stuck to amber and there's no feed to the monitor its just blank.plus its not a power flactuation problem coz stronger devices are working e.g. immersion heaters, iron boxes.what is the diagnosis and remedy?\015

Answers :

Please connect another power supply. it may be the course.
First thing I would check would be the power supply, then considering it's a dell gx260 I wuld check the capacitors (little cans shaped things) by where the cpu connects as some of these dells are notorious for having faulty capacitors. you can tell buy looking at them, they swell on the top mostly and some on the sides , then electrolitic fluid starts leaking out the tops. If you find these "leaky, swollen" capacitors, the motherboard will have to be replaced.
\015\012But try replacing the power supply first, it can be replaced inexpesively.
\015\012Regards..
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