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Optiflex GX260 does not power up

\015 I have a Optiflex GX260 that does not want to power up. If I plug the power into the PSU, the LED on the power button goes on and the off. There is also a yellow light burning the whole time on the motherboard.\015\012\015\012I have unplugged everything from the motherboard, reseated the RAM, reseated the CPU, plugged in a IBM compatible powersupply and still nothing.\015\012\015\012Please help\015

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Any beep codes?? if there isnt any beep codes your power suply probly isnt producing enough power to boot the system you can check for a burnt or hot smell coming from the power supply\015\012if you smell burnt pop corn then you need to replace the power supply they make a power supply tester but if your only needing it once not worth 20 dollars to buy it if the power supply is replaced and it still isnt working the mother board is toast
I have similar problem with same model. I found the following from another web site.

"Last night after the temporary power return i plugged everything back\015\012in and removed the power cable, then went to bed. Woke up this\015\012morning, plugged the cable back in and everything is working - boots XP\015\012etc... It appears if i remove the machines power cable it\015\012dies and cant be switched back on for 10(ish) hours..... this only\015\012seems to work if the power cable is unplugged. But if i leave the\015\012cable in and switch off, it can be switched back on.... I would like\015\012to prove this theory by removing the power cable, but i dont think\015\012it'll come back on...."
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