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4600C no power, flashing amber light

\015 My Dell Dimension 4600C was working and then all of a sudden sounded like it powered down. The Green light was still on power till I pulled the plug. When I plug back in a flashing amber light is on the power. No sounds like anything will power on. The pc might have been in an area where it got to hot but now it will not power up at all, just the flashing amber light\015\012\015\012My computer is a dell XPS 700, it works fine until i shut it down, occasionally it will start up no problem, but every once in a while wen i start it up the fan sounds like it will start up but instead, everything goes silent and an amber light shows on the power button, this flashes constantly and i have to unplug my computer for an hour without any peripherals (besides monitor, mouse and keyboard) and then sometimes it works, i read somewhere its because of power feed back from the peripherals.. but seriously..everytime.. can anyone plz help?\015

Answers :

I have a dimension 4600c. same problem. amber flashing light no sounds. replaced my power source and its now working fine. bought one on ebay for $47
From my experience, it sounds like the power supply is failing. If you continue to turn it off and on the failing ps could take out the motherboard. You can buy a 450 watt power supply pretty cheap from newegg.com or geeks.com>20-30 dollar bill< Could be a cheap fix or an expensive one........Its up to you

good luck!!!

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