***HELP*** Dell Inspirion 519 Desktop won't turn in

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***HELP*** Dell Inspirion 519 Desktop won't turn in

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I need help! My computer is a Dell Inspirion 519 desktop won't turn on! I tried turning it on, a yellow/amber light flashed from the power button. I unplugged everything, plugged it back into a different power strip slot, and now the amber light won't even show up. I press the power button and nothing. Any ideas what the problem is? 

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  • InspironUser159

    I need help! My computer is a Dell Inspirion 159 desktop won't turn on! I tried turning it on, a yellow/amber light flashed from the power button. I unplugged everything, plugged it back into a different power strip slot, and now the amber light won't even show up. I press the power button and nothing. Any ideas what the problem is? 

     
    InspironUser159
     
    Please check the computer model, Dell does not have an Inspiron 159 desktop listed.
     
    Bev.

     

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  • There we go, meant 519

  • InspironUser159

    The Inspiron 519 toubleshooter is here,

     http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/insp518/en/qrg/MT480A01.pdf

    Have you tried removing and reinstalling all the memory modules and graphics card, to see if this makes a difference?

    Also, try connecting the power cord directly to an outlet,

    Bev.

     

     

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  • I am having same pblm with a 537. Every time I press the button on the front the green light in back goes out and I have to unplug and plug in to reset. Power supply checks out (I swapped with a good 537) and motherboard looks good with no visable damage to any capacitors.

  • Inspiron8553

    I am having same pblm with a 537. Every time I press the button on the front the green light in back goes out and I have to unplug and plug in to reset. Power supply checks out (I swapped with a good 537) and motherboard looks good with no visable damage to any capacitors.

     
    Inspiron8553
     
    As you have a different computer model, to prevent confusion, it would be easier to start a new message and thread. 
     
    What colour is the power button LED, is it blinking or solid?
     
    Are there any 'Beeps'?

    The Dell Inspiron 535/545/546/537 Troubleshooter and Diagnostic Guide, can be found in the Setup Guide HERE in PDF form.

    Bev.

     

     

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  • No color and no blinking any more. originally it blinked a yellow/amber color. Now it wont show anything, but green color on the back is still on

  • Inspiron8553

    Sounds like a power supply failure, try replacing the power supply, with a know working unit and see if makes a difference.

    The Inspiron 537 Mini Tower can use most standard generic ATX power supply units, with either a 24-pin or 20+4-pin main motherboard power connector, with or without the on/off switch.

    You should be able to buy a compatible power supply from either a local or online computer store.

    Note: You require a power supply with four SATA power connectors.

    Bev.

     

     

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