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  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 320 how to power on without a switch

    Hi, This is my first post so i would like to say hello to everyone. I have a Optiplex 320 motherboard but without chassis and "power switch"... and I have no idea how can I power it on... I was lookig for some pinout schematics but with no luck.. Can anyone help me with that ? Regards...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 360 Upgrade

    I was wondering what are best upgrades i can do to my pc. any help would be amazing. thank you
  • Forum Thread: Support Knowledge Newsletter - Issue 7

    Issue 7 – Welcome to the Dell Community Knowledge Article Newsletter. With these publications you can stay informed with some of the latest troubleshooting guides and resolutions across various client system lines. For more updates don’t forget to follow us on Twitter. @DellCaresPRO ...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex GX280 cannot boot

    I have a problem with an Optiplex GX280 system, it cannot seem to boot correctly so I can install Win XP. In the BIOS menu, it recognizes my external USB DVD drive (the internal is broken), but when the boot order is arranged so it can load from it first, it bypasses it completely (the dvdrom drive...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 745 - Getting lights 3 & 4 Constantly, though I have changed the RAM cards and tried with new 1 for all the loats

    Hi, I have my Dell 745 OptiPlex system. I am receiving a continuous 3 & 4 light indicator. I know that Its memory issue, so I have changed the RAM cards and tried with new 1 for all the available RAM slots. But getting same error. And its not even giving any beep of RAM absent. Please help...
  • Forum Thread: Fitting a 3.5" HDD into a USFF

    In a nutshell: I have a Dell Optiplex 790 USFF which comes with a 2.5" HDD bay. I also have an internal 3.5" 3Tb HDD that I'd really really really like to be able to use with the system. After a LOT of research I see three options... 1) Swap the slim-line 5.25" optical for a "slim"...
  • Forum Thread: UEFI PXE Boot Broken in OptiPlex 9010 AIO BIOS A15

    While reloading a lab, I tried to switch the OptiPlex 9010 All-In-One BIOS to use UEFI, and boot to PXE. This is for a Windows 7 load, so Secure Boot is off and Legacy Option ROMS are enabled. Legacy PXE boot is available, but not UEFI. Reverting back to A12 restored the ability to use PXE with UEFI...
  • Forum Thread: OptiPlex 390 - Display gets no signal

    We're trying to image an OptiPlex 390 that we had on our shelf for about a year. Here's what it's doing: 1. Solid blue light on boot 2. #'s 1 and 3 are lit up amber and solid 3. The display never shows any bios or never turns from amber to green, the monitor is sitting in sleep...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 330 and Windows 7

    I've got an Optiplex 330 on my desk here and I'm trying to install Windows 7-32 Pro on it. It belongs to a friend so I don't know the history on it. It has Bios A11, 3GB of RAM and a 160 Gig HD. I've installed Win 7 twice and it won't activate. The message is "The WIndows...
  • Forum Thread: Can I upgrade my Cpu on my Optiplex 745 Small Form Factor

    I recently purchased a graphics card for my Optiplex 745! It runs great on games and such! But I am wondering if I can also upgrade my Cpu. I currently have an Intel Pentium Dual-Core 1.60Ghz Cpu. I am wondering if I can upgrade to anything better! Maybe even a Quad-Core if that is possible. Please leave...
  • Forum Thread: Need a 400w psu for Optiplex 780 mini tower?

    I have a Dell Optiplex 780 Mini Tower. I need a 400w power supply. Does the 780 mini tower just use standard atx psu? PLEASE HELP ME.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 780 MT CPU Upgrade & Heatsink

    Hello, I have a Dell Optiplex 780 MT Pentium Dual Core E5400 2.70ghz that I would like to put a Q9550 quad CPU into. Will the original heatsink be adequate for the new Q9550? I know on my 755 it had a nice copper heatsink that had no problems with the same upgrade but not sure about the 780 MT.
  • Forum Thread: DEL Optiplex SX270 Hard drive replacement issue

    Hello Everyone I've just recently dug out an old Dell Optiplex SX270 Usff, on checking what the issue, The hard drive was stuffed. I replaced the Hard Drive with an 80gb Toshiba IDE, it originally had the 40gb that was fitted as standard. Now what the issue was when it originally booted...
  • Forum Thread: Chipset drivers Missing from Dell support & downloads page for Optiplex 360 Windows 7

    Can anyone help locate the correct Chipset drivers for a 360 on Windows 7 (32-bit looks to be the only version supported). The Dell site does have chipset drivers for XP and Vista, but not Win7 . I know the Windows 7 installation itself provides some native Microsoft drivers but they appear to be quite...
  • Forum Thread: SSD Hard-Disk on Optiplex GX60

    Hello, I have a Dell Optiplex GX60 and I'd like to know if it's possible to add a SATA controller on the mini-PCI port with a SSD Hard-Drive and to boot on it? I've upgraded the Bios in A09. Thanks!
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 9020 Behavior when power up

    I recently purchase Optiplex 9020 MT. I observe one behavior that is new to me for computer. When computer get power but I still not press power button on CPU. It power LED blink and DVD and Harddisk light blink one time then stop. This happen when I press power switch on board not on computer...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex sff 780 upgrade Ram

    Dear All, my dell Otiplex sff 780 E7500 facing upgrade ram problem. i had upgrade ram to (1x4gb) pc3-10600(1333mhz) when i plugin to slot only listen beep sound and error code show 1 and 3...it is not supported ? any one can give me advice? Thank and Regards, Oscar
  • Forum Thread: OptiPlex 755 No Beeps , No Response , But Turns on?

    I have an Optiplex 755 and here is what the symptoms of my issue are . At first I pulled it out of my closet after 30 days of moving in my new apartment. I plugged everything in and have changed nothing about the PC . When I plugged it in it turned on immediatly without pressing the power button...
  • Forum Thread: USB 3.0 card for Optiplex 790 mini tower with Windows 7 64 bit

    Can someone recommend a good USB 3.0 card for an Optiplex 790 mini tower running Windows 7 64 bit?
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade to Q6700 On dell Optiplex 755 SFF Question..

    I recently bought a second hand dell Optiplex 755 SFF from an electronics recycle boutique. It originally had Celery D and a Gig of RAM in it and after looking up the spec sheets, I found out I can upgrade it to a whooping 8 GB 800Mhz and a Quad core (q6700), Excitement is in the air! So, 1 week...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 760 E7400 Graphics card?

    I have an Optiplex 760 E7400 Intel Dual core @2.8ghz Im replacing my PSU with a 600 watt and wondering what graphics card i could put in to run games like oblivion, Which one would be cheapest and most effective and COMPATIBLE with this specific computer? thanks
  • Forum Thread: Wake on LAN not working on Optiplex 3020

    I've very recently bought four Optiplex 3020 PCs running Windows 7 Pro. I wanted Win7 because I'll need to wake these up remotely for support/updates and, of course, this is not possible with Windows 8. Will someone ever change this as it must be a block for corporate adopting this OS? However...
  • Forum Reply: RE: 3 Monitors on 7010, SFF, in WinXp (...!!)

    As an update; The Optiplex 7010 Small Form Factor is fine running Windows XP (as the drivers suggest), and with the video card 'drivers' (ATI Catalyst) provided by Dell and dual AMD/ATI HD 7470 graphics cards, it's able to run up to 4 monitors total (2 on each card, one DVI, one DP). ...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Optiplex 9020 MT Max Hard drive size

    Jim-B Thank you for responding! MT = mini tower. The first try with tech support was via chat. I got the same response this morning on the phone with a different tech support agent. That the Motherboard was not designed for hd larger than 1tb. And that installing a larger hd could cause the mobo...
  • Forum Thread: Dell OptiPlex 755 Large Tower Won't Boot

    Hello Dell I have the Dell 755 OptiPlex large Tower. It had a small 250 Gb hard drive and I put a 1000 Gb hard drive in and loaded windows 7. The computer will not boot into the new hard drive, I have tried everything, including taking out the battery for a an hour or so, updating the bios to the 21...