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  • Forum Reply: Re: Optiplex 755 Rear Fan Failure

    Sorry to piggy back on this, I'll create a new thread if required. I have the same issue with an Optiplex 755, but it was brought about by upgrading it. It had XP and a P4 in it, and I wanted to upgrade it to WIn7. So, I installed a spare dual core CPU I had and installed Win7 on it....
  • Forum Thread: Installed new WD 1TB hard drive on Dell Optiplex 745, can't boot from DVD

    Hi Everyone, I just installed a new Western Digital 1 TB hard drive in a 2007 Dell Optiplex 745. I purchased a Windows 7 disk but when I change the boot sequence in the BIOS, the system does not recognize the DVD drive. I also tried copying the Windows OS files to a USB thumb drive and when I change...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading processor on Optiplex 755 from Intel Core 2 to i7 (3rd Gen)

    My current system Optiplex 755 (Desktop profile) Intel Core 2 processor (Part #CR457 - PROCESSOR..., Q6600, 2.4, 8MB, CDKE, G0) 160GB SATA HD 1GB NVidia Video Card PCIe 3GB RAM I'm trying to do something that I've never done before - upgrade to a faster microprocessor. Will...
  • Forum Thread: LSI 9220-8i raid controller in Optiplex 990 MT

    After a harddisk crash I decided to create a hardware raid 1 setup of two 3TB seagate disks. I can not use the onboard raid controller, because it does not support large drives (2TB+) in a raid configuration (correct me if I am wrong). So I acquired a raid controller card with support for large drives...
  • Forum Thread: Changing Desktops to removable drives

    Hi, I have several Dell desktops (745, 755, GX260, T5500, Etc) all Win7 and Server 2008, that have factory hard drives; I want to make them removable drives. In the past I have special ordered desktops with T-7 units from Dell. Now, I need to make about 20 desktops removable drive desktops, any ideas...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 760 SFF Power Supply EOL?

    After ordering a few power supplies(H235P-00) for some 760's I have, I got a message that Dell has no more of them and that they are EOL. After searching around, I cannot find a compatible replacement part and cannot find any more information. I have over 40 of these PC's and it seems that...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 3000 CPU upgrade

    Hello guys and gals. Last night I tried to upgrade my folk's PC with more RAM and a P4 CPU. I pulled a P4 from an in-service GX270. Now, the documentation for the Dimension 300 states that the mobo would accept a P4 (the Dimension in question has a Celeron) but upon installation I got an amber...
  • Forum Thread: DVD drive firmware update - new!

    A week ago Dell released a firmware update for this DVD drive: PLDS DH-16A6S SATA HH DVDRW Download it from: http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&releaseid=R211597&SystemID=XPS_630I&servicetag=&os=WV64&osl=en&deviceid...
  • Forum Thread: OptiPlex 390s - Alert! Fan Failure at Start-up

    Good morning, all: Thanks in advance for any help you might be able to provide. I am the IT Mgr. for an organization and we procured 20 Dell OptiPlex 390s last August. All of the units are displaying the following messages at start-up, in random order: Alert! Previous Fan Failure Alert! Previous...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Optiplex 790 Flashing Amber Power Light

    Travisty, In the last week, i've had 3 different Opt790's go up. All 3 were issues with the PSU. I've verified that there are no voltage issues coming from any of the receptacles. I'm completely dumbfounded how 3 brand new desktops die in the course of a week due to Power Supply malfunction...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 780 & Kingston ValueRAM 1066MHz

    Hi!, Would this memory works properly in an Optiplex 780? Thanks. Kingston ValueRAM Kit DIMM 4 GB DDR3-1066 (KVR1066D3N7K2/4G) 2 x 2048 MB 240 pins DIMM SDRAM-DDR3 DDR3 1066MHz (PC3 8500) 1,5V Timings CL: 7 tRCD: 7 tRP: 7 tRAS: 20 Specs http://www.valueram.com/datasheets/KVR1066D3N7K2_4G.pdf
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 745 Processor upgradation problem 3.4 pentium D To Dual Core 2.6

    I Have Dell optiplex 745 With 3.4 Ghz Pentium D Processor with 4MB cache Memory .... Recently I wanted To Upgrade my p.c to dual core 2.6Ghz E5300.. when i put Dual core processor into my board and truned on p.c the all lights was green and fan was running too fast and mY lcd Does Not dsplay anything...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 755 SFF Fan & cooling AND Video Card solutions

    I have seen a few people wonder what Video Card will go in a Dell Optiplex 755 SFF and the next thing comes up is cooling. Well: 1. I installed an ATI Radeon 6670 low profile video card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161397 The card works but has that dual fan setup. Issue...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Wake on LAN workaround for Optiplex 390

    Registry changes did not solved the problem. Only upgading to bios version A05 solved the problem.
  • Forum Thread: HEEELP!

    Hi all. Just a really weird one. I was given a Optiplex Gx620 *Desktop Version (the slightly smaller than tower) and I wish to put a new Power supply in, a little better would be good so I can get a little better graphics card. It currently has only a 280watt PSU and On-Board Graphics. This...
  • Forum Thread: Orig config GX620 mini tower - want to use ecc ram ... possible?

    I acquired an originally configured GX620 mini tower. I replaced a cooked power supply. I want to upgrade the ram beyond the installed 512 mB. How do I revise the bios to accept ecc ram? I also want to know if there is a limit on ram per stick (understand a limit of 4 gB total) and hard drive size! Can...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Optiplex 9010 All-in-One Wake-on-LAN Problem

    I just bought OptiPlex 9010 and I have the same problem. Nothing seems to make wake-on-lan work. When it's shut off the LAN controller LEDs (the once in the RJ45 plug) are off too. It seem power is cut off from the LAN controller no matter WOL setting in the BIOS. One thing is sure WOL is not working...
  • Forum Thread: memory upgrade

    i replaced the PC2-533 4 gb memory with the PC2-667 4Gb memory and all my reporting programs still report a 266 MHZ memory speed.mine is a dell Optiplex GX620 USFF. It is running a P4 3.0 Ghz/800FSB/2Meg Cashe. Is this memory too much for this machine?
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex GX270 running hot?

    Hi, I upgraded my [mini tower] Optiplex GX270 XP to XP Pro about a year ago, but it's now running so hot that I need to run it with the case open and with an external cool air fan trained on the heat sink. When I do this the computer functions normally and can do any amount of task work. But...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 320 DVD RW

    I have an Optiplex 320 desktop. When I lay it flat the DVD drawer opens and functions properly. When I stand the desktop on end, the drawer will not open. If I turn the computer over and stand it on the other end, the DVD drawer will open. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there any way to troubleshoot...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 790 Flashing Amber Power Light

    Recently I have had mutiple 790's fail with the same issue. In fact, I've had 10+ failures since August and am starting to get a little frustrated. All of the systems have, for unknown reasons, failed to power on or respond all the while the power light blinks amber and no diagnostic lights are...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex GX 620 beeping after POST

    We have an Optiplex GX 620 Small Form Factor that is beeping. It boots fine (XP SP3) and runs without issue, but it's beeping. A steady series of even beeps, about one per second. Have searched high and low for an answer, but nothing so far matches this behavior. This is NOT a beep code issue. It...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 990 Windows 2000 Raid 1

    I have a Optiplex 990 which currently has RAID 1 set, when I then run Windows 2000 set up it begins running through the stages before displaying a blue screen showing: STOP: 0x0000007B (0xF6063848, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000 0x00000000) INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE If this is the time ...... I am...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 320 Amber Light Fllashing

    Optiplex 320 Amber Light Fllashing, I replaced the power supply with a Antec basiq power supplyand the same result.... Of course I suspect a Proprietory Pwer Supply or a Bad mother board. Does anyone know if the Optiplex 320 tower (not slim) is a standard atx power supply Thanks in Advance...
  • Forum Thread: Keyboard won't produce all characters

    I got a re-certified Optiplex 745 running XP. When I turn it on it wants the Windows Authentication code (naturally), which I have, but can't enter because the keyboard will not produce all the characters. I have tried two different USB keyboards (it does not have a PS/2 input). One was a brand new...