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  • 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 380 boot failure due to PCI card.

    I'm trying to add wireless networking capability to my Optiplex 380 desktop. I took a working Edimax EW-7128g Wireless 802.11b/g Turbo Mode 32-bit PCI Adapter from a Dell Dimension 9150 desktop PC and installed it into the 380. Now the 380 will not boot. It hangs up between the Windows 7 splash screen...
  • Forum Thread: USB Extenders

    We are having issues with a keyboard on a USB extender with an Optiplex 890. The computer does not recognize the keyboard when plugged into the USB extender, until the computer is rebooted. We updated the BIOS to the latest version, that did not help. Are there known issues with the Optiplex 890 and...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 755 Motherboard

    Hello, I would like to know whether or not the Optiplex 755 motherboard (the FULL size desktop version) fits inside of the Optiplex GX620 case. If so, what is the part number for the full size Optiplex 755 motherboard? Thanks, XPAero
  • Forum Thread: Which model of DDR 2 memory can I use for Dell optiplex 745, 755, 320 and latitude 410

    Hi Expert, Many of PCs&laptop need be upgraded with 2G memory. which model of DDR 2 memory may I use? DDR 800, 667 or 533... Pls advise. Thanks a lot!!! Below lists PC and Laptops model: Dell Optiplex 745 Dell Optiplex 755 Dell Optiplex 320 Dell latitude 410 Dell Latitude 420...
  • Forum Thread: Old Optiplex GX 270 is dead, dead, dead ???

    I'm at a loss should anyone have any advice. My Optiplex GX270 has been dependable until last month when it suddenly would not boot. When I press the power button, the motherboard does get power but does nothing else. The Diagnostics LED's in the back display a code not covered by Dell. I put...
  • Forum Thread: Dell desktops with TPM chips and Windows 8?

    Some (all?) of the Precision line of workstations come with TPM chips, but as of March 2013 these workstations are not yet certified for Windows 8. Does anyone have a list of Dell desktops which have TPM chips? Once I have that list, I'll check to see if any of them are certified for Windows 8. ...
  • 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: 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...