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  • 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 Thread: Optiplex GX620 MT Tried win 7 Still had issues since we can only put in 4mb ram

    This is a Optiplex GX620 MT with Pentium D 3.40mhz 4mb RAM, 40gb hd. Service Tag [Amin Note: Service Tag Edited per TOU policy] I thought I had a copy of the drivers for this computer someplace, but am unable to find it right now. The Dell downloads Show chipset drivers & it looks like everything...
  • Forum Thread: 'No Audio Device' on OptiPlex GX270

    Computer Info: OptiPlex GX270 - Windows XP Professional SP3 I have been having issues with the sound on this computer. It was working fine and then just quit. I checked in Device Manager and it showed there was a problem with the 'Other Device: Multimedia Audio Controller'. I tried updating...
  • Forum Thread: OptiPlex GX270

    After reinstalling Windows XP the instructions to reinstall drivers and utilities are to first install Desktop System Software (DSS) but it isn't listed on my resource CD nor is it listed when I go online for my system. Is this file needed?
  • Forum Thread: dell optiplex gx260 BIos USB controller Not available, and CD-ROM IDE slot not responding

    hello team, Problem No. 1. Can Someone put me through on resolving this problem that has been bothering on my PC (desktop) - dell optiplex gx260-. This issue with the system is that the USB port suddenly stopped working On windows XP Professional, and after disabling/ Enabling the USb host controllers...
  • Forum Reply: Re: optiplex 780 windows xp SP3 system freeze

    This is a wide spread problem. When it first started, it appeared that changing out the hard drive would fix it. Now I have upgraded the bios to latest A09 and on a single machine I have upgraded all of the intel program drivers to support.dell.com website, hopefully that will provide some answer. ...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 755SFF BIOS A19 to A22 (04/01/2013) fails

    I recently tried to update my BIOS from A19 to A22 , dated 4th Jan 2013 and for some reason I get the following error : "Windows Configuration Error. An error was encountered trying to configure Windows to allow flashing, please reboot and t ry again. If the error reoccurs, please contact technical...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Optiplex GX520 and SM Bus Controller

    islandbum I have an Optiplex GX520 that I just re-formatted. I need the SM Bus Controller driver but I can not locate it on the web. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  • 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...
  • Forum Thread: optiplex 745 xp to 7 OS and usb ports stop working

    hello everyone, i have a dell optiplex 745 that i had running with xp. i recieved a new harddrive that had been loaded with windows 7 and tried to get that installed and running. everythign worked like a charm! infact it even started and finished downloading the new updates for the oS that were needed...
  • Forum Thread: cant get the mouse ,and the keyboard to move, or respond at the start up.just cant log in on it? HELP ME PLEASE?

    trying 2 fix mom,s old [optiplex gx-250] 4 her
  • Forum Reply: Re: dell optiplex gx260 BIos USB controller Not available, and CD-ROM IDE slot not responding

    Hello osprey4, I appreciate your almost instant response to my query. Thanks. I will check for the USB controller once I get to that system, Because I am at work at the moment and will get it checked as soon as I get back to the system location . Thanks for the response as again, regarding...
  • Forum Thread: How to fast up the system

    Hi all, I am using dell optiplex 330 desktop. Now a days my system is very very slow . I click the folders are accessing very fast. But , if i opening a notepad file more than a minutes taken to opening the file. How to resolve it this problem?
  • Forum Thread: New printer goes offline, does not come back until re-boot

    I have an Optiplex 740 running Windows XP Professional. I got a new printer last week: a brother HL-2270DW, and it is hooked up through a USB port. It prints fine, until the computer has been in sleep mode for a few hours. Then, the printer status monitor says it is offline (although it is listed as...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 755 (2008) - Multiple machines physically corrupting brand new hard drives repeatedly.

    We purchased 14 Dell Optiplex 755’s in December of 2008 and distributed 9 to our west coast office and 5 to our east coast office. The 9 computers in our west coast office have been working fine and continue to do so while the 5 computers within our east coast office have all had repeated hard...
  • Forum Thread: First A Loud Fan, Now Indicator Lights 1 3 and 4 And No Boot

    i have a Dell DCNE (if im not mistaken, otherwise known as an Optiplex 745 or 755) Everything was fine until about a month ago. I had an extra hard drive connected sitting on the open DCNE and the rumble of the drive was getting annoying, so i tossed a shirt on it, then forgot the shirt was on it. A...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 790, PCIe x16 FPGA Development board

    Hi, I have a altera FPGA Development.It's DK-DEV-4SGX530N . When the FPGA Development board is installed in the PCIe x16 slot, the system doesn't boot? When I download the PCIE data reading and writing program to the FPGA, the PC(Dell Optiplex 790) can't start. All Dell Optiplex 790 will...
  • Forum Thread: download recovery CD

    I have a Dell Optiplex 745. It runs windows XP. The system has a problem, and I replace the HD, and now I try to install Xp from scratch by using the Dell Installation Recovery CD. My CD is scratchy, and the installation is stopped. Where can download another recovery CD from Dell? I do have service...
  • Forum Thread: Reinstall windows xp with OEM license

    How to reinstall windows xp, I don´t have the CD´s of installation and i want to keep the license OEM, my computer is a DELL optiplex GX270 I need format it, and reinstall.
  • Forum Thread: Memory issues

    I have an OptiPlex GX270 that I installed 2 gig of memory in. Here's the problem... the system properties page and the Task Manager performance tab both tell me there is 2 gig installed the task manager even shows 1 gig (+or-) used for the system cache and 500 MB for the page file but it never shows...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex GX520 - remote shutdown

    I have an array of Dell Optiplex GX520 build machines which are running Windows XP. I need to be able to shut them down remotely. I have a .bat file which uses the below commands to do this for all the machines. shutdown -f -s -m \\buildera /t 1 shutdown -f -s -m \\builderb /t 1 shutdown -f...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Performance issue

    it also hangs in xp what to do with xp...?
  • Forum Thread: Old Dell REV A02 E210882 Motherboard not entering BIOS

    hey, so recently my very old computer got stuck into some problems I'm trying to fix it but I can't find any manual online. When I start my computer it beebs 2 times(short beebs) nothing else RAM card are correctly inserted as for the video card same for the harddisks. Does anyone know...
  • Forum Thread: sx280 upgraded to 2gb ram, now monitor goes blank/power saving mode after XP splash screen.

    From what I've read, I believe my problem is bad caps, but I'd like a second opinion. I upgraded a working sx280 from 2 512mb sticks of ram to 2 1gb sticks of ram. they are 400mhz non-ecc ddr2's. When I booted the system. The system comes up to the XP splash screen, then the monitor turns...
  • Forum Thread: Not able to restore PC back to original condition on my Dell 760

    Hello, I've had a few dells in my life and have never had this problem before. I have a Dell 760 that I've had for approx 2 1/2 years or so and I'm afraid I need to restore it back to original settings. I've tried the control / F11 deal several times as well as the F8 and neither one...