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Using Dell Optiplex 280.
Restart your computer
During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup usually the delete or F2 key
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS using the arrow keys load failsafe defaults or load optimized defaults press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart if this fails to fix the problem
During the boot process tap the f8 button three times this will boot into safe mode where the only things working will be your mouse and keyboard enabling you to attempt to repair your computer
you could select the option start at last known configuration that worked this will tell what file has been corrupted or missing you might be able to work your way through problem if you are unable to find a solution
restart back into safe mode you might need to select your operating system to load into safe mode
click start control panel administration tools computer management in the left panel events + to expand then system you will see all errors in right panel right click select properties this will tell you what has occurred and the time it occurred
you might use the system restore to restore your system to an earlier time
click start all programs accessories system tools you should see your system restore option
hope this helps you
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If you do you will probably need to replace the proccessor also. The proccessor is what is DuoCore and the the motherboard needs to support it
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
SOURCE: I have DELL Optiplex GX
Hi, Thanks for using fixya.
I have the same computer with the same problem. I changed the power supply that cured it for me, I hope it does the same for you.
Posted on Feb 15, 2011
SOURCE: please i need your help dell
check the boards compasstors if they have a round top on them or not if they do you need new board check also the power supply as well jim look at fan on cpu if it turns or not
Posted on Apr 05, 2011
SOURCE: i want to reset password
remove the jumper, they have two pins only, turn on the computer, wait for 1 minute. The jumper is located close to the power plug, in the right side,
Posted on Apr 09, 2011
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Turn on your computer. If your computer is already on then reboot it. You need to see the initial display screen to get into the BIOS.
Press the "F2" key when you see the initial screen displaying the BIOS provider information. If using the Optiplex and Dimension models, press the "DEL" key instead of the "F2" key.
Enter password if required. When finished in the BIOS be sure to save your changes. For changes to take place you must reboot the computer.
Read more: How to Get to BIOS on a Dell Computer ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_4745021_bios-dell-computer.html#ixzz1VDktcHYE
If the bios is password protected you will have to dump the bios batter first, then reconfigure the bois.
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