Question about Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop
When powered up there is a flashing orange light on motherboard, no fan running, or any operation at all on cd etc. checked with standard power supply and still same. could it be cpu fan? orange light also flashing in centre of on/off switch
I had just removed dust from the fans on my Dell Optiplex GX260 desktop power supply and processor. I started the PC and it worked fine. I now replaced the the hard disk and suddenly an orange light appeared on the motherboard. Since then the PC has refused to start, and the orange light comes on whenever the system is connected to the power source. HELP!
Posted on Sep 23, 2008
Either the motherboard or power supply are bad. I've had both be the cause of the problem. Check the motherboard for bulging and discolored capacitors. The same can be true of the power supply.
To the guy above who said his were out of warranty. If the motherboard is the cause of the problem, Dell will replace it until near the end of January. Just call them up and try to convince them. We are an educational customer, but everyone should be able to get it. It's a known defect.
Posted on Dec 18, 2007
Needs new motherboard. I had a batch of eight machines. Replace 5 with new MBs. Rest are now out of warranty - ;-(
Posted on Nov 28, 2007
Did you check the Power Volts At the back of the system? you will find one red colored power switch 220/120. If its on 220, and you plugged in 110 power then you will get that light. Regards
Posted on Aug 18, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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