Question about Dell OptiPlex GX280 PC Desktop
I had 1 long beep, 3 faster beeps, then 2 beeps *I think*, and also my fan was going crazy fast - like someone else said "a vacuum cleaner"...
Well, I reseated the memory and problem was gone - it did seem like the memory was kind of "loose" - perhaps from shipping (bought this used).
The link to Dell's website was good for the beeps AND the "ABCD" codes reading on the back. Thanks very much! God Bless.
Posted on Aug 07, 2009
Reseat the ram and restart the computer the beeping should stop.
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
If the capacitors that I told you about look good then try this link to Dell's web site <click here> The web page on Dell's site details beep codes and also the LED codes hat are displayed on the bad of the PC near the keyboard plug. Let me know if this info helps.
Posted on Jun 27, 2009
Had this today on a opti gx-280. Got the beeps (6) reseated the memory (2X512) nope. Moved the memory to the other two slots...nope. Removed one stick of memory Yes got no beeps and a boot. Guess I'll run on 512 til they send me some more memory...
Posted on Feb 03, 2010
An optiplex GX280 giving out 6 long beeps could be a problem with the memory.
A bios update will deal with the spinning of the fan. if a bios update will not fix the spinning fan
try replacing the fan,if it does fix the problem.It will boil down to a motherboard replacement.
Posted on Jul 13, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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