Question about Dell Optiplex GX280 (99301) Motherboard

1 Answer

Installed 8400gs computer wont boot and orange light appears

Hi, I installed a 8400gs but the processor fan goes into overdrive and the orange light appears, and it won't boot.
It has been working fine with the onboard video but as soon as i put in the new one it does not work.

Posted by on

  • zak_lyons Jul 04, 2009

    Thanks for that but what power supply would work it is the ssf case?
    Thanks

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,066 Answers

You need a more powerful power supply

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hi when I try to install vtx radeon hd 5450 graphics card no display is shown on monitor and all fans run fast computer appears to be booting but can't tell. compaq sr1519uk with MSI MS-7184 mbo,...


Hi Dave,

1. Have you ever tried testing your VTX HD5450 GPU to another system or try bringing it to the store where you purchased it.
2. After removing the VTX HD5450 GPU, did your Nvidia 8400GS worked? - If it works there might be a compatibility issue between your MOBO and HD5450 GPU if the card is good.
3. I think there is nothing to configure on your bios regarding Graphics setting because your Nvidia 8400GS worked without any problems.
4. Did you check the VGA/ DVI cable and power cable if it is plugged to the proper ports. There are times that even tough we are that good we miss something.

Hopefully this information helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Aug 20, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Display Problem with Intel 845GVSR MB : My computer running on Intel 845GVSR MB with 2.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 Processor and 768 MB RAM and 80 GB HDD . When I start the computer nothing appears on...


Reset the CMOS setup after putting the battery. You have 768MB RAM. So check with the alternate memory module with different slots. If not helpful, check the RAM with another PC. Lastly get the BIOS updated or motherboard repaired from component level motherboard repairer. You may have damaged the motherboard by putting undue pressure while plugging the connectors.

sonsunny

Jul 08, 2011 | Intel D845GVSR Motherboard

1 Answer

My desktop has an orange light no beep sounds when starting it won't boot up the back where ethernet plug goes is orange too the fan makes a burning smell also


Orange light usually means the harddrive or computer is processing and loading, But it can also mean that there is a problem with the hard drive. Start your computer and wait. If you see orange light it means its working to boot up, it might take a while, you might see your screen black for a while but eventually will work.

To fix this problem you need to upgrade more hard drive space, RAM memory and processor speed

Nowadays a computer should have a minimum of 2GB of RAM memory, at least 120GB of Space, and about 2.0Ghz of processing speed.

You can also buy great refurbished computers which are cheaper. Most of them come with 4GB of RAM memory, 250GB HD Space and 2.5Ghz processing speed.

May 24, 2011 | Dell Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Respected Sir, I installed an nvidia 8400gs graphic card a year ago..........it works fine ....then two weeks ago i dusted up my cpu...........i inserted the graphic card then the computer...


It is best to disable the onboard video electrically via a jumper or dip switch on your computers motherboard or in its system BIOS. Please refer to your computers user guide or contact your computer manufacturer for instruction on this process.
In the event that your system does not support the above, you may be able to disable the onboard video card in the operating system using the instructions below.
Make sure that the new PCI video card is not installed in your computer.
Windows XP/2000
1. Right-click My Computer and select Properties.
2. Click the Hardware tab, and then click the Device Manager button.
3. Click View, and then Show Hidden Devices.
4. Click the Plus (+) sign next to the Display Adapters category to expand it.
5. Select the onboard graphics controller under Display Adapters and click Disable. Click OK to confirm.
6. Do not restart the computer until the controller is disabled.
7. Turn the computer off.
8. Install your PCI GeForce card and follow the included instructions from the card manufacturer.

May 14, 2011 | HP Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Respected Sir, I installed an nvidia 8400gs graphic card a year ago..........it works fine ....then two weeks ago i dusted up my cpu...........i inserted the graphic card then the computer...


it is because your nvidia card was broken, it makes the windows won't boot up, try to clean up your nvdia card (yellow circuit which will connect to the pci of the mother board) using a pencil eraser

i suggest you to change your nvdia card with a new one

May 14, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

1 Answer

Respected Sir, I installed an nvidia 8400gs graphic card a year ago..........it works fine ....then two weeks ago i dusted up my cpu...........i inserted the graphic card then the...


It is best to disable the onboard video electrically via a jumper or dip switch on your computers motherboard or in its system BIOS. Please refer to your computers user guide or contact your computer manufacturer for instruction on this process.
In the event that your system does not support the above, you may be able to disable the onboard video card in the operating system using the instructions below.
Make sure that the new PCI video card is not installed in your computer.
Windows XP/2000
1. Right-click My Computer and select Properties.
2. Click the Hardware tab, and then click the Device Manager button.
3. Click View, and then Show Hidden Devices.
4. Click the Plus (+) sign next to the Display Adapters category to expand it.
5. Select the onboard graphics controller under Display Adapters and click Disable. Click OK to confirm.
6. Do not restart the computer until the controller is disabled.
7. Turn the computer off.
8. Install your PCI GeForce card and follow the included instructions from the card manufacturer.

May 14, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

2 Answers

Computer wont turn on orange flashing light on the power button


Here is a web site that may help solve your problem.

http://www.randomfix.com/2007/04/19/dell-dimension-%E2%80%93-flashing-orange-power-light/

Oct 23, 2009 | Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Installation help with Asus kt400 motherboard


Did u reassemble the CPU fan, it you did so, u have u do it again and add some heat zinc compound over ur processor ...andthen place ur fan, it may be due to that...

Mar 15, 2008 | ASUS A7V8X Motherboard

1 Answer

Problems installing a new processor


take proc. out and check if you bent any pins when replacing it. make sure you installed it correctly. some motherboards wont boot if cooling fan is not connected to motherboard. make sure motherboard supports new proc.

Jan 08, 2008 | ASUS Pundit P1-AH2 Barebone

3 Answers

Asus P4S800-MX Motherboard video problem


The system speaker is usually a set of four pins and you use the outside pair to connect the speaker. You may need to go to the Asus web site to download the manual if you don't have it. Try to reset the bios either by shorting the appropriate pins or by removing the battery for a while.

Sep 06, 2007 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

254 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18390 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...