Question about Dell OptiPlex GX280 PC Desktop
Computer freezes up. trl-Alt-Del initiates nothing. Mouse is not moving. Holding the power button would not bring back the operation, only very loud fan moving. Only unplug power cord can I reboot the computer. Then the problem would repeat it self in about 20 minutes. This problem just started 2 days again, all of a sudden. Appreciate anyone who may offer advise on potential cause and fixes. Thanks
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
Hi Power Fan and judyblueyess,
I agree with IB4G2008. It certainly sounds like the Motherboard is cactus.
Updateing Spybot is co-incidental.
Let us know what happens with the 4 diagnostics outlined above..
Posted on May 08, 2008
Ok..sounds like a death knell for the motherboard. Try this first though.
A. boot from the install cd, to see if that works.
B. during the Dell image log on, use F2 to check your boot sequence settings.
C. during next round, as in B above, use F12, and run a disk analysis session.
D. still under warranty, by chance?
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