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I have several (20 ) Dell GX280 standard desktop machines which upon switch on do not boot. The problem is the system board. The processor fan, after a short while, races. Is anyone aware of a mod or fix for this common fault. I am a qualified techie but this is baffling me.

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Hi bro just check the usb pin first then check the battery then after check for mother board non of this solution will work for u.

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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Have you tried to flash the BIOS? I am sure that you though of this, but sometimes we techie's have brain block.
Are they any jumpers on them?
Have you swapped the memory around?

Just trying to jar your memory on things to check. I am sure that with (20) of them that you are pretty frustrating. What does Dell say? Curious to find out what you figure out. What motherboards are in these? Are they all the same motherboards. Stupid question, but just wandering. I would be really mad if it were me. I am sure that you have thought of everything. I f you let me know what you have tried, I might be able to think of something that you have not tried. I just looked these up and they got great reviews. Strange that none of them work. Have you tried the processors and memory in other machines? Keep me posted on what you figure out.

Posted on May 30, 2008

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