Dell Optiplex GX280 -ABC LIGHTS LIT UP IN BACK USB-HIGH FAN SPEED
Computer won't boot, orange lights are lit at the usb ports. beeps a bunch when power is re-supplied. There has been a real high fan speed when doing large AutoCAD drawings until now. Will not boot at all just beeps and lights. Any suggestions?
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Re: Dell Optiplex GX280 -ABC LIGHTS LIT UP IN BACK...
High fan speed indicates the system is overheating and the motherboard is speeding up the fans trying to keep cool. You problem now sounds like either the power supply or the motherboard was damaged because of the heat. The GX270 and GX280 system are plagued with this problem. The fan in the power supply goes out or does not spin fast enough to cool the system. When this happens parts called capacitors over heat and can pop. Go to my web site at : www.ccl-la.com/badcaps.htm
Look at the pictures and open your computer case and check your motherboard. If you see any capacitors that look like the one on my site then your board will need to be repaired or replaced. The bottom 2 pictures are from the Dell GX270 and GX280 motherboards. Also while you have your case open try to power up your computer and see if the power supply fan spins, if it does not spin then you will need to replace it.
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Check that batteries are charged and installed properly.--make sure driver disc is installed if applicable- check instructions as some wireless suites need you to push a small connect button to initialise them . Also try shifting the usb conector into another USB port if it is notm getting reconised.
Sounds like a bad motherboard, I try resetting the bios , removing everything but the video , could be a bad power supply too (if you have one jump the wires in there as a test). you can buy those dell MBs cheap on fleabay.
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Same problem... orange power light, fan starts slow and builds up to very high speed.
I removed my video card and SIMMs --> it beeped on boot and the fan did not speed up.
Put one SIMM back in --> booted fine, pressed F2 to view BIOS. Memory reported fine.
Put all SIMMs back in --> all fine now.