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Dell OptiPlex 760 (GX760) SFF and Dell OptiPlex 780 (GX780) SFF mainboard power connector?

Q: Dell OptiPlex 760 (GX760) SFF and Dell OptiPlex 780 (GX780) SFF mainboard power connector?

Hi. This 24pix MINI atx power connector is basically the same as normal ATX connector (bur smaller of course)? At the pin settings is different? Where I can buy 24pix ATX to 24 pin MINI atx adapter that will work with those boards? Thanks.

Preferred Solution: Dell OptiPlex 760 (GX760) SFF and Dell OptiPlex 780 (GX780) SFF mainboard power connector?

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A: Dell OptiPlex 760 (GX760) SFF and Dell OptiPlex 780 (GX780) SFF mainboard power connector?

Moddiy makes this.
Dell 980 960 780 760 PSU 24-Pin to Mini 24-Pin Adapter Cable (10cm)http://www.moddiy.com/products/Dell-980-960-780-760-PSU-24%252dPin-to-Mini-24%252dPin-Adapter-Cable-%2810cm%29.html

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I have a new Dell Optiplex GX760 and the first thing I did was install Windows XP Pro from the Dell Restore disk because Dell's image is too slow. I installed all the obvious drivers that were missing, but I'm still missing "PCI Serial Port" and "PCI Simple Communications Controller" - where can I find out what these things are so I can download them?

Thank you in advance!


A:Can't Find Drivers for Dell Optiplex GX760

Generally you can go to www.dell.com, click on support and then enter the service tag number. It will list all appropriate drivers for that machine.
Usually with Dell's the PCI Simple Communications Controller truns out to be the modem...I usually don't bother with it unless I know for a fact the owner of the computer still uses dial up.

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I'm looking at the layout of this connector

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im look for the Dell optiplex 7010 SFF frontpanel connector pin layout.
who can help me?

A:Dell optiplex 7010 SFF frontpanel connector pin layout

There is no such reference - if you're trying to retrofit the board in another case, get out your multimeter.

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Hi, I might be able to buy a second hand Optiplex mini tower and I would like to install the motherboard etc. of my Optiplex 755 SFF.

Wilt thi fit?

The idea is that with the Mini Tower I can buy a better GPU.


A:Does motherboard of Optiplex 755 SFF fit in a Dell optiplex 745 dualcore mini tower?

No it wont fit.   The board layout, number of slots etc is different.

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I was planning on buying either a Dell Optiplex 780 SFF or an Dell Optiplex 980 SFF but I would like to know which one will work with Windows XP 64 Bit.

A:Will Windows XP 64 Bit work on a Dell Optiplex 780 SFF or Optiplex 980 SFF?

For Windows XP 64 Bit its best to use the somewhat hidden (old ftp website):
This has the old drivers listed of multiple versions including the XP x64 drivers not mentioned on Drivers and Downloads. The new ftp website is slightly broken at present.

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I have an Optiplex 790 DT (i5 - 2nd gen. with 3.1 GHZ) and the gpu power supply on the motherboard is restricted to 35 W. My question is, if I could install a rather modern GPU (GTX 1050, RX 480, etc.), if I hook it up via a 6 pin power connector from my PSU (600 W)? Will that work or cause issues?Thank you for your help!

A:Dell Optiplex 790 GPU Power Supply

Unfortunately, they will not work in the 790. They require a StandardPCIE 3.0 bus spec as well as other specs the Optiplex 790 does not meet. The bus on the 790 is Bus type PCI 2.3PCI Express V2.0SATA 1.0A, 2.0 and 3.0USB 2.0 Bus speed PCI: 133 MB/sPCI Express x16-slot bidirectional speed - 8 GB/sx1- slot bidirection speed -SATA: 1.5 Gbps, 3.0 Gbps and 6.0 GbpsUSB: 480 Mbps

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I have an Optiplex 580 SFF which does not power up when the power button is pressed. If I press the reset button on the rear panel the fans run and the HDD runs. When I release the button everything stops, no light on front panel only amber light on mother board. No K/B/M connected also no monitor connected.

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My pc won't power on, this problem has been happening lately. If the power goes out in my house, I am unable to turn my pc back on. I have a solid orange light on my power button. Could it be a power supply problem? Can anyone help?

When the pc is on, it runs fine.

A:Dell Optiplex GX60 won't power on

The power outages in your house stresses the PC's power supply to the point of failure. Have the power supply in the PC replaced and invest in a good surge protection scheme, to protect the PC better next time

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Hi, when i put the powercord into a Optiplex 390 the orange light on the motherboard lights up and the power button starts to blink orange.
none of the diagnostic lights go on.
when i press the power button nothing happens.

can someone tell me whats wrong.

A:No power activity on a Dell Optiplex 390

Hi, when i put the powercord into a Optiplex 390 the orange light on the motherboard lights up and the power button starts to blink orange.
none of the diagnostic lights go on.
when i press the power button nothing happens.

can someone tell me whats wrong.

A blinking amber power LED usually indicates a failed power supply, replace the power supply with a 'known' working unit, to see if this makes a difference.
Which version of the Optiplex 390 do you have, the Mini Tower, Desktop, or the Small form Factor?

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I am wanting to upgrade my power to at least 400 watt. I bought a power supply that is a EVGA 400 watt power supply and the pins did not match up with the motherboard in the 980. Does anyone know of a compatible power supply that is 400 watts or more?

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I have a dell optiplex 760and when I connected to the monitor it says power saving mode please help

A:Power saving mode dell optiplex.760

It means either the monitor is not set to the correct input, or the computer is not outputting the video. Edit: also bad cable.

How are you connecting the monitor to the computer, and is it set to the correct input?

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So, my boss wants a remote power switch added to his Dell OptiPlex 7020 so he can pack it away in a cabinet but still be able to turn it on remotely, comfortably. I have no idea what the pin assignments are, pins look like this (box on side, front facing you, plug is in lower right corner of box):
Left to right top row first:
Yellow, Red, OrangeBlack, Blue, open     * * *     * *Any ideas that will not short me out?Thanks.

A:Dell OptiPlex 7020 on\off power pin assignments

Dell doesn't make those pin-outs public. So unless somebody else has or can map them for you...
But I've got 2 cheaper / easier suggestions.
Option #1:

Connect PC to a surge protector or power strip with its own power switch.
Reboot and immediately press F2 to open BIOS setup.
In BIOS setup, set AC Recovery to "Power On". Save the change and exit setup.
After using PC, shut down normally in Windows
Turn surge/strip off at its own switch
When you turn surge/strip on again, PC boots automatically without pressing its power button
If you connect monitor, printer, etc to same surge/strip*, they all power on with one switch
*NOTE: Surge/strip must support the load of all devices powering on at same time

Option #2:

In BIOS setup, set the Auto On Time options to suitable days/times; instead of using the AC Recovery option
Less "flexible" than using the AC Recovery option and requires user to turn monitor etc on separately

Give your boss the options, and pat yourself on the back for solving the need so simply .

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i have a dell otiplex 740.my power supply is over heated every time i run my desktop,i open it up and there is one tiny cable disconnect from the motherboard.this tiny cable leads to the power supply that has a cooling fan built inside the power supply.now i don't know were on the motherboard it belongs to.can any one help me with this issue.thanks

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Hi all, new here and not very technological so be gentle.
I have bought an old Optiplex 380 SFF to use for a homemade arcade cabinet project and need some wiring advice / help. Basically I want to add and illuminated arcade button to act as the power switch when the cabinet is built as the computer will be inside and not accessible.  As these computers do not have traditional headers / pins for the power switch I am stuck as how to achieve this. Looking at it I believe that the ribbon connector that connects the power audio USB front panel to the motherboard would be a good place to look, dell part number UM941. Ideally I would like to isolate the + and - for both the power switch and the power led within this ribbon. Does anyone have a wiring diagram for this part number? Or a pinout for the motherboard and the front panel? Motherboard part number is R64DJ and front panel is XW055

A:Dell Optiplex 380 SFF second power button and lower led

Dell doesn't make front panel wiring diagrams or the pin-outs public. So unless somebody else has mapped that connector, or you can do it yourself, you may be out of luck...
Will the keyboard be accessible once it's in your cabinet? If not, how will you exit Windows and shut down correctly? If you just push the power button to force shut down, you may create errors on the HDD that could prevent Windows from booting the next time. And any data not already saved will be lost.
Assuming the keyboard is accessible for normal shutdowns, here's a suggestion:
Look in BIOS to see if there's an AC Recovery option. If there is, you could set that to "reboot". Now you're free to plug the PC into a power strip or a switch box of your own design.  After the PC shuts itself down through Windows, turn off the power strip or press your fancy button to disconnect the PC from the AC.
Next time you turn the strip on or press your button, the PC will think it's recovering from a power failure. And with AC Recovery in BIOS set to reboot, it will automatically reboot the PC.
Sure sounds easier than what you're contemplating... 
EDIT: And if you plug your monitor, speakers etc into that same power strip, you only have to press one switch to turn everything on all at once.

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Hey,Dear i have problem with my desktop dell optiplex 9020 the problem is when i tried to power on it is not powering on but i can see that the power button is still orange but it is not powering on.

A:Power issue with dell optiplex 9020

Hi ,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum!
Here when the power button is  orange it indicates that the system is receiving power but not sufficient power to transmit it to the system's components.
However I would suggest you to try these steps and advise the result ,
*Disconnect the system from wall socket and press ,hold the power button where in we are releasing the static charge from the system ,then connect the system back to the wall socket and turn on the system .
*To confirm if the power supply unit is working fine would ask you to perform the power supply unit Built in self test where in behind the system where the power cord connects to the system you will be able to see a tiny black button with a green radial bulb next to it .When that button is pressed if the green light glows then power supply unit is working fine.
*Confirm the power button has a steady orange  light or blinking orange and also if you hear any beeps from the system .
Can you also provide your computer model ,service tag of the system (via private message) to perform model specific troubleshooting. Hope to hear from you soon.
Have a great day ahead !
Kindest Regards,

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Hello all!

My work computer is on a network and every time the power surges or goes out, our hp 6940 series printer resets its IP. the only way to print is to reconfigure the ports in the control panel. is there a way to prevent this from happening or perhaps assign a static address for it?

Thank you in advance

A:Dell optiplex 360 needs new printer ip after power outage

Hi, I have some questions:Does the power go out in the building or does the printer reset itself?Go Here: Click Here And try and reinstall the drivers.

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Please help it worked fine for a while  after my daughter knocked it of the side but now it won't power on
I've tried different power adapters and still does the same thing
No power makes it to the computer at all, the yellow/ green light on the power transformer just goes out when it touches the computer  is there a safety switch on the mother board ?? I've tried it with everything disconnected
The battery
And still nothing
Does anyone have any suggestions ???

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Dell Optiplex 360 does not power on. There is no audible click when the power button is pressed. I have gone through the following Dell Troubleshooting Videos and articles. 
My PC Won't Turn On! (Official Dell Tech Support)
No Power? Learn about Dell's Built In Self Test for power
No POST, No Power, No Video on a Dell Desktop Computer

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Hello I need to connect power/reset buttons to dell optiplex 620, but I just can't connect them anywhere on motherboard.

I need help as fast as possible

Thank you

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Alright so normally I can fix any pc issue I come across but I have very little knowledge of AIO's
Client called me with a Optiplex 9010 All in one.
When plugged in the light next to power is green.
When you hit the power the power light goes blue and the  light above the power is white for 4 seconds.
Fan starts up for 1 second and nothing else happens. nothing on the screen at all  (normally)
sometimes when you push the power the fan starts for a second then dies then for the next few minutes it trys to start with fan going from 1 second then dead, fan for 2 seconds then dead, fan goes 10 seconds and then dead,  almost like a car engine not getting gas but trying to start up.
Whole time it does this the power light stays blue and the light next to the plug is green.

My guess is a bad capacitor on the mother board or a bad PSU.  This being a AIO I would have to order direct from dell or off ebay.  So would like some more info being putting another $100 into a brick

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Our Dell Optiplex 740 PC won't come on. The "power-on" button is blinking green, indicating that it is in the "power-saving mode". No matter what I do it will not come back on. The DVD will not open even. Unplug it and restore power and nothing happens but the blinking green light. Is this indicative of a power supply failure? Thanks

A:Solved: Dell Optiplex 740 in Power-Saving Mode

It was the power supply.

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I need a better power supply so I can add a better video card. The power supply that comes with my SDT is really small and long and only 210W. They don't make official power supplies with more watts.

I've heard that the 1u server power supplies are the same size and should work with my SDT if it is ATX12V compliant. My question is will the power supply from a Dell PowerEdge 850 work in my Optiplex SDT? The part number for the PowerEdge's power supply is T3504.

Is there anything I need to take into account (connectors etc.)?

I'm new at this and would greatly appreciate any help.



Dell Optiplex GX280 Manual
Dell PowerEdge 850 Manual
Forum post recommending 1u PS (post by xyphur)
Power Supply on Ebay I'm looking at

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yah the title explains it all I am looking for a 400watt PSU for a small desktop computer because I dont want to buy one and then dont have it fit


A:power supply unit for a dell optiplex gx270

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I have a Dell Optiplex 755 that has a stock 280 watt psu, I would like to upgrade this to a 550 watt psu. I know the computer uses a smaller form factor psu and because of that I am having a hard time finding a replacement.  Is there anyone who has done this, if so what was the model that fit?
I would love to hear any success stories.
Thank you in advance.

A:Dell Optiplex 755 Desktop power supply replacement.

The tower on the left is easy to do,  the Desktop you need to shoehorn an aux power supply inside by removing the Optical drive.  For the SFF and USFF this is completely Impossible.  The other issue is that Full size video cards will not fit into that case so the point is moot.
Genuine Dell 280W Power Supply PSU for Dimension C521 3100C and Optiplex Small Desktop Systems 210L 330 740 755 760 GX520 GX620 and New Style GX280 Part/Model Numbers NH429 MH596 P9550 F5114 U9087 X9072 N8374 NC912 MC638 KC672 M8803 K8965 L280P-01 D280P-00 H280P-00 AA24120LSFF Power Supply Dell Part Number: RM117
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Power Express 450W


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My Dell Optiplex 740 power button is blinking green an won't boot up

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I'm trying to find a definitive, possible/likely cause for the following scenario:

Power outage a few days ago due to hurricane (no voltage spikes or any other apparent, similar issues) -
Power restored, everything normal -

Hit power switch on PC:
Nothing but flashing Green.
- No Amber
- No number code lights
- No beeps, no sounds
- No fans
- No apparent attempt to boot at all

I put in a new MB battery as I'd had a previous indication that was needful.
The only other thing I've done is UNplug and REseat the Power Supply unit.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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When pressing the on button to turn on the computer, the numbers 3 4 appear above the power button along with a binging sound, or ringing sound and the computer does not boot up.
After waiting a while, I retired to boot the computer, the numbers then were 1 2 3 4 and the computer booted up just fine. I turned the computer off through the normal commands on the monitor and then attempted to turn the computer back on again. At this point the numbers 3 4 appeared and the computer would not turn on. 
Any clue, suggestion would be appreciated.

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My company is using a Dell Optiplex 7010 on one of our products. I would like to have the ability that when/if power is lost or restored the PC will power up without pushing the power button. I have gone into BIOS and selected the "Setting" Restore Last Power State but I stll have to push the power button. The BIOS version is A16.

Thanks in Advance


A:Correct power up settings in BIOS for a Dell Optiplex 7010

This is stated in the system setup options in the owner's manual for the Dell OptiPlex 7010.

(Page 43 of the mini tower model)

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As a total DELL-Lover I only have such Machines around.
I just wanted to build up a OP 760 for my little son.

When I plug the power cort, the diagnostic LEDs 2 3 4 keep flashing while the power LED is amber.
System has only orgiginal DELL components, no add-on cards.

I checked out two CPU types:
intel E8600 and E7300

Also, I tried without any CPU - then, the diagnostic lights for a missing CPU light up.

I would be so perfect if there would be any solution for this.

Anyone knows how to fix that?

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i am using dell optiplex 780-Mini Tower. last week my pc didn't startup windows and stuck load on dell logo screen with flash light showing 1 - 4 and off LED light. also  didn't access/load boot menu, bios. i tried power on with all external devise unplugged but show same problem.
can you pls help me out. thanks in advance. 

A:dell optiplex 780-Mini Tower. flashing 1 and 4 with off power light

You ram is bad.  F2 Bios setup requires working ram.

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My refurbished dell optiplex GX280 worked fine until a month or so ago when I moved it to another room in my home. When I powered up, the power light was blinking amber. I tried all of the options that did not require buying new parts du to financial reasons, so it's sat since then.

I just decided to look at it again and powered it on. Everything seemed to start OK but no dispay. The diagnostic lights indicated faulty memory. I then located and removed the faulty DIMMM, and it started right up.

About ten minutes later the computer shut off by itself back to the blinking amber power light. :evil:

Any info would be appreciated Thank you. :grinthumb

A:Dell Optiplex GX280 blinking amber power light

The power supply has probably gone bad...

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Thanks for this forum!  I am having trouble out of a number of Dell OptiPlex 9010 AIO machines that are deployed on my network.  They are all running either Windows 10 Enterprise version 1507 (original release of Windows 10) or Windows 10 Enterprise version 1607 (Anniversary edition).  All 64-bit OS.
The issue is that even though I have configured the systems not to ever go into a sleep state, they are still doing it and when they do, the only way to wake them back up is to hold the power button and recycle.
These are older systems, so I am considering replacing them but I'd like to know if anyone has encountered this issue under this config.  I have tried different BIOS revisions including the latest and have tried different combinations of drivers as well.
Thanks for any advice and If there is additional information that I can provide that would be helpful, please let me know and I will respond.

A:Dell OptiPlex 9010 AIO - Power Save/Sleep Issues

Reboot and immediately press F2 to open BIOS setup.
Enable USB Wake which is disabled by default. Be sure to save the change before exiting setup. That should allow mouse or keyboard to wake the PC from sleep.
And if you need even more control, go to the Power options screen in Windows, select the active power plan and change the settings for sleep and hibernation to Never, but set monitor and hard drive to turn off after a set time. And on the Advanced settings screen in the Power plan, turn Hybrid Sleep off and disable USB Selective Suspend.
And you may also have to go into Device Manager and expand the list under USB. Select each root hub and click its Power Management tab. On that screen uncheck the box "Allow PC to turn off....". Do that for all root hubs. Then expand list under Human Interface Devices and uncheck that same box for any entry that has a power management tab.

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I have a Dell OptiPlex GX280 mini-tower (smallest one thereis), and the original 160W power supply died a few months ago without warning. I ordered a new power supply, but accidentally ordered the wrong size (210W for one of the larger towers). I used it in the meantime until I could get the proper size (although the 210W supply wouldn’t fit in the mini case – I left it out of the case and ran the wires through the power plug hole). The computer booted up just fine with this 210W power supply. I finally got around to ordering the 160W smaller correct size, but that power supply would not boot up the computer (just got an amber flashing light). Thinking it was just faulty, I sent it back and requested a replacement. The replacement did not work either. I ordered a third replacement, and the third did not work either! So now I am back to using the 210W power supply (No. HP-U2106F3) which does not fit in the computer housing. I know these Dell OptiPlex machines are notorious for having power supply and capacitor issues. But the question is, why will the computer power on using the 210W power supply? I contacted Dell and they were of no help whatsoever. The guy told me that 160W wasn’t enough to power my machine and to order a 210W power supply correctly sized for my chassis. Gee, thanks! First of all, they don’t make 210W that fit in the mini towers, and second of all, why did it used to work just fine??? Oh, and no I have not upgraded anything (i.e., video card, etc.) which... Read more

A:Dell OptiPlex GX280 mini-tower power supply problem

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I have an old Optiplex GX240 that had its power supply break, I recently got another power supply from a different computer. The Power supply is working however there is an orange light on the motherboard and power button that doesn't flash. The ABCD lights on the back of the computer are also not lit.

A:Orange Light On Power Button and Motherboard - Dell Optiplex GX240

GX240 requires specific NON PFC power supply.  This unit is 16 years old now and has 512 meg ram of the PC133 variety.   A newer model like an optiplex GX620 or better is still viable.  This system is TOO OLD and TOO Slow to be of any use.

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Hello guys i hope someone can help me. My desktop stoped working and it showed me the amber power light.
First i cleaned the inside of the desktop from dust. I checked the battery it was fine ( 3V as indicated) then i checked rams. Also fine. Checked the video card also fine. Then i figured maybe it's the power supply. I jumped it and it worked the fan works and most of the outputs are fine. Then i tried to plug only the 24pin conector on the the mobo , it worked fine the fan kept spinning the HDD worked the cd-rom workd ..there was no stopping. But once i pluged the 4 pin atx mobo ps, every thing stoped again. I repeated the same thing 3 times. Once the 4 pin atx is pluged everything stops. What should i do. Is it the mobo ? Please help

A:Amber power light of death flashing Dell optiplex gx620

Hi Eddysam,
Please check the power button if it is solid or flashing, is there any pattern for the same. Please check the keyboard caps lock and number lock key if it toggles while the system is turned on.
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.

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Hello everyone!I have a Dell optiplex 780 (DT) with these specs:
cPU E7500320gb hdd2x2GB RAM 1333GPU HD 5450 Low ProfileWindows 7 professional.
I received it from a friend without hdd and I reformatted with a new one.Now presents a strange problem:1. I turn off the PC.2. I turn off the power strip.3. switch on the power strip.4. the pc Auto start for 2 seconds, then turns off. (No video on the monitor)5. I turn on my pc by the key "power on" as usual, and everything is working normally.
I do not understand why when I give the current through the power strip, the computer will automatically start for only two seconds.
So I tried to reset the bios (CMOS), but has not changed anything.
I tried to format the computer and install Ubuntu = problem solved!I tried to format the computer and install "Another operating system" = problem solvedReformat and install windows 7 Professional = the problem is back!
Thanks to anyone who can give me some suggestions! 
ps: sorry for bad Inglese!

A:Dell Optiplex 780 (DT) auto start for a few seconds when turn on power strips!

That's perfectly NORMAL!
When you turn on the power strip, the PC thinks it's recovering from a power failure. So it powers itself up to check to see how the BIOS power option is set for recovery from a power failure.
If BIOS is set to "Do nothing", PC turns itself off again.
If BIOS is set to "Restart after power failure", it automatically boots without you having to press the power button.
So if you're lazy, you can set BIOS to reboot automatically after power failures. And when you turn the power strip on, the PC boots and you won't have to press the power button.

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Good evening!

I have countered recently the following problem.
I have an optiplex 960 Dt with E8500 chip, a Dell S2309W monitor and a Ati Radeon HD 3470 graphics card.
I plug the monitor to DVI-D and as the computer starts, before Windows open, the monitor goes on Power saving mode, although Windows still runs. All drivers are already installed.
With Onboard Card works fine and I have changes the saving Power setting. 
However nothings happens.

Any help? Is there anything I should also adjust or set to?

Thanks in advance.

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I'm trying to repair an Optiplex 9020, the problem was that it wouldn't power on when the power switch was pressed; I first believed that the power supply was bad but since this computer uses a proprietary PSU connector I couldn't test with the PSU tester I have; I bought an adapter that is made by ModD that allows you to use a regular PSU with this computer but after installing it with a working PSU the computer still won't power on. So I'm really left with only two options, either the power switch is bad or the motherboard / cpu. Does anyone have details of the pinout for the 5 pin internal power connector for this unit (the manual only shows the connector and doesn't detail the pinout)? I want to try and manually short the power on pins to see if the unit starts up.

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I bought this a couple of years ago from a local computer store. It's been very reliable and I run Ubuntu 16.04 Linux on it. This afternoon I had a power drop of a second or so and since then when trying to boot the issue in the subject happens. I can get to boot as usual by pressing the power supply test button which gives me a green light on the power supply and then pressing the power button will let it boot normally. I don't have any version of Windows installed so it's not possible to run any diagnostic unless there are some Linux based ones.
Thanks for any help

A:Dell Optiplex 780 MiniTower, power light flashes amber diagnostic lights 1 & 3 flash

Blinking Amber power: Initial state of light at power up. Indicates system has power, but the POWER_GOOD signal is not yet active. If the Hard Drive light is off, it is probable that the power supply needs to be replaced. If the Hard Drive light on, it is probable that an onboard regulator or VRM has failed. Look at the diagnostic lights for further information.
1+3:  Memory modules are detected, but a memory configuration or compatibility error has occurred.
You could try resetting BIOS to see if you can clear the error.

Reboot and press F2 to open BIOS setup
Copy down all current BIOS settings
Power off, unplug
Press/hold power button for ~15 sec
Open case and remove motherboard battery
Press/hold power button for ~30 sec
Reseat RAM modules in their slots
Reinstall battery- good time for new CR2032 coin cell, if this one is old
Close case and reboot

If that helps, go back into BIOS setup, and confirm that all settings match what you wrote down. Be sure to save any changes before exiting setup.

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Two drives on system 265GB Samsung on motherboard and 1TB drive internal bay.
Dell installed OS on drive 0 (C) 1TB (slower drive) and the SSD drive(fastest) drive 1 (E) blank empty.
Make no sense to me.

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I'm from Pakistan, recently I've purchased more than 20 dell optiplex 3050 with LCD E1916H. Most probably all the system are doing same issue which discussed above by many users. I connected the LCD with DP cable to CPU, nothing happens wrong until i opened Microsoft excel, watching YouTube video and sometime when switching from one tab to another in browser. On accessing these app, monitor display get disappeared while power continues coming. All the staff are suffering with trouble, plz giveimmediately some solution.
OS: Window 10 pro (64bit)

A:Dell Optiplex 3050 with dell lcd E1916H generating display issue with some application

The culprit seems to be the hardware acceleration enabled in the Intel HD driver. But, I have yet to find a way to disable it universally across the Windows 10 operating system.
For Office software =* Start any Office program* On the File tab, click Options* In the Options dialog box, click Advanced* In the list of available options, add a check to, "Disable hardware graphics acceleration"* Click OK
For all other software, you will need to check into their specific settings.

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I have a new Dell OptiPlex 3050 (small form factor) with an Intel 630 Video Adapter.  it has 1 HDMI port and 1 DisplayPort (DP).  Each monitor has 1 VGA port and 1 DP port.  I can successfully connect 1 monitor to the PC using a VGA to DP cable.  However, when I try to connect the second monitor to the PC using a DP to HDMI cable, the computer does not recognize the monitor at all and the Monitor says "No DP cable''. 

A:Help connecting Dell OptiPlex 3050 to Dual Dell E2416H Monitors

Updated information:  It is the Micro form factor, with i5-7500T 207 GHZ processor and 8MB RAM.  the Video Adapter is an Intel HD Graphics 630.

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My computer was working fine until the other day when the computer power button flashes and then the number 1 and 3 lights flash thereafter simultaneously. Although I've researched the diagnostic code error message on the Dell support documentation, I cannot determine what may be wrong. Does anyone have any ideas as to what may the problem be and how to correct it? 
Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. 

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Hello, I own a Dell Optiplex 745, running Windows XP Professional 32-bit. The Dell System Direct isn't launching, even though it will download, it says .APPLICATION, which cannot be opened. Does anyone have a fix?

A:Dell Optiplex 745 - Windows XP Pro 32-bit Dell System direct issue.

The older versions of Dell System Detect are security risks - if you're running an antivirus program, it may be flagging and intercepting the program.  At any rate, you should NOT be using Windows XP online at this point, as it has seen no security updates in almost two years - you really need to upgrade to a supported version of Windows (at this point, that's a minimum of Windows 7).

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I have a dell inspiron 23 5348 with defective onboard videochip.. I was looking for a replacement board and I was able to find one but it says it is also compatible with dell OptiPlex 9030?

how true is this? 
can anybody from dell confirm it?  because if I buy the board for OptiPlex 9030 it is a lot cheaper...  I have the i5 model

A:Dell Inspiron 23 5348 All In One PC Motherboard is it the same with Dell Optiplex 9030

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