Make sure you touch a piece of metal on the case's chassis to ground yourself, then proceed to making sure all cables and cards are secure. Please try the request again. It looks like those corporate Dell computers the big kind. OptiPlex GX280 View a different product Manuals Manuals Warranty Warranty System configuration System configuration Diagnostics Support topics & articles Drivers & downloads Parts & accessories Loading, Please wait.
Lucia St. The lights can be yellow or green. Okay, unplug the power and open the computer up. It seems that it won't boot in Dual Channel. https://forums.penny-arcade.com/discussion/62818/dell-not-starting-and-figuring-out-a-b-c-d-error-codes
Backup as much as you can without making any changes and denying any chkdsk, etc prompts from the operating system you're using.4. Kitts & Nevis St. So far I got the sequence and a translation but was based on the XSL Dell models since I don't know what model is my dell. I have read a few forums that mentioned "chkdsk /r" could solve the problem, but only temporarily to recover data.
Perform a quick, non-destructive test. I even downloaded cd burning software and it says basically the same thing. Could it be video, because there is no signal to the screen? Dell Dimension Diagnostic Lights Penny Arcade The Trenches PAX Child's Play Pinny Arcade Sign In Join Club PA Penny Arcade Comics News PATV Podcasts Archive Forum Shop Best Of...
Anyone with any suggestions please let me know. Dell Optiplex Gx280 Diagnostic Light Codes Listen to the noises of the drive.-- Loud "clunk" noise generally means "drive head crash -- unrecoverable"-- You supply power to the unit, but it doesn't spin up. If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Microsoft® Windows® desktop. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-optiplex-gx280-beep-code.135241/ Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go! 0 Blutraserei Registered User regular July 2008 edited July 2008 Horus wrote: » Feral wrote: » Optiplex GX270 showing a D LED?
The computer would not boot up in safe mode either. Dell Optiplex Gx270 Diagnostic Light Codes You guys are spoiled!That's all I gots.. To them a Return code 7 indicates failure to read the drive. B -- If B is yellow, this means you are having some type of issue with the power supply.
But I would consider using a USB external hard drive (unless you specifically need to have then on CDs). http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/product-support/product/optiplex-gx280/diagnose Generated Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:54:26 GMT by s_ac15 (squid/3.5.20) Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Dell Abcd Error Codes I also reset the bios, still no luck. Dell Optiplex Gx270 Diagnostic Lights Apr 21, 2009 Video controller problem on Dell Optiplex GX280 Aug 9, 2011 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose. There are 4 lights on the back A B C D, A and B are Orange, and C and D are Green. Run the BIOS Recovery utility, wait for recovery completion, and then restart the computer. Horus on July 2008“You have brains in your head. Dell Dimension 2400 Diagnostic Lights
Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? I am wondering if all this is caused by the battery but I can't find on Dell nor google a sign that says "Time to replace internal battery" A B C I ran a disc check and got a return code 7. Horus on July 20080 Posts Feral That's what I do.
Hahaha! Dell Precision 670 Diagnostic Lights Sep 25, 2009 #3 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 Someone else might have more specific help for you... A possible BIOS failure has occurred; the computer is in the recovery mode.
So any adivce would be greatly appreciated. We will list a few of the most common here, but there are certainly more on the Dell website. If your computer does not have lights, it will probably only issue a beep code, which is fine. Dell Error Codes Lights Enter system setup, review your computer's configuration information, and ensure that the device you want to test displays in system setup and is active.
Express Service Code:_____ Service Tag:_____ Dell Diagnostics CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. I drink, and I know things. A friend is now having this problem.Thanks! Sometimes the servo for the platter just gets old or it over heats and it needs a little love and care to get it motivated..
Abe April 1, 2014 This was the situation, I was trying to figure out why computer keep shutting down after a few minuds then I figure out it was my bracket Its been working fine except for viriuses 2 times that were removed by dell. If chkdsk works, how is it done when the computer will not boot? Find the service tag.
nowadays they automatically do that on power-off. Dell not starting and figuring out A B C D error codes Horus Los AngelesRegistered User regular July 2008 edited July 2008 in Help / Advice Forum Friend asked me to Proffitt Forum moderator / February 19, 2007 3:52 AM PST In reply to: Error: Return code 7 hard drive failure I did a quick search and found that code from Dell's Then go to Dell's Support site and enter the service tag number.
what could be the problem? You're on your own. You don't want the FCC, FBI, or CIA finding the crap you've been downloading onto your drive do you? I'm expecting them, though, to replace it with a refurbished one.
Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Error: Return code 7 hard drive failure This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. Okay, unplug the power and open the computer up. Be careful not to touch any chips on the memory or the motherboard in the process.Tweet Pin It Related Posts Order Dell Recovery Disks Dell I/O Front Panel
It was a common problem on a lot of Dell desktops of that era. Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... I am wondering if all this is caused by the battery but I can't find on Dell nor google a sign that says "Time to replace internal battery" A B C by Saroku / July 3, 2011 1:08 AM PDT In reply to: Rebuild array? *** DISCLAIMER *** The following information you must use at your own risk..