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Thanks Dell, that really narrows it down. why does my dell slimtower show the OLOD (orange light of death) Best Answer Ghost Chili OP Jeremy_B Aug 11, 2011 at 10:54 UTC Well Dell says it's a power supply, Join Now For immediate help use Live now! If you get the “amber light of death” you should start with the simplest solutions then work towards the harder solutions. http://divxeo.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-gx280-flashing-amber-power-light.html

Aug 14, 2008 #10 dopesheet TS Rookie Dell Opliplex SX280 Blinking Amber Light I was able to fix a blinking amber light on my optiplex sx280. vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.1.0 Patch Level 4 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.Copyright EduGeek.netDigital Point modules: Sphinx-based search Follow EduGeek via Please But not in this case. thank you everyone David January 1, 2009 at 10:03 pm Reply One more to add to the orange flashing light Syndrome. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-optiplex-gx280-wont-start-amber-light-flashing.109649/

Dell Optiplex Gx280 Solid Amber Power Light

How long ago was that? If that doesn't do the trick, do you have any other trouble-shooting tips that may work? Beth January 8, 2008 at 8:47 pm Reply I have an orange blinking power I read the manual and followed the instructions, (disconnected all the cables form the CPU & monitor and reconnected), the blinking amber light was gone. No, create an account now.

Aug 2, 2008 #4 DarkJP TS Rookie Topic Starter Ok, I checked all the capacitors and they seem to be fine (they are all flat and absolutely clean), I also removed Please help!!! Chirs February 3, 2008 at 12:38 am Reply Want to thank everyone who posted useful info here. Many thanks for saving countless hours with this one. Tolu December 7, 2007 at 9:42 am Reply That worked like a charm!! Dell Orange Light Blinking Really hoping I don't have to go out and buy an new computer tomorrow.

I bench tested the old CMOS, and it still had 3.2Vs….. Dev December 19, 2008 at 3:19 pm Reply You guys are sooo awesome!!!! Absolutely check this, many a time this happened with me. nope was a dell dimension that i was looking at for someone. BUT recently I was provided with a new Toshiba by work and after removing Vista, I have been using that for the last 4 months.

Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? Dell Optiplex Flashing Amber Power Light I had the no green light issue only 8 months ago. Leads me to think it might be a device or driver, but all the drivers seemed to check out. Not sure which type of GX280 you have (i.e desktop, mini tower, mini desktop etc) so some of these things may not be relevant... 1.

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I did not and do not receommend touching anything inside at this stage of troubleshooting, unless you are a well insulated superhero. Bear in mind that this may also be a power issue so it may be worth seeing if you can borrow a known good ATX power supply from somewhere... 0 #4 Dell Optiplex Gx280 Solid Amber Power Light I can then plug it in AFTER start up with no problems. Dell Gx280 Diagnostic Lights So I stopped and had a beer.

When I plugged it in it was immediately a new RAPID and short lived amber blink, followed by a 1-2 second green light, then quiet. http://divxeo.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-755-can-i-install-a-gtx-460.html Disconnect the CD/DVD drive cable (usually a flat ribbon cable) from the motherboard (you can leave the other end connected to the drive). Remove the power cable, waited till green led on motherboard was off 2. Had this SAME problem with my HP Media computer. Dell Optiplex 7010 Power Light Blinking Orange

BTW, you mentioned before that you have already tried clearing the bios - I just want to check that you disconnected the 20 pin ATX power connector from the motherboard before I did have it come back to me successfully only once, with no ryhme or reason. Thread Tools Search Thread Advanced Search 26th November 2010,10:57 PM #1 Jackd Join Date Jan 2007 Location Durham, UK Posts 324 Thank Post 33 Thanked 17 Times in 12 Posts http://divxeo.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-gx280-drivers.html It can mean either a simple replugging of your mouse, or your motherboard blowed up real good-like and fried everything with it….what a range!!! Bret September 23, 2008 at 4:42

You can change this preference below. Dell Orange Power Light Anzeige Autoplay Wenn Autoplay aktiviert ist, wird die Wiedergabe automatisch mit einem der aktuellen Videovorschläge fortgesetzt. But when I checked the usb ports, one of them has damaged, 2 pins touching each other, I fixed them but the ambar flashing light is still there.

Afterward, plug the computer in and turn it on. 5.-Reseat the ATX 20-pin connection and the 12V 4-pin (2 black and 2 yellow or 2 black and 2 brown) connection from

Thank you all. Pingback: It's all Good. » Good As I Wanna Be bigtex September 11, 2008 at 12:10 am Reply I have a Dimension 5150 and this happened to No green light usually means a bad power supply or motherboard. Could not even take a GX270 PSU to try in a GX280, nor a regular ATX PSU...   When it happened on the GX270, they were still under warranty and Dell Dell Orange Light Of Death Glad I found this site and will put it in my bookmarks for future reference!

Time for a new case, I guess. fud18 January 22, 2008 at 11:35 am Reply I had the same problem on a Dell Optiplex GX150. Melde dich bei YouTube an, damit dein Feedback gezählt wird. Best thing to do is go to the local R*dioshack and pick up a power supply tester, last I saw it was around $20 you unplg the PS connections to the http://divxeo.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-380-power-supply-replacement.html The lights on the back (GGGG) are off and not lit.

Posted on 2009-04-16 PCs 4 3 solutions 1,524 Views Last Modified: 2012-05-06 Alright, so here's the situation. Next day I went to the local PC shop and had to buy a new power supply (350Watt) for 25 Euro. I had Dell engineers out to repair two of these about 6 months ago (I'm in the UK too) at no charge. Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum

Have a nice day! Texcd October 7, 2008 at 5:05 am Reply BENT Usb Pin !!! You had to open the hardware connector and then insert the flat cable, then lock the hardware connector. ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. Won't power on.

Now, how I solved my amber blinking light of ungoodness: 1. Nov 27, 2008 #24 kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524 It's worth trying Nov 27, 2008 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 Oct 23, 2008 #13 pjamme TS Enthusiast Posts: 208 Optiplex 270 Not so my friend. I do need a new battery, and have for some time, but since I am not transporting it around, I can use the wall outlet (whatever it is called).

Aug 2, 2008 #3 seanc TS Rookie Posts: 88 Since this is a Dell 280, open up the case and check the capacitors. You could try pulling all other components too, but if you KNOW the power supply is good, and the computer doesn't beep with the RAM pulled, it's a bad mobo in I generally recommend buying a new power supply however you can replace the faulty capacitors for $2 in parts + shipping.