You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. Run the Dell Diagnostics. Cycles through the options in a field. Posted on Jun 11, Perform the checks in ” Basic Checks.

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Also it is not showing usb drive in boot sequence.

Options or values that you cannot change because they are determined or calculated by the computer appear less bright. The entire base optiples and the monitor are original, but the keyboard and mouse are replacements. You can change those values that appear bright on the screen.

As you can see above the GX is a small form desktop PC but it also came in a desktop and mini tower form factor. Advanced functions familiar to users of current software packages are lacking in these old versions, but the ancient programs are not as restrictive as some might imagine.

It’s worth a thousand words. Table 1 lists the keys you use to view or change information on the System Setup screen and to exit the program.

In many fields, you can dlsplay type the appropriate value.

My dell optiplex gx110 says display cache is not functioning

Describes del highlighted device in the Device Groups list on the Advanced Testing screen. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Click “Add” to insert your video. Describes the Advanced Testing screen, the Device Groupsand the diagnostic menus and commands and gives instructions on how to use them.


Before you use System Setup, you need to know the kind of diskette drive s and hard-disk drive s installed in your computer. So, possibilities are that your hard drive died, the power connector to it came loose, or the power supply itself is having an issue with that connection that disllay attached to the hard drive.

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But using the Windows 98 partition with old programs and applications you get a good sense of how impressive the GX was oltiplex its day. See ” Troubleshooting the Monitor.

Related Question I have created bootable usb disk by following instructions on pendrivelinux. Back to Contents Page. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

To enter System Setup, perform the following steps: Record displa current boot sequence in the event you want to restore it after running the Dell Diagnostics. The sound could be caused by a hardware malfunction. Dell Optiplex Desktop Enter system setupconfirm your computer’s system configuration information, and enable all of its components and devices, such as ports. Eell monitors have a power indicator usually on the front bezel.


If the system does not boot, see ” Getting Help ” for instructions on getting technical assistance from Dell. When you change a gx10, in many cases you must reboot the system before the change takes effect.

Revisiting the Dell Optiplex GX110 PC

Disconnect all the AC power cables from their electrical outlets. Turn on your system. Look and listen for the indications described in Table 1. The Martian Oddity Up allthingsdos. If your system is already on, shut it down and then turn it on again. I find this a bit of a negative though ddisplay I find laptop style CD drives to be a bit less robust and more prone to damage. The Martian Oddity Video Games and other weird stuff!