Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX280 PC Desktop ?

Goes On ..Then Goes Black Screen I have 2 GX280s. One failed the other day after 2 years use. The BIOS screen appeared then it all went black. About every 10th attempt to get it going, it works and boots up with the XP logo.


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Have you tried booting in safe mode? When it starts press F8 and select "Safe Mode" or "Last Known Good Configuration.". On that 10th try you do get it to come up make sure you install all updates for your computer. Then you can put int he Optiplex disk from Dell and run some diagnostics.
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