Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX280 PC Desktop ?

I have a GX 280 and get the mesage ultra 100 is not installed. I do have a promise card installed. I cannot get to bios


Answers :

Ultra ata 100.. ide cable .. may be bad.. or the controller on the motherboard is causing the issue
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\015\012try to pull the ide cable off the board.. do ya see the bios then???
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\015\012if so first replace with a different 80pin ide cable.. or buy a new one..
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\015\012test the drives attached to the ide ribbon gray cable in another chassis... if the all is good.. and you still can not reach the bios..
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\015\012use the clear cmos or bios directions on the gx280 manual online at dell
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\015\012else the motheboard has gone bad
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