Having problems with your Dell Optiplex GX520 Desktop PC - Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz, 512GB DDR2, 40GB HDD, CDRW, Windo ?

Hi guys, just been given a dell optiplex gx520 to tinker with. when i plug it in, the power switch on the front flashes orange and the unit doesn't switch on. any ideas??


Answers :

Did you open the case up and do a general inspection. Things to look for:

Is the CPU installed correctly and tight?
Is the RAM installed correctly? Are they the right type?
Is there another PCI cards? If so, make sure they are inserted tightly.
Are the power cables for the mother board attached correctly.
Look at all the unused power connectors for drives. Make sure the metal part are not touching anything conductive.

Good luck.
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