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Amber light - motherboard failure, plus you change configuration, so I am not sure what can happened next. UEFI is replacing BIOS for the desktop PC. Page 2 of 3 < Prev 1 2 3 Next > drjones Expand Collapse Active Member Likes Received: 24 TredCS said: ↑ Had a very similar issue with a 3020; ended It was stuck in manufacturing mode. his comment is here

Maybe I'm wrong, but all the problems seem to go away when the front panel is disconnected. When I turn off the printer, the Amber light goes away and the PC boots up just fine! I tried it and it worked! so I don't think it is a power quality issue. 0 LVL 7 Overall: Level 7 Dell 1 Message Active today Expert Comment by:tankergoblin ID: 400528482014-05-08 Did you bring back http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19640625

Dell Optiplex 3020 Blinking Orange Light

Had this very problem and followed this easy procedure. You generate more electricity statically than the machine runs on. Creating your account only takes a few minutes.

Unsubscribe from TechSupportDell? I just noticed this last week. Of course, I can't turn it off without having to turn it on by jumping out the wires, so I'm going to purchase a new front panel. Optiplex 9020 Won't Power On Stay logged in Technibble Forums Forums > General Computers > Tech-to-Tech Computer Help > Home Contact Us Help Terms and Rules Privacy Policy Top Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2015 XenForo Ltd.

The USB only printers work when Dell comes out and replaces motherboards. 0 Pimiento OP raymcgrede Nov 17, 2015 at 3:42 UTC 1st Post ahhhhh the old USB Dell Optiplex 3020 Troubleshooting I just sent you a PM. Try to research your issue before posting, don't be vague We are not a review site. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28429910/Power-switch-and-button-in-the-power-supply-must-be-pushed-together.html Sometimes at my school, we have had dell computers that don't turn on at all because the USB was shorted so it was a simple fix just to lever the bent

did you try another power cord, and power outlet (another room maybe, for testing) ? 0 Message Author Comment by:TechGoingSolo ID: 400541072014-05-09 Yes, different power cord, different outlet, different surge Dell Power Supply Reset Button Anything else I should try?

Does NOT work on either board. But on our HP LJ 1100's which are parallel only, we have to use a USB to parallel adapter, and mobo replacements have not fixed it.  0 Anaheim I can't switch the power button with the reset button because on this motherboard the entire front panel (Power Button, USB ports, MIC in, and headphones) are all connected to the

Dell Optiplex 3020 Troubleshooting

These are some of Dell's best machines; around $1500 with an SSD for boot + 1TB for storage, dedicated graphics card, 16GB RAM,.....very nice PCs. If you can't fix it this way, the earlier post about unhooking your power connections from the power supply is your best bet. Dell Optiplex 3020 Blinking Orange Light SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe16,84716K Loading... Dell Optiplex 3020 Led Error Codes When you push the front panel power on switch it simply sparks and in a way it shorts between the two wires and thus you have the PC to start up.

Power switch did nothing. http://pghtix.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-990-specs.html Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Add to Want to watch this again later? there is a small button in the back of the computer in PSU. Dell Optiplex 3020 Not Booting

any help from here? I realize all sorts of stuff can cause the problems we're having but I think it's pretty clear it's something *inside* that office....whether it's a peripheral or sketchy power. The old PC probably had a PSU that was not as sensitive to the power issues in the building as the new Dell PSUs. http://pghtix.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-3020-lose-display-and-show-like-old-tv-no-signal-screen.html put another wire between them and solderd them together.

I've been scouring the net to find out what the button on the power supply is. Dell Power Supply Test Button This unit doesn't do that. I'll let you know if it works out Best answer KisianikJul 31, 2013, 3:42 PM Before you do that, one more thing - you removed battery for only 2 minutes, Dell

It's probably not lit up.

Just figure which wires go to power switch and jump the pins on mobo with small screwdriver or anything metal. Connected all cables, power cable inclusive (keyboard, mouse, printer, vga) Inserted the old battery3. Tidy them up with zip ties and shrink tubing (Electrical Tape if not)8. Dell Optiplex Won't Power On But just yesterday Dell came out and replaced a motherboard on a 3rd unit and it works now.....so far.  0 Anaheim OP Alex.Shattuck May 21, 2015 at 2:48

Strip Both Ends 5.Find a long enough piece of wire that will reach to the front of the pc 6. worked fine. Plug the power cable into the pc 9. check over here Loading...