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Old 06-18-2008, 11:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default optiplex gx280, not booting, not posting

if anyone could please help,,

i turn the power on and get a black screen, power button solid orange. then the fan speeds up like a friecken turbine. ive switched power supplies, no difference. ive reseated the ram, took out the ram and got no beeps, i have no video card, all the caps look fine on the motherboard. does anyone know what else it could be?
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Sounds like a fried mobo. The Orange light is usually not a good sign.
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well, there went motherboard #2
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