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  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 1
    Dell™ OptiPlex™ 320 Quick Reference Guide Models DCSM, DCNE w w w. d e l l . c o m | s u p p o r t . d e l l . c o m
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    ...in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2006 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, OptiPlex, and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell ...
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    ...Panel Connectors . . Removing the Computer Cover . Before You Begin ...Mini Tower Computer . Desktop Computer . . Inside Your Computer ... ... ... Mini Tower Computer . Desktop Computer . . Solving Problems ... Dell Diagnostics . System Lights . . Diagnostic ...
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    4 Contents
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    ... drivers (see "Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities" in your online User's Guide), to run the Dell Diagnostics (see "... or experienced users. NOTE: Drivers and documentation updates can be found at support.dell.com Warranty information Terms and Conditions (U.S. only) Safety instructions Regulatory ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 6
    ... Microsoft Windows XP Help and Support Center 1 Click Start→ Help and Support→ Dell User and System Guides→ System Guides. 2 Click the User's Guide for...the Service Tag to identify your computer when you use support.dell.com or contact support. • Enter the Express Service Code ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 7
    ... discussion with other Dell customers • Upgrades - Upgrade information for components, such as memory, the hard drive, and the operating system • Customer Care - Contact information, service call... my desktop Find It Here Dell Support Website - support.dell.com NOTE: Select your region...
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    Setting Up Your Computer CAUTION: Before performing any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in Product Information Guide. NOTICE: If your computer has an... properly set up your computer. See the appropriate figures that follow the instructions. NOTICE: Do not...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 9
    ... connector pins. Tighten the thumbscrews on the cable connectors. NOTE: Some monitors have the video connector underneath the back of the screen. See the documentation that came with your monitor for its connector locations. Set Up Your Monitor 4 Connect the speakers. Quick Reference Guide 9
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    5 Connect power cables to the computer, monitor, and devices and connect the other ends of the power cables to electrical outlets. Power Connections NOTICE: To avoid damaging a computer with a manual voltage-selection switch, set the switch for the voltage...
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    System Views Mini Tower Computer - Front View 1 2 3 10 4 9 5 6 7 8 1 2 3 4 location of Service Tag CD/DVD drive floppy drive hard-drive activity light Use the Service Tag to identify your computer when you access the Dell Support website or call technical support. Insert a CD ...
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    ... and exiting from a power-saving mode, see your online User's Guide. For a description of light codes that can help you troubleshoot problems with your computer, see "System Lights" on page 33. 9 10 headphone connector link integrity light Use the ...
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    Mini Tower Computer - Back View 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 cover release latch padlock ring power connector This latch allows you to open the computer cover. Insert a padlock to lock the computer cover. Insert the power cable into this connector. Quick Reference Guide 13
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    ...USB, and other devices into the appropriate connector. See "Mini Tower Computer - Back-Panel Connectors" on page 14. Access ... for any installed PCI and PCI Express cards. Mini Tower Computer - Back-Panel Connectors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 10 1 parallel connector 9 8 Connect a parallel device, such as a...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 15
    ...the network speed to 10 Mbps to ensure reliable operation. 4 network activity light This light flashes yellow when the computer is transmitting or receiving network data. A high volume of network traffic may make this light appear to be in...
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    ... remain connected, such as printers and keyboards. 2 3 hard-drive activity light power button This light flickers when the hard drive is being accessed. Press this button to ... enabled, when you press the power button the computer will perform an operating system shutdown. 4 Dell badge This ...
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    ... of light codes that can help you troubleshoot problems with your computer see "System Lights" on page 33. 6 7 diagnostic lights link ... or DVD (if supported) into this drive. Use the Service Tag to identify your computer when you access the Dell Support website or call technical support. 8 9 10 11...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 18
    ... voltage selection switch Your computer is equipped with a manual voltage-selection switch. To avoid damaging a computer with a manual voltage-selection switch, set the switch for the voltage that most closely ... cover release latch Insert a padlock to lock the computer cover. Use this latch to open...
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    ...the network speed to 10 Mbps to ensure reliable operation. 4 network activity light This light flashes yellow when the computer is transmitting or receiving network data. A high volume of network traffic may make this light appear to be in...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 20
    ...service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty.... outlets, and then press the power button to ground the system board. 4 If applicable, remove the computer stand (for instructions, see the documentation...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 21
    ... Remove the computer cover: • • Remove the mini tower computer cover (see "Mini Tower Computer" on page 21). Remove ...any static electricity that could harm internal components. Mini Tower Computer CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in ...
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    1 2 3 1 2 3 security cable slot cover release latch padlock ring 22 Quick Reference Guide
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    Desktop Computer CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. CAUTION: To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 24
    Inside Your Computer Mini Tower Computer 3 2 1 4 5 6 1 2 3 CD/DVD drive floppy drive power supply 4 5 6 system board heat sink assembly hard drive 24 Quick Reference Guide
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    System Board Components 1 2 3 17 4 16 5 15 14 6 7 13 12 11 10 9 8 Quick Reference Guide 25
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 26
    ...7 8 9 fan connector (FAN) processor connector (CPU) processor power connector (12VPOWER) front-panel connector (FNT_PANEL) memory module connectors (DIMM_1, DIMM_2) SATA drive ... drive connector (FLOPPY) serial/ PS/2 connector (PS2/SER2) Jumper Settings Mini Tower Computer 26 Quick Reference Guide
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    ...). jumpered unjumpered The real-time clock has been enabled (default setting). Desktop Computer 2 1 3 4 6 1 2 3 drive bay (CD/DVD, floppy, and hard drive) power supply system board 4 5 6 card slots 5 heat sink assembly front I/O panel Quick Reference Guide 27
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    System Board Components 1 2 3 17 4 16 5 15 14 6 7 13 12 11 10 9 8 28 Quick Reference Guide
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    ... 6 7 8 9 fan connector (FAN) processor connector (CPU) processor power connector (12VPOWER) front-panel connector (FNT_PANEL) memory module connectors (DIMM_1, DIMM_2) serial ATA drive connectors (SATA0, SATA1) power connector (POWER) CD/DVD...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 30
    ... perform as expected. For the latest troubleshooting information available for your computer, see the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. If computer problems occur that require help ..., perform the checks in "Solving Problems" in your online User's Guide and run the Dell Diagnostics ...
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    ...and is active. Start the Dell Diagnostics from either your hard drive or from the optional Drivers and... known as the ResourceCD). Starting the Dell Diagnostics From Your Hard Drive 1 Turn on (or restart) your... 1 Insert the Drivers and Utilities CD. 2 Shut down and restart the computer. When the DELL...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 32
    ... and follow the instructions on the screen. If you cannot resolve the error condition, contact Dell. ... top of each test screen. If you contact Dell, technical support will ask for your ... selected device. The Dell Diagnostics obtains configuration information for all devices from system setup, memory, ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 33
    .... System Lights Your power light may indicate a computer problem. Power Light Solid green Blinking green Problem Description Power is on, and the computer is ... technical assistance. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. Blinking yellow A power supply ...
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    ... you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. To help you troubleshoot a problem, your computer has four lights labeled "1," "2," "3," and "4" on the front or ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 35
    ... install properly working memory of the same type into your computer. • If the problem persists, contact Dell. For information on contacting Dell, see... the computer. • If the problem persists or the computer has integrated graphics, contact Dell. For information on contacting Dell, see...
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    ... working memory of the same type into your computer. • If the problem persists, contact Dell. ... information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. • Ensure that no special memory ... Dell. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. Memory modules are detected, ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 37
    ...-up: 1 Write down the beep code. 2 See "Dell Diagnostics" on page 30 to identify a more ... assistance. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. Code 1-1-2 1-1-3 1-1-4 1-2-1 1-2-2 1-2-3 1-3 Cause ... failure NVRAM power loss Invalid NVRAM configuration Video Memory test failure ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 38
    ... a Restore Point 1 Click the Start button and click Help and Support. 2 Click System Restore. 3 Follow the instructions on the screen. Restoring the Computer to an Earlier Operating State NOTICE: Before you restore the computer to an earlier ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 39
    ... Edition, so the steps will differ if you set your Dell computer to the Windows Classic view or are using Windows XP Professional. If you are considering reinstalling the Windows XP operating system to correct a problem with a newly installed driver, first try using Windows XP Device ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 40
    .... 7 Click the Drivers tab. 8 Click Roll Back Driver. If Device Driver Rollback does not resolve the problem, then ... possibly affect programs installed on your hard drive. Therefore, do not reinstall Windows XP unless a Dell technical support representative instructs you to do so. NOTICE: To prevent ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 41
    4 Press immediately after the DELL logo appears. If the operating system logo appears, wait until you see...automatically restarts multiple times. NOTE: The time required to complete the setup depends on the size of the hard drive and the speed of your computer. NOTICE: Do not press any key when...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 42
    ... by the installation program. 4 Click Next at the Welcome Dell System Owner screen. 5 Select the appropriate .... 2 Click the appropriate driver and follow the instructions to download the driver to your computer. To view ... computer, click Drivers from the Topic drop-down menu. 42 Quick Reference Guide...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 43
    ..., 5 error messages beep codes, 37 diagnostic lights, 34 system lights, 33 M motherboard. See system board D Dell Diagnostics, 30 Dell support site, 7 diagnostics beep codes, 37 Dell Diagnostics, 30 documentation End User License ...
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    ... website, 7 system board, 25, 28 System Restore, 38 T troubleshooting beep codes, 37 conflicts, 38 Dell Diagnostics, 30 diagnostic lights, 34 Hardware Troubleshooter, 38 Help and Support Center, 7 restore computer to previous operating state, 38 system ...



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