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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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    ... 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 ...claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest ...
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    .... Inside Your Computer ... ... ... Mini Tower Computer . Desktop Computer . . Solving Problems ... Dell Diagnostics . System Lights . . Diagnostic Lights. ... Beep Codes ...Resolving Software and Hardware Incompatibilities Using Microsoft Windows XP System ...
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    4 Contents
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    ... "Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities" in your online User's Guide), to run the Dell Diagnostics (see "... technicians 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 ...
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    ...to configure system settings How to troubleshoot and solve problems Find It Here Dell™ OptiPlex™ User's Guide Microsoft Windows... your computer. • Use the Service Tag to identify your computer when you use support.dell.com or contact support. • Enter the Express Service Code to direct your ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 7
    ... segment to view the appropriate support site. To download Desktop System Software: 1 Go to support.dell.com, select your region or business segment, and enter your Service Tag. 2 ... for the keyword Desktop System Software. NOTE: The support.dell.com user interface may vary dependent upon your ...
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    ... CAUTION: Before performing any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in Product Information Guide. NOTICE: If your computer has an ...to properly set up your computer. See the appropriate figures that follow the instructions. NOTICE: Do not attempt to operate a PS/2 mouse ...
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    ... 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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    ... electrical outlets. Power Connections NOTICE: To avoid damaging a computer with a manual voltage-selection switch, set the switch for the voltage ...Computers with a voltage selection switch on the back panel must be manually set to operate at the correct operating voltage. 10 Quick Reference Guide
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    ... 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 or DVD (if supported) into ...
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    ... about sleep modes 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 ...
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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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    4 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 matches the AC power available in your ...
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    ... designation is COM1 for serial connector 1. For more information, see your online User's Guide. 5 line-in connector 6 line-out connector 7 microphone connector 8 9 USB 2.0 connectors (4) video connector 10 serial connector Quick Reference Guide 15
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    ... USB devices (see your online User's Guide for more information about booting to a USB device). ...button the computer will perform an operating system shutdown. 4 Dell badge This badge can be rotated to match ... the badge using the slot provided near the bottom of the badge. 16 Quick Reference Guide
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    ... description of light codes that can help you troubleshoot problems with your computer see "System ... light Use the lights to help you troubleshoot a computer problem based on the diagnostic code. For more ... drive. Use the Service Tag to identify your computer when you access the Dell Support website ...
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    4 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 matches the AC power available in your ...
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    ... connector 1. For more information, see your online User's Guide. 5 line-in connector 6 line-out connector 7 microphone connector 8... you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. CAUTION: To guard against electrical shock, ...
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    ...Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. CAUTION: Handle components and cards with... should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. NOTICE:...
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    ... harm internal components. Mini Tower 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 ...
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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
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    ... 16 17 internal buzzer (SPKR1) password jumper (PSWD) real time clock reset jumper (RTCRST) battery socket (BATT) PCI Express x16 card connector PCI card connectors (2) floppy drive connector (FLOPPY) serial/ PS/2 connector (PS2/SER2) Jumper Settings Mini Tower Computer 26 Quick Reference Guide
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    ... being reset (jumpered temporarily). 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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    ...10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 internal buzzer (SPKR1) password jumper (PSWD) RTC reset jumper (RTCRST) battery socket (BATT) PCI Express x16 card connector PCI card connector (2) floppy drive connector (FLOPPY) serial/ PS/2 connector (PS2/SER2) Jumper Settings Desktop Computer Quick Reference Guide 29
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    ... as expected. For the latest troubleshooting information available for your computer, see the Dell Support website ... Code and Service Tag below, and then contact Dell from the same location ... instructions in the Product Information Guide. When to Use the Dell Diagnostics If you experience a problem ...
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    Enter system setup (see "System Setup" in your online User's Guide for instructions), review your computer's configuration information, and ensure that the device you want to test displays in system setup and is active. Start the Dell Diagnostics from either your ...
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    ... resolve the error condition, contact Dell. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. NOTE: The Service Tag for your computer is ...top of each test screen. If you contact Dell, technical support will ask for your Service Tag. 3 If you run a test...
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    ... technical assistance. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. Blinking yellow A ... page 34). See "Power Problems" in your online User's Guide. Solid green and a... technical assistance. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. Quick Reference ...
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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 back panel. ...
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    ... the same type into your computer. • If the problem persists, contact Dell. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. • If the computer has a ...contact Dell. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. A possible graphics card failure ...
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    ... memory modules, see your online User's Guide. • If you have two or more memory...Dell. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. • Ensure that the cables are properly ...Dell. For information on contacting Dell, see your online User's Guide. Memory modules are detected,...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 37
    ... during start-up: 1 Write down the beep code. 2 See "Dell Diagnostics" on page 30 to identify a more serious cause. 3... Dell for technical 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 Microprocessor register failure ...
  • Dell OptiPlex 320 | Quick Reference Guide - Page 38
    ...the Hardware Troubleshooter to resolve the incompatibility. 1 Click the Start button and click Help and Support. 2 Type hardware troubleshooter in the Search field and click ...button and click Help and Support. 2 Click System Restore. 3 Follow the instructions on the screen. Restoring the ...
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    ... steps will differ if you set your Dell computer to the Windows Classic view or are using Windows ... reinstalling the Windows XP operating system to correct a problem with a newly installed driver, first try ... Panel. 2 Under Pick a Category, click Performance and Maintenance. Quick Reference Guide 39
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    ... and 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 conflicts with Windows XP, disable any virus protection software ...
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    4 Press immediately after the DELL logo appears. If the operating system logo appears,... select the highlighted partition (recommended), and follow the instructions on the screen. The Windows XP Setup screen ... following message appears: Press any key to boot from the CD. 41 Quick Reference Guide
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    ... 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...
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    ...5 H hardware beep codes, 37 conflicts, 38 Dell Diagnostics, 30 Hardware Troubleshooter, 38 Help and Support Center, 7 help file ...power light, 17 power light diagnosing problems with, 33 problems. See troubleshooting Product Information Guide, 5 I installing parts before you ...
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    ...XP 39 , U User's Guide, 6 W warranty information, 5 Windows XP Hardware Troubleshooter, 38 Help and Support Center, 7 reinstalling, ..., 25, 28 System Restore, 38 T troubleshooting beep codes, 37 conflicts, 38 Dell Diagnostics, 30 diagnostic lights, 34 Hardware Troubleshooter, 38 Help and Support ...



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