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Hafiz g
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780 MT, CPU not starting up properly

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I have Dell Optipkex780 Mini Tower CPU. When i plug in the power supply cpu shows no response. Then by pressing the power button the Amber light diaappears and another light which is labeled with digit 3 appears and keeps on blinking. any solution?

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elpro999dell
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Re: CPU not starting up properly

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This means a processor problem dell is not very clear about it:

https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/sln284978/a-reference-guide-to-the-dell-optiplex-diagn...

 

-elpro999


I do not work for dell. I am also a user.

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elpro999dell
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Re: CPU not starting up properly

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This means a processor problem dell is not very clear about it:

https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/sln284978/a-reference-guide-to-the-dell-optiplex-diagn...

 

-elpro999


I do not work for dell. I am also a user.

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Hafiz g
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Re: CPU not starting up properly

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Thanks. I read the description of diagonistics lights. It says that there is CPU configuration error, cpu activity failure or cache error. what to do now?

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elpro999dell
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Re: CPU not starting up properly

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@Hafiz g wrote:

Thanks. I read the description of diagonistics lights. It says that there is CPU configuration error, cpu activity failure or cache error. what to do now?


Try replacing the cpu?


-elpro999


I do not work for dell. I am also a user.

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