Dell OptiPlex 780 Ultra Small Form Factor (USFF): System Guide

Dell OptiPlex 780 Ultra Small Form Factor (USFF): System Guide

Table of Contents:

  1. Installation / Drivers
  2. Security / Antivirus
  3. Software
  4. Hardware - Troubleshooting / Error Codes

Dell OptiPlex 780 Ultra Small Form Factor (USFF) System Guide: Contains all the resources needed to resolve common issues.

1. Installation / Drivers

Installation Options:

The Installation Options section covers the Factory Restore, Clean Install and the Reinstallation options for your supported Operating System (OS).


The Drivers section covers the drivers required and the order of installation for the various Operating Systems supported on your system.

Driver Install Order
Installing Drivers with the Resource CD/DVD
Identifying any Drivers not covered in the Install Order

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2. Security / Antivirus

Security and Encryption:

The Security and Encryption section covers the security and encryption hardware/software currently available on your system, plus applicable upgrade options.


The Antivirus section provides various guides for the Antivirus Software currently shipping with our systems and also for removing the most well known Malware infections to date.

General Rules for safe Internet browsing:

The General Rules for safe Internet browsing section provides suggestions and best practices for navigating the Internet and minimizing security risk.

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3. Software

Software sold with your machine:

The software sold with your system section provides information on preinstalled software and how to identify the software sold with your system.

Note: The following software is supported under the Pro Support Warranty
Digital Persona
Trend Micro
Using your Operating System:

This section covers guides on setting up and using your system when you first receive it.

Slow Performance:

This section covers resolving performance issues with your system.

Windows Blue Screen (Crash Screen) Errors:

This section covers system crashes, restarts and other OS issues.

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4. Hardware - Troubleshooting / Error Codes

Getting to know your computer:

This section provides information, and pictures, about your particular system and will help you familiarize yourself with the system.

Safety Precautions and Tips:

This section provides information on safe practises to take into consideration before working with electrical equipment.

Diagnostics and Error Codes:

This section covers the various error messages, beep codes and Diagnostic LED codes that help to troubleshoot any issues with your system.

Hardware Troubleshooting:

This section covers troubleshooting guidelines for the various hardware-related faults you may experience on this particular system type.

Audio Issues
BIOS and Motherboard Issues
Fan and Overheating Issues
Hard Drive Issues
Input Devices Issues
Memory Issues
Networking Issues
No Post
No Power
Optical Drive Issues
Ports and Peripherals Issues
Video Issues
Specific Troubleshooting:

This section includes links to any system-specific articles that provide solutions for your particular System

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Article ID: SLN287071

Last Date Modified: 08/23/2019 08:18 PM

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