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Dell OptiPlex Small Form Factor Dust Filter User Guide

Dust Filter for OptiPlex Small Form Factor

The dust filter for the OptiPlex Small Form Factor helps protect the system from fine dust particles. After installation, the BIOS can be enabled to generate a pre-boot reminder to clean or replace the dust filter based on the time interval set.

Follow these steps to install the dust filter:
  1. Align the top edge of the dust filter (1) to the top edge of the system and press the lower edge of the dust filter to close over the system (2). Installing the dust filter
  2. Gently press as shown to ensure the dust filter fits snugly onto the system.Dust filter fits onto the system
  3. Re-start the system and press F2 to enter the BIOS Setup menu.
  4. In the BIOS Setup menu, navigate to System Configuration > Dust Filter Maintenance and select from any of the following intervals: 15, 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, or 180 days.
    • NOTE: Default setting: Disabled.
    • NOTE: Alerts are generated only during a system re-boot and not during normal OS operation.
To clean the dust filter, brush or gently vacuum and then wipe down the external surfaces with a moist cloth.

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