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Dell™ OptiPlex™ GX60 Systems User's Guide
Documentation for Your Computer Advanced Features
Finding Information for Your Computer Booting to a USB Device
Technical Specifications Hyper-Threading
System Board Components Jumper Settings
Cleaning Your Computer LegacySelect Technology Control
Small Form-Factor Computer
About Your Computer
l Front View
l Back View
l Inside Your Computer
l Memory l PCI Cards and Serial Port Adapters l Power Supply l Processor l System Board l Telephony Applications Programming Interface (TAPI) l Closing the Computer Cover Additional Information Computer and Software Problems Glossary Solving Problems CAUTION: Safety Instructions Advanced Troubleshooting Ergonomic Computing Habits Getting Help Regulatory Notices Warranty and Return Policy Notes, Notices, and Cautions NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps yo
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Back to Contents Page Advanced Features Dell™ OptiPlex™ GX60 Systems User's Guide Booting to a USB Device Password Protection Hyper-Threading Power Button Jumper Settings Power Management LegacySelect Technology Control Security Manageability System Setup Booting to a USB Device NOTE: To boot to a USB device, the device must be bootable. To ensure that your device is bootable, check the device documentation. Memory Key 1. Insert the memory key into a USB
NOTICE: Ensure that your computer is turned off and unplugged before you change the jumper settings. Otherwise, damage to your computer or unpredictable results can occur. To change a jumper setting, pull the plug off its pin(s) and carefully fit it down onto the pin(s) indicated. System Board Jumper Settings Jumper Setting Description PSWD Password features are enabled. (green jumper) (default) Password features are disabled. RTCRST Real-time clock reset
Chassis: Chassis Intrusion – Physical Security Violation/Chassis Intrusion The computer chassis has been opened or the chassis intrusion alert has been cleared. – Physical Security Violation Event Cleared BIOS: Corrupt BIOS/Corrupt BIOS Cleared The BIOS has been corrupted or the BIOS corruption has been resolved. Boot: Failure to Boot to BIOS The BIOS did not complete loading upon initiation. Password: System Password Violation The system password is invalid (alert occurs after thr
You cannot change or enter a new system password if either of the following two options is displayed: l Enabled — A system password is assigned. l Disabled — The system password is disabled by a jumper setting on the system board. You can only assign a system password when the following option is displayed: l Not Enabled — No system password is assigned, and the password jumper on the system board is in the enabled position (the default). Assigning a System Password To escap
Type the password and press
The computer prompts you to type and verify the password. If a character is not permitted, the computer emits a beep. 3. Type and then verify the password. After you verify the password, the Setup Password setting changes to Enabled. The next time you enter system setup, the computer prompts you for the setup password. 4. Exit system setup. A change to Setup Password becomes effective immediately (no need to restart the computer). Operating Your Computer With a Setup Pass
CAUTION: Before you open the computer cover, follow the safety instructions. 7. Open the computer cover. 8. Replace the PSWD jumper plug. 9. Close the computer cover and reconnect the computer and devices to electrical outlets and turn them on. This reenables the password feature. When you enter system setup, both password options appear as Not Enabled—the password feature is enabled but no password is assigned. 10. Assign a new system and/or setup password. Power B
NOTE: All components installed in the computer must support this feature and have the appropriate drivers loaded to enter hibernation. For more information, see the manufacturer's documentation for each component. l Shutdown. This sleep state removes all power from the computer except a small auxiliary amount. As long as the computer remains connected to an electrical outlet, it can be automatically or remotely started. For example, the Auto Power On option in system setup allows the comp
Padlock Ring and Security Cable Slot Use one of the following methods to secure your computer: l Use a padlock alone or a padlock and looped security cable with the padlock ring. A padlock alone prevents the computer from being opened. A security cable looped around a stationary object is used in conjunction with a padlock to prevent unauthorized movement of the computer. l Attach a commercially available antitheft device to the security cable slot on the back of the computer.
5. Press plus (+) or minus (–) to move a selected device up or down the list. System Setup Options AC Power Recovery — Determines what happens when AC power is restored to the computer l Off (default) — Computer remains off when AC power is restored l On — Computer starts when AC power is restored l Last — Computer returns to the AC power state existing at the time that AC power was lost Asset Tag — Displays the customer-programmable asset tag number for the computer if an
l Sound — Settings are On (default) or Off. l USB Controller — Settings are On (default) or Off. l USB Emulation — Settings are On (default) or Off. l Network Interface Controller — Settings are On (default), Off, or On w/ PXE. l Mouse Port — Settings are On (default) or Off. l PCI Slots — Settings are Enabled (default) or Off. l Serial Port 1 and Serial Port 2 — Settings are Off and Auto (default). (Serial Port 2 appears as an option if you have a serial port card installed.
Back to Contents Page Advanced Troubleshooting Dell™ OptiPlex™ GX60 Systems User's Guide Dell Diagnostics Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities Using Microsoft® Windows® XP System Restore Reinstalling Microsoft® Windows® XP Reinstalling Microsoft Windows 2000 Resolving Software and Hardware Incompatibilities Dell Diagnostics CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions. When to Use the Dell Diagnostics If you e
3. When the boot device list appears, highlight IDE CD-ROM Device and press
4. In the System Properties window, click the Hardware tab. 5. Click Device Manager. 6. Right-click the device for which the new driver was installed and click Properties. 7. Click the Drivers tab. 8. Click Roll Back Driver. If Device Driver Rollback does not resolve the problem, then use System Restore to return your computer to the operating state that existed before you installed the new driver. Using the Drivers and Utilities CD If using Device Driver Rol
NOTICE: Before you restore the computer to an earlier operating state, save and close any open files and exit any open programs. Do not alter, open, or delete any files or programs until the system restoration is complete. 1. Click the Start button, point to All Programs→ Accessories→ System Tools, and then click System Restore. 2. Ensure that Restore my computer to an earlier time is selected and click Next. 3. Click a calendar date to which you want to restore your computer.
before you installed the new device driver. NOTICE: Before performing the installation, back up all data files on your primary hard drive. For conventional hard drive configurations, the primary hard drive is the first drive detected by the computer. To reinstall Windows XP, you need the following items: l Dell™ Operating System CD l Dell Drivers and Utilities CD NOTE: The Drivers and Utilities CD contains drivers that were installed during assembly of the computer. Use the D