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My Optiplex 380 MT (2009) wont boot after a CPU Downgrade

Last response: in CPUs
February 13, 2011 4:28:45 PM

hello guys !

i downgeraded my dell optiplex 380 MT (2009) cpu config from
a pentium dual core e5300 to a pentium d 925

i have no idea how to fix this

plz plz plz help me
a c 141 à CPUs
February 13, 2011 11:35:21 PM

put the e5300 back in
a b à CPUs
February 14, 2011 5:24:44 AM

Why did you downgrade? Put the e5300 back in or upgrade to something in the Core 2 line. Your BIOS doesn't support Netburst CPUs like Pentium 4 or Pentium D.
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February 14, 2011 3:48:22 PM

Because that machine doesn't support the Pentium D series.