Dell OptiPlex GX520 User's Guide

Dell™ OptiPlex™ GX520 User's Guide


Mini Tower Computer


Finding Information

Before You Begin

Chassis Intrusion Switch

About Your Mini Tower Computer

Inside Your Computer

Mini Tower Computer Specifications

Removing the Computer Cover

I/O Panel


PCI and PCI Express Cards and Serial Port Adapters

Power Supply


Advanced Features


Replacing the System Board


Replacing the Computer Cover

Cleaning Your Computer

Reinstalling Drivers and the Operating System

Solving Problems

Microsoft® Windows® XP Features


Troubleshooting Tools and Utilities

Getting Help


FCC Notices (U.S. Only)

Notes, Notices, and Cautions

NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.

Abbreviations and Acronyms

For a complete list of abbreviations and acronyms, see the Glossary.

If you purchased a Dell™ n Series computer, any references in this document to Microsoft® Windows® operating systems are not applicable.