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Old 06-29-2006, 09:31 PM   #1
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ok, well this is my first time building a computer, and there are two cables from the case for the power switch that are getting me cnfused..theres p led +/- to turn the computer on it says, i have it plugge din the right spot (PWR spot)...but thers a orange/white cable that says Power on it, and on the mobo there is a pwr slot...but in the case manuel, it does not show anywhere to plug in the Power Switch cable
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Old 06-29-2006, 09:40 PM   #2
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One's probably for the power indicator and one's for the power switch. Check your case documentation and see specifically which is which.
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Old 06-29-2006, 09:44 PM   #3
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Power, Reset Switch Installation

2 Conenct the Power Switch pin labeled p led +/- to the pwr connector on the motherboard (green/white)

WTF....
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ok, well this is my first time building a computer, and there are two cables from the case for the power switch that are getting me cnfused..theres p led +/- to turn the computer on it says, i have it plugge din the right spot (PWR spot)...but thers a orange/white cable that says Power on it, and on the mobo there is a pwr slot...but in the case manuel, it does not show anywhere to plug in the Power Switch cable
I just noticed something I overlooked in your post xzerox. The p led +/- is the power LED. The other one must be your power/reset switch cable. Try arming those switches with those jumpers.
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ok, i juust noticed this on my mother board, right next to the power/reset connection jumpers and such, there is a 3 pin port that says Power LED connections, but on my LED there is a positive(white) and negative(GREEN) connection, what direction would i plug them in.....it does not say on in my mobo manual.

So just plug the Orange/white cable (power cable switch) into the port that says PW on it? and the right direction it has on it right?
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You just have to do trial and error with that. If the LED doesn't light one way, it goes the other. Without looking myself I couldn't tell.
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Ok well thanks, if i have any more questions after i install the POwersupply and try turning it on, ill PM you, or post here, again.
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OK Works for me. If you do PM me or post, give me some time to get back to this site, as I only go on during the day.
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Ok, well, I just turned it on, and everything tuned on and such...but. my screen stays blank...i mean..just black..nothing....any clues..?
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Is everything, maybe including the video card, receiving power from the power supply? Also, if the video card is anything but onboard, check the connections. Also is RAM in the motherboard?
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