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Old 03-29-2007, 09:11 PM   #1
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I just put XP on a new computer and i cant turn it on with out a power switch..... the problem is the supply doesnt have a switch and the mobo doesnt seem to have a spot for one....what are my options?
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Old 03-29-2007, 10:01 PM   #2
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what do you mean there is no spot for a switch on the mobo? the psu shouldn't have a switch, and you should see something like this where you can hook the switch on your case to.
(lower right corner)

article: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/145/5
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Old 03-29-2007, 10:14 PM   #3
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What Wood Worker said
PLus, what does putting XP on it relate to your issue?
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Old 03-29-2007, 11:13 PM   #4
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Ok so when i 1st got the computer it had a power switch coming from the power supply, the case has no cords, and my front panel lights have no cords....if i remember right i put them into my new case when i got it..... the mobo has no pulgin for the power switch i purchased and only 1 LED connecter..... and i was saying i just installed XP to explain why this is a new problem.
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im amazingly confused...
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Old 03-29-2007, 11:32 PM   #6
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LOL ok

I have no way to turn on my computer..... their is no place on my MOBO for a switch....
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what kind of mobo do you have? if you dont know take a pic
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How old is your mobo? Is it ATX or AT?
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Old 03-30-2007, 07:03 PM   #9
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its an ibm...i dont have a camera and i dont know how to tell the model but heres a link to the hardware manual... ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/pc/pccbbs...df/74p2661.pdf

mine is model 8196, and their is a motherboard model about half way down. Thanks what ive been using.
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