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Old 04-29-2007, 04:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am building my first PC, I have a P23G motherboard and a X-Qpack box (Micro ATX). Heres the problem, the wire coming out for the power button and the wires for the LEDS, have a Mini connector with only 2 sockets. There are no ports on my motherboard for the 2 socket Mini Connector. I also have checked the motherboard documentation (PC CHIPS documentation is notorious for sucking) and it does not show anywhere to plug in the front LEDS & power switch. Also on the mother board there are pins labeled panel 1 that is arranged like this * * * *
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My panel connector sockets are arranged like that but backwards. So it will not plug in there, but it will fit into the USB 2 pins. I don't know if anyone has seen this before and if there is a way to work around this with adapters etc.... I tried turning it on from the switch on the power supply, but it is as dead as a door nail, but I'm assuming this is because the power button is not plugged in. I have emailed tech support, but have not gotten a reply yet and being a help desk coordinator myself I know there are people who just care about meeting their quota rather than giving the best solution for the customer, so I don't know if I am going to get a good response.

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See page 17 of the manual.

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Thanks a million I was getting confused. I tried plugging them in but no help. I think I am having trouble understanding the layout. I have the following:
Reset SW - 2 sockets
Power LED - 3 sockets
Power SW - 2 sockets
H.D.D. LED - 2 sockets
They all have 1 black cable, I was wondering if you could help me figure out what connector goes on what pin. This is my first time doing this.
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