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help connecting power switch to socket 478 motherbaord


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Am having trouble connecting a compaq presario 6207e power switch to the socket 478 motherbaord

I bought this from a computer fair, went back to the guy and he said ill have to take the pins out the connecter thing and manually connect them to the motherbaord

now the problem is i need to connect them up but i dont know where on the motherbaord i should connect them

can any 1 help

we have to connect the power switch pins and the led pins

any reply will be welcome.



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managed to get it working and installed windows but everytime i switch it off it just re-starts

and sometimes it seems to power off but the fan keeps spining is there something im doing wrong.

i think i may of missed with it at the start when i switch it on it comes up with blue screen with pentium in the right hand bottom corner.

is there anyway to get in my settings and start again?


When you say restarts is it as if you're pressing reset? Sure you haven't got the reset and power connections round the wrong way?

If it's the bios you want to get into press 'del' a second or two after the PC starts.


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haha suppose thats what it could be haha

my dad fitted it so ill ask him

and yes what can i do to my pc when i press delete to enter it

any advice please

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