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I am in the process of building a computer for the first time and I am at a stand still. I have all the hardware installed in the case, and I have hooked up all the wiring to the motherboard, psu and other components. I go to push the power button and nothing happens. I'm not sure what the exact problem is, all of the power cords are connected, the power button is connected to the mb in the right spot. I know this is a vague problem but any help or suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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Be careful to note whether you have the power switch connector plugged into the correct place. Sometimes with the two rows of multiple pin connectors it is difficult to tell if you have plugged it into the right place.

make sure you have the main 20pin power connector AND the 4 pin standby connector both plugged into the mb. The 4 pin receptacle on the board is sometimes hard to see because it is close to the CPU.

Unplug all the case connectors going to the mobo and try this. Take a small metal object like a small screwdriver and short out the two "power" pins on the mobo. The motherboard should power up. If it does, try plugging the case wires in again, being careful to plug them in across exactly the pins you used to turn it on by shorting it. If it still doesn't work, it is probably a faulty power switch on the case

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