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Basically my on buttong got stuck and when I was trying to get it out the front cover thing came of. Together the wires also came out.On the end of the wires it has...(POW S/W),(POW LED),(HDD LED). Please help me I don't know where to plug the wires back into. I am curentely using my laptop.

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  • Anojan Oct 28, 2008

    Emachines 390 is the model

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    A Womans Computer Man May 11, 2010

    got a model number for that e machine you can share to make it easier to help?


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Ha Ha Ha, well your front cover thing is where your power on button and LED lights reside. the POW is your power wire that connects to your power switch you pried out of your front cover thing, or your power switch. Your POW LED is the wire that connects to the light that lets you know your computer is on and running on your front cover thing. and of course the other wire connects to the other LED light on your front cover thing. Good Luck. also, you can change the wires around until you get it right.

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