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LED lights I unhooked the 3 wires from the bezel ,led light,power and hdd now i can't hook them up again.

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u can see in corner of mother bord for that wire pin. also u can find the map.and aslom u can seee words in small word like HDD , pwr,then fix it.

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The led on the front won't light, and I have power connected, but nothing. Is there a reset somewere?


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How to hook up the face plate of a emachine w3400 Wich includes 3 wires 1 power butten and 2 led lights


Look at the pinout of the Front Panel header, of the eMachine W3400's motherboard.

The plastic front of the computer is the Front Panel.
The area of pins on the motherboard, that the cables (Wires) from the Front Panel connect to,
is the Front Panel header.

The motherboard for an eMachines W3400 desktop computer is an MSI ms-7145
(Micro Star International)

Orient the motherboard in your view so that we are both looking at it the same way.
Processor to the Top, Ram Memory slots to the Right, white PCI slots (3) to the Bottom.

JFP1 is the Front Panel header.
(Junction Front Panel 1)

JFP1 is on the Bottom Right corner. There are two columns of pins arranged vertically.
(The JFP1 header runs parallel to the Right side of the motherboard)

The Left side column of the JFP1 header is numbered Odd.
Starting at the Top and going Down, the pins are numbered;
1, 3, 5, 7, and 9

The Right side column is numbered Even.
Starting at the Top and going Down, the pins are numbered:
2, 4, 6, and 8.
There is NO Pin 10

A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive Activity LED light. (HDD)
If the LED light is dim will operating switch the wires around

B) Pins 5 and 7 are for the Reset switch. (Reset button)
> IF Used

C) Pin 9 is Not used. (NC. No Connection)

D) Pins 2 and 4 are for the Power On LED light (If dim switch the wires around)

E) Pins 6 and 8 are for the Power On switch. (Power On button)

Trace the wires back to the Power On switch. Even if it means temporarily removing part of the Front Panel to see.

Same with the LED lights.
See which wires go to the Power On LED, and HDD Activity LED. (Harddrive Activity LED)

Follow the 3 wires, and tell me where they go to on the Front Panel.
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I had a friend transfer my computer components eg. motherboard, HDD, Ram etc, from a ugly computer case to a nice looking one, she got as far as screwing in the motherboard and hooking the HDD...


Hi:
To solve your puzzle, you need to find the manual for your motherboard. If you don't have it still, almost all of them are available online at the manufacturer's support website. The manual always has the pin out diagram for the motherboard, and from there its just a matter of plugging the small connections together. Remember that connections for LED lights have polarity, meaning that they need hooked up one particular direction for the light to work, but any switch connection doesnt matter.

Hope this helps

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Motherboard wire hook up I pulled the wires : Power LED, Power SW, H.D.D. LED off the motherboard, don't know the pattern to put them back on.


its simple, start from left power led next to power led is power switch, just below power switch put hdd and next to hdd put reset . thats it done.. all boards have the same module.....

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I cant get the HDD LED to work... yes it is hooked up right...


Some of the wires going from the power switch, reset switch, speaker, and LEDs must be attached to the motherboard the correct way. That is, they must not only be placed in the right spot where they need to go, but they also must be connected with positive and negative wires on the right pins.

If your HDD LED is not lighting up when the HDD is "thinking", try reversing the cable where the HDD LED wire plugs in (just flip it so the black wire is where the non-black wire was). I tried to find a good picture of your motherboard to guide you but they were not very helpful. From squinting really hard, I believe the spot they should plug into the board is by the CMOS battery. There might be printed words on the board surrounding the area to connect them that tells you which two pins are for the HDD LED.

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I unhooked the 3 wires from the bezel, led light,power and hdd i can't figure out hoe to hook them up again.


see on the mother board you will find the labels there near the righthandside bottom corner there is front panel configuration
connect the pins to the exact pins

Dec 28, 2008 | Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop

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I have a intel 478 board an don`t know how to connect power poer led


The power led wires ( there are two) go onto the two pins on the top row of the front panel coonetcor block on the board, on the 1st and 2nd pins working from left to right.

The full connector block is wired as follows:

top row: left to right >>
1st& 2nd are Power LED, the 3rd & 4th are the power switch, the 5th is empty.
The bottom row: left to right >>
1st & 2nd are hdd light, the 3rd & 4th are the reset switch, the 5th pin has no connector to the pin
Note: the power led and hdd terminals are to produce a light when the pc is on and busy.If the lights do not show, turn off the pc, turn the connectors round 180deg, reconnect and turn back on again. Job done
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Led light


The light that used to stay on all the time is most likly the Power light(LED) The light that used to flash when you were using the computer is the  HddLED(Hard disk drive Light Emitting Diode) If you mixed them up it wil likly only light the wrong light.    I hope this helps.  If you wish to be sure you may be able to download the owners manual  the manufacture ?

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