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Modern computers have standardised connectors. They will only fit in one connector. So you can't plug the hard drive data connector into the sound output.

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SMPS CONNECTION DIAGRAM


Not a problem, but it would be handier to have the manufacturer Name, and Model Number.

(Back of computer on a sticker, next to the Windows product key, or up on the side of the computer tower )


SMPS = Switched-Mode Power Supply. The style used in personal computers now,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switched-mode_power_supply

A) Main power cable:
There are three styles;

1) The old AT style that has two separate connectors. The connectors BOTH connectors have BLACK wires towards one side.

The connectors also have ONLY one way, (Direction), they can be plugged onto the motherboard.
This is due to the Lock, and Locating Tab on the motherboard connector/s, and the main power cables connector/s.

When you can plug the connectors on the motherboard, with both connector's BLACK wires facing each other, (They will be in the middle), you have them installed correctly,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#oldpc

2) The newer ATX style. Uses one power cable, and connector.
First style to come out was the 20-pin ATX main power cable,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain20

20-pin ATX main power cable's connector, has a LOCK on one side.
This Lock locks over a Locating Tab, on the female motherboard connector.

To remove this power cable you squeeze in on the Top of the Lock.
The Lock operates like a see-saw on a playground. When you squeeze the top in, you remove it's hooked end away, from the Locating Tab of the motherboard connector.

To be ensured that this cable is plugged in tightly, and correctly, the Lock's hooked end will be over the Locating Tab, on the motherboard connector.

3) The newest style is the 24-pin ATX main power cable.
As computer hardware evolved, and became better, it demanded more power.
The extra 4 pins of the 24-pin ATX main power cable provided this,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain24

[ Aftermarket power supply manufacturers, provide power supply's with a 20 + 4-pin ATX main power cable, usually.
You can use it as a 20-pin ATX main power cable, or use the additional 4 pin cable, and use it as a 24-pin ATX main power cable ]

4) Motherboard didn't provide enough power for newer Processors.
The 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable was brought out.
(Has Lock with Locating Tab on the motherboard connector, also)

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atx12v4

5) Motherboard didn't provide enough power for high-end graphics card.
4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable didn't help.
The 6-pin PCI Express power cable was brought out,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#pciexpress

Plugs into a graphics card.

[ Note*
In all power cables, Red wires are 5 Volts. Yellow wires are 12 Volts. ALL Black wires are Ground wires ]

Next in line was two versions of the 8-pin power cable.

A) 8-pin EPS +12 Volt power cable.
Originally brought out for server computers, that has multiple Processors.
Plugs into the motherboard.

B) 8-pin PCI Express power cable.
Brought out for more power, than a 6-pin PCI Express power cable could put out.
Plugs into a graphics card.

(6-pin PCI Express power cable is capable of handling 75 Watts.
8-pin PCI Express power cable will handle 150 Watts )

If you have an IDE (PATA) harddrive, a 4-pin standard Peripheral power cable is what you need. ('Molex' is the slang term for it's connector)

If you have a SATA harddrive you need a 15-pin SATA power cable.

NOTE*
IF, your SATA harddrive has a provision for a 4-pin standard Peripheral power cable, AND a SATA power cable;

ONLY USE the SATA power cable!

If you use both you will burn out the harddrive. Maybe not immediately, but I assure you down the road you will.
(Do not use just a single 4-pin standard peripheral power cable, either)

Optical drive/s use a 4-pin standard Peripheral power cable, if they are IDE (PATA) units.
If they are SATA units they use a SATA power cable.

The old Floppy Drives use a 4-pin small Peripheral power cable.
Same cable plugs into a Card Reader, also.

The plastic front of your computer is the Front Panel.

The area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the cables, (Wires), from the Front Panel go to, is the Front Panel header.

Sometimes abbreviated on the motherboard as;
F_PANEL 1, or FP1, etc.

I will need to know the computer manufacturer name, and Model Number, (HP = Product Number, or P/N), or the manufacturer name, and Model Number of the motherboard, to TRY to provide this information.

Post back in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Apr 12, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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Will; a radeon hd 5450 work in a gateway 300x desktop


Ummmm, no.

The old Gateway 300X desktop computer has only white PCI slots, to install a graphics card in.

http://pcworld.about.net/news/Jan082003id108534.htm

More info on PCI technology,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_local_bus

The ATI Radeon HD5450 (No matter who remakes it. VisionTek, Sapphire, etc) uses a PCI-Express x16 slot, on the motherboard,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6671719&CatId=3670

More information on the PCI-Express technology,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI-Express

From the link above's info on the Gateway 300X, it uses an Intel Pentium 4 at 1.8GHz, and uses old SIMM ram memory. (Single Inline Memory Module)

Not EVEN a gamer computer for today's games, no matter how you upgrade the graphics card.
(Not trying to be harsh, just telling it like it is)

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

(If you want to upgrade the graphics, use a PCI graphics card, IF there is any open, available PCI slot on the motherboard.

A) BEFORE you install the graphics card, stick that CD that came with the graphics card, into the optical drive. (CD/DVD drive) F-I-R-S-T.
Load the software on the disk.

B) Now turn the computer off normally, then unplug it from power.
Observe Anti-Static Precautions.

Anti-Static Precautions:

Your body carries Static electricity. Static WILL fry out (Short Circuit) the delicate hardware components inside a computer.

1) Work on a table. DO NOT work on a bed, couch, or directly on a carpet floor. These are HIGH areas of Static.

2) Computer unplugged from power, computer case open.
TOUCH the metal frame (Unpainted surface) of the open computer case.
This action will relieve your body of Static.

Should you leave your computer in the middle of working on it, be SURE to Touch the metal frame again upon your return.

C) Install the graphics card into the computer. Close the computer case, plug into power.
WAIT 1 minute, turn the computer on.
{Don't forget. You have to plug the monitor cable into the graphics card now, not into the computer's I/O area }

Aug 24, 2011 | Gateway 300 X PC Desktop

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My son took out the dvd drive on my compaq presario s4010cl and i think he rehooked up the internal card wires wrong for the internet. It shows that i am connected but i can't actual get into the...


This is the schematic for the board in your HP machine
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&dlc=en&docname=bph07845&lc=en#N837

This is a very old board, there should be no wires to the motherboard for the LAN or wireless, as the LAN connection is built into the rear of the board, any wireless connection will be via a PCI card, which plugs directly into one PCI slot.

I think therefore that the inability to get onto the internet is not the fault of your son, but a problem with the router security. Try disabling windows firewall temporarily and see if that helps, if not, please repost and describe the problem in more detail, including the model and make of your router

Aug 16, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Where is the video card?


The video card is either on a riser card from your motherboard or integrated into your motherboard.
you can easily find out as it is the place your monitor plugs into your computer usualy with a blue 15pin D shaped plug.
or a larger white plug.

Aug 09, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I bought a PCI controller card for USB. Is there supposed to be directions included or is there any way I can figure out how to install this?


Almost all PCI USB adapters are plug and play...just turn off and unplug the computer, put it in a slot and reconnect the power and power up. The operating system will take care of the rest.
If you want help physically plugging the unit into the motherboard, I will need to know what kind of computer you have, make/model of the motherboard (if the computer is generic) and the make/model of card you bought.

Mar 28, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I took apart my Compaq Presario V2630US and I don't know where to plug the cable coming from the screen to the motherboard. The cable contains 2 wires one black the other white each has a female plug that...


Not a problem benpanel.

The cable you're describing is the Wireless Antenna cable.
One Black wire, one White wire.

1) ALL power removed from the laptop. AC adapter (Charger) and Battery
2) Observe Anti-Static Precautions

3) Laptop closed, turn it over, open Battery Compartment facing Away from you.
Open the Mini-PCI Compartment Cover.

(Bottom edge of laptop facing you, in the middle)

The Black and White Wireless Antenna cable leads, plug into the Mini-PCI Communications Module.
(Wireless module)

The connectors are designed so they will only plug in one way, and only to the respective connections.

If you would like the Service Manual (Free) let me know in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Dec 12, 2010 | Compaq Presario V2630US Notebook

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My card reader on my computer has stopped working!? ok i took my computer in to my computer teacher to get it fixed, well she put in a second hard drive in and said it should fine. well it does but...


Ah, My Bad, big_dude2010, perfectly understandable about the budget thing. The world is in an economic crisis right now.

As for reattaching the Card Reader cable, can't help you.

OH, I'm just PLAYIN'!


Before we go ANY further:

1) Computer off, and unplugged from power.

Unplug the power cable FROM the surge protector, and NOT plugged into the surge protector, and take it out of the back of the Power Supply.

With the power cable plugged into the surge protector, and unplugging it out of the Power Supply, you could create a voltage spike.

Result can burn out the Power Supply, and may go on to burn out the Processor, Motherboard, Ram Memory, and a graphics card. (IF used)

Many have stated, that they do this all the time. Eventually, they come back to state they fried out their power supply, and/or motherboard, and so on.

2) Computer unplugged from power, computer case open, TOUCH the metal frame of the computer case to relieve your body of Static electricity.

Static can fry out, (Short Circuit), the delicate hardware components inside your computer.
(For this reason also work on a table. If you have a carpet floor, refrain from swinging your feet back, and forth.
If you get up, walk away, then return, TOUCH the metal frame again)

If you already know the above, please disregard.

The Card Reader cable has a white sheath, and is approximately as thick as a No.2 pencil.

It should have 8 wires in it.
Orange, Yellow, Blue, Brown, Red, White, Green, and Black.

It will have a white rectangular connector on one end, that has 10 socket holes. 2 rows of 5 holes.
Only 8 socket holes are used.

The other end of the cable should have a Black connector. It also has 10 socket holes. 2 rows of 5 holes. This connector plugs into the circuit board of the Card Reader.

The White connector end plugs into the motherboard. It plugs into the Front USB 1 header on the motherboard.

(Connector on a motherboard is referred to as a Header)

Orienting the motherboard, so we are both looking at it in the same direction.
Processor to the top. Ram Memory slots to the right.
There are 3 white PCI slots down towards the bottom.

The white PCI slot that is closest to the edge of the motherboard, is PCI3. (PCI 3)

Down below the PCI 3 slot is a blue header. NOT the one you want.
That's for the audio ports in the front of the computer. (Front Panel)

To the right of the blue header, is a white header. This is the one you want. Front USB1. (The Front USB1 header, is below the Right/Bottom corner of the PCI 3 slot)

Note that there are 5 pins going along the top of the Front USB 1 header, and 4 pins going along the bottom.

The missing pin, or blank spot, helps you to orient the white connector of the card reader cable.

The card reader cable's white connector also has a missing socket hole, or blank spot.

There is No slot on the header for the motherboard, and No locating lug on the Card Reader cable's, white connector.

Line the card reader cable connector's blank spot, up with the blank spot on the Front USB1 header.

This is HP Support, and the Motherboard Specifications page, for the Compaq Presario SR1303WM Desktop PC,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00069442&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=447312

Scroll down the page about halfway, and you'll see an illustration of your motherboard.

(To enlarge it for better viewing, you can right-click right on it, then in the drop down menu, left-click on - Save As
Put this in your My Pictures folder.

Then go to My Pictures, and double-click on the illustration of the motherboard.
Now go below in the window, and click on the + sign to Zoom In.
Use the bottom, and side bar, to move it around to the view you want)

Below the illustration is an actual photograph of the motherboard, with no hardware components installed.

The Black connector that goes to the circuit board of the Card Reader, plugs in like this.

There are four wires across the top. There are five wires across the bottom.

Looking INSIDE your computer, TOWARDS the Card Reader circuit board, the four wires go on top, when plugged in. (Not shouting)

Again, looking at the back of the Card Reader, the color code of the wires on the top, going from Left to Right, are:
Thin Black wire, Green, White, and Red.

Wires going along the bottom, starting from Left going Right,
Thick Black wire, Brown, Blue, Yellow, and Orange

Feb 05, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario SR1303wm PC Desktop

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Wiring internal board of labtec computer speakers


The shielded wires are for ground, so they get connected together. Plug the wire into the PC and run some music. Then touch each wire to the others. You only have a couple of combinations to try...red-to-green and white-to-yellow, or red-to-yellow and white-to-green, . You can do this while the PC is one and music playing until you get sound thru the speakers. There virtually no current running thru the wires and you can't hurt the PC by doing this.
If the speakers use an external power supply, have it plugged in and working when trying these connection options.

Sep 07, 2009 | Labtec LCS 1040 Computer Speakers

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Motherboard


bad idea changing pci cards when the board is live, if youre lucky and it works, look for a 3 pin terminal with a jumper on it labeled JBAT1 CLRCMOS or CLRCLK or similair, put jumper across the pin unused and then back again normally pins 2-3 then back to 1-2

Sep 03, 2008 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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I have a p4s333 mother board


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Hey there

This is the sample picture of the M/B.
I hope this would help you a lot for reference.

Gimme acknowledge by rating me

thanx
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Romy

Aug 04, 2008 | ASUS P4S333-VM Motherboard

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