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Motherboard Jumper spots

I installed a working motherboard. Now I can not find the correct jumpers to put these pins on it like Power Switch, HDD Light, etc..... this board has a AliMagik I Chipset on it. can you help me with this problem

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  • oldmanwva Jan 17, 2008

    power switch location

  • kevin kay Feb 08, 2008

    i can not find the jumpers for my dell motherbord i need the power and usb 2.0 pins pluse i need the restart and sound plus mic dell dimensions 4550 e210882 mother bord

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2008

    pin out for power jumpers

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I realise this thread is very old, but I had the same problem, Pin 1 is correctly identified on my S1689 MB by a thick white line around that corner of the connector. Trouble is, the manual diagram is misleading -you would expect Pin 1 to be top left of the page, but no, it turns out its BOTTOM LEFT of the diagram Power Switch goes on Pin1 and Pin2, you can figure out the others from there.
Symptoms of wrong connection were: Won't boot no beeps, fans whirr for a second or so then PSU trips out. (Manual actually does have a tiny number '1' printed in the pin 1 box, but you need a microscope to see it, PDF version on website has red mark to indicate Pin 1)

Hope this helps someone sometime in the future.

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On both cases study the motherboard carefully, check the writeup at the pins and surely you will find the jumper pins you are looking for.


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