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You should connect the grey wire (called IDE cable) to your hard drive and the other end of the same cable to your mother board. also find some other cables attached together (black, red, yellow and black) which have a white plastic at the end and connect that plastic to the right part on the back of your hard disk. place the hard drive in your computer and you are done.

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Emachine W3653 motherboard manual


Intel 945GCT-M3 motherboard,

http://support.gateway.com/s/MOTHERBD/Shared/4006188R/4006188Rmv.shtml

Above shows main view, and is labeled.

http://support.gateway.com/s/MOTHERBD/Shared/4006188R/4006188Rnv.shtml

Click on Product Views for Pinouts and connectors for;

1) 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable; B - Processor Core Power Connector

2) Processor fan cable connector on motherboard; D - CPU Fan Connector

3) 24-pin ATX main power cable; F - ATX Power Connector

4) Floppy Drive 34-pin connector on motherboard; G - Floppy Disk Drive Connector

5) CD/DVD drive that is IDE (PATA) type -> connector;
H - Parallel ATA IDE Connector. (Harddrive goes to SATA connector)

6) Computer case fan connector; I - System Fan Connector

7) Audio connector on motherboard for CD/DVD drive's small audio cable, (Main drive if there are two)
M - AUX-IN Connector

8) Front Panel is front of computer.
N - Front Panel Audio Connector is where the front panel audio ports connect.

9) R - USB 2.0 Connectors = Front Panel USB connectors on motherboard

10) Front of computer is the Front Panel. Area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the main wires from the Front Panel go to, is the Front Panel header.

T - Front Panel Connector = Front Panel header

Motherboard manual from ECS Support,

http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?DetailID=719&CategoryID=1&MenuID=16&LanID=0

(Note photo is distorted. Click on - More pictures for clearer view.
{More pictures / Where to buy / Print )

Click on the Download tab.
(Features / Specification / Download / Support / CPU / etc)

Click on Manual.
(Driver / BIOS / Manual)

Scroll down, click on the country NAME nearest yours.
A PDF file motherboard manual will come up.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

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joecoolvette

Nov 16, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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My motherboard doesnt have that long prong connector for the cd rom drive so how do i connect the cd rom drive?


What you will going to do is find a nearest computer store in your place and buy the connector for your cd rom drive.

Oct 25, 2009 | ASUS P5GC-MX/1333 - Motherboard - micro...

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Need to know where to hook up the card reader and 2nd HD. I have an ASUS M2N68-AM motherboard and I was looking for a schematic for this board to tell me where I can safely hook things up.


I assume you have an external card reader with a USB connector. If that's the case, you plug the device into an existing and available USB port, either on the front or back of your PC, or side or back of your notebook.
If it's an internal one, then you should find an available power connector from the power supply, and you will probably need to remove a plate in your PC case to install the device.
Regarding the second HD, any connector on the motherboard will usually only accept its own matching connector from the new device.
If your HD is SATA, then you probably need a second data cable, since the power supply comes with two SATA power cables.
It should be connected next to the existing and identical connector for your existing HD, assuming it's also SATA. It the latter it's an IDE type HD, then you should try to find a matching set of connectors (usually two), and attach the data cable to either one. It does not matter which one you choose in this case, since your PC is already booting from the IDE HD and will consider the second HD as additional storage, not as your boot drive.

Aug 16, 2009 | ASUS M2N68-AM SE2 Motherboard

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Need diagram of how to hook up my western digitial sata harddrive to mother board a asus a7n8x-e deluxe


this motherboard does not support your new Hard Drive. SATA is a connection type required for your hard drive. Your motherboard supports IDE connector. You probably can get a pci card that allows you to attach the hard drive.

May 24, 2009 | ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe NForce 2 Ultra 400...

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Where to hookup front panel (PIII-3754LMR - AMPTRON)


Front Panel Connector The front panel header is where the connectors of hard disk drive activity lights, case speaker, reset button, power on/off button, computer power on light, and key lock, are connected to make them function smoothly. In the past days, users always have difficulty connecting the front panel due to a lack of standard location on the motherboard. Today, AOpen integrated all these disorder but essential front panel connectors into one 20-pin connector for easy usage. Connecting the front panel would no longer be the headache of installing motherboard anymore. Below is a view of this user-friendly front panel connector of AOpen motherboard.

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Feb 08, 2009 | Intel Motherboard

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Connections


The main connector to the power supply has to go into the motherboard. Its a rectangle shapped male connector that is on the end of the power supply that plugs into a rectangle female shaped connector on the motherboard. There might also be a shorter square male 4 pin connector at the end of the power supply that should connect into a 4 pin female connector on the motherboard.

After this then you'll want to plug the other connectors into any cd-rom, dvd-rom drives you may have. Same for a floppy drive if you have one. Also make sure your hard drive is hooked up. The connectors that you plug to these devices can only go in one way so no worries about hooking it up improperly. Hope this helps.

After all this, turn on the computer and then after you boot up into windows, make sure you go into my computer and verify that all your drives are being shown in there.

Jan 28, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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Connecting front panel wiring to INTEL 845GRG Motherboard


Hello davideiker1, the Intel D845GRG MB manual is shared with another Intel board. (D845GBV MB). Go to this Intel site & download the D845GRG manual; http://support.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/d845grg/sb/cs-008873.htm You'll need Adobe reader to view the manual. Download Adobe from this link; http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/
See page 9 for motherboard layout.
The front panel connectors are shown on page 68, see item C.
On page 69 is, Table 31 shows the pin assignments for the front panel header. Front Panel Header (J9G1).
Pin 1 is power for the hard disk drive led, pin-3 is negative for the hard disk drive. Wire colors coming from the case are important. Look at all of the front case wires. The common color for each 2-pin connector will be ground. In most cases the ground wire is white, except for the internal speaker. Ground for the speaker is normally black. (This motherboards speaker is built into the MB, no hook up is needed).
Pin number 2 is positive for the case power led which lights up as green. Pin 4 is negative for the power led.
The reset switch is a bit different. Pin 5 is negative & pin 9 is positive, however if your case uses a two pin connector than connect pin 7 as ground & pin 9 for positive. The On/Off switch, pin 6 is positive & pin 8 is negative.
If this manual is not what you see on the MB, please advise.

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Jan 22, 2009 | EliteGroup P6SET-ML Motherboard

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There is a white cable fixed to the drive that appears to have


The 7 pin connector is for the media card readers and needs to be plugged into a USB header on your motherboard. Not all motherboards have this header, so consult your motherboard manual. You may have to connect it in place of front USB connectors on your PC case.

The card reader will work without a separate power connection. The power connection is for the floppy drive only, and IS required for the drive to work. You should be able to find the appropriate connector on your power supply.

Nov 20, 2008 | BYTECC (BT144) External Floppy Drive

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Hook-Up EZ-Swap2 removable hard drive rack to D945GNT MB


Red & white connector is for the Audio. yes. you will have to look forthe Audio connector on the motherboard.

more info for you
http://hi-techreviews.com/nuke/ezswap2/ezswap1.htm

Jun 17, 2008 | Intel D945GNT Motherboard

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Barebones pc won't start


It is due to some wrong connection internal to mother board , try to remove each internal connector or external connector and try switch on the cpu

Dec 10, 2007 | Computers & Internet

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