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Hooking up Front USB Port I am attempting to hook up the front USB port.I have a EMachines W3052 desktop computer.I am having problems connecting the USB port wires to the Motherboard.I can't seem to figure out which wire goes where.The port has two seperate wires. One has 4 pins the other has 5 pins.The mother board has 2 seperate rows of pins with 5 pins on each of them.I can get the computer to reboot but I can't seem to get the USB port to work properlly.Any help would be great.Thanks

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Re: Hooking up Front USB Port I am attempting to hook up...

The red wires go on the side that is not missing a pin.
in this scenario, 4pin goes on top, 5pin on bottom, red wires on left.
in this, 4pin on bottom, 5pin on top, red still on left.
i wont show you the reverse of that because you should understand and i think the formatting on this page will screw it up.

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Re: Hooking up Front USB Port I am attempting to hook up...

I would like to help you with your problem but its hard because I can't see your motherboard right now so what I would like you to do is try to look for the manual of your motherboard for the diagram of it in order for you to know where to hook the cables. If you dont have your manual your can find it in "" click on customer care then click on product support and downloads. Select the model of your PC from the Product Type, Series and Model after that your manual and the drivers for your motherboard will appear and you can download it. I hope this helps.

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Re: Hooking up Front USB Port I am attempting to hook up...

Red, white, green, black.
Red starts at pin 1.
hope that helps

Posted on Nov 28, 2007

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SOURCE: Plugging in a USB port.

You have an A side and B side, or 1 and 2. Starting from pin 1, usually has an arrow pointing to it, the wires should read as follows: 1= A/1 +5vac 2= B/2 +5vac
3= A/1 -D 4= B/2 -D
5= A/1 +D 6= B/2 +D
7= A/1 ground 8= B/2 ground
9= no pin 10= no connection

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