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Dell Dimension 4500

I have a Dell Dimension 4500 that I'm rebuilding. A problem I've stumbled onto is simply where to plug the computer end of a cable coming from the front panel USB connector. There appears to be no connector on the motherboard, which makes me think there might be a pc card that it should attach to. The problem is withouth the cable , there is no frontpanel USB support. The Dell motherboard is #2P997. Any guesses

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    Thanks for the link. I had been trying so hard to find a tech manual, that I hadn't thought of a forum. This may definitely serve my needs.

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Connect this cable to socket, which is in left right corner of motherboard (its on the left side of the bottom pci)

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Your best and most pertinent answers will probably come from here or somewhere within the same website
http://www.dellcommunity.com/supportforums/search?ticket=Ttx_hjYiOamw_-1&submitted=true&q=2P997

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That cable would connect into a socket of a PCI sound card. The cable is for the front headphone and mic jack on front of computer.

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