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I have five wires off my computer. hddled reset switch turbo led powerled and key lock and one other wire red and black comming out of the fan It as gave to me and i m trying to fix it>

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I should tell you on the motherboard which one's go to where.
They are usually all together in a 2 rows of small pins, and usually along the bottom edge of the board.
If not find the make and model number of the motherboard (usually printed on it) and search the net for the manual that goes with it.

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You need to check your motherboard. Look for a manufacturer name and a serial number. Google it and look for manual. There will be a bunch of pins on the motherboard in a cluster and these connectors fit onto those. The motherboard manual will tell you exactly where. The writing on the motherboard is usually far too small to say which pin goes where. The fan will either be a case fan or a cpu fan. There will be a set of 3 pins in a line on the motherboard and labelled. If it is a case fan dont put it on the cpu fan connector. You will have to peer to find it. The manual will help considerably with the location, but these are usually readable on the motherboard unlike the hddled and powerled etc.

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Diagram put back together

Not to much information from you . Here is a E-Machine assembly for the motherboard .
The power switch is a 2-wire connection to the Motherboard. The 2 pins on the motherboard it connects to will be labeled something like PW. The polarity on it doesn't matter. There will also be a power LED connection. Usually those wires are green and black. Green is positive. There's also a hard drive activity LED with (usually) red and black wires. Red is positive. Hopefully that polarity will be marked on the motherboard. If not, try it one way and if the LED doesn't light up, try it the other way. The power (green) LED should be on whenever the PC is on. The hard drive (red) LED will be on whenever the drive is being accessed. There might be pins on the motherboard for reset. Some computers don't have a reset button. In that case you wouldn't connect anything to it. If your case does have a reset button then connect the wires to the reset pins on the motherboard. Polarity doesn't matter for that.

Hope this helps

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Need diagram for connection on motherboard 4006272r

Gateway 4006272R motherboard;

Foxconn (Bengal) RS780 motherboard.

[ In otherwords the motherboard chipset is an AMD RS780 series,

Scroll down to the bold black subheading - IGP (HD 3xxx, HD 4xxx ]

This motherboard,

The front of your computer is the Front Panel.

The area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the main wires from the Front Panel go to, is the Front Panel header.

In the list click on -> Product Views
Now click on -> S - Front Panel Connector

Motherboard installed in the computer case, the Front panel header is at the Bottom/Right corner.
It has -> F_PANEL <- silkscreened in white underneath it.

Two rows of pins.
The pins on the Top row are numbered EVEN.
The pins on the Bottom row are numbered ODD.

Starting on the LEFT side, coming across to the Right;
Top row;
Pins 2, 4, 6, 8, No pin, 12, and 14.

Starting on the LEFT side, coming across to the Right;
Bottom row;
Pins 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, and 13.

Pins 11, 12, 13, and 14 are NOT USED.

A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive activity LED. (Light)
Pin 1 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
If the HDD LED is dim when the harddrive is active, switch the wires around.
These pins are in the Orange blocks.

B) Pins 5 and 7 are for a Reset switch, IF a Reset switch is used.
These pins are in the Blue blocks.

C) Pin 9 is N/C. Not Connected. Reserved for factory use.
Black block.

D) Pins 2 and 4 are for the Power On LED. (Light)
Pin 2 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
If the PWR ON LED is dim when the computer is on, switch the wires around.
These pins are in the Green block.

E) Pins 6 and 8 are for the Power On switch.
These pins are in the Red block.

F) There is NO Pin 10.
Black block.

Again, Pins 11, 12, 13, and 14 are Not Used.

B- CPU Power Connector is at the upper left corner of the motherboard. This power cable is power for the Processor.
MUST be plugged in.
A general example of a 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable, and it's respective connector on the motherboard,

Note the Lock on the side of the power cable's connector, and matching Lock Tab on the motherboard connector.

F- Main Power Connector also has a Lock, and Lock Tab.
General example of a 24-pin ATX main power cable, and it's respective connector on the motherboard,

D - CPU Fan Connector is above the processor socket, and near the top outside edge of the motherboard. ONLY plugs in one way.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

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T5244 motherboard diagram?

I am not aware that there is an eMachines T5244 Desktop PC.
Do you mean T5224?

Going with the model number T5244,..........

The eMachines T5224 Desktop PC uses an Intel D945GCL motherboard.

Installed in your computer case with the Processor to the top, Ram memory slots (2) to the right, black PCI-Express x16 slot and white PCI slots (3) to the bottom, it looks like this,

The plastic Front of the computer case is the Front Panel.

The area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the Power On button, (Switch), Power On LED light, and Harddrive activity LED light, wires connect to, is the Front Panel header. (May be abbreviated on motherboard as FP1, or F_PANEL1 )

The Front Panel header, is at the bottom Right corner of the motherboard.

This is Intel Support > Intel D945GCL motherboard > Product Guide download page, (Motherboard Manual),

Click on the first file listed in blue -
Intel Desktop Board D945GCL Product Guide - English (PDF)

This is a PDF file. The computer you are using now has Adobe Reader on it, which uses PDF files.
After you click on the file name it may take up to 30 seconds before the first page comes up.

If you are aware of the following disregard;
The page number for the PDF file, does not always correspond to the page number of the manual, with most PDF files.
This particular PDF file does.

The page number box is in the top header, to the Right of the Down Arrow.
You can use the Down Arrow, (Or Up Arrow when needed), to arrive at the desired page, or;

1) Put your mouse cursor in the page number box. Left-click once. (Number/s in page number box are then highlighted in blue)

2) Type the desired page number
3) Press the Enter key

The view size can be changed with the Zoom In/Zoom Out icons, in the top header of the PDF file.
Zoom In ( + ) increases the view, Zoom Out ( - ) decreases the view.
( I use 75 to 100 percent, normally)

To go on;
For the Front Panel header pinout, start on Page 11 looking at the Top View of the motherboard.

The letter V points to the Front Panel header.
(View of motherboard is turned 90 degrees to the right, in comparison to how it is actually sitting in your computer case )

Looking at the Front Panel header, to how it is actually sitting in your computer case, the Front Panel header is a rectangular header with two rows of contact pins.

Go to Page 43.
5 pins across the Top, 4 pins across the Bottom.
The pins are numbered.
Numbered Odd for the pins going across the Top, and Even for the pins going across the Bottom.

Starting at the RIGHT side of the Front Panel header, (Right side of motherboard), and going towards the Left side on the Top row, the pins are numbered,

1, 3, 5, 7, and 9

Starting at the Right side of the Front Panel header, and going towards the Left side on the Bottom row, the pins are numbered,

2, 4, 6, and 8

A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive Activity LED light.
Pin 1 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
If the HDD LED light is dim when operating, switch the wires around.

B) Pins 5 and 7 are for a Reset switch, IF a Reset switch is used.

C) Pin 9 is N/C. No Connection

D) Pins 2 and 4 are for the Power On LED light.
Pin 2 is for the Positive wire.
If the Power On LED light is dim, switch the wires around.

{ NOTE**
The Power On LED light may not use the Front Panel header.
It may use the small rectangular header, above the Front Panel header.

This alternate Power On LED header has 3 pins.
Pin 1 is all the way to the Right. (Pin 3 all the way to the left, Pin 2 in the middle)

Ordinarily if a Power On LED light just has one color, it is attached to the Front Panel header.
It CAN be attached to the alternate header, however. It is attached to Pins 1 and 3.

Pin 1 being the Positive connection ( + ), Pin 3 being the Negative ( - ) connection.

Some computer models used Turbo Mode. Supposedly kicking the computer up to a faster speed.
These model's Power On LED light had dual colors.

Example Green for ordinary mode, and Yellow for Turbo Mode.
Pins 1 and 2 are used for the Positive connections. (Green and Yellow, for example). Pin 3 is used for the Negative connection.

Side Note*
The computers did not essentially go to a faster speed.
When in non-turbo mode, the computer is operating at less than it's full capability. ('Speed')
When in Turbo Mode the computer is operating at it's normal capability.
There was NO increase in power, in reality }

E) Pins 6 and 8 are for the Power On switch.

BEFORE reaching inside your computer, observe Anti-Static Precautions, and have the power Unplugged to computer.

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

De-Static your body before working on the computer. (And occasionally during doesn't hurt)
Computer on a table, computer unplugged from power, computer case open.

TOUCH an unpainted surface, of the metal frame 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 ]

Power Supply cable connections: (Page 48)
1) The 24-pin ATX main power cable connects to the motherboard, to the white connector on the motherboard with 24 socket holes. It is to the right of the Ram Memory slots.

The male connector of the power cable, has a Lock on the side. The female connector on the motherboard, has a Notch for the Lock.
The Lock operates in the same fashion as a see-saw on a playground.

The top of the Lock is gently squeezed in, and this brings the hooked end of it, away from the Notch on the female motherboard connector.
When this Lock is firmly hooked into place, then it is known that the power cable is plugged in securely, and correctly.

Example of a 24-pin ATX main power cable, and it's respective connector on the motherboard,

2) Same for the 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable. It has a Lock also.
This power cable provides power for the Processor. (CPU)

This power cable, plugs into the whitish square connector with 4 socket holes, to the Left of the Processor. (It is next to the purple 25 pin Printer connector)

Example of a 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable,

Note the two Yellow 12 volt wires, and the two Black ground wires, in the cable.

3) One SATA power cable to the Harddrive.
(At least according to eMachines Support. Support doesn't state whether the optical drive { DVD-R/W} is an IDE unit, or SATA )

Long 15-pin connector with L-shape connection.
(The shorter 7-pin connector is the DATA cable. It also has a L-shape connection)

4) 4-pin standard Peripheral power cable/s.
(Also misnomered as a 'Molex' power cable)
If you have an IDE (PATA) harddrive, this is a power cable for it.
IDE (PATA) optical drives also use this power cable.

The computer case (Chassis) fan attaches to the small white 3-pin header, next to the round CMOS battery.

How to find out which wires are the Power On switch, Power On LED, and Harddrive activity LED wires?
You may have to remove the Front Panel, and follow the wires.

It is simple to trace the wires to the Power On switch, and Harddrive activity LED light. The Power On LED wires are then found.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.


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