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The wiring basically i cant seem to get the wiring for the power switch and reset switch etc in order can you help me wth this please?

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Hi cloudius, do you have you're manual for this board? If not download it from this link. (Click on the link).
http://www.asrock.com/manual/K7S8XE.pdf

Go to page 14. System panel connector.
Most people get confused with wire color. If you're case connector wires have white as a common color, than the white is ground. Positive wires can be colored blue, red, and white with a strip. Ground (For a case speaker is usually black). The front panel connector description uses 9-pins. According to you're manual (Looking at page 14.) Pin 1(bottom left of two rows of pins). Is for the hard drive LED. (Up from pin 1 is pin 2). Pin 2 is the power + for the Power LED. So to hook up the Hard drive LED, Place the + wire on to pin 1 & the - ground plugs onto pin 3, (Which is to the right of pin 1). Now you have the basic pattern. Next connector. Power LED uses pin 2 + Positive & pin 4 - negative. PWRBTN#, known as power button. + positive connects to pin 6 & - negative connects to pin 8. Lastly is the RESET# switch. Connect + to pin 7 & - to pin 9 also shown as
Dummy. That’s it.

Good Luck cloudius!
If I can help you further, feel free to post.
Suggestions & comments welcomed.

Mike

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