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Solved: How to attach LED wires on the motherboard

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by PrancerTran, Jun 2, 2008.

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  1. Rich-M


    May 3, 2006
    These connections have nothing to do with the functioning of the pc, only the lites that show hard drive activity and power on. Win2K has shown you the way to attach them and I don't now see your issue here.
  2. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
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    2 & 4 are for the Power LED, when connected properly the LED should be on whenever the computer is on. Connect the power LED as shown for a single colored LED.

    If the hard drive LED is connected correctly then it will blink whenever the computer accesses the hard drive.

    The white wire should be negative, and the colored wire should be positive.

    The computer doesn't need to have the LED's, reset switch, or speaker connected at all to work. The computer will still work if they are not connected or connected wrong; they're just lights.
  3. crjdriver

    crjdriver Moderator

    Jan 2, 2001
    Why did you remove the leads in the first place?

    Simply connect the leads as per the diagram. It really is that simple. You need to understand that the reset and pw switch leads can go on either way; they do not matter. The pw led, hd, led, and speaker are polarity specific in that they need to be installed as per the diagram.
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