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cclautti1
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Add an external power switch to desktop for arcade setup

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HP Compaq Elite 8300 Small Form Factor PC
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I am trying to add an external power button to my PC for use with an arcade setup. I have found the motherboard layout online and still cannot figure this out. Any help would be great.

Motherboard layout (page 4): http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03612803

External power switch:

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I see i connect the wires where the PB/LED labeled connector is. But the wires on the external power switch wire don't match with the color of the wires in the power button connection. I just need to know which colored wires match with the power switch wires. The power swith connections are red, black, green and several white

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bvander11
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Did you ever figure this out?  I am trying to do the exact same thing

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no, i came close. but it wasnt working right. i found a site that said what the original wires are for, and tried to match them up but it didnt work. Still would appreciate any help

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