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What is this wire and where does it go on the motherboard?

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HP Pavilion e9180f
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I'm having lots of trouble on what this wire is and where it was placed default on the motherboard.

This is an old OEM rig (HP e9180f). It connects with the front 15-mutimedia card reader. Every other wire seems pretty self explantory, I cannot figure out where does this one go. Please help!


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(the wire is same on both end)

here is the motherboard: The IPMTB-TK (Truckee) motherboard


Please help! Thanks!

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@Zense6 That could be one of the power connectors: click here to confirm,

Although, does that cable being disconnected cause any malfunction on your device?

Is any part not detected? or is the device not turning on? could you elaborate?


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