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wire unplugged going into usb

Hi. I have an hp slim s5703w, and there is a small blue and black twisted wire with a white little plug on end, it runs from SD and usb box on inside, does this plug to anything or is it supposed to be loose?
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wire unplugged going into usb

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Hello jlmccage,


Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More.

I understand that after changing your power supply you now have a wire that is not connected and you are curious as to where it plugs in. I am providing you with a link to an HP Support document: Opening the PC Case in HP Pavilion Slimline s5000 Series Desktop PCs, where you will see a picture of the computer's side panel open. The picture below is from that document and if you zoom in you will see the wire and where it plugs in.




  • The wire is on the left of the tower (which is the front) and attaches to the Input card that is plugged into your motherboard.












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