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No, what he is talking about in post #3 is the the 24pin ATX mobo connector. What I am refering to are the single cords that connect your cases' power button ( HDD light and etc ) to the mobo.
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Ok, heres a way to test the power supply to see if its alive or dead.

1. Find a loose peace of wire hanging around in you house.
2. Turn off your power supply
3. Stick one end of the wire into the Green wire plug on the 20+4 pin motherboard connector
4. Stick the other end into one of the black connectors on the 20+4 pin mobo connector
5. Start your PSU and if it starts then your PSU is alive if not then I'd use your warranty to get a new one.

If you don't understand something in those steps tell me before you do anything.

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No, what he is talking about in post #3 is the the 24pin ATX mobo connector. What I am refering to are the single cords that connect your cases' power button ( HDD light and etc ) to the mobo.

Oh okay...

And SOORENA, those instructions, are you sure? What kind of wire in particular?
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Any type of wire thats not stranded, and yes this is a standard procedure I have done this many times. In fact I did it again today to see if my PSU was dead and guess what it was. I read this off a page to see how to start a PSU outside the comp so I can use some extra fans around my PC.

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