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Ok so I have this old HP that my mom has been using and I didn't know that HP was proprietary and had specific parts.....:& Is there a guide anywhere to help me take the 9 pin it has and make it a 2 pin so it can go in the new mobo I put in the pc?

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post #2 of 9
You need to find what pin closes the circuit for the powerbutton... Just peak the bundle and follow the cable that connect the power but to the movie



Auto correct sucks
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post #3 of 9
Just try plugging it in different positions and rotations on there. You can't hurt anything by doing so, it might take you a while to get the right combination.

Or it might not work at all and you'll have to take the connector apart and make your own.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by railfan844;14367375 
Just try plugging it in different positions and rotations on there. You can't hurt anything by doing so, it might take you a while to get the right combination.

Or it might not work at all and you'll have to take the connector apart and make your own.



Much easier to just splice the cables
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post #5 of 9
Power is usually the red coded one.
power LED=green
HDD LED=yellow

and reset....not sure..
Probably the gray one


EDIT
lol intel VIIV, I had a DirecTV box that was VIIV certified.
Edited by von rottes - 7/27/11 at 11:56am
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Mate sod it and just pick up a cheap case be simpler to work with and almost anything looks better than most OEM cases
    
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post #7 of 9
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I need to convert the thing to a 2-pin. How do I take the pins out is what I'm asking. I'm sure theres a guide to figure this out. The black and red wires are for the power and thats all I'll be needing to be modded.
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Nobody can help me out with this?! I'm askin for some help on how to take the pins out of the connector
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by yancyv8;14378939 
Nobody can help me out with this?! I'm askin for some help on how to take the pins out of the connector

this is a tiny plastic clip for each crimp, push the wire forward and insert a pin infront of the clip and push it up. the wire will then pull out.

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Edited by andrewmchugh - 7/28/11 at 8:55am
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