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Connect a on/off switch to PSU

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I have an old 400watt PSU that I've been using to power the external fans on my radiator (and the pump for leak testing) for water cooling, at the moment it has a metal connector connecting the 24 pin molex to itself so that it fires up as soon as it is connected to power from the wall.

But it kind of sucks having to manually disconnect it every time I finish with the PC, so I was wondering if anyone knows how I could hook up an on/off (preferably a pushbutton as I have one already) switch so that I can leave it connected to the wall.

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on the 20(or 24) pin atx connector find a green wire. then find any black wire, cut, strip and wire to a switch viola on and off power with one flip of a switch
    
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Buy a wall switch at Home Depot or similar for like $0.98 and strip the wires from the jump(green) to a ground (black).
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