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Propriatary HP case Wires?

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Hi guys, haven't been here for a while. So, I am replacing a motherboard in a friend's PC and his HP desktop has proprietary power button and hdd light wires. There are only four wires! Red, white, green and black. Also the plug that they are connected to does not fit on the mobo. To fix that i cut away a little bit of the plug so now it fits, but the switch doesn't work. When i plug it in the PC turns on, but the switch won't turn it off!

Any suggestions? Need more info? Thanks in advance for any advice.

-Gink:D
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corsair force III 90gb ssd Seagate 7200.12 1TB ASUS DVDRW Win 7 Ult x64 
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it sounds like the red and white are for either hd light or power and the green and black are for either hd light and power, try to use pliers to get the plastic mold to seperate the pairs and try to plug in the other set of wires.
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525 GB Crucial MX300 CM212 Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 750 Watt Corsair HX750i 
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