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post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
Very simple question guys,

I have an audio connector for the front of my case and on the cable there is AC'97 and HD audio. I have always used the HD Audio connector and I do not think I will need the AC'97 ever again.

Is there any way to remove the connector?

I have Googled, but very little came up regarding this.

Cheers,
Greg0986 smile.gif
post #2 of 9
Why do you want to remove it? isn't it "attached" to the HD audio one? just connect the one you use and put the other on a place it won't bother you...
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post #3 of 9
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Originally Posted by matroska;12274208 
Why do you want to remove it? isn't it "attached" to the HD audio one? just connect the one you use and put the other on a place it won't bother you...

I should have said what I wanted to do lol. I want to sleeve the cable and I can't with the connector attached.
post #4 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greg0986;12274238 
I should have said what I wanted to do lol. I want to sleeve the cable and I can't with the connector attached.

oh...ehehe

i think you can break the connector. i'll go and check a pic off it and get back in a minute...smile.gif
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post #5 of 9
I would have just cut it and put electrical tape around the end, but that's just me being lazy.
post #6 of 9
It is something like this isn't it?

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The HD audio connector is the main connector, and a few cables goes from it to the AC'97 connector. You have 2 ways of doing this.
1) Cut the cables of the the AC'97 connector and isolate them if you think that they may touch each other.
2) With a tiny screwdriver lift up the little plastic piece that locks every single cable to the connector and pull the cables of. afterwards isolate them so they won't touch each other and cause any type of trouble.

I would go for the second one, requires a little more patience but is a little more safe tongue.gif
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post #7 of 9
Thread Starter 
Cheers. That is what it looks like smile.gif (It would be because it is the case I have tongue.gif)

I think I will take a pic of my connector for reference and do number 2. Take he AC'97 cables out and put the HD Audio back in smile.gif

Cheers for the help guys biggrin.gif
post #8 of 9
I'm glad i could help you out smile.gif

Post the results in the end smile.gif

good Luck!
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post #9 of 9
if you really don't want it try cutting it off, or you could remove the connector and place the AC'97 cables vertical to the body of the main cable and sleeve the whole thing.

A tight fit which really might work.

Good luck
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