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Can I soldier directly a USB female to a motherboard?

I've got a to make a refurbished pc to my sister in law and she wants 6 USB 2 ports on the back of the computer. I have 4 available USB 2 front IO ports on the ASRock b85m-dgs the computer case ...
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Motherboard won’t turn on with front switch, but works when I short it manually with a screwdriver

I have a Asus TUF X570 (WiFi) board that I've been using for over a year without issue. I was adding a second m.2 SSD and suddenly could no longer power on using the front panel power switch. Removing ...
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How to hear voice from headphone plugged in front panel in linux?

I want to hear voice from my headphone plugged in front panel. Enable AC97 in my bios. Advanced--onboard Devices Configuration--front Panel type--AC97 In windows system ,i can hear voice after ...
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Computer turns on and then off after a few seconds when front panel is connected, but works normally without it

My computer is almost 3 years old by now, and last night I noticed it turning on and off randomly for a few seconds, multiple times. I tried to turn it on to investigate, but it didn't react to the ...
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Windows 10 Version 2004 (19041.508) and Previous - How to Disable Front Panel Jack Detection - Realtek Audio

How do you disable front panel jack detection in Windows 10 if the Realtek Audio Control application won't install from the Microsoft Store? I want my speakers and my headset to simultaneously output ...
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How to correctly connect my front audio panel?

My motherboard is a gigabyte ga-a320m-h. I don't know how to plug the wires in right sequence. I tried to find the answer in the user manual, but I still don't understand how correctly connect. Please ...
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Reconnect the front panel connectors of a eMachines computer

I replaced my IDE hard drive in my eMachine computer and accidentally disconnected the jumpers Power Led, HDD Led and Power SW and would like to connect them back correctly. How can I fix it? ...
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USB 3.0 header/device anomaly

I have a strange issue with a new motherboard. When I connect my old USB 3.0 front panel to the new motherboard's internal USB 3.1 header, I have one USB hard drive that does not function properly. ...
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Front panel has no "headphone detect" wire; is there another option?

I'm in the process of building a new PC. The motherboard is an MSI Tomahawk B450. Its front panel audio connector has three pins related to headphones; they're labelled "Head Phone R", "Head Phone L", ...
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How to match front panel connectors to motherboard pins?

While cleaning my CPU one of the front panel pins came out. When I tried to put it back all the pins came out. I don't have a guide to reconnect. In what sequence should I connect them?
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How do I connect the wires to the front panel audio pins?

I need some help with plugging the wires to the pins on the motherboard. I have got no idea which wires I should plug to the pins as I am not really sure where the wires goes. Here is the wires I ...
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Choppy sound ONLY on front panel ONLY on youtube

My computer had no sound issue what so ever. After an app of my motherboard (asrock shop, asrock z370 taichi) updated the Intel HD driver I have a very strange issue. When I play a youtube video ...
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How to connect an old front panel connector (audio) to a new motherboard?

The motherboard (Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 7) has the following audio chip: Audio: 5.1 (Creative Sound Core3D) Frontpanel Audio Connector Return L Return R Ground Ear L Mic VCC Ear R Mic-In AC'97 Front ...
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Disable ALL Dell boot Alert messages

I have built a "custom" dell t5400 pc. With this comes a new case and new fans, I am not using any of the original fans or even the original front panel, or the intrusion button being detected, or the ...
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How to lower motherboard speaker volume

My motherboard has a small speaker connected in the front panel slot which beeps at every boot, however it's too loud. I wanted to keep the beep for diagnostic purposes, but just decrease its volume ...
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How do I connect front panel audio with ear 1 ear 2 connectors?

I think I can provide a tl;dr question here: If I have Ear L 1, Ear R 1, Ear L 2, and Ear R 2 connectors, can I presume the 1's are the main Line outs, while the 2's are the return / bline / whatever-...
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PC Power LED stopped blinking when in sleep mode

pc power led stopped blinking when in sleep mode. when pc is in normal mode, there is no problem. Can you help me why this is happening and hos can i fix this? Thanks.
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Front Panel Audio Connector

I have trouble with connecting the Front Panel Audio Connector. My motherboard is "Asus M4N78 SE" and case is "MODECOM HARRY MIDI 8300". I think audio connectors are well plugged like in manual. In ...
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Does anybody know what this Apevia X-Cruiser front panel 2 pin connector is for?

This 2 pin connector is coming from the front panel of my computer case. I have no idea what it does or where it's supposed to go. EDIT 1: More Information and Pictures 1. Here are the traced ...
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How to separate volume level for front and rear panels and yet keep single sound device?

I have realtek HD Audio, and I'm pretty satisfied with its settings — my main speakers are connected to the rear panel and whenever I turn headphones in on the front panel, the former go silent and I ...
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Power SW button doesn't work

Yesterday I built a computer myself. The computer is able to boot by pressing the power button on the mobo. However, the Power Button on the case isn't working. Everything is setup by following the ...
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Front Panel Connector problems

I just built a new computer with an ASRock z87 in an NZXT case. The motherboard has a 9pin front panel connector, but my case only has 8 pins, the 2LEDs for HD, 2 for Power, and the switch for the ...
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Front panel pins not identified on motherboard - Acer RS740DVF

I had to exchange the case for an Acer Aspire M1201. The motherboard used in that build is an Acer RS740DVF. The trouble I'm having is that neither could I find a service or user manual for that ...
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Can't reinsert jack headphone

I was listening to some music with my headphone when suddenly the jack jumps out by itself. I try to put it in again but it seems something is blocking it, preventing it to be properly connected. What ...
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PC starts automatically when plugged in and gets shut down after some time

My desktop was working fine till yesterday but suddenly it logged off. When I tried to start it again it started but shut down again after some time. This is now happening continuously. The PC starts ...
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PC does not automatically switch back when Headphones are plugged out of Front Panel audio jack

I have a Xonar DS sound card and a BitFenix Shinobi Case. When I plug in my Headphones into the front panel audio jack the speakes automatically mute and I can hear sound from the headphones, but when ...
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Separate front audio panel in GNU/Linux

Is there a way to make the front audio panel act as a separate sound card in GNU/Linux? I have a motherboard with sound card that may be split into two logic sound cards (front panel and rear panel). ...
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Front Panel Audio is not working in windows 8

I currently upgraded to windows 8 and my asus A45V laptop's audio front panel is not working.The sound driver is Realtek. So,I downloaded the windows 8 driver from Asus website and installed it.Still ...
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Front panel audio replacement

I have experienced some problems with my headphones and it turned out the front 3.5mm audio jack is defective..and it doesn't make a good contact. I can't replace the jack because it's built-in. I ...
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Weird front headphones jack issue

I seem to be experiencing a weird problem with the front headphone jack of my pc. It was working fine yesterday until i tripped while have my earphones on which disconnected the jack very roughly. ...
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How do I attach this multi card reader to my motherboard?

I have an old mutli card reader taken from a Fujitsu Seimens Scaleo P. I am trying to attach it to my Gigabyte GA-B75-D3V. I have tried to attach this to the COM port on my motherboard - it doesn't ...
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How to connect my front audio panel?

My motherboard is Gigabyte GA-945PL-S3. So due cleanning I had to disconnect front audio panel wires. Then I installed Windows 7 on a new hard drive. But now I don't know how to plug the wires back. ...
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Installing another audio card for system sound recording

I need to record my screen. Everything works fine except I am getting bad quality sound (onboard sound card) in any screen recorder software. Installed newest drivers. I have tried everything. ...
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Front panel display problems

I wanted to have a dual core processor. And I received this chance: a new computer without a hard drive or video card. I hoped that my SATA1 hard drive worked on this SATA2 connector; and obtained a ...
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USB Front Panel issues?

On my PC case I have built-in USB Front Panel, which is connected to motherboard. For such "small tasks" like connecting USB Stick and copying files - it works well. But when, for example, I connect ...
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Front Power Switch Never Worked - PM800-M2

We have one PC with a PM800-M2 motherboard on which the front panel power button is a no-op. It will neither start nor stop the system. System boots fine when PSU rocker switch is moved to 0 and back ...
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Front Panel Audio Diagnostics

I recently built a new computer, new motherboard and new case. The case is a Corsair Obsidian 800D and the motherboard is a Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3. Everything works great, except for the front panel ...
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Headphones are not detected in the front panel

Recently I changed my operative system from Windows XP to Windows 7 64 bits. After that I cannot get my earphones working when I plugged them in the jack of the front panel. I have a My motherboard ...
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USB Front Panel Connection To Motherboard With Separate Shield Pin

I want to connect my case USB front panel connections to my motherboard. Often plugs for this are in a 2x5 (female) block with one pin in the corner that can't be used so its a no-brainer to connect. ...
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How do I quickly switch to/from the front panel speakers in Ubuntu?

I have speakers attached to my front panel sound output that I switch to frequently. Currently the process is to open Terminal, type "alsamixer", scroll over to "Front Panel", and press "M" to ...
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