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Windows 7: Old P4 Boot Nightmare !

31 Dec 2010   #11
Andy 01

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit

Hi all, and thanks for the input.

I have now removed the mobo again.
Its the same outside of the case.
I do have a gpu card in, as it has no on-board graphics.
Board still shuts down the same with the card out.

I am using the case power switch still, as it goes to a 10 pin connector, and I don't know what pins to short.

Going to look closer now at that switch with the meter.

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31 Dec 2010   #12
Andy 01

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit

Ureka !!

Sat with the meter and worked out the 10 pin connector.
Board on the bench with a PSU and GPU connected. Short the pins on the board, and it powers and posts ok.

Can't believe all this over a dam power switch !

Thank you all so much for the constructive thoughts. Just need to source a switch now.

Have a happy new year to all
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31 Dec 2010   #13

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

Wow! Nice work. Glad to hear you got that sorted out. And it goes in my notes too!

And a great new year to you too.
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