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Windows 7: I want to put my hard drive into another Pc and use it to boot

04 May 2015   #11
Not A Robot

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 

Please help I just connected that 8 pin cord from the power thing into the white port behind the heat sink and now there is no led lights at all




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04 May 2015   #12
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

The top picture I can't tell very well, but it looks like a sata cable which connects to a hard drive. can you take a better picture of the whole inside of the case? It is hard to get any perspective of what I am looking at. The 8 pin that plugs into the CPU power connector should say CPU on it, or they usually do. There should be a clip on one side, feel where it plugs in. There should be a small ridge on one side of where it plugs in. The clip goes over that ridge, to make sure you have it in the proper orientation. If the cable you have says PCIE, that is not the right cable for there.

Was there nothing plugged into the 8 pin receptacle before?

Don't force any of the cables in. They have to be in the exact correct position, but when they are they will go in with very little force.
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04 May 2015   #13
Not A Robot

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 

Ok I will take the picture now
but I need to know have I screwed something up because it wont turn on now
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04 May 2015   #14
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Remove it and see what happens.
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04 May 2015   #15
Not A Robot

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 

These are the pics I removed the 8 pin thing and put the original one back in (which was a 4 pin one)
Also you sound like you know your computers I know this is off task but my IBM computer has no pcie slot and I just ordered a pcie graphics card is there anything I can do. I cant get stuff online as my dad doesn't trust the interwebs


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04 May 2015   #16
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

just thought i would mention older boards probably wont have an 8 pin connection be a four pin.
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04 May 2015   #17
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

I think this one does, but you are right. This one has an 8 pin but only 4 pins connected, I believe. What do you think, Oscar?

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04 May 2015   #18
Not A Robot

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 

I have to go take my medicine as I am sick, So I will be off but thank you for your guys help
I'm not saying its solved but I appreciate your guys help

Will be back later
Thanks

Not A Robot
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04 May 2015   #19
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

No problem, whenever you feel like it. We never close.
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04 May 2015   #20
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

looks like an 8 pin to me from pictures
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