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This should be pretty simple, but I'm hardware illiterate!

I moved our OLD Dell GX1 and went to turn it on, and now the light on the main switch comes on, but it won't fire up the monitor.

I pulled the cover and found that the long, black/red wire from the switch under the cover (trip switch?) came loose and I need to know where it plugs into?

Given the long length, there appears to be a female receptacle at the back of the motherboard with four pins, which the wires will reach, but there's a male plug on the wire with only a two-wire connector.

Does it plug into the middle two pins in said female, or am I way off the mark?

All input will be appreciated!

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Last Post by Rik_
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That will be the case intrusion switch I suspect. It doesn't need to be connected and is not the cause of your problem.

You should remove and refit your ram and all pci and agp cards if any.

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Thanks for the reply.

Turns out that the hard drive had shifted and pulled the plug just enough to screw things up.

Gave me a chance to vacuum out the years of crap that had developed inside the old beast.

Thanks again!

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