Go Back   Hardware Canucks > PC BUILDERS & TWEAKERS CORNER > Troubleshooting

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old March 19, 2008, 12:31 PM
Shadowmeph's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 3,518

My System Specs

Default need to by pass powerswitch on my old dell comp

My old dell dimension 8300 computer ( that I was going to give to my sister) which ran great 3ghz what not it is a good computer anyway the power switch quit on me and 8300 has a remote board ( at least I think that is what it is called) because the power switch is mounted on that goes back to the mobo via a ribbon cable does anyone know how to by pass this switch and just use the power switch on the new psu I put in a three months ago?
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old March 20, 2008, 12:10 PM
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: AB
Posts: 1,212

what i might suggest is switching the reset button from the reset position on the mobo to the power switch position, that happened to my brother in law a while back, he took it to the shop an they told him to get him to buy a new box... but cheepy me told him to do just that and it works perfectly fine. just hit the reset button on the case to turn it on an off.

vista 64 on these rigs
Q9450 @ 3.5Ghz | E8400 @ 4.2Ghz
8gb Muskin Redline. | 2gb Kingston Hyperx
________________________________|_________________ ______________
EVGA 780i FTW ----\--||___||--/---- EVGA 780i SLI
Antec TP Quatro 1000W \ :==^==: / Antec TP Quatro 850W.
Nvidia 9800 GX2 X 2 SLI \|--o--|/ Nvidia 8800 GTS X 2 SLI
1X 500GB Western Digital. \_____/ 3X 150GB WD RAPTOR RAID-0
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes