How to connect front usb headers to Mobo

On the mobo there is a usb header with 10 pins marked only USB2. From the front of the case there is a four receptical wire from each of two USB ports. I believe i've tried every combination possible to make the front usb port active. Any suggestions?
terrybueAsked:
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terrybueConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
Found the manual, then enabled USB2 in the bios, moved USB2 Jumper (J6) to the 2-3 (enable) position.
Hooked up the front USB connectors to the Mobo as discribed, nothing happened, they still don't work. I moved the mobo to a different computer case without front usb connectors. Thanks for your efforts.
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michkoCommented:
Look up the manual for your motherboard from the manufacturer.  It should have the correct pin-outs for this.

michko
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CallandorCommented:
Connect the 4 pins in a row to the front panel USB - use the 4 that do not include the single pin on one side of the 10-pin USB header.  The header typically looks like this:

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use these

See http://www.frontx.com/cpx108_2.html
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JohnnyCanuckCommented:
If you've already misconnected them you may have fried them.
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MotoCrazyCommented:
Just to add to Callandor's post... Be careful to not just plug into a pin-out that looks like that. My mobo has onboard 1394 connections that look almost exactly the same as the USB. I think the best bet to make sure you don't mess anything up is to download the manual from the manufacturer's website (if you have not already damaged it). If you post back with the make and model of the mobo, we can help you find the manual or be able to help more specifically.

Eric
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nobusCommented:
it would help if he posted the mobo model
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MotoCrazyCommented:
MotoCrazy said, "If you post back with the make and model of the mobo, we can help you find the manual or be able to help more specifically."
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terrybueAuthor Commented:
Mobo is: PC Chips M805LR
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MotoCrazyCommented:
Hmmmm.... was looking for the manual for you and found this post on EE:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Misc/Q_20280346.html

I tried to verify the accepted solution's statement that the manual is not available, and he seems right. PCChips does not have a manual available for your motherboard.

Sorry, but without that, I cannot really help you out.
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terrybueAuthor Commented:
I was unable to install the front usb ports of the case to the motherboard.
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