Whrre to connect the case power switch button thats on the front of co

chrissylatch13

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Where do I reconnect the case power switch that's on the front of the computer. Does it go directly into the motherboard or hook to the power supply. I have an acer aspire m3201 desktop
 
It goes on the motherboard's Front Panel Pin connectors - usually located in the lower right corner of the motherboard as you are looking at the motherboard with the case side panel removed.

You will need the motherboard diagram to identify the correct connecting pins for the power and reset buttons. I searched the Acer website for the motherboard diagram for your computer, but the page just links to acrobat reader. You may have to call Acer.
 

Akashdeep

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As you said "...Does it go directly into the motherboard ..."

Connect to your Motherboard's System Panel Connector which is usually 20-8 PIN panel.