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    Power Switch

    Just a quick question, what kind of switch is used to turn the computer on?

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    Power Switch

    If you bought your computer in the last few years it should be ATX form, if so you need a momentary, single pole single throw (SPST) switch.

    To the left you can see the Modding Basics link, there you'll find a complete guide on switches

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    Power Switch

    If you are looking to replace your power switch with something more elegant, let me suggest the following:

    Vandal Resistant Illuminated Switch - Blue Ring at

    Just be sure to ground the switch case properly so you don't suffer static-discharge events. The LED is sensitive to burnout if you touch it and the switch isn't properly grounded.

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