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Power Button Issues

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Processor AMD Phenom II X4 955 3.2ghz
Motherboard MSI 770-C45 AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard
Cooling Xigmatek Dark Knight, 3 120mm Intakes, 1 200mm Exchaust, 2 140mm Exchausts
Memory OCZ Gold 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 1333mhz
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Power Supply OCZ StealthXStream 700W ATX12V/EPS12V SLI Ready Crossfire Ready
Software Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
#1
Well guys, bad news. I was cleaning my PC, and it seems a wire came loose. Not one that plugs in, but the one attached to my power button. I had to jump it to get it to come on right now, and I don't quite know how to get it attached again. Can someone help me with this? I mean a new case wouldn't kill me, ok yes it would, but if it is my last resort then I'll do it.

On a not so related subject, the head on my fan(the plastic cap opposite of the back sticker) seems to be coming loose and making this tick noise, so I have it unplugged currently.

I have an xclio a380bk case, any help would be great.
 

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#2
Sounds like it's time for a soldering iron some flux and solder :).
 
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System Name Build 1
Processor AMD Phenom II X4 955 3.2ghz
Motherboard MSI 770-C45 AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard
Cooling Xigmatek Dark Knight, 3 120mm Intakes, 1 200mm Exchaust, 2 140mm Exchausts
Memory OCZ Gold 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 1333mhz
Video Card(s) XFX HD-577A-ZNDC Radeon HD 5770 XXX Edition 1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP
Storage WD Blue 640GB 7200 RPM
Display(s) ACER 23" Full HD HDMI Widescreen Monitor
Case NZXT Phantom Black
Audio Device(s) None
Power Supply OCZ StealthXStream 700W ATX12V/EPS12V SLI Ready Crossfire Ready
Software Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
#3
From the look of it that may be it, but there is no metal wire coming out of the back of the button to attach it to, or at least it is so little that I can't see it.(it must be there since I jumped it on) Is there anything else you can think of?
 

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Display(s) Samsung 1080P \ Toshiba HDTV 1080P
Case HTPC400 \ Thermaltake Armor case ( original ), With Zalman fan controller ( wattage usage ).
Audio Device(s) Yamaha RX-V475 \ Marantz SR5008 Tannoy Mercury MKII Paradigm 5SE + Tannoy Mercury F4
Power Supply PC&Power 750w \ Seasonic 750w MKII
Mouse MS intelimouse \ Logitech G700s + Steelseries Sensei wireless
Keyboard Logitech K120 \ ROCCAT MK Pro ( modded amber leds )
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#4
Under warranty ? ask them for a new button and let them know you can send them a pic of it if needed.

Or buy a new button.