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have this laptop that had a plug punched in; so i took apart the laptop and fixed it. but as im reassembling i cant get one of these stupid ribbon type cables back in. had trouble with the other one too, but i got it pretty quickly.... this one i cant seem to get, is there some type of technique or mechanic that im missing


.... stupid little cables t.t
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I'd have to see a picture to know specifically, but it could be one of those Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) cables. So if you're hoping for a click or a snap, you're out of luck. It just "connects", and it's done.
 
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looked at it again today, apparently not being tired makes a world of difference..... theres a little plastic piece on the bottom that you have to slide out. on that hub it didnt slide out when i removed the wire. doh.gif


appreciate the response either way
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