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I don't know if this is the right place, but it is the only one that kind of applies... I am having a problem every once and a while, when I start my computer it will go through the windows loading screen, and before my desktop starts to come up my comp locks up. I can go and move my wires around to my HD's and it will come up like nothing is wrong. I have made sure that I can not push in the wires any more.. what's up? cheep SATA wires that don't get a good connection?
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Its most likely a bad connection. Just plug in a new SATA wire to see if that fixes it. SATA wires are pretty cheap, but you could prob just borrow one from a friend.

Also, the SATA connections are notorious for breaking off at he HD so be careful that that isnt the case.
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