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Is it safe?

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Alright, well, after installing my new motherboard, I seem to have come across a problem...
The 80 MM Fan Molex connector black cable came out. I was wondering if it should still be save to go ahead and use it. I don't want to screw up anything.
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There are tabs on each side that stick out. When the wire lead is inserted into the molex connector, those tabs hold the connector inside the plastic part. If you bend the tabs out a slight amount and push the wire back in, it should lock in place and not come out again. As long as it is making good cojntact and will not pop out and short against anything else, you should be OK.

http://www.mobilehomerepair.com/media/img/Molex3.jpg


You can kinda see the tabs on the female one on the left. They spring back out when pushed into the plastic.
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