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post #11 of 18
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Originally Posted by OverTheBelow;12375571 
Perhaps he is talking about this:

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In which case, just put a little super glue on it, then place it like normal into your SATA cable and then 'plug' it in.. I guess.

I think you may be right.

and yeah, the superglue trick will work so long as the connectivity of the pins has not been compromised.
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yah im talking about that piece, i will try superglue and post back results.
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Make sure you put it on the right way!!
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I guess its a lesson learned anyway you look at it >.<

An old friend of mine told me once, when it comes to computers, if your using force to get something the way you want it, odds are your doing it wrong

Best of luck to get it back and working for ya though!
    
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post #15 of 18
Don't feel bad, I've done this before to one of my hard drives
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I put the piece into on the sata connectors, it wont stay locked but it fits and stays on.
working like a charm now,


thankyou all!
post #17 of 18
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I put the piece into on the sata connectors, it wont stay locked but it fits and stays on.
working like a charm now,


thankyou all!
You should transfer/image to another dry in case the day that the leads break off.
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This happened to me as well, Made me forever hate harddrive companies for using fragile plastic on their connectors
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