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HHD pin broken

By worthbillions
Apr 5, 2010
  1. The pin on hard drive broke am unable to put cable on it. What should I do to use it?

    It is a seagate 120 gigs.

    Thank you.
     
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,700   +338

    If the pin actually broke you are probably screwed. The only real way to fix it would be to swap the board/pins with another drive (identical model).

    If they just bent you can unbend them enough with needle nose pliers and gently get a cable onto them.
     
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