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Installing a 2.5" notebook hdd into a desktop

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December 16, 2010 11:12:39 PM

So I have a 2.5" hard drive that i have already screwed into my case using a bracket but when i try to connect it to power, the end will not fit it. It is the same kind of end that I connected to my 3.5" hard drive.

Is there an adapter that I have to buy?

I also noticed that the connectors on the hard drives end are male. Is that significant?

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a c 311 G Storage
December 17, 2010 6:48:13 AM

Notebook drives have a small adapter PCB that you remove by pulling on it. That should expose the standard SATA connectors underneath.
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December 17, 2010 7:36:47 AM

Thanks fzabkar
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December 17, 2010 2:19:52 PM

the adapter is underneath? how are you supposed to connect it to anything on the computer if its underneath?
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December 23, 2010 10:57:07 PM

Best answer selected by jltcool94.
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