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Windows 7: Loose Sata Cable

16 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 | Windows XP Pro x86 | Windows Vista Ultimate x86
Loose Sata Cable

The sata cable that I ordered doesn't plug into my hard drive very well. Just little force can unplug it from the drive.

I ordered this cable: - Rosewill 18" Serial ATA II cable with metal latch, Model RC-18"-SA2-90-BK, Black - Cables

It doesn't like this drive: - Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Any tips to keeping the cable plugged in?

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16 Jan 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Nikolay,

Strange, I suppose good old vinyl electrical tape should be able to hold in place on the drive until you can find a cable that connects better.
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16 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64

What do you mean that it doesn't like that drive? I use number of cables like that with clips and have have no trouble with them on my WD drives.
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