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I bought a SATA hard drive to treplace my corrupt hard drive in a gateway 710 x; the flogs do not match altho the one i purchased stated oem, Can you ourchase an adaptor?

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  • laz lan May 11, 2010

    if the "plugs"dont match,you were sold the WRONG harddrive.

  • Chris Fell
    Chris Fell May 11, 2010

    the flogs do not match ????? can you tell me what you mean by this ?

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Not really sure about "flogs"? .... but I think you bought a SATA drive instead of an IDE drive?

Yes you can get adaptors ... here's one supplier if found through Google: http://www.8starshop.com/en/ide-to-sata-serial-ata-bilateral-hdd-converter-adapter.html?language=en&currency=GBP

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