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Pisn came loose

I have 400GB HDD SATA that for some reason had 2 data pins out and 1 jumper pin out. I soldered them back but the circuit diagram at the back of the HDD get hot everytime i plug it. what can i do. I need that HDD. it is the only one i have.

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Re: pisn came loose

It is normal that hard drives get hot to an extent....beause of a higher RPM..... if it seems heating extremely you should do something to cool it. Soldering the pins may not have caused the problem... When the system is assembled it is kept close to the chassis and screwed thouroughly to avoid shokes and to dissipiate the heat. You also follow the giudelines on the manaul or more information from the drive manufacturer's website.

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Just set the bios" safe as default mode" . I will tell you, simple way to, set BIOS .Just press F2/F10/dell and you can enter in the BIOS.

2. Some motherboards have a 3 pin jumper by the battery. Let's say that the jumper connect with pins 2 and 3. follow picture with this link

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Hi Good day!!! follow this

1. Decide which hard drive will be the startup (master) drive. If this drive was the startup drive previously, or if it's a new hard drive, then the master drive designation will already be set.

2. To change the designation of a new drive to be a slave drive, skip to step 4.

3. To change the designation of an existing drive to be a slave drive: Turn off the computer, unplug the power cord, remove the drive from its drive bay, and disconnect the drive from its power cord and ribbon cable.

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Examples of 3.5 Sata External Enclosures,|c:2778|&Sort=0&Recs=10
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