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Broken plastic bit that connects the sata cable to the maxtor hard drive

I broke the plastic retainer that holds the sata cable to the hard drive GB 500. Looking at it I think the disk controller will have to be replaced if the plasticing mounting is mouded to the controller circuit board. Can you help? .

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Not really,if the retainer on the HDD is broken.
You could try embedding the sata cable to the HDD using a contact adhesive,but ensure none gets inside on contacts.This is only a qik fix but I have use in the past to get by.

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