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Having trouble installing new HDD in a Dell Inspiron 8200. Put the HDD in the cradle and inserted into the bay. Re-boot doesn't recognize HDD. The cradle came with an IDE connector, however can't figure out where it goes or if it's even necessary. The IDE looks to be about an inch and a half long with approx. 22/23 teeth. Thanks for the help.

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Interposer card, it goes on the pins of the HDD so the connection will interface to the motherboard

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