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I just purchased an 2.5" hard drive for my lap top and after removing the old hard drive, I noticed the pins in the hitachi are set differently than on my old hard drive. Old hard drive has two rolls of pins and the pins are exposed. It appears the Hitachi hard drive has 1 roll of pins and the pins are not exposed. How are you supposed to plug it in to the lap top. Or is there a cover on the new hard drive that has to be removed prior to installation? Help!

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It may be in a hard drive holder so check the laptop manual or web site to see for yourself if its just a hard drive case with a regular drive inside
or it may be a newer SATA driv in that case you have the wrong type

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