Install the second HARD drive in my Inspiron 1720... : () Please help with this one


you just bought a faster (7200 RPM) 60 gb 2.5 "SATA (of course) for my Inspiron1720 - idea is to keep the system on it.

Anyway, opened the Bay where are hard disks, and I noticed there is some sort of connector for my current hard drive (the thing has a kind of bent pins to plug the drive hard vertivally)

because I don't want to replace it, to add another, I am devoid of this connector, faq explains only how to replace not add a second.


that read, however it means only (part number) type PATA and SATA got :(

Now, I spent all day in the city, searching ebay and allegro (sort of Polish to ebay ;])

Couldn't find it anywhere, so how can I connect the new drive?

I couldn't find info about it on the net, so it's not a common problem, so how people add new hard drives to their 1720s?

So what now? is it possible to get this connector? what I buy from Dell? : smileymad: (that would really bother me) or should I have got one when I bought my inspiron? (don't have the box at the moment, is in my second home, so can not verify)

Will be much gratefull for info, as it starts to irritate me, can I just plug into my new hard drive in a DELL computer.

See you soon


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