Help! Macbook black!

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by technano11, Jun 21, 2014.

  1. technano11 macrumors newbie

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    I removed the HDD inside my Macbook black and was shocked to find that there's only 1 " ribbon cable" inside the HDD slot, instead of 2 as shown in
    https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/tu5ZK3giL52GWuVj.large ( click this link)

    1) what's the function of this " ribbon cable"?
    2) what will happen if there's only 1 instead of 2? will it affect my macbook? will it cause it to be non-functional ?

    thanks.
     

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  2. Nameci macrumors 68000

    Nameci

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    Are you replacing the hard driver on your MB? Just slide it in... nothing wrong with it.
     
  3. DmbShn41 macrumors 6502

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    That one cable is the SATA connector to the logic board. That is all that is needed. That one connector has the needed two separate connections for the hard drive.
     

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