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Mystery ribbon cable in hard drive compartment.

\015 OK. I'll give it a shot. I am replacing a hard drive in my Acer 5670. I was getting ready to do that with the compartment open and I noticed a ribbon cable, copper in color that is loose. What does it connect to? It's very thin and flexible and seems delicate. I don't want to bend it or screw it up. But it doesn't look irrelevant. Thanks.JaySanta Rosa, CA\015

Answers :

Do you have room for two hard drives in your computer. Depending on how big the ribbon cable it is, it can be for a keyboard, connecting to another part in the laptop, or it can connect the video to a ground.
\015\012If your laptop is where you just exposed the hard drive and there is one of those cables there, don't worry. Just tape it back up to where is was because sometimes it is just behind a plate or something.
\015\012Look at how the ribbon cable is (the shape); including the length. That will tell you where is goes.
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