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Hard drive does not fit correctly, what to do?

Hard drive does not fit correctly, what to do?

I have recieved an old computer minus the hard drive. I had a hard drive lying around to put into it. However, when the previous owner removed their hard drive, they also took the clips required to insert the hard drive. Today, I got around to installing my hard drive, and noticed this. When I asked the previous owner, they said they threw out the clips.

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Guest [Entry]

"get creative, a good old piece of cardboard will prevent the hard drive from shifting around. :)

maybe you can fix it on one side with screws."
Guest [Entry]

I think you'll need to check either a computer builder near you that has been in business long enough to have old parts lying around, or get online and start searching. Here is a pair of metal rails I found by googling hard drive mounting rails, http://www.directron.com/cdrail.html.