Broken Hard Drive Connector

Macbook pro 17 A1297 Damaged Hard Drive Connector

My Hard Drive Connector attached to the logic board is broken, is it possible to repair this or can i use the Unibody Laptop Dual Drive device as a boot hard drive replacement

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You can go with this optical bay adapter, put your hard drive in it and boot: 12.7 mm PATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

12.7 mm PATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure Image

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Putting the drive in an external case is a good workaround. Soldering logic board components is an advanced DIY project. You might be able to find an electronics/computer repair shop that could reattach the connector if it's not too damaged.

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