[RndTbl] usb ports

Sean Walberg swalberg at gmail.com
Thu Dec 23 16:40:36 CST 2010

On 2010-12-23, at 3:23 PM, Kat <uniquegeek at gmail.com> wrote:

> The black plastic bit in one of my USB ports broke off.  The metal contacts are in there, undamaged.  The laptop thinks the port is functioning fine, and it does function... as long as the device plugged in is in contact with the metal.  It's loose, so any movement on the laptop or device will unseat it.  Anyway, I'm avoiding using it for now.
> It's tempting to try to fix it myself.  Is this possible?  Any advice?
> I think the laptop is still on warranty, but I don't know how much of a PITA that would be.
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