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Windows 7: broken usb ports

20 Oct 2011   #11
Comp Cmndo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bosslady View Post
Hi. i have checked on computer there are only 2 usb ports and both broke.
my pc is a acer aspire 5532
You could buy a USB card for the Express port, if you had one.
Acer Support: Aspire5532*Acer Aspire 5532 Notebook Series
This laptop has nothing & is not worth repairing. You can buy a new laptop for the cost of repairing this one.


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20 Oct 2011   #12
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Thanks for adding the model number and you're correct this model has only the two usb ports and no express port. I read in the detailed spec's but if it does have an express port hiding somewhere than this is your only option other than repair or replace.
MUKii TIP-PU301CB TransImp USB 3.0 ExpressCard 34 Adapter - 2 Port at TigerDirect
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20 Oct 2011   #13
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

you could by an adapter that turned USB drives into NAS devices, and then access them via ethernet or wirelessly. But again its not the best solution.

i just tried to break a usb port on my old laptop... cant honestly see how you did it.. i only managed to by sticking a screw driver in and twisting it lol
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