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Lost USB power on a DELL INSPIEON 8600 laptop.

My 8600 has two USB ports, stacked one over the other. The top one is missing the little plastic center slot thing, so I always use the lower USB. Until one night last week while in a big hurry I reached over the top and plugged into the upper (broken port) which shorted out the USB all together. I did get a balloon message that I did not get to read before it went away. I do not know what to do.

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  • jimmybob454 Oct 14, 2008

    Thank you very much. I was afraid of that. Very nice to know you folks are here. And thanks to PC Magazine too. jimmy

  • dwhagel Apr 20, 2009

    My USB is broken too, both top and bottom are broken out they were shorted out but I straightened them out and they can work if you hold them just right

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Unfortunately, the usb hardware is built into the mother board on those...is it under warranty

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