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Broken usb port, Acer desktop

The little black plastic parts inside my usb port have broken off. The computer is a dinosaur that I just use as a storage device and have my printer connected to. I don't want to spend a fortune fixing it and want to know if I can buy a new usb port and plug it in? I can easily remove it.

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May be hard to find.

If you have a spare PCI slot in your motherboard, I'd buy a cheap USB card and install it.

Here's some cheap ones online:

http://www.monoprice.com/products/subdepartment.asp?c_id=103&cp_id=10304

You may also be able to get one on eBay reasonable.

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