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My laptop's HDMI port is stuck!

I just recently got a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop, and it turns outthat the HDMI port on the left side has a little plastic insert in it,blocking the little socket from its fate of sending and receivinginformation. I've tried going at it with a screwdriver, a fork, aknife, etc. to try and pry it out, but to no avail. Please help meh!

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  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    hey sorry for that but thank you, I was about to do the same

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If you bought the same one as myself CQ50-110us then the plastic plug means you have no HDMI. look closer on the box or on the website for more info.

The "Begin Here" poster/quick setup guide states HDMI port on select models only. Same for having built in webcam

Sorry if you were expecting it to have it

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  • VistaBill Nov 22, 2008

    Just so you know It is not a True port. i pushed on the plastic insert hard enough and it just broke and pushed inside my new laptop. It's an empty space which should have housed the hdmi port if this model came with one. It Does not have a working port. Like i said earlier only certain models had this port. Now i have a loose piece of plastic in my laptop to rattle about.

    Your welcome


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It is used so the port is does not get stuck goto future shop or where ever you bought and they can remove it

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