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The usb port on wd5000aads broke can the circuit board be replaced

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Segate UBS hard drive with broken USB port


i) i would wisely suggest you not to open the compartment of harddisk, try taking it to nearest repair centre since these part are very delicate(like they have delicated soldering ...or components....)

  i would suggest not messup with the broken parts and loose your whole harddisk ..............

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: the port where I plug

Your best bet would be to by a replacement enclosure. Online retailers like can sell you one. Find out if your hard disk is SATA or IDE. You can then buy an appropriate external enclosure and move the hard drive inside your WD encloseure into the new one.

Posted on May 06, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a SimpleTech 120GB external hard drive.

Simpletechs have a three year warranty so if your drive is newer than that it is covered. You can go to (they are really hitachi drives) for details on warranty repair. If you are sure its not covered the case can be opened and inside you will find a SATA drive and you can buy a new SATA external enclosure for 19.99 at Radioshack. This includes the circuit board, cable, and new case.

Posted on Jun 05, 2010

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SOURCE: my power and usb cable connections broke loose

It can be repaired just use a low heat soldering iron, and use heat sink clips, so that the heat will not
transfer and burn other components. make sure all power cords are removed from the board. use a
wrist ground strap to dissipate any static buildup that can damage components on the board. good luck!

Posted on Aug 05, 2011

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SOURCE: need a replacement circuit board for a seagate expansion drive

it can be easily fix by computer service center so you please take to the nearest servicing center

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> Physically damaged in that the board is cracked, and circuit traces are ripped loose, (Repairable with a jumper wire, or wires), AND/OR the USB port was fried out (Short Circuit), and it fried out the entire circuit board.

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