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Broken Prong inside connector for mouse

Hello how do I fix a mouse that has a lost prong on the inside?

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Re: Broken Prong inside connector for mouse

If the ps2 port on the main board is broken you will need to replace the board. If this is the case and your computer has usb ports on it just go out and buy a usb mouse.


If the part that is broken is from the mouse by using tweezers try to gently remove the broken part from the board. if unsuccessful use the usb port with a usb mouse.

Posted on Oct 21, 2007

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