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Usb ports on a toshiba satellite pro m15-S405

Is it possible to replace the usb ports on the above referenced toshiba laptop?

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Re: usb ports on a toshiba satellite pro m15-S405

You can if you have good soldering skills. The welds are located on the opposite side of the motherboard. Just go to or ebay to find a raw module to replace it. Otherwise you must replace the motherboard. Remember, heat the work not the solder, and use low watt if lots of smaller circuits are closeby.

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Press the Fn and F9 keys, that should turn it back on. Let us know if that solve your issue and please dont' forget to rate this posting.

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