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USB female cable pins are broken off,how do you fix this problem? Do you have to remove the hard drive from plastic case ?

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Yes you will need to take the plastic case apart to fix this, your best bet to get a repair connector which is a mini usb is to contact Radio Shack, they can get the part, below u will find a link to replacing a usb female socket like your hard-drive uses, this has step by step instructions, this happens to be a cell phone but the procedure is the same on both circuit boards, excellent close ups of the job, if u don't have the tools to do this or the skill have it fixed by a pro, you can very easily ruin the circuit board bu using to much heat and not having the skill required to get this repair completed.

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