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I have a western digital mdl #: wd10eavs-00d7b1. And the piece that has the usb and power plugs on it that connects to the actual hard drive is fried i believe i just want to kno can i order that part serparte and/or where

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You can but isn't worth it, unless you are good at soldering and fixing electronics, you are better off buying a new one if you don't know what you are doing. sorry tigerdirect.com is a good place to start your hunt if you really want to fix it they should have what you are looking for you will have to take apart and look for code on the part its self and look it up and may just be a wire connection problem to and may just need to replace the wire's that is what I had to do with mine the wiring was bad so just cut new ones and soldered the new ones on but be very careful not to touch the chips or boards when doing the fixist ok good luck and have a good day

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