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Damaged usb port needs to be replaced on my HP Pavillion 513W computer. Need diagrams and step by step instructions

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1-Shut down you pc .2-unplug the power cord.3-open the case .4-Find the usb wires trac them back to the board. 5-mark were the wires go with a marker.6-plug new usb port wires in.7-put the case back on pc.8-plug power cord in.9-turn on pc.10-plug your usb device in.

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How to check fo faulty USB port


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Run Windows Update on your computer to ensure your devices and computer function together and have the latest drivers.
Click "Start," then type "Update" in the search bar.
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Open the Windows Device Manager by clicking "Start," then typing "device manager" into the search bar.
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Open your computer case by unscrewing or sliding off the side cover.
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