Question about HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook
It does indeed sound like there is an issue with the motherboard. On a laptop, almost everything is part of the motherboard, so when one part on it goes bad, typically the whole board needs to be replaced. That said, given the age of the laptop, a new purchase would be advised over repair. If neither is a good option for you right now, you could consider adding new USB ports to the laptop via a "PC Card" expansion. An example of this product can be found here:
It is not difficult to install, and slides into the side of your laptop. There is probably a plastic placeholder there now to keep the slot covered.
Please let me know if you have any more questions.
Posted on Mar 21, 2011
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