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This hard drive has a broken usb socket on the power supply board. can this board be bought as a spare part. all data on the drive is needed

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  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    thanks Boff1. I am not sure if just replacing the USB port will fix the problem. I was hoping to find a source of a replacement power supply board since it all unplugs neatly from the hard drive.I have keyed in all the numbers printed on the board but searches did not find anything. The guy it belongs to seems to think there might be something more at fault than just the socket.I managed to reset the pins to make better contact with the cable socket, but the plastic "guide " is missing from the socket on the board. He has just taken it home to try it back in the drive

    Thanks for your help.

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  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    If the plastic is missing he may have connected it the wrong way around!. Does not seem like good news for the power supply.

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