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Old 08-09-2005, 11:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ok my comp at home isnt great im building new one soon as i get some funding from parents, but anyway my lil brother was "fiddlin" with one of the usb ports and stuck a metal fingernail file in there and shorted it out with all this stuff for digital cameras(thing for memory cards dont know what its called) is there anyway to salvage it?

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Old 08-09-2005, 11:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Nope, not worth it. Just go to the store and buy PCI USB Port and put it in one of your empty PCI slots.

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Old 08-09-2005, 12:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i have 5 USB ports but that was the only one on the front of the case its just easy to get to and im not spending anymore on it, its just a lil compaq like pentium 2
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Old 08-09-2005, 05:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well slap ur little brother right acros the face lol. but yea its not that big of a deal to reach around the back anyway not worth it. but u could get a new case but thats a little much for a crappy machine and just wanting a usb in the front. slapp that kid and tell him not to touch anything lol
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