Question Usb ports

Jun 26, 2020
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Ok thank you. I leave it and it’s not smoking anymore . I have no idea , it just stopped working and today when it started smoking and the smell is terrible.
 
Jun 26, 2020
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Oh I was kinda scared didn’t know what the problem was but I assume it’s electrical short because I just added a HDD+ caddy
 
Jun 26, 2020
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Do u suggest I should buy a better caddy? Or replace the usb the smoke and smell came from the usb tho and it’s the original USB port.
 

MJS WARLORD

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To cut down the possibility of the usb unit causing anymore damage disconnect it from the mobo and put a piece of electrical tape or something of your own choice over the plug to stop it touching any pins on the board. As most pc have front an back usb boards you can still make up for the loss of one of the usb boards.

Take a look at this

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sabrent-4-Port-Individual-Switches-HB-UM43/dp/B00JX1ZS5O/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=usb+hub&qid=1593164235&sr=8-3

Put a bit of tape over the outside of the front panel of the dead usb board to remind yourself and others it cant be used
 
Jun 26, 2020
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To cut down the possibility of the usb unit causing anymore damage disconnect it from the mobo and put a piece of electrical tape or something of your own choice over the plug to stop it touching any pins on the board. As most pc have front an back usb boards you can still make up for the loss of one of the usb boards.

Take a look at this

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sabrent-4-Port-Individual-Switches-HB-UM43/dp/B00JX1ZS5O/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=usb+hub&qid=1593164235&sr=8-3

Put a bit of tape over the outside of the front panel of the dead usb board to remind yourself and others it cant be used
I’m using a laptop tho how to remove the USB port from the mother board
 

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