The USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum) announced the rebranding of both the USB 3.0 and USB 3.1 specifications in the last week of February 2019 (Yes, the déjà vu is real, it's happening again). Discussion B1 micro USB port bent and cannot insert the charger, can this be fixed Author Date within 1 day 3 days 1 week 2 weeks 1 month 2 months 6 months … By Soldier-2Point0, Guest on 16th July 2012, 11:36 PM Post Reply Email Thread. In many models of flash or jump drives, the point at which the USB plug meets the rest of the … All we've ever needed to do was plug them in and watch it all magically work. It's when a port gets like this (bottom port) Message I get is that there is not enough power to run the usb mass storage device. The port bent. I use a wireless microsoft mouse the USB part of the mouse was plugged to on of the two usb ports on the side of the laptop. The system fails to boot as usual after the USB device was connected to the computer. And today I had my phone connected up through the USB-A port, and while attempting to remove the cable from the laptop, it took a little more effort than normal, only to find that one of the pins inside the port had been bent. 2 Left USB Ports not working or not recognized when I use windows 7 or when I use ubuntu. For 25 years, the USB port has been a faithful old friend, connecting and powering our everyday gadgets and peripherals. Micro-USB is a pretty terrible design from a strength/durability perspective (physical design I mean, not electrically). However, right usb port is still working. work great with the Game Boy Zero (GBZ) project by sudomod or any project in need of a USB port brought to the edge of an enclosure. 5. bent usb ports. Up until this year, I only occasionally used the USB port Instead I would pull the memory card to get at the pictures. Bent USB Flash Drive Case Study: This client came to us with a bent USB drive for Gillware’s flash drive repair services. I can look into the usb port and see the one pin bent up. no you have to replace it. It seems that Canon quality is on poor side. The content in USB device can't be accessed or the access speed is much slower than before. But I was wondering , which is completely legal, I had heard about using USB port with Linux to a pheripheral which can be controlled with those ATMEL USB interface chips (I don’t know the exact family).I’m not sure if they come with a driver, I guess so, but I read (don’t remember where, sorry) that the code registred that appears in ur PC is the atmel chip one. So it's definitely the port. With 3.7 rating and more than 688 buyers, the bent usb ports stands as the best choice. these are usb ports you can use in your projects. The USB port disconnects randomly and seems connected with any movement of the hinge. If the plastic inside the USB port is still intact and no pins are bent you should be fine. Try to visually examine the port and test a different (straight) USB plug if you want to be certain. In the past whenever I try to unbend any pins on motherboards, I … It permanently bent my flash drive in a weird angle, but it worked. The cutout for the USB-C port is not aligned with the actual connector. The front panel ports are USB 3.0 (Corsair 400R case) and is plugged into the USB 3.0 header on my motherboard (Asus P8Z68-V). You can basically plug in any type of USB, and it would work. The Reddit home for PlayStation 5. If you are not comfortable with advanced troubleshooting, try the steps in the "Workaround" section. I am not familiar with your system, but I would suggest that you go to the Intel web site and download and run the Intel system scanner tool. Yeah I tried and it doesnt work. Even the scratches around the USB port and the bent connector inside can not make me less happy! The other front panel port worked fine. How to Repair a USB Flash Drive. To disable and re-enable the USB controllers, follow these steps: Click Start, and then click Run. So I just recently bought a Yoga 920, Star Wars Editon, this last weekend. When you buy a new phone or tablet, you may notice that the micro-USB charging and data port is a pretty snug fit. Most cables you can find on the market support USB 2.0 instead of USB 3.0 or 3.1. My Surface Book is no longer under any warranty. Above, my computer when I connect the external HDD to a "normal" usb port. If the USB port provides insufficient power supply, these signs will appear: The USB indicator does not flash or its state is abnormal. If it is not broken, I would leave it alone. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Things were relatively simple with USB-A ports. The USB2 port is fine, but I cant use the USB3 ports because the connecter on the motherboard has pins bent. 829k members in the PS5 community. This thread is locked. The solder connection may be broken if the port is flexed back and forth. just noticed on my Asus Vivobook 14 i got on here during the sale has a bent USB port, almost U shaped on the bottom, not even close to allowing a USB stick in, any low tech way to repair it? a91a94j68. being plastic bottom case, i would think prying it with needle nosed pliers is a no no. Usb port reviews: Read reviews from existing buyers If I mess with it enough I can get it working again. Your hub for everything related to PS5 including games, news, reviews … My left USB port got pushed in and BENT by a USB printer cable that had always worked fine, but I guess got damaged somehow. REALLY not looking forward to paying the deductible only to get a used phone that'll probably be crap. USB was designed to standardize the connection of peripherals to personal computers, both to communicate with and to supply electric power. I had my device connected with the stock cable while transferring file from my pc and it accidentally fell on the carpet. Share: 1 decade ago. 0 0. Today I found that a pin in the USB port seems bent or maybe broken. I have a Dell Insprion 6000. Unfortunately, this isn’t exactly an uncommon scenario. I have had one for about 5 years. Charge your device quickly at home or office. Not all USB-C Ports are the Same. I've never had issues with any USB cords or ports until USB-C, other than some flimsy USB Micro cords with plugs which bent but didn't break. Favorite Answer. Relevance. USB-C is slowly being adopted by device manufacturers. The bent usb ports’s material feels more premium than its price would suggest. Tip 1: Try a different USB port. The USB seems to be working okay. Under this rebranding, the standard previously known as USB 3.0 or USB 3.1 Gen 1 will now be called USB 3.2 Gen 1. If you know about USB-C, you may have also heard about the Thunderbolt hardware interface. Alex. Ok well, I had a memory stick plugged into my laptop and when i was cleaning my desk and put the laptop on my chair it slid off and fell on it's side containing the memory stick. n/a posts Thanks Meter: 0 . Similarly, the bottom speaker and microphone holes are also crooked. However, that is not the case with USB-C. Cables and adapters may or may not work, depending on your device’ features. Fixing a slightly bent USB Right, so I have this USB NES controller (a knockoff, not nintendo), and I think I must have stepped on it or set something heavy on it, because the metal outside of the usb is bent slightly so that it wont fit into the port. I was teenager back then...) I borrowed my Elder brother's solder rod (the pin point one) and slightly soldered them somehow. The bend in the USB dongle seems pretty slight. the usb going into it doesnt "feel" right either. Many newer Android phones, like the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Google Pixel devices, use USB-C. Apple's newest MacBook and MacBook Pro models only feature USB-C ports, as well. The part of the cable that you put it to the usb port, is bent and i cant use my web cam. Lv 6. 8 Answers. This bent the pins as well as dislodged the second usb port. Well that depends on what you mean by bent. #5 The_Superhoo, Nov 15, 2011. I just wanted to let everyone know that the usb charging port on the N7 is very, very fragile. After some troubleshooting, including using an adapter cable to plug the USB 3.0 ports into the USB 2.0 header (both ports worked fine), I got out the flashlight and found out the USB 3.0 header has a bent pin. This lets the controllers recover the USB port from its unresponsive condition. I just wanted to let everyone know that the usb charging port on the N7 is very, very fragile. Below, when I connect it to the usb-charging port : Thanks a lot, Vincent. For software or driver issues, you can scan and repair your flash drive using your computer's built-in repair utility. 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