The story behind this post:
I have a Hp Probook 4540s laptop, as time passed my laptop’s USB ports became loose to hold any USB device. I mean plug-unplug a pen drive without any force. This irritates me so much as my data card will be disconnected in just a little shack. That’s why this post is born.
All laptops have this issue, with time USB Port’s became loose, making it very easy to break the connection between your USB Device and your computer.
So what we can do to fix the USB ports on a laptop? You may have been worried about replacing the USB Ports or using a USB hub to connect USB gadgets.
If you are using a Data Card to browse the internet, you may find it irritating when you have to move your laptop, and suddenly the internet connection interrupts? Was I having the same problem?
But what I did to tighten my loose USB ports without taking it to maintenance. Yes, you can use this below-given method to fix your USB ports, and they will become tight and hold your USB gadgets tightly.
- Step 1. What’s needed? A needle of something that has a sharp head.
- Step 2. Turn off your Laptop and rotate it a position when you can see its USB port apparently. Make sure to do this in a bright environment, use a flashlight if needed.
- Step 3. You’ll see Two Pin Holders, which mainly support anything your plug into it. These goes down with the time; these look like this image.
- Step 4. Take the pin and try to pull out those 2 pins, Do this gently, not very hard. It should look like this once you pull them upward direction.
Soon, it will look like this. (No matter how often you clean your computer, the USB port is something where you can always find dust).
So this was an easy guide to tighten your loose USB ports. Did you find this trick useful? I think all of your friends having this problem, so share this article with them.
How to fix loose USB ports on laptop | Quickfever.