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my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

Posted by: urooj  n.      24 Feb 2009 @ 23:38
my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my laptop is a DELL one

Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      24 Feb 2009 @ 23:43
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

presumably the laptop has more than one USB socket?
So plug into another one...
Or are you saying the USB network dongle is broken? If so buy another

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Reply by: urooj n.      25 Feb 2009 @ 00:49
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

thanks but my laptop only has 1 USB socket which has become very lose

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Reply by: Alan B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Cambridge, CB22      25 Feb 2009 @ 07:09
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

Then it is probably time for a new laptop (or get a netbook if you are on a budget).

Alternatively, as I presume you are using a broadband USB modem, get an ADSL router and connect it to the network port on your laptop. Or use wireless.

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      25 Feb 2009 @ 08:01
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

if it only has one USB port, then it probably has a PCMCIA/cardbus slot
Get a PCMCIA wireless card and use that instead

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Reply by: Seth N. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Wembley, HA0      25 Feb 2009 @ 11:24
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

It is also repairable.Call an IT professional for help, if you don't want to buy a new laptop or PCMCIA card.

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Reply by: urooj n.      25 Feb 2009 @ 12:48
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

thank uuuuuuu sooooooooo much i will check hw much it will cost to get it repaired n if its tooooooooo expensive i will buy the wireless card

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Reply by: Robin N. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Watchet, TA23      25 Feb 2009 @ 13:13
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

I have repaired slack USB sockets with nothing more than a pair of snipe-nose pliers. If it's only that the metal casing has been stressed apart then tweak it together again until it grips the plug once more (at your own risk of course).

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Reply by: urooj  n.      25 Feb 2009 @ 14:47
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

thank u but hw do i do that

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Reply by: Richard B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Edinburgh, EH1      25 Feb 2009 @ 16:30
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

Open the laptop, find the slack USB port, tighten it if possible, put laptop back together again.

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      25 Feb 2009 @ 16:44
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

personally I don't think opening the case is worth the grief when compared with the risk of breaking something else while doing it
A wireless PCMCIA card is going to cost around £15, getting someone to solder on a new USB port will be at least twice that, probably more

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Reply by: urooj n.      25 Feb 2009 @ 17:42
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

thank uuuuuuuu soooooooooo much for the help
i will get the card

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Reply by: Steve  B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Reading, RG7      25 Feb 2009 @ 17:51
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

I think he's taking the pissssssssssssss

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Reply by: urooj n.      1 Mar 2009 @ 00:23
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

hey i just got the USB converter i had connected it that to my laptop n with i also connected my actual usb with the internet but it still would not wrk but my converter wrks so i don't no wats the problem

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      1 Mar 2009 @ 10:40
RE: my USB holder has become lose and because of that i can not get connected to my internet and my lapt

sorry, but I for one don't understand what you are trying to say in that last posting
can you please try again, this time explaining better what parts you mean?

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