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  • I have two USB Ports and only on of them is working the other one every time I plug something into it a thing pops up and says that it has been over used is it shot do i need to replace it I don't know a lot about computers 
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 3:36 PM

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  • Check your documentation. USB ports may differ, version 2 vs 3.

    Also look into Device Manager. You may find possible problem here.

    Regards

    Milos

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 7:29 PM
  • As Milos says, check Device Manager. Here you'll be able to see the power usage of the USB port and what devices are connected to it.

    It is possible that the port has become loose/damaged through overuse. Are you often plugging/unplugging devices into this broken port?

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 9:31 PM