Suggest a solution for corrosion affected USB port

  deliawhaley07 11:39 13 Sep 2017

I have three year old dell laptop. I faced problem for connecting usb port. One of the usb port is Corrosion affected. So, tell me some tips for repairing it. I have used an air compressor as well as alcohol for removing corrosion. But, it didn't work. Please tell me some other tips for usb port.

  wee eddie 13:27 13 Sep 2017

Rub it with a pencil. That is how professionals have been cleaning contacts sine the beginning of time.

p.s. your use of alcohol may have fused the port. Alcohol is a conductor

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:33 13 Sep 2017

How badly is it corroded? and how did it get corroded in the first place?

You're probably wasting your time trying to clean it up, may be better to ignore it and use a powered port off another port.

Even trying to unsolder and solder on a new one will be difficult.

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