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Youll need to get a cheap multimeter and see if the cable has continuity. So put the leads on different ends of the ubs contacts and see what the resistance is on the meter. Of course infinit resitance means that there is a break in the cable. (you need a new one) You can get a good cheap multimeter at harbor frieght,maybe 5 bucks.
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