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IBM Thinkpad R51-USB not working

\015 I have a 4 yrs old IBM Thinkpad (Model R51) and its USB port is not working. There are some lines on the screen as well. What is the cheaper way to get it sorted out. Somebody told me motherboard has to be changed which costs around Rs12,000. Is there anyway I can get an external USB or get some chip replaced? If yes, then where should I go. \015\012\015\012Pls help. It's urgent. \015\012\015\012Thanks in advance. \015\012\015\012Shubha\015

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If any body wants to sell his or her old IBM R51 please get in touch with me\012
Get a PCMCIA USB port, I have one with 2 ports, I have seen them with as many as 4, and I found mine on ebay, though most electronics stores would have them, you can also get them with firewire ports, too
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