The USB port on my external hard drive is broken. Is there a way to retrieve my files? Tags: USB Memory Port Portable Hard Drive External Hard Drive Last response: March 18, 2014 10:22 PM in Memory Share melissab227 February 25, 2014 4:03:28 PM The USB port on my portable hard drive is broken. It is impossible to put a USB cord in. Is there still a way to retrieve the files on my hard drive? More about : usb port external hard drive broken retrieve files Reply to melissab227 ThatVietGuy a b } Memory February 25, 2014 4:07:37 PM If you're lucky, you can open the case and take the hard drive that's inside and plug it into another external enclosure. Reply to ThatVietGuy m 0 l BillyDataGuy March 18, 2014 10:22:07 PM @ThatVietGuy If this is a Western Digital you may find that the data is not readable even if you can access it. This will be because it is encrypted with proprietary encryption. You will need the USB assembly in order to read that data. Reply to BillyDataGuy m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources I have a 1T fantom external drive with a broken USB port pins. It does have a SATA plug in, can I retrieve my informatiom fr Forum Can you retrieve files from a broken external hard drive Forum SolvedWD Elemants External Hard Drive 2 TB USB port bent/broken Forum how can I get my data from my 1tb toshiba external hard drive the usb port is broken the plastic around the pins one of the t Forum Broken USB port on toshiba External Hard Drive Forum Broken USB port on WD External Hard Drive Forum Broken USB port on WD External Hard Drive Forum Broken USB port on WD External Hard Drive Forum Can a computer technician fix a broken hard drive to retrieve files? Forum How to retrieve information from a broken external hard drive Forum How To Retrieve the data from my external hard drive when the external port is d Forum Retrieve Files from External Hard Drive Hitachi XL2000 Forum Retrieve files from wiped external hard drive Forum How to retrieve files from external hard drive with input output errors Forum How to retrieve files transferred to an unformatted external hard drive Forum Ways to retrieve data from an external hard drive at home Forum SolvedMy networked external hard drive was hacked into and all my files were encrypted. Is there any way to fix this? Forum BROKEN FILES on external hard drive Forum SolvedUSB Port not Detecting External Hard Drive Forum SolvedHow do you get a Toshiba external hard drive to pop up once usb cord is plugged in so that i can access my files? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !