Can i replace my external hard disk casing? Tags: External Hard Drive USB Hard Drives Components Last response: June 1, 2012 12:21 PM in Components Share sayyeda June 1, 2012 12:11:31 PM Hello, My external hard drive usb port is spoilt. The wires inside are bent and i cannot insert my usb wire inside the port. Im sure my data is safe inside. Can i change the external casing of the hard drive and replace it with a new one? More about : replace external hard disk casing WR2 June 1, 2012 12:21:34 PM Hello sayyeda; Yes you can and it's actually quite easy. Do you know the make/model of the HDD inside? 3.5" or 2.5"? PATA/IDE or SATA? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can a internal hard disk in a external casing can be used as internal HDD perman Forum damaged external hard disk be used with a case? Forum SolvedHi, anyone can help me to get the data in my external hard disk without formatting? Forum eSATA or USB casing better for my external hard drive ? Forum SolvedHard Disk S.M.A.R.T. status bad, backup and replace Forum SolvedFiles are Missing from Newly created external HDD from Laptop Hard disk Forum SolvedWhich Hard disk to replace for my Sony VAIO VPCEA15FG laptop? Forum Solvedinstall system to new computer from external hard disk Forum My WD External Hard Drive's USB Port broke off inside the unit. I opened the external casing to attempt to reattach it however Forum SolvedExternal hard drive is not being recognized in the disk management. Forum SolvedHard Disk: S.M.A.R.T. Status Bad, Backup and Replace on Boot Up and During on Desktop but Nothing on chkdsk Forum SolvedBest External Hard Disk Forum Solvedtoshiba external hard disk drive Forum SolvedNO icon for imation apollo external hard disk in mac Forum SolvedExternal hard disk not performing as it should Forum Solvedi have a lacie grand external hard drive that is not recognized ANYWHERE on my computer, under "my computer" or "disk manageme Forum SolvedExternal Hard Disk not initialized, Data Recovery needed Forum SolvedExternal Hard drive not showing up in 'My Computer', and 'Disk Management' Forum Solvedexternal hard disk Forum Solvedhow can i recover my data for my external hard disk. it can be access but only shown file0000.chk Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !