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 eSATA or USB casing better for my external hard drive ? Forum SolvedFiles are Missing from Newly created external HDD from Laptop Hard disk Forum Solvedinstall system to new computer from external hard disk Forum SolvedWhich Hard disk to replace for my Sony VAIO VPCEA15FG laptop? Forum SolvedBest 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 disk not performing as it should 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 SolvedExternal Hard drive not showing up in 'My Computer', and 'Disk Management' Forum Solvedexternal hard disk Forum SolvedExternal Hard disk won't load. Forum SolvedWhich Hard disk to replace for my Sony Vaio VPCF136FM laptop? Forum SolvedMy seagate 1tb external hard drive is showing up in device manager, but not under disk management or my computer Forum SolvedUse Disk Image Previously saved On External Hard Drive Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive not detected in Disk Management or Device Manager Forum SolvedDoes rpm affect the speed of an USB 3.0 external hard disk? Forum SolvedExternal hard disk uses two usb while my TV has only one USB port, How to connect this disk with TV to watch movies? Forum Solvedexternal hard disk error (Needs to reformat this disk) with 0 total disk space and 0 remaining disk space Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !