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USB cable problem (urgent)

The smaller end of the cable that connects my Iomega 40 GB portable hard drive to my computer has broken off. I'm leaving in about 20 minutes for Wal-Mart and was wondering if there was a cheap cable i could replace it with?

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(NT) (NT) Just make sure it is USB 2.0

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o god.....

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I got a new cable and it will turn on, but now my computer wont even know that theres a device attached. It makes a sound when i turn it on, will wait about 10 seconds, then make another sound, never sayin that drive F has been connected or auto-run. I really dont want to lose 10 gb of data.
B.T.W, I still have the original box, so warranty might be an option (it's about 2 months old)

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That connection could have been stressed.

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A really great tech could look at it and possibly touch up the solder work, but bye bye warranty.

Bob

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