Re: USB port on Lenovo is shot! help :)
I'm thinking they mean the socket itself.
Your best bet is to do a search using the model number of your laptop and "parts".
I am not familiar with Lenovo machines; I know that HP has a pretty good online parts catalog, and it is possible that there is one for the Lenovo brand.
Depending on how old the unit is and how compact, they may or may not have made that piece separate. If it's separate, you can usually find a replacement on eBay (use the part number you found in the catalog, if there is one, or maybe off the part itself). If it is integrated with the main board, then you'd have to either source a socket form an electronics vendor or replace the whole mainboard.
If the machine is more than three or four years old, I'd use this as an excuse to get a newer laptop.
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