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Is there any possible remedy for this, or is it hopeless?

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Yesterday I somehow got my plug-in microphone caught in something, and, while remaining in the jack, it caused severe damage to the jack--in fact the area was seriously bent out of shape. I restored it to the original appearance, more or less, but the consequence has been a very poor connection between the microphone plug and the computer receptacle. In fact, I must exert strong and constant pressure on the microphone plug inward in order to have a working connection between it and the jack, which obviously is not a solution. So I want to know: Is there any trick, something I can insert into the microphone jack, perhaps, to restore a good connection? Or, in general, how do I proceed from here? Or is it a lost cause?
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The tension in the contacts can be restored, but typically from inside. If the prongs are not accessible, they cannot be bent. But worse than that, like any spring, once it is over stretched or bent too far, it never quite has the same "tensile strength", and will not stay in shape for long. So eventually, it will need to be replaced.
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