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I'd use a few pieces of wood up in the ceiling, to have something for screwing the vent to. The plaster is getting a little worn-out there. I wouldn't trust anchors or make anymore holes for them, nor use toggle bolts; that plaster is about to go and you're about to run out of room (hide-able hole). -I just really don't like wall hangers and I wouldn't want ...
You just need an anchor. You can't do it right on the edge of the plaster so you might be able to reuse current holes or maybe drill new ones. Probably an expanding slip plastic anchor (cheapest of the anchor varieties) is the best for something lightweight in plaster.
After 30 years as an electrician, most 95% of all electrical problems I've seen are caused by poor connections. The best connection for outlets (receptacles) is to pigtail the wires by first twisting the white (neutrals) together and the blacks (hot) with a separate wire for each going to the terminal screws on the receptacle. Torque the connection ...
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