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Dell Vostro 1000 shorts out power supply

Power adapter plugged into the wall socket, green LED on power adapter lights up.  Soon as you plug the power into the motherboard the LED on the power adapter goes off.  This is a safety feature built into the power adapter for protecting the itself from getting zapped by turning itself off.  The only way to get the power adapter working […]

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HP G7000 Won’t Power On

HP G7000 laptop that is totally dead. Pressing the power button gives nothing, connecting the AC adapter gives nothing. No lights or anything. Troubleshooting: Check AO4433 switching mosfets on power source side on mobo (just where power entering ). You can easly use AO4407 as replacement as well. You can use AO4433 or AO4407 instead […]

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Dell Inspiron E1705 1501 6000 1000 No Power Won’t Charge

Common problem with these models. Check the FL1 filter first. It tent to lose contact over time.

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Toshiba A200 A205 won’t power on with AC works on battery.

Toshiba A200 either freeze or won’t power on when plugged in with AC adapter. Works fine with just the battery. If laptop is running and you plug in the AC adapter the system will freeze. If the laptop is off and you try to power it on with the AC adapter plugged in the laptop […]

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Dell Latitude D630 no power fix.

Testing the MOSFET near power in section for short.

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Laptop will not run on battery or charge the battery

Typically ther are two MOSFETsnear the battery connector. Check them first, then work your way back toward the DC jack.

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Laptop only works on charged battery.

Laptop will not work on AC adapter only. Works fine when a charged battery is attached. 1. Test the AC adapter make sure it’s working properly. 2. Make user the DC jack is not loose or broken by measurring for current pass the DC jack. If AC adapter and DC jack both are tested good […]

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HP Pavilion DV6000 will not power up.

HP Pavilion DV 6000 powers up momentarily and turns off with no display.  The LEDs comes on for a second and then goes off.  Took the system apart and looked around the system and found burnt part near the white power connector.  Replaced the burnt part and the board powers up fine now.

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Dell Latitude D630 won’t power on.

  Here’s a simple trick you can try if your computer won’t power on at all.  No sign of life when the power button is pressed.  Have this Dell Latitude D630 that has been work fine with no issues what so ever.  But today when try to turn it on none of the lights will come on, it’s like […]

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