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Symptoms of a broken power jack

Symptoms of a broken power jack: The laptop only runs when you keep the power cord in a certain direction. The laptop only runs on battery power. The laptop will not charge the battery. The laptop switches from AC power to battery power intermittently. The unit suddenly shuts off Sparks come out of the back […]

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Laptop Power Connector

Power Connector A common weak spot on most laptops is the DC power jack. If someone trips on the wire while you have the power adaptor plugged into your laptop, chances are that the power jack will get damaged. On most laptops the DC power jack is soldered directly to the motherboard and there are […]

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