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Power chord / dc jack issue

I recognise that this is a common issue with the Compaq R3000 laptop. The powerchord works fine but has a habit of 'slipping' out when charging the battery. I keep have to pull it out and put it back in, twist it a bit, and then it may be fine for either 2 seconds or 5 minutes depending how well I get it back in. The end result is an ever decreasing battery life and a laptop that is persistantly frsutrating to use.

I am not techno savvy, to open up the notebook and solder bits back to the motherboard and all that, as has been recommended elsewhere. Is there anywhere I can bring this computer to and have someone fix this ?

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  • MurphyEnnis Oct 17, 2008

    I'm sorry, I should have said. I live in County Clare, Ireland.

  • sntovar Nov 13, 2008

    I have the same problem with the dc jack. How do you replace it? Santos

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Hello the first thing i want to ask is that where do you stay and your country, then tell me all this and i will know where to help you.
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