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Toshiba laptop not getting power

My toshiba laptop is not getting any power. it was running fine the night before and then shutdown due to low battery. I tried the a/c adapter and it does not work. The LED light for the power adapter does not come on. When I try to turn the laptop on the on button lights up for a second and then shuts off.

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Its sounds like either your power cord is fried, or you need to replace the power jack in your laptop. Unfortunatly, this is a common problem for toshiba's.

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