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Acer Ferrari power problem.

Hi, I have an Acer Ferrari 3000. The last time I had problems with the AC adapter (going down) It appears that giving some hits on it make it functioning again. Untill last week when some smoke was coming out of the adapter. The notebook went down at the same moment. Finally I have received a new adapter, but I can't power on my notebook. What might be the cause for this problem?

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Re: Acer Ferrari power problem.

What appears to be the problem on this system is power related. when the power adapter was being hit to temporarily come on it reflects a loose connection or component in the power adapter which eventually was let loose and cause a shot circuit which explains the smoke. This is likely to cause a circuit problem in the laptop. Take the battery out and try to power it again?

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