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Need help with M2350 no power

My M2350 does not charge, does not power on, when plugged in does NOTHING, no light. From doing some research, it must be the motherboard's power "thingee" that went bad (I don't know what it's called). Question is; can I replace that power connector "thingee" on the motherboard, or would I have to get a whole new motherboard?

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  • vanamoua Dec 05, 2008

    Thanks dan231 for helping...



    I've tried purchasing a brand new battery, brand new power adapter, even replacing the little plug on the back of the laptop, but none of them worked. The only thing I can't test is the inside of the laptop, that's if it had (maybe) a power controller circuit of some kind.



    I think, I'm going to attempt opening up the laptop and (if it's possible) to switch out the power connector, does anyone know where I can find tips on how to do this?

  • vanamoua Dec 05, 2008

    I'll post on techie forums...i'll give that a try...



    Anybody know of direct links they can share??

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The power connect is hard wired to the motherboard and would need to be replaced. Being a laptop, I suggest having it replaced rather than doing it yourself.

Contact a service depot for prices on this. They can also do a diagnostic service which will help to find the real issue, if that proves to not be the power connection.

Can you try a different power adapter to test that first?

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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    Dan Dec 05, 2008

    Search/post on techie forums for laptops. You might get lucky and find someone who has doen that before.

  • Dan
    Dan Dec 05, 2008

    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/

    they tend to be friendly here.


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