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I have an emachines mx4624 laptop that wont turn on. The power cord has tested good but won't turn on or charge the battery. Can it work with a dead battery and a good power cord?

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  • MRTech40 May 11, 2010

    I am not familiar with e-machines, but good luck. It sounds like you have an internal power problem in the Power Distribution or motherboard. Like I said e-machines are not my strong side.



    To answer your question. From my experience, laptops can boot with a power cord only, as a matter of fact, lots of people remove the batteries to avoid heat while using the power cord. i just wonder how they expect their battery to get charged.



    Note: most batterries have power indicators that you need to depress to see its charge.

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Hi there, Sounds like your Power Jack is Broke... Take a small screw driver and lightly check to see if theres any play in the jack. if you are getting play don't panic its a cheap easy fix but my require some desoldering/soldering to install new jack. if you do find this is the problem i can give you step by step directions on opening up your laptop and installing a new one and where to buy one. good luck

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