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Power problem with laptop

Have a compaq presario x1000 laptop. would'nt charge battery any longer have to jiggle power adapter for it too charge then just quit working. took to repair shop and had adpater on mother board replaced. not charging battery now, and wont stay on with just the power cord plugged in. using a targus universal adapter. wondering if pc or adapter?

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  • beje72 Dec 30, 2008

    Thank You James, Think that's the problem. Messed with it more and have got it to work better now. before when i was on would have a line through power icon, now it's working great. I'll invest in a power cord made for my laptop. universal cords don't seem to be working out.

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The problem may be in the charger now. It could have shorted out. Do you see any lights on the unit when it is plugged in? James

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