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Dropped my gateway laptop. Now it wont charge battery.

I accidentally dropped my laptop and it will no longer charge the battery. It still works fine but I guess it broke the internal part you plug your charger into. It worked for a few days as long as you held the charger cord tight to one side but eventually stopped charging. Do you know the name of the part I need to replace so I can fix my computer?

Thanks for your help,

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  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    I have a similar problem to sheriw72 but i do not have a warranty and im trying to find out what the name of the part was and i couldnt get any infomation of the dude that helped her... I may just be really stupid and miss it but does anybody know what the name is of the piece that the charger plugs into


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If you do not have either a manufacturer warranty or extended warranty from the retailer use it now. Contact them. Avoid telling them that you dropped the will void a manufacturer warranty. If you don't have either option then you can continue portability with an external laptop battery. They tend to be heavy, but they tend to provide 5 or more hours of portable use. The extended battery plugs into the same socket as your regular external power supply. I have included some links for product options.
Good luck

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