Question about Toshiba Computers & Internet
I am unable to power up my laptop because power does not seem to be getting through properly
I would check the power adapter.
Test the power plug on the adapter with a multi-meter, the voltage should be slightly higher that the voltage that is printed on the label on the bottom of the power adapter.
If the voltage is zero or very low the the adapter is faulty and needs to be replaced.
If the power adapter is OK then the fault could be a faulty power socket on the laptop's motherboard. Plug the adapter's power plug into the laptop's power socket and wriggle the power plug, if the power/charge LED flashes then the socket may have a dry solder joint or the socket maybe faulty and needs to be replaced.
This is a common problem with laptops and to fix and/or replace the socket requires the laptop to be completely dismantled. Get a quote from a repair as it is not cheap.
Posted on Jul 20, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 19, 2015 | Dell Computers & Internet
Mar 25, 2012 | Acer Aspire 5336-2283 Notebook
Apr 03, 2010 | Acer TravelMate 5520 Notebook
Mar 07, 2010 | Gateway Computers & Internet
Jun 01, 2009 | Packard Bell Easy One II 3136 Notebook
Apr 10, 2009 | Dell Latitude 120L Notebook
Jan 04, 2009 | Computers & Internet
Dec 19, 2008 | HP Computers & Internet
Jul 13, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook
Oct 28, 2007 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
Apr 24, 2017 | Toshiba Computers & Internet
307 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: