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Advance 7 laptop broken power supply port on the back.

I have a advance 7 laptop from ashton digital,it was plugged in my doggged knocked it to the floor,and where the power supply plugs into the back i beleave on the mother board is damaged is there anyone who can fix it with out knocking my head off ?help please darrell

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You need to have the power jack resoldered to the board, not for the faint of heart. I do this kind of work on a daily basis. Basically have to take the laptop completely apart, and may have to order a new power jack if it is damaged. Tedious work that requires a steady hand and in some places can be quite expensive. If your laptop is over 3 yrs. old, not worth it. But odds are your information is intact, so if fixing the power jack is too costly, take it to a repair shop and have them backup your data for you. If you want me to fix it, it's about $150 and I will only charge you shipping for your laptop and give you the jack at cost, which are normally around 10 to 20 bucks + shipping. Email me at cpudude25@yahoo.com. I am a licensed computer technican in the Naples, FL area and have been working on computers for 18 years. Take care.


Mike

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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