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Laptop will not charge or do anything at this point.The power cord has a green light and as soon as I plug it into the laptop it turns off. My gf has a dell also and we tryed to use her power cord and it does the same thing. My power cord will work on her laptop. I was thinking it might be the dc power jack? Anyone have any ideas of what it could be? Thanks!

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I am assumning that you don't have battery power so trying to power up that way isnt an option. The dc jack is a good place to check but that doesnt usually go bad or have many problems. It could be something as simple as your ram or battery pack not being seated properyly. Most new computers will not power up if it detects a component not installed properly as a safety feature. I would try making sure your battery and ram are in there good first and then give any other removable compionents a thorough look over. The dc jack might be a pain to replace so I would save that for last resort. Hope this has helped, good luck.

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