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Broken ac adapter

All of a sudden my battery in my acer laptop would not charge *cries*...i tried my sons adapter from his acer laptop and it charges it...i have had the lappy since May. will the warranty cover this?

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Re: broken ac adapter

Look for the lights on your adapter if its plugged on. if its lighted, then its probably the small connector issues.

Follow this link if you are DIY guy. The other option is to buy new power adapter.

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Re: broken ac adapter

1. The Adapter may be malfunctioned in the manner of the defects of PINS, replace first your wiring plugs

2. Warranty is not mentioning about the adapter anyway

3. The Solution is check your wire when continuity and the Power plugs has some bad conduct

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Insert the AC power adapter. The AC power adapter outlet is located toward the middle of the right side of the notebook. Attach the other end of the power adapter to a functioning electrical outlet. Open the laptop. Turn the power on. If the Acer notebook powers on, the AC power adapter is properly working. Replace the AC power adapter if the laptop does not turn on. Remove the AC power adapter and turn the notebook off.

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Plug the AC power adapter into the laptop. Leave the power adapter in the notebook for eight hours so the battery charges.

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