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AC adapter not recognised

I have a dell inspiron 1520 notebook which is about a year and a half old. It stopped to recognize the ac adapter. when it is turned on it gives the error that the ac adapter type unknown. please connect a dell adapter. The adapter works fine in other dell machines. I tried everything and dell told me to get the motherboard changed.

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Try charging the battery on one of the other dell's.
If the unit runs for any lengh of time, it is not the motherboard.
It could be the A/C adaptor jack on the side of the unit.
Log a complaint will dell's customer care.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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