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I recently bought a Belkin multi purpose power adaptor to replace the original which had failed. This has melted and made the laptop unusable as it has melted all over the power outlet. PC World claim it is the fault of the laptop and that the exhaust fan has probably failed, I am suspicious and dubious to say the least, could this be the cause of the fault or are PC World trying to wriggle out of footing the bill for repair

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If the POWER ADAPTOR failed and that is what melted then the ADAPTOR is probably at fault.

Nearly all GOOD power adaptors have thermal and/or current overload protection in some form.

If it was an AUTO-SENSE input voltage type then it failed in a BIG way.
If it was NOT auto-sense for input voltage then it may have been set for a lower voltage than was being supplied by your wall outlet.

If it was the latter then it was up to you to select the correct input voltage. For anything else I would be kicking some @ss.

Deal only with a full store manager and nobody else and document everything that is said.You didn't mention which country you are in but a lot of countries have consumer service departments and health and safety departments that can quite often take these sorts of thing up.

You may also find websites that list re-called or defective products.
If yours shows up on one of those sites print out the info and take that in with you.

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Yes. The fan keeps the processor cools. Without the fan it will burn up your processor. Then you will have bigger problems, then a fan.

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