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My toshiba satellite a205-5804 has a problem with the main board, when its plug in it freezes but when not , when is used whith the battery it works alright. a repair center told me is the main board, but can it be repaired?

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Are you using the original charger or a universal replacement? As loose fitting power plug can cause this problem but so can a loose connection at the power jack (repairable) or a cracked trace on the main board from stress at the power jack (not usually repairable - ie needs a new board). JC

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People,
I have notebook A205-S4567 TOSHIBA.
I have same problem above when its plug in its freezes but when work well.
I am braziliam and I am looking solution here but I don't have anyone at momemt.

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