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Power Issue The computer worked fine 3 days ago. I packed it up (battery was fully charged) and took it to work, but never actually used it. I brought it home and it sat in its case for 2 days before I decided to hook it up again. Upon hooking it up (external monitor, ac power, usb mouse/keyboard, and internet cable) I tried the power button. Nothing happened. I disconnected everything except the power cord, and still nothing. After I disconnected the power cord, the power button would light up, but nothing else would happen. No booting up, nothing on the screen, cooling fan not operating, nothing. If I press the power button again, it shuts off. Also, if I plug in the cord while its "on", the light turns off.

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Sounds suspiciosly like your chord fitting is damaged(loose wires at connection)and shorting.if possible try a friends power supply with same connecter type before renewing cos could be faulty(loose)connection at pc(inside)constant pushing and pulling of connections often causes 1. loose split or disconnected wires at male connection or 2.loose pins on motherboard female connection or broken housing (not difficult to repair)more difficult to find out how to get to internal connection.

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