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Power supply stopped working

I received my Dell computer for Christmas 2006. The power supply quit working in August and my husband (who is a mechanic) was convinced that the power supply had a fuse in it and attempted to work on it making it's warranty void. I purchased another Dell power supply block from a local Computer Company. Today, this one quit. Is there a problem with the power supply itself or do I have a problem with my laptop??

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  • olizovat Apr 01, 2009

    My laptop is runing off the battery...



    I have the power supply plugged into the wall, and into the back of the computer, and then it just stop working and started going off the battery. Why? What can I do to to get this to go back to working off of the power cord?



    HELP.

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Most of the time you need to replace the mother board as well as the power box, it shorts the mother board out.

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