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Getting no power to my laptop not but 1 year old?

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Usually the power socket in the laptop develops poor soldering to the motherboard - any decent repair technician should be able to fix it.

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

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Sounds Like From Your Description That You Need Your DC Jack Repaired/Replaced..

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If the old one works you have another power supply or wrong one.
Check the properties of your power supply.

Related to your issue you also may consider this:


1.- Computer AC / DC cable is bad not allowing the computer battery to charge.
2.- Battery is bad.
3.- Battery charger board is bad.

Solutions:
1.- Computer AC / DC cable is bad not allowing the computer battery to charge
Verify that the AC and or DC cable is not bad by testing the computer only with the power plug connected and the battery out of the laptop.
2.- Battery is bad
It is possible that if the power plug is good that the computer battery is bad. Leave the computer connected to the power with the battery connected in the computer for at least one hour; if the battery does not charge, consider having the battery and/or the laptop serviced or repaired.
If the computer and/or battery is not in warranty consider just replacing the battery as it is very likely that it is just a bad battery.
3.- Battery charger board is bad
If the battery has been replaced or an alternate battery from an alternate identical laptop does not work in the computer, it is likely that the power or charger board within the laptop is bad. It is recommended that the laptop be serviced or repaired.

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This is a motherborad problem If the machine if new-ish contact Dell A reair shop may be able to help- but a machine that is more than say 2 years old is proba;by better simply to replace it.

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