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I have an asus x58l and while plugged in to the

I have an asus x58l and while plugged in to the mains the cat chewed through the wire between the power supply and the laptop. I joined these back together, in which i thought was the right way round but upon switching on the power supply some thing burnt out inside ( i think to save against reverse polarity) . Can this item be replaced and does anyone know what it is ?
When laptop was dismantled i could only see a small burnt out component and also need to know if it is soldered on both sides of the board.
Thanking all in anticipation

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  • jarretttwinn Apr 25, 2010

    will try to send picture later when i can download from phone. and no didnt power up laptop when pluggedin.

    Plugged in power supply after reconecting wires together. when i turned on the power supply heard fizzing and smelt burning so unplugged lead from back of laptop but was to late damage allready done.

    Being electonically minded and like building electonic projects i decided to pull the laptop apart to see if i could fix. hours later after many screws removed was able to see component but anable to identify. my thought are it may be a small rectifier but not sure. have now put back together awaiting to find component identity (and yes 4screws left over lol) or a compatible

    colin

  • jarretttwinn Apr 26, 2010

    It is connected to motherboared & having trouble with the picture, but will try.
    Thankyou, colin.

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Can you send a picture of the component? Did you power on the laptop with the power supply attached?

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

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    Circe Denyer Apr 25, 2010

    If the component you saw was attached to the motherboard, you will need to have a new board installed.
    You can get an estimate from Asus.com. I will wait to see the picture.



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    Circe Denyer Apr 26, 2010

    What shape is the component? Can you see numbers or describe the shape?



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