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D600m dell laptop

This laptop is known for that fault i think by now someone woukd know how to repair the (what seehs to be a short) on the power supply area am i right?

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  • buchhorl Apr 03, 2008

    I have a dell d600 that just stopped working. I was using it on battery and got the notification that the battery was low so I plugged in the adapter and continued on. About 5 minutes later the unit simpy went dark. Now nothing works at all. No leds or any signs of life with or without battery, ac adapter. Feels like a blown fuse if there is one.

  • pocanokee Apr 05, 2008

    Same problem. I was preparing the unit to sell and it wouldn't connect to the internet. I turned it on edge to look at one of the ports and there was a snapping sound. From then on, it was lights out. The power lights come on, whether on battery or ac, and then the unit clicks off after a second or so. It's running (when it runs) Windows 2000.

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You can get a brand new adapter (not dell but brand new works great) on ebay ; I paid approx $20 for mine for dell d600.
Just type in ac adapter dell d600 in search box on ebay.com or just ac adapter dell laptop on same site, you are better off w buy it now or make offer then bidding.

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The power adapters are known to have problems

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