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Power cord has a bad connection to the system

I bought a new power cord thinking there was a short in the cord. But it still would not keep power going to the system. I actually had to tape the power cord in a certain position to keep the machine power turned on, but that doesnt always work. Is the connector inside easy to repair and cheap?

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Wiring can also break (external to the laptop) especially if the wire/cord is flexed frequently (like when wrapped up to put into the laptop bag). Sometimes there is no external evidence of a break.

Also, if indeed your laptop has a pig-tale as you describe, the jack where you connect might be worn out- just not making contact with the plug.

Find someone with a little tech savvy, if necessary, and locate the exact nature of the bad connection, and make repairs from there.

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