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I asked 5 experts if plugging a 20V 3.42A charger into a 19V 3.42A laptop would blow it up. 4 said no, 1 said yes. 1 was right. I removed the battery before hand and I put it back in after, still nothing... what component is most likely to have blown and how do I work out what to fix?

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  • usedonlytosi Jul 31, 2010

    I thought putting 20V in it was stupid to but I am a software guy they're always playing with hardware and said it would be fine. Thanks for the extra info about lights, etc.

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If there are lights on when the ac adapter is plugged in ..than the Cpu is most likely that didnt supported the the extra voltage ..but if there is nothing going on ..I mean no lights ..no nothing ...than if you are lucky will be just some final fuses ..but in the second case I am afraid that you will have to replace the motherboard ....You may try ..if you have lights ..if replacing the Ram memory bring it back ..cause the ram memory is also very sensitive on extra voltage ..I mean 0.2 is much ...but 1 V is already much too much ..This is not a radio that will just heat a little when you have an extra volt ...there are very sensitive components on voltage ..like the Ram memory and the CPU ..So ..in short if the mother board receives power and the stand by lights are on ...it means that the motherboard survived..but if nothing is lit .than is gone ..you may recover the rest though...if it blown suddenly .than the ram memory might be still intact or some other removable components like the cards for devices.....
I suggest to see if the battery charged in a similar model will bring it back ...in this case it may be just the charger that not fitting ....

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    Catalin Turcu Jul 31, 2010

    Dont worry ...until I got to know stuff I made stupid things ...and it was the fastest way to learn something ....have a nice day ..and remember what I said ..if there are no lights ..it is the board or the fuses...I mean it gets no power and it is probably the best thing ..if it has light and do not power up ..than may be the cpu or the ram ...

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