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My Inspiron B130 laptop wont charge. i have to wiggle the charger around, and sometimes that doesnt work.

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Either the plug on the laptop is bad, or the charger cord is faulty. If you have a friend that has the same charger you can use it to find out which.
Laptop chargers do go bad...

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