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I would strongly suggest you cease using the power charger. There is definitely a hardware failure inside of it. Continued use may result in it frying your laptop. -Ravi Shanghavi

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1. Removed the battery.
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3. Turn on the laptop. If the laptop is able to power on, that means that the AC adapter is working fine as well as the DC port. If the laptop is not able to turn on, it maybe the AC adapter itself or the DC port.
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