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You can buy any standard "universal AC/DC adapter". They will come with several different tips to fit your laptop. I bought this one for my Toshiba Satellite series and it works well:
LINK HERE. It is available in store and online at best buy.

There is also a cheaper one available from Walmart HERE. It is from Kingston and has a 1 year warranty so it should work well and have you covered.

Let me know what area you live in and I can track one down close. I have also bought one from Ebay that was cheap and worked without a problem. Let me know and I can look one up(ebay tends to be cheapest with power adapters in the 10-35$ range.

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Here below are possible causes and troubleshooting steps of laptop that can't power on, hope it may help:
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Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solutions:
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2.It's possible that power jack (socket where you plug the AC adapter) is broken. Remove the motherboard and take a closer look at the power jack. In some cases you can fix the jack by resoldering it on the motherboard. In other cases you have to replace the jack with a new one. Using a multimeter, test if the power goes to the motherboard through the jack.

3. If replacing the AC power adapter and jack on the motherboard doesn't help, most likely you have a bad motherboard. Replace the motherboard.

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Possible cause: 1. Power adapter failure.
2. Motherboard failure.

Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solution: First of all, test the power adpater. Make sure the apdapter outputs correct voltage. It's possible that the outup voltage is not correct and the laptop shuts down to prevent the damge. Test your laptop with anohter known good power adapter.
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Possible cause: 1. Power adapter failure.
2. Motherboard failure.
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