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Gateway 3520 ac adapter jack

I have a gateway laptop 3520 and the only way to charger is to push the charger in. how do i fix that?

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Buy a new same charger or use a laptop universal charger.this should fix the problem.

Posted on May 19, 2008

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Why won't my gateway MD78 power on?


Here below are possible causes and troubleshooting steps of laptop that can't power on, hope it may help:
Possible causes:

1. AC adapter failure.
2. Power jack failure.
3. Motherboard failure.

Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solutions:
1. Test the AC adapter with a digital multimeter. It's possible that you have a failed AC adapter. If you don't have a multimeter, test your laptop with another known good AC adapter.

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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Mini dell 910, no power


Here below are possible causes and troubleshooting steps of laptop that can't power on, hope it may help:
Possible causes:

1. AC adapter failure.
2. Power jack failure.
3. Motherboard failure.

Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solutions:
1. Test the AC adapter with a digital multimeter. It's possible that you have a failed AC adapter. If you don't have a multimeter, test your laptop with another known good AC adapter.

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.

http://www.chargerbuy.com/replacement-dell-inspiron-mini-910-30w-ac-adapter-19v.html

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My Acer laptop won't power up but charger light is on


Here below are possible causes and troubleshooting steps of laptop that can't power on, hope it may help:
Possible causes:

1. AC adapter failure.
2. Power jack failure.
3. Motherboard failure.

Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solutions:
1. Test the AC adapter with a digital multimeter. It's possible that you have a failed AC adapter. If you don't have a multimeter, test your laptop with another known good AC adapter.

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 laptop charger and jack on the motherboard doesn't help, most likely you have a bad motherboard. Replace the motherboard.

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Gateway laptop won't come on


Here below are possible causes and troubleshooting steps of laptop that can't power on, hope it may help:
Possible causes:

1. AC adapter failure.
2. Power jack failure.
3. Motherboard failure.

Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solutions:
1. Test the AC adapter with a digital multimeter. It's possible that you have a failed AC adapter. If you don't have a multimeter, test your laptop with another known good AC adapter.

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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Charger is plugged but in not charging


Hi,

I see that when the Adapter is plugged-in on the Laptop it does not charge, Have you tried a different AC Adapter to see if this is an Adapter issue or if this will be a hardware issue.

This concern can be an Adapter issue try a known good AC Adapter to see if the laptop will Charge or not if still it does not remove the battery and try the Known good AC Adapter to see if the Laptop will power ON using the known good adapter if it does then the issue can be the Battery or the Charger Board in the laptop now use the Old AC Adapter and see if the Laptop will as well turn ON with out the Battery if it does then the issue is either the Battery on the laptop or the charger board on the Laptop.

I hope this helps.

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Okay if my gateway m285 pc tablet wont turn on how do i know if its the charger or the battery itself?


just do a simple test. plug your charger in AC mains, at the jack end, insert a wire and then try to make instant contact with the jacket of the jack. you will see a brief spark. If spark is there, it means your adapter is good. rest you know that if charger is ok and still laptop is not working it means that there is something wrong with the power section inside the laptop. Even with a bad battary, if adapter is good, laptop will work, provided power section of the laptop should be ok.
cheers

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Gateway MX8738 power adapter problem


Does the DC jack on the laptop wiggle or feel loose?

If that's the case then eventually the jack will go bad will have to be replaced. Most computer shops charger around 60-100 for the repair.

If it's the charger itself then just replace it with an ORIGINAL from eBay.

Hope this info helps and if you need more specifics just let me know.

--RescueTechLA

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Cx2620 gateway wont turn on


Possibly Need a New DC Jack In Your Laptop... the DC JAck Is The Port Where Your AC Adapter Plugs Into...

Though You SHould as well Check For Proper Power To Your CHarger Cord.. Not all AC Cords That Have Their Lights On Are Able To Charge...

To CHeck If It's The DC Jack... Remove Your Battery..... Plug In the AC Adapter Cord... Power On... If You Get No Lights/ No Power/ No Fans Etc..... It's Your DC Jack

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Broken AC Jack on Gateway 4530


Try to contact gateway at one of the ff nos.

  • Home/Home Office Direct (For products purchased directly from Gateway on or after Jan. 1, 2005): (800) 846-2301
  • Home/Home Office Direct/Professional Direct (For products purchased directly from Gateway before Jan. 1, 2005): (800) 846-2301
  • Gateway Retail (Gateway products purchased from any vendor other than Gateway): (408) 273-0808

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