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I have no life in my acer laptop, one minute my laptop was working, then the next it was dead, no power at all

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Hello.

The most common reason is the power jack.

If you wiggle the cable where it connects to the laptop and the power goes on and off, the power jack (inside the laptop) needs repair or replacement.

If not change, remove the battery and try to power on with the A/C. If it works, your battery needs to be replaced. if it doesn't work, your power adapter probably needs to be replaced.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 05, 2010

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