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AC adapter not working in power socket at back of toshiba laptop mx30-156. The power will only come on if it is held into the machine

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The dc jack is loose from the board and would need soldering back on.

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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.

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Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solutions:
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if not, try charging it for a couple of hours. the battery must be completely empty


other than that I might need more details

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1. unplug the ac adapter and remove the battery .
2. press and hold power button for a minute
3. now put the battery back and plug in ac adapter
4. turn on the laptop now

it should work.

if not, try removing hard drive and memory modules then reinstall them back.

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Worked fine yesterday, today zilch !!


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