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Dell laptop charger

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Today I was on laptop and everything was fine. I went outside in plugged charger into outside outlet and now it doesn't charge. It doesn't show its green light and it has a beeping noise.

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  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    I have the same problem, the green light doesnt even go on, all that it does is make a beeping noise. Idk what i did to it. I need help in this ASAP please.

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    i also need this help ASAP but my brother had told me to fiddle with the wire that connencts to the laptop i have tried this several times but it still does not work

    im confused dot com lol

  • mads123 Nov 21, 2008

    I do have the same problem with my office laptop.

  • Nose Master Dec 26, 2008

    Aurgh!

    'Cept my wire is a little bit out of the charger ( the bumpy part of it, with grooves.)

    Some of the little metal lines on the wire are a little messed up, too.

    I pushed the wire back in, nothing working though.

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First try starting the machine without the battery, only the charger, Then check the charger with an ohm meter to see if it's working properly. The out put readings are listed on the charger. In case of a surge, the charger is designed to go out first before damaging the system. However, this is not always the case. If the charger checks good, then you should take it in for a professional diagnostic because the problem may be with the power management system on the motherboard. One thing to keep in mind for future reference is when moving to a different location with your laptop, when unplugging the charger, always unplug the charger from the laptop before unplugging from the wall socket, and when plugging in, always plug the charger into the wall socket before plugging into the laptop. This will keep from surging your system.

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I have the same problem, the cause was that my puppy used to chew on cord. you have to see if something happened to the cord. if yes,
you could get the thing to work by twisting the wire a lot and clearing the short. or
you could the cord and separate the three layers of wire inside then use duck tape.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

  • mssahota Apr 26, 2011

    Thanks, mine work! It was shortcrkt in wires, i clear the short crkt!
    Thanks, you save my $30.....
    Bless ya

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    bizzyd4u Nov 11, 2012

    mine started making the beeping noise, and no green light had charge in the laptop so i googled it and came to this site...so, i tried this solution and it worked i just got this cord about 5 months ago from the dell place that they had just replaced maybe that is what was wrong with the other one i have to dig it out and see. Thanks for the advice , I'll remember to straighten out the cord.....yeah no beeping..... :)

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If you charger is beeping that means it's shorted. It's a swiching powersupply and when they get overloaded the inductivities inside the circuit can start to vibrate and emit a sound. Don't plug this charger in anymore. It's best to get a replacement from a third party Laptop Shop.

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  • amir mofakha Nov 28, 2010

    try to open cover of your charger, it needs to break some parts. inside of it there is a metal sheet,. open this sheet and let to blow air inside . after some minutes compact your charger and its ok now

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