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Power cord adapter falls out of socket in rear of laptop for satellite P105-9722 is there a cure or should i buy a new power cord and adapter?

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Hi im wesley. please make sure the socket is not maybe broken, if its fine then i would suggest replacing the adapter only because the power cord shuold be fine.

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