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My toshiba laptop adapter is beeping when i plug it into the wall, and it isn't charging my laptop.

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It is more than likely the dc jack on the back of your laptop. You can test the power adapter itself simply with a voltmeter.

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Please remove the battery first to verify the AC adapter's problem
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While removing the jack you can accidentally pull out the internal copper coating (I’ll call it a sleeve) from the inside of the “+” terminal as it shown on the picture below.
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The internal copper sleeve has been removed and cannot be installed back. If you solder the power jack back on the motherboard without this sleeve it might work but the connection between the “+” lead and motherboard will not be reliable.
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1. Make sure the wall outlet is working and the laptop DC adapter is getting power from the outlet. Try another wall outlet.
2. Test the laptop DC power adapter, make sure the voltage output is correct. You can test the DC power adapter with a voltmeter.
3. Let’s say the DC adapter is fine and the adapter outputs correct voltage. In this case unplug the power adapter from the laptop, remove the battery, wait for 1-2 minutes, plug in the adapter and try turning on the laptop again.
OK, you tested the adapter and it’s bad. If you decide to replace the original DC adapter with a generic one, you’ll have to follow this rule:
The voltage output on your new adapter has to be exactly the same as on the original adapter. The amperage on the new adapter could be the same or higher.
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Have you got a multimeter check first the adapter is give the proper charge output. i hope your laptop is working with battery

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My Toshiba Satellite battery is not getting charged. It worked previously, all of a sudden it stopped charging.


* check the wall power outlet is proper wheather power is coming or not if not change the outlet with good one if fine then

* check the power adapter is working fine (red light is coming when attached to power outlet or not,connected properly to the usb of laptop or not)
* if adapter is overheating or heating quickly change the adapter
*call for toshiba 1-800-457-7777

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Help needed to get power connected.


There are a few possibilities.

If it's been plugged in continuously, the adapter may have simply overheated. Allowing it a few minutes to cool down without being plugged in could possibly fix it. Try unplugging the power cable from both the wall and the laptop for 30 minutes and give it another shot. This might work.

The other, less happy, possibility is that your adapter overheated to a critical point or was struck by an electrical surge and is damaged beyond repair. You can order a new one from a site like eBay or directly from Toshiba. Looks like you could get one from eBay for around 25$US incl. shipping but be careful and make sure you order the right thing.

Some eBay results: http://search.ebay.com/search/search.dll?from=R40&_trksid=m37&satitle=ac+adapter+portege

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