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Compaq Presario M2000 DEAD

My girlfriend was using it (Compaq M2000) yesterday when it said the battery was low and needed charging. She plugged the power supply in and nothing happened. Now it's totally dead even with the power supply plugged in. Tested the power supply at the connector that plugs in to the computer and I'm seeing 18.8 VDC so I'm thinking the power supply is ok. I suspect the problem is in the computer itself. Any suggestions? We did have a power failure a few days ago due to thunderstorms and I believe it was plugged in to the wall. Wonder if it could have gotten damaged from that.

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  • coutts_28 Aug 07, 2008

    Yeah, i had the same problem. I was working on my laptop one day and then it suddenly went dead. Tested the power and still nothing happens......help wanted

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My power plug that goes in the computer gets hot enough to melt the plastic ring on the end of the plug. so i am going to get a new power board and try that.

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1) The AC adapter should ALWAYS be plugged into the laptop FIRST, then plugged into AC power. If not, this could create a voltage spike.

2) Let's look at the DC Power Jack, for the Compaq Presario M2000 series of Notebook PC's,

http://www.notebookparts.com/products/description.php?II=9741

The DC Power Jack is mounted to a removable circuit board.
Enlarging the view of the jack, shows us there is an Inductor.

The small 'can' standing up on the power board. This chipset could have gone south. (Bad)

How to know? Replace it, or dig out your dual trace oscilloscope. See if the Inductor works.

Could also just be cracked solder joints, of the DC Power Jack, TO that small circuit board. Solution would be to resolder it/them.

[ I WOULD however, search for a BETTER price, than listed in the link above, IF available ]

DC Power Jack is in good shape, soldered tight to the motherboard, and ruled out as the problem?
(Since you know the AC adapter is good)

Then the problem would be the Inductor on that power board, or power correcting chipset.

What one is it? Dunno.
DO KNOW is has J leads on the bottom.
CAN give examples, and perhaps you can identify using them.

1) https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:oER5NNz8cwcJ:www.fairchildsemi.com/ds/FD/FDS6675BZ.pdf+Fairchild+FDS6675BZ&hl=en&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShOhWPjm_M-ROHme4iEMrztCTOd-28jNiy1hVLQQh_VOyv8zcXEVDB_iTQA6MuZO88UmRkDgjyW9j4CP2aIJ-4DS-h6JNM3lvxldeApQeecmz_DADCw1s7tmNLxfPknqX14SZP6&sig=AHIEtbS_rYUAeo_8rB9YHkW05ZjLqeH4Jg

2) http://www.utsource.net/ic-datasheet/KB926QFB1-1829416.html

Service Manual, (Free), for Compaq Presario M2000 series of Notebook PC's,
(Remember, follow Anti-Static Precautions. USE an ESD wrist strap, and connect it's alligator clip to a good ground source),

http://www.tim.id.au/blog/tims-laptop-service-manuals/#toc-compaqhp

Drop down to the line that begins with - Compaq Presario 1100.
(1100 in blue)
Scroll over, click on M2000. (In blue)

(Ignore if you are aware of the following;
PDF file. The computer you are using now has Adobe Reader on it, which uses PDF files.
After you click on the file name { M2000 }, it may take up to 30 seconds, before the first page comes up )

Compaq Presario M2000 series of Notebook PC's, disassembly guide,

http://www.insidemylaptop.com/take-apart-compaq-presario-m2000-notebook/

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Without a meter it is pretty hard to check. You should get some indication that it is plugged in. It may have a power light on the brick or the laptop that shows it on even if it wont charge.

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NextTag.com has decent deals on these adapters. http://www.nextag.com/ac-adapter-compaq-presario-m2000/search-html

I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any other questions.
Thank You, Raph30

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