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My sons power pack died leaving laptop with dead battery. small light flashing orange at the front .i bought a replacement power pack making sure it was for his model.plugged it in and nothing it wont power up i left it for an hour to see if it needed to build up charge but still nothing no charging battery light no power up noises it seems dead can you help

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You may have a DC connector problem:

Symptoms of a broken power jack
1. If you wiggle the power cord or the AC Adapter connector on the back of the laptop, the power LED and battery charge LED start to flicker.
2. Battery will not charge in the laptop.
3. Laptop runs fine off a charged battery.
4. With the AC Adapter connected the laptop appears to be dead.
No power LED or battery charge LED activity.
5. Laptop randomly powers off without any warning.

If your laptop is out of warranty, then you can fix the problem by re-soldering DC-IN jack on the system board. If it

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