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I previously had a problem with my Netbook power jack on the side of the computer, but it seems to be fixed now. When I plug the adapter into the computer, the orange light comes on showing that it's supposedly charging, but when I press the power button it won't turn on. What's wrong with my computer?

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I guess it depends on why your power jack was dameged at first.
If the old power jack was replaced after any electric accidents, this current problem can be caused by your damaged motherboard.
(After shock, the motherboard can still perform ok for a while. I've seen it.)

Or sometimes, rarely the battery can cause it. I don't know why but, that's what I've heard from laptop manufactuers.
To find out, please, take out the battery and plug in AC power adapter and try it again.

I hope it helps you.

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