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Power supply is not charging the battery.

At first I would have to wiggle the cord inorder for the battery to charge then about a week later it stopped charging all together. So I purchased another power supply and it still will not charge. What could the problem be and what should I do next? Thanks.

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It is a common problem. The connector has worked loose from the mainboard. If you have a friend who is handy with a soldering iron, and willing to do a bare metal teardown then you are in luck. If not, your looking at a repair that typically costs more than you should probably spend repairing your laptop.

I've remedied mine and several others in the past. When I do I ALWAYS solder wires to the mainboard and install a new connectors EXTERNALLY. This means my laptop has a rat tail, but it also will not suffer the same demise ever again.

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