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Compaq Presario X1000 power issues

I'm having intermintent power problems. Computer sometimes won't recognize power cord inserted (power cord works on another computer, so don't think that's the problem). Getting worse, now won't charge battery unless the computer is turned off. I took it apart, but can't see how to fix/replace the piece where the power cord plugs in, if that is the problem. I think the fan may not be working, which I think would be easy to replace. Are the two related?
I've had this computer for almost 5 years and love it, don't want to have to get a new one if possible, and want to fix myself if possible.

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  • hockeymo329 Aug 28, 2008

    Computer does randomly shut down, but I think it is because it is actually running off the battery, even though the power cord is plugged in and says it's plugged in, so I was thinking it shuts down because the battery runs out. But I don't think the fan runs anymore. Do you think if I fix/replace the fan, the power might work?

    Thanks for your help.

  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    Got to the HP forums - there are NUMEROUS cases the same as this - including mine. They say I need to have the DC connector either replaced or resoldered. Seems that HP installed poor quality connectors.

    Won't buy their product again.

    It should have been recalled.

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Unassemble the fan and see if there is a lot of dirt and dust in there. If the fan is NOT working you need to fix that issue before you do anything else. Does the computer randomly shut down ?

Robert

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