The last 2 screws to separate top from bottom are located ynder the 3/8" wide clip on plastic piece above your function buttons. Center screw and right hand side. Be careful of ribbons, plug-ins and wires that attach to both sides. I strongley suggest not doing this if you are not mechanically inclined. You could very easily cause damage to your laptop.
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Re: How can I fix the loose power jack?
You need a service manual, most likely you can download it from the manufacturer's website.
open the laptop and inspect the power jack to see if the solder points have come loose, or if the jack is broken.
if the solder has come loose, you can resolder it. if the jack is broken, you have to replace it
look on ebay for a replacement jack.
look for a qualified repair technician to do the work if you are not experienced or comportable doing it yourself.
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I guess you've got a broken laptop power dc jack or power cable.
Symptoms of a broken Laptop DC power jack:
- The laptop only operates when you hold the DC power plug in a certain direction (DC jack is broken or loose). - The laptop only runs on battery power (no power is getting through the DC jack). - The laptop gets no power at all. - The laptop will not charge the battery. - The laptop switches from AC power to battery power intermittently due to a loose or broken power jack. - The laptop suddenly shuts off. - The DC jack may feel loose. - Sparks come out of the back of the laptop when you insert the power plug into the DC jack.
In order to fix this problem, you will have to fully disassemble your laptop to get access to the motherboard & the power jack. If the power jack is not broken but only loose, you can re-solder it to the motherboard. Otherwise, you will need to buy a replacement power jack (usually less than US$ 10), de-solder the broken power jack, & then solder in the new one. When this is done, re-assemble back your laptop.
Looks like either the power jack of your adapter is experiencing a bad connection. Check if the power adapter's cable near the jack which plugs into the laptop is not severely bent.If this is the case, then you will need to replace the power adapter.
If this is not the case, check the DC socket where you plug the power jack into the laptop. This socket might be loose or broken. If this turns out to be the case, then your laptop needs to be disassembled in order to re-solder or replace this socket, depending on its condition.
I PERSONALLY DONT THINK THAT ANY DRIVER IS GOING TO HELP YOU REPLACE UR POWER JACK,YOU WILL HAVE TO GET TO AN I T SPECIALIST,CAUSE UR JACK WILL HAVE TO BE REPLACED,AND IF YOU TRY AND DO THIS YOU WILL VOID THE WARRANTY ON THE MACHINE
You would be better off phoning small pc repair stores and getting the best price to replace it
not a good idea to fix it yourself
the cost usually runs between $60.00 - $100.00
I know people that fixed me themselves and believe me they have ended up with problems
This sounds like you may have a loose/broken jack on the machine. Take a small screwdriver and check to see if the jack is loose. If so, there's your problem, if not, then the problem will be in the power management system on the motherboard, and you will need to take it in for a professional diagnostics in order to track down the exact problem component.