Questions tagged [power-jack]

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Dell Latitude e5250 not charging

My daughters's Dell Latitude e5250 is unable to charge through the DC jack. When the adapter is plugged in (standard Dell 65W charger), the laptop runs, but it will not charge the battery. When I ...
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DC Power Jack for ASUS K501UX

I've been searching for a replacement power jack for my ASUS K501UX laptop. This take-apart video is quite helpful, but I've not been able to find the replacement part that I need. This part was ...
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laptop won't boot up after battery died in sleep mode

My laptop went to sleep mode and without charging it up for a long time, I think the battery died. When I try to charge it up with the adapter, a small light source on the side of the power port that ...
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Can a spotty power connection on a laptop affect fan noise?

tl;dr: My fan was loud. I had the power jack replaced. Now the fan is quiet. Why? I have an Acer Aspire Laptop. For the last several months, I've dealt with a spotty power connection--the cord had to ...
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Re-route laptop dc power jack to a usb port [duplicate]

Because many times my laptop powers off after some movement around the power jack, I thought I would re-route the internal power cables that ends up in the DC power jack, and fit them into a USB. Then ...
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Laptop Power Jack Wire Repair

I know diddly squat about names of wires and parts, so I'll do my best. The power jack on my Acer Aspire 5720Z laptop went bad. I bought a new one. Almost as soon as I got it, I managed to pull one ...
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What adhesive should I use to secure power jack on an Acer/eMachines laptop?

I was going to use superglue, not sure how it'd handle the heat though and I'd be afraid of it getting in the jack. Two way tape seems to be a plausible solution (I've used it in automotive ...
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Part of the power connector broken and stuck inside laptop power jack - how to fix?

I have a Samsung ultrabook (the Apple-clone type that is not easily customizable and looks like it was made out of one part) and the insulating (wider part, not the actual center pin wire that carries ...
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Acer Laptop does not power up after repairing DC power jack

I have an Acer travelmate laptop which (by mistake) I dropped on the floor with the power jack side down, with the charger connected and it broke the DC jack from the inside of the laptop. Then I ...
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Gateway M275 won't charge. Replace DC input jack or power cable connector?

When I plug in my Gateway M275 convertible tablet, it has trouble charging. I hear odd squeal-y noises coming from the back of the unit if it's plugged in, and the charging indicator turns on and off ...
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Can i use one laptop to charge another laptop by connecting the two together with a usb cable?

My Toshiba laptop has a problem with the ac charging adapter. The problem is with the computer and not the charging cord. The geek squad told me that Toshiba laptops have had the same problem in the ...