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Advent 7060 Common Faults


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#1 sparkyuiop

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Posted 14 October 2007 - 03:35 AM

Has anyone had the problem of this laptop not powering on? It seems to be a common fault that one day it will just switch off and not power on again. When power is applied to it, the power supply makes a sort of sqeaking noise that I'm sure is a dead short.
Does anyone know why this happens, what component fails and if its possible to change it?
I have had 3 of these for repair in 6 months, all with the same problem. It would be nice to finally find out what it is.
Thanks in advance.
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#2 garmanma

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Posted 14 October 2007 - 10:04 AM

"I have had 3 of these for repair in 6 months"

Did they say what they did to fix it? the DC power jack in the back is a common thing to fail if plugged/unplugged a lot
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