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Laptop Power Problem

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#1 thorntonman


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Posted 06 January 2008 - 04:46 PM

I have a Dell C640 running Windows XP which runs perfectly well when connected to AC in its docking station however when I run undocked it will run on battery but not charge up and not run on mains. I have 2 power adapters, both work on the docking station but neither when connected directly to the laptop. Any idea before I put into repair shop?

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 06 January 2008 - 05:44 PM

My thinking would be the DC power jack in the laptop. When using the docking station the connection is straight forward and solid. Using the brick, the plug might have some stress on it and it's not making a good connection
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#3 Power Jack Repair

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Posted 16 February 2008 - 08:44 PM

Should be the power jack, there isn't much else in there to have an issue.

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Edited by TMacK, 17 February 2008 - 02:29 AM.

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