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Old 05-21-2007, 10:43 AM   #11
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PLEASE NEVER TRY THIS YOU DONT KNOW WHAT KIND OF CURRENT COULD BE RUNNING THROUGH THAT OK MOST OF THE TIME WITH LAPTOP CHARGERS ITS ONLY A SMALL CURRENT BUT IF ITS NOT CHARGING IT MEANS ITS PROBABLY FAULTY THEREFORE COULD BE PUSHING ALL SORTS OF ELECTRICITY THROUGH

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Old 05-21-2007, 11:49 AM   #12
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It looks like your charger is dead. Can you hear a bussing sound? Also, I'd try a voltmeter if you have one.
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GAH! Are you nuts?! You're going to fry a laptop if you do that! Volts and amps are killers if badly applied!!!

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Old 05-21-2007, 01:28 PM   #14
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OMFG that would be very stupid ,i mean how are you supposed to know what current or voltage the adaptor is pushing through , could be broken and is pushing a whole 230v than you are gonna be sued so badly
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Reported post, the member who made the report stated that it was a "very stupid comment to make as young persons 10 years old or younger could be reading this thread" & I agree with him, there are two members who have posted here, whose advice was potentially dangerous, & was commented on by others, I won't name them, but care must be taken at all times to insure that advice given is safe, please abide by the rules on this.
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Old 05-21-2007, 02:10 PM   #17
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yeah thats prolly for the best all round

anyway at the origonal thread poster

i would a take the battery out and clean the contacts on the battery and on the laptop
then look at the power supply , if you have another laptop and it takes the same voltage and current then it would be fine to try on another laptop

i would then suspect the connection on the laptop is broken , in which csase will either need a new laptop or need repairing
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i would then suspect the connection on the laptop is broken , in which csase will either need a new laptop or need repairing
that was my original thought before things got outta hand. I know atleast where i work repair on that part is $300+ american depending on if a new connecter is needed, and if it's harder than usual. If the laptop is more than 2 years old and it is the connection on the laptop, consider a new one.
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that was my original thought before things got outta hand. I know atleast where i work repair on that part is $300+ american depending on if a new connecter is needed, and if it's harder than usual. If the laptop is more than 2 years old and it is the connection on the laptop, consider a new one.
if the lappy is more than 2 years old i would just list on ebay as faulty and someone will buy it for spares/repairs, thats what i did with my old compaw armada m700 and someone bought it for about $45 and so i was happy

although if you bought it brand new it may still be under gurantee i would check that first
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Or,a universal Power pack.
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