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Power button inop at times & Power connection loose

\015 Power Button has been inop at times. Noticed Power Cord connection is loose; computer assumes using battery or battery is not charging. Started getting an electrical burn smell from power cord fitting at back of computer. Have disconnected power supply & battery. Tried again a few days later; still some result.\015

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Hi kimicob. From what you have described, it sounds like your AC adapter (power cord) is bad. This is a common problem with laptops. I have had to replace mine 3 times! Depending on what type of laptop you have, you can probably find a generic power cord online for less than $30. Or you can go to the laptop company's website and buy one from them, but it will cost much more, if they still carry it. You can try newegg.com or tigerdirect.com or just do a google search for AC adapter and the model of your laptop. Best of luck!
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