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Advent laptop, been on holiday for a week, it has not been used in that time. It won't power up with the charger plugged in or not, the power lights are also off. Charger is broke but pc world techguys also said nthing was coming through the laptop using their universal charger, whats wrong!!


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Well, if the chargers don't work that leaves a problem with the power connector on the motherboard. If the socket was or is loose it could be causing a short on the board. The cost of the motherboard will most likely rule out any thought of replacing that. If you have a working charger try removing the battery and with the power disconnected hold the power button down for 60 sec. Then plug the charger in and try to turn the PC on. I've seen this work before and it makes no sense that it does but you can try it. The only other problem I can think of that might cause this symptom if the lid cutoff switch is stuck in the down position and over riding the power switch.
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