Having problems with your Compaq Presario 2100U Notebook ?

Power shorting out

\015 I have a Compaq Presario 2100 laptop that works great when I'm able to keep the power going to the computer. Problem is, if I move in any sort of way, the computer shorts out and turns off. I thought it was the cord, so I bought a new one, but no luck. I also have to maneuver the cord around until it's in a particular spot for the computer to initally turn on. The battery is shot, so I don't know if this is something that can be fixed or that I just have to deal with. It's just really annoying and I can't move around at all when I'm working on the computer!\015\012\015\012Let me know what you think and if it can be fixed, how much would something like that run?\015

Answers :

This is a problem where the dc jack on the motherboard is defective or broken off of the board and it is shorting out.

The jack can be replaced for about $100.00 by a repair shop or you can do it yourself for about $6.00.

The job is fairly involved and you may not want to attempt it. I repaired mine about a year ago.

The new jack needs to be soldered on the board.

The motherboard must be removed to to the job
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