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Battery not holding charge w/adaptor plugged in

\015 Battery not holding charge with adaptor -- must wiggle adaptor to power up/maintain power on laptop\015

Answers :

Your dc jack needs to be replaced. When you wiggle it you make it worse and worse, eventually it will just stop working completely or worse you could damage your motherboard.

Should cost $80-100, if you're paying more than that you're getting ripped off. Either find a local repair shop that will do it or someone on craigslist. The whole motherboard doesn't need to be replaced so if they say that then I would take my business elsewhere. Also make sure they order the jack or have the jack in stock BEFORE you leave your computer with them. Not every shop has them in stock, your computer will just sit there waiting when you could be using it in the meantime.

Let me know if you have any other questions and please don't forget to rate my solution.


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