Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 600M Notebook ?

No Power I have a Dell Inspiron 600m. I was sitting and using my laptop fine last night. I closed it and went to stand up to put it back on my desk and stepped on the power cord that was still plugged into my computer. At that second my computer shut off and I can't get it to turn back on. When I try to plug my ac adapter back into it, the green light turns off as soon as it's plugged into my computer.


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I have a 600m and have had problems with the power jack. I have resoldered the jack myself and it worked fine for quite a while. it then got left running on a bed spread and got hot and the jack stopped working again. I didn't have the time to fix it myself so I took it to a store to get it fixed and they put a new jack in it but in the process I found out later that they burnt a hole in the board at the jack. I found out that you can put it on a docking station and the computer will charge and work like normal. it just wont charge or work off the jack. Just some friendly advice so it you need the computer to work right now you have a way. Good Luck!!!!
I had an Inspiron 600m that I loved and used by sitting it on my lap. It started with me having to jiggle the power cord to have it connect. Finally it stopped working. I have taken it to 2 places for evaluation. The consenus is that the part that attaches to the motherboard that connects to the pwer cord has become disattached. It would cost $369. to take the computer apart and put in a new motherboard because just putting a new cord connector (about $200) is just a stop gap measure and it will eventually become unattached. I ended up buying a new computer. I NEVER put it directly on my lap when using it.
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