Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook ?

AC adapter not recognised

\015 I have a dell inspiron 1520 notebook which is about a year and a half old.\015\012It stopped to recognize the ac adapter. when it is turned on it gives the error that the ac adapter type unknown. please connect a dell adapter.\015\012The adapter works fine in other dell machines. I tried everything and dell told me to get the motherboard changed.\015

Answers :

Try charging the battery on one of the other dell's.
\015\012If the unit runs for any lengh of time, it is not the motherboard.
\015\012It could be the A/C adaptor jack on the side of the unit.
\015\012Log a complaint will dell's customer care.
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