Having problems with your Dell Inspiron B120 Notebook ?

Power cord shorts out

\015 As soon as i plug the power cord into the back of my dell b120, the green light shuts off and it wont let me power up or charge. What could have gone wrong?\015

Answers :

Hello,

Three possible issues,

1. the cord is bad, to test this go to local PC shop and buy a universal power cord test it with this cord. If it works then your cord was bad and you have purchased the correct part. If it doesnt work return cord for a refund.

2. The connector inside the laptop that the power cord connects to is loose and has a short in it. If its loose take it to a PC Shop that knows how to solder and have them reconnect it securely.

3. The laptop has incurred internal damage possibly from a fall or ruff handling. If this is the case the Motherboard may need to be replaced. If this is the case consider purchasing a new laptop.

Hope this helps,
ArmyMason
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