Having problems with your Dell Vostro 1400 Notebook ?

Serious static when plug in ac adapter

\015 Hi there,\015\012\015\012I have a Dell Vostro 1500 laptop. I have SERIOUS static interference emmiting from my headphone jack. I purchased a proffesional USB external sound card to bypass the problem, but it still exsists! When i unplug the power supply the problem goes away running on batteries. Do you have any suggestions? I am 3 weeks out of warranty apparently.\015\012\015\012Please help\015\012\015\012Marko\015

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Its nothing big. you probably have a three prong power cord right? i had the same problem. you need a ground lifter (three prong to two prong adapter). hardware store or dollar store. it worked for me.
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