Having problems with your Dell XPS M1330 Notebook ?

XPS M1330 issue -- laptop won't charge battery using power adapter which has been replaced. The unit will only work with the power adapter plugged into electrical outlet. How can I tell if it is truly the battery problem or if the internal connector is broken / bad?


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Try another known working battery in the laptop and see if it charges, if it doesn't then its going to be a problem with hairline cracks in the dc jack on the laptop. The solder points underneath the dc jack if they have hairline cracks in them won't allow the battery to charge. Basically the laptop would need to be taken apart and the motherboard taken out.

If you have soldering skills, all that needs to be done is to put new solder on the solder points that hold the dc jack in place.

If after you do this the battery still wont charge then you know for sure the connector is bad and then the connector would need to be replaced.

As he said it could be the battery so do test that but if it isnt its most likely a problem with the power socket itself as he said, and i do know that some computer repair companies can fix this sort of thing if you want to go to them for help
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