Having problems with your Gateway M-6843 Notebook ?

I've had my Gateway M-6843 Notebook for about 18 months. Since the day I bought it from Best Buy, the AC adapter port has been finicky. I'll be using the laptop with the adapter plugged in and the battery charging. Then, if I make the slightest movement, or the adapter cable shifts even a bit, the external power source will disconnect, and the notebook will start running off of battery power only. Until now, the problem could usually be resolved by fiddling with the adapter in the port, unti


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This problem can be caused by mainly two different things. It is either the AC Adapter itself and has a short in it, or sometimes it is caused by the Power Jack inside the laptop. Are you familiar with how to read a voltmeter? I can walk you through testing your adapter. If it is either issue, I would recommend trying to fix through warranty if possible, because the power jack repair can be expensive. If you need to replace the AC adapter, I recommend a genuine adapter, as universal adapters and cheap knockoff brands will cause issues with your laptop and usually not last very long.
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