Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook ?

How difficult is it to replace the power connector in t42

\015 For the second time, I have apparently broken the power connector inside my ibm thinkpad t42 laptop. I don't want to pay another $300 to repair and think I might be able to do it myself. I have worked on pcs (added memory, replaced hard drives, CD drives) but I don't know how to solder. is that necessary or does it just snap in?\015

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$300 seems a little outrageous - try a local Mom & Pop PC repair shop. Stay away from those big electronics stores. It shouldn't cost you more than $60. Good luck!
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