Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A75-S209 Notebook ?

Battery is run down, AC power works, but will not connect.

\015 The AC connection would not stay on constantly, I had to wiggle it and have the cord in just the right position to make it work. Now my battery is run down, and I cannot get the computer to power up at all. We checked the AC power; it works. We took the computer to the store where we bought it, and they said we would need a new motherboard, which would be $300-400. Is there another way to fix the problem?\015

Answers :

It sounds like the store is probably right.
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\015\012The fact that you had to wiggle the cord to get it to work tells us that the receptacle for the power adapter was damaged, and that receptacle is almost always attached directly to the motherboard.
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\015\012Sorry :(
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