Having problems with your Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop ?

Battery will not charge nor is able to use AC power to stay on.

\015 Using new AC power cord and will not even turn on until I move and hold the cord in place but cannot let go of cord or will turn off and stop charging. It is an ACER 3680 laptop.\015

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Hi everyone it seems to me that the DC connector is loose inside your laptops,try wiggling it about gently at the charger to laptop cord nearer to the dc socket to verify this.Only solution is resolder or new dc socket.
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