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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎02-29-2008
Location: UK
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Laptop not recognising power cable

Hi, I have a Lenono 3000 N100, model name: 0768. It no longer registers when my power cable is plugged in, therefore only uses the battery to power, which lasts a short while but obviously isn't a long term way of powering my laptop. Has anyone else had this problem? I just try and plug the cable in and my laptop still runs from the battery. I have checked the cable in my sister's laptop and it works fine, so I know it's a problem with the laptop itself. The only way I can get the laptop to power via the cable is if i twist it around alot and then it may register with the laptop.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Paper Tape
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎10-12-2008
Location: mumbai
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Re: Laptop not recognising power cable

Hi rona,


   i have same problm with my laptop(IBM thinkpad R 51 2887 AE3 model). Are you get any solution. please let me know how to resolve this issue.

Bit Torrent
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Registered: ‎02-16-2008
Location: Australia
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Re: Laptop not recognising power cable

Your power connector on the laptop into which you insert the power plug into probably has loosened and damaged, it is a common failure.

Do you still have warranty??? You would need to get the connector changed.