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Grand Rapids Michigan USA

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Are there any Power Jack Upgrades?

2014-12-10, 5:35 AM

I have an r61i.  It wasn't long after I got before my foot got tangled in the cord and the power jack in the computer broke.  It still worked, but, the plug was loose in the jack and wan't as reliable.


I picked up a new jack.  Then I looked at all the steps involved in replacing it.  I pretty much had to take the whole labtop apart.  I decided I'd live with it.


Somewhere along the line a hinge broke and then the other.  This involved tearing it down quite a bit, so I decided to replace the jack.


After awhile this replacement jack broke as before.


Is there any sort of replacement part the will fit, but, not be so prone to breakage?  This is an older model.  Did they continue to use this part or did they come up with a different design that fixes this problem?





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Victoria, TX

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Re: Are there any Power Jack Upgrades?

2014-12-10, 7:58 AM

I think you need to go to the nearest computer repair shop and ask them about getting jack for that modal, because it is an old model then it will be tough to find jack by yourself. Look at some online store But taking help from a repairing shop would be helpful.

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