07-02-2011 11:38 PM
I've been using my brother's laptop while he's been in Europe. It suddenly turned off without warning. I tried a spare battery he had and it worked fine. Then I went back to it having not turned it off and it happened again. It recognised the power was plugged in, as far as I can remember, but now there are no lights when plugged in anywhere.
The jack is a little looser than I think it probably ought to be so I'm hoping it's that and not the motherboard as I really don't fancy paying hundreds of dollars.
Thank in advance for your help,
07-03-2011 03:14 AM
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07-03-2011 08:09 AM
Maliha (I don't work for lenovo)
ThinkPads:- T400[Win 7], T60[Win 7], IBM 240[Win XP]
IdeaPad: U350Apple:- Macbook Air [Snow Leopard]
07-03-2011 06:03 PM
Iäve had this before...twice. The power jacks wires are really weakly attached and come loose if you shake the plug a lot. The wire needs to be soldered back or you could buy a new DC input jack (expensive.) Opening up the laptop to get to them is quite a pain in the ass though, better have a pro do it.
Try this: plug the cable in and move it around while trying to power up the comp. If at some angle the wires touch, it should power up and you'll know a loose wire is causing it.
then again if a loose wire isnt causing it, you might just loosen it if u jiggle the plug around. so you know.. do it at ur own risk