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Hello Everyone
Glad I found what looks like to be a nice forum with knowledgable people.

I have a big problem that has been haunting me for a while now.
About 8 months ago, my younger sister was using my laptop, a Compaq Persario X1000, she called me and said "the battery died, where is the charger". When plugged in, nothing happened so she left it. When I got there I saw that no lights were on, it was plugged in, I didnt know what was up. I started searching. I found a site, x1000forums, but it is now shut down, dont know why

Yesterday I tried fixing it again.
I have tried, Hard reseting it, new battery, 4 differnt power chords, all of which WORK on other compaq laptops, so it isnt those,
I completley took it apart yesterday and examined it TOP to bottom. I couldnt find anything wrong. I removed the heatsink and applied new thermal paste, everything else looked fine
Nothing has happened to the power connection, and a fully charged battery doesnt work either
What can I possibly do next?
Thanks so much, in advance.

Dan

Anyone have any ideas what is wrong here?

Hi,
I have a similar problem. My Dell Laptop actually fell from the coffee table and on to the carpet. And after that it won't power-up. I have tried 4 different adopters: when I plug the adopter in the laptop, the adopter light does off. The battery is also full and I have also tried it by removing the battery.

I have no experience of opening and checking the laptop. I am hoping someone can help explain me enough that I can then go to a repair place and have them do it.

thanks in advanve...

Similiar thing happened to me. Compaq laptop fell about 18" to carpet. Acted funny for a week then went DEAD. NOTHING. Hope we both get some help.

glennsta

i think it needs a new mother board because it might be fried. im crap at spelling. have you a surge pertecter ?

Might just need the DC Jack (power socket) replaced on the motherboard. If force is applied to the AC Adapter (charger) it can weaken the solder joint.

<SNIP> has a how to repair a DC Jack, the process is the same for most laptops.

I fix them for £59.99.

Any good reason that you would respond to a posting that is a year old (or is it just a business promotion thing)?

greetings to all you problemed humans as a xp3506 computer, you should know that once the motherboard overheats with 125+volts, the inside of the jack breaks right at the tip causing a shortage in the metalic rod, which cuts the energy flow. Solution: solder with antimony-lead coil, if not convinced go to a repair store!!!ASAP

Might just need the DC Jack (power socket) replaced on the motherboard. If force is applied to the AC Adapter (charger) it can weaken the solder joint.

<SNIP> has a how to repair a DC Jack, the process is the same for most laptops.

I fix them for £59.99.

Apart from this thread being almost 3 years old, what makes you think the OP lives in your country?

Nope. Thread is 4 years old. Please start your own thread and explain the problems you are having.

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