Do you have pictures or drawings to help me if I go the easy route? So my Dell Latitude D showed all the symptoms of a failed dc power jack; so I took it all apart down to the motherboard and then took the motherboard to a laptop repair shop to have the power jack resoldered. Get a new DC plug for the laptop. This guide will explain how to repair a failed or loose DC power jack on a laptop computer yourself. Take apart a broken computer or other electronic device, and practice removing and re-soldering capacitors or resistors.
Practicing with her bro. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Did power LED flicker when if you wiggle the power plug or what? I have a Compaq Presario EA on which the backlight doesn't work. Just finished soldering the power jack back on the motherboard, based on this and a few other online articles — Cleaned up the existing solder joints, which were simply loose, with a tiny scraper blade fine stone carving tool I bought in China years ago actually.
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Tons of thanks in advance. Display problem with Toshiba Satellite Pro Yesterday, before trashing our then-dead Toshiba Satellite Pro A75, I decided to completely disassemble and reassemble it to see if I could find anything. I took the PA and hooked it back to the laptop and removed the battery. It still works after the replacement. I am still trying to replace my Dell Latitude D jack.
Thanks to all who made it possible. Can you please explain how adding more will clear out the holes? Bad solder joint on the motherboard. Start desoldering process with adding some new fresh solder to all three contacts. But, of my 4 adapters, why did 3 fail and 1 work and is still working? So, yeah as I was wakling by a door entrance on wireless, I had bumped the wall with it ever so softly and it got loose. Can someone walk me through it?