Laptop fell....

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware & Builds' started by NicksMods, Jul 26, 2009 with 17 replies and 295 views.

  1. NicksMods

    NicksMods Enthusiast

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    So i was sleeping and my laptop had fallen off my counter its fine thats wht i am currently using but it fell on its side where the power cord plugs in, now it broke the power cord so my laptop will now just die.


    The part that broke off was the silver part the fits into the hole of this laptop but it broke off from the rest of the cord.
     
  2. x C33J4Y x

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    my sister dropped mine an the screen is hanging on by just the wires.....

    ive had to get a plastic box and cut it into an L shape to keep them together... lol

    lucky enough i still have power though
     
  3. Madman340

    Madman340 Seasoned Member

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    Don't know what you mean by your description, could you please take pictures?
     
  4. x C33J4Y x

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  5. darkFX

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    He means the cord is like a key that snapped in a door.Bit lefts inside.Try a magnet?
     
  6. x C33J4Y x

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    i dont think he was askin how to get it out.. just mentioning it.... and dont even think about puttin a magnet anywhere near your computer.. are you insane ??
    lmao, it will fk up the screen & the HDD
     
  7. Nothinbeter2do

    Nothinbeter2do Banned

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    /facepalm
     
  8. darkFX

    darkFX Member

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    I didnt think i would need [sarcasm] tags......
     
  9. OP
    NicksMods

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    The metal piece broke off like that of a key in a door. I got it out now is just... sitting together if i move to quick i lose power.
     
  10. SiK GambleR

    SiK GambleR Retired Retired

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    so if u just take the silver piece out your laptop is fine, no? call your manufacturer and ask for a new one.
     
  11. OP
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    Its fine its just the cord thats ****ed up, i have a temp fix but the slightest move and all will be undone :frown: Without the cord my battery will die.
     
  12. Madman340

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    If it's just the cord get one off ebay or something.
     
  13. Steggy

    Steggy RIGGS...I'm getting too old for this Retired

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    A power jack isn't the hardest thing to replace if need be.

    but a cord? come on, google your laptop and get a new one.
     
  14. XboxMySocks

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    What? LCD screens don't get affected by magnets... at least not the one in my macbook anyways.

    Also, you need to have a magnet with a very high rating of Gauss to erase a hard drive. I've tried. Literally a supermagnet. The HD itself has a magnetic field that's quite strong so you would need a very beastly magnet to wreck one. Also, this is why MagSafe power connectors are awesome.
     
  15. darkFX

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    ^^Apart from getting little pieces of metal and stuff stuck in thats kinda dumb.
     
  16. XboxMySocks

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    Your sentence makes no sense but ok. It is a good idea, because in this scenario it wouldn't have shattered and failed this guy the way his power cord did.
     
  17. darkFX

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    But i agree it is a good idea tbh
     
  18. XboxMySocks

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    lol, I added that bit of information after I got some steel wool stuck in my kinda plug thing. Tweezers removed it fairly easily though. Just had a WTF moment when I plugged my PSU into the laptop and it turned off :tongue:.
     

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