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Bent power supply pin - Hard to plug in power cord

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by parlayin, Apr 20, 2009.

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  1. parlayin

    parlayin Thread Starter

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    Sorry I don't know the proper terms, but basically the pin inside the jack where the power cord gets plugged into on my laptop was bent so that it's really hard for me to plug in my power cord and have it stay in place. My warranty with best buy has expired, so I need to figure out how to solve this problem on my own. I can't just leave it like this because the cord comes out really easily and I can't continue to work with such a tenuous setup. Anyway, is this just a matter of replacing the entire unit inside my laptop? I know you probably need more information, but I'm not sure what to provide, so please ask any questions. The laptop is a Toshia M-45, about 3-4 years old. Thanks in advance
     
  2. IMiteBable2help

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    umm.. bend it back so it's closer to normal? That's all I can say about it. usually works for me.
     
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