|... take a good look @ the socket where the adapter plugs into the laptop I remember fixing one when the middle section split (like a reed) and peeled back touching the outer connection.|
... I managed to just bend it back into shape, be carefull not to snap it!
... this one "click here" has the same type as described see the middle section it has a split in the middle, this is a before and after fix picture.
... one section of the split bent backwards and was shorting the connection.
... also had the same symtoms as yours and just jogged my memory.
... (looks like the split is there so when you "plug-in" the middle should expand to make contact)
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