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    Default Beware of aftermarket computer power cords!

    Not sure yet if I just got a dud or not, but I bought a power cord on eBay for my HP/Compaq and the new powercord overheated and melted. They sent me a new one, but it damaged my computer so that it will not charge now. :-(

    Dang it, I need this computer! All my work is on it! Soon it will die becuase it won't charge.

    Steve
    10 Chevy Traverse LT AWD
    02 Chevy Trailblazer LS (110K+ miles - loaded except for 4WD - WRECKED!)
    99 Chevy Cavalier LS (105K+ miles - commuter car)
    78 Chevy Suburban Silverado (454, 3/4 ton)
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    I believe its still possible to get your work without it turning on, get a external harddrive case and transfer your harddrive to it, if you have another computer you could pull up your work... I had the same problems on both my old laptop and desktop and it worked perfect for me...

    2001 Chevy Suburban LT RWD
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    K&N drop in filter....NOW Volant CAI
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    1300watt Infinity mono amp
    600watt kenwood exceleon 4 channel amp
    MB Quarts 6.5 components all 4 doors
    2 fosgates p3 subs


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    new grill
    LED bulbs all around
    LED tail lights
    HID fogs
    actually theres a whole lot I want...too much to list lol

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    Steve,

    So you are saying the laptop won't work with a fresh charged battery or a good power cord without a battery? If so then like Kukini said you can just pull out the hard drive and buy an external case for it. Then you can transfer the data to another laptop or you can just use it as an external drive for your home PC.
    Jim

    2004 SILVERADO 2500HD LS
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    285-75-16 Cooper ST All Terrains
    Pro Comp Programmer
    Bilstein Shocks
    Linux Bed Liner
    Tinted Windows



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