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Solved: Faulty Power Cord or Faulty Battery

Q: Solved: Faulty Power Cord or Faulty Battery

I recently bought a new, 3rd party power cord for my Toshiba Satellite L300 from eBay.
Recently I've noticed that my battery stops charging earlier and earlier. At first it stopped at 87%, then 83%, then 80% all in one week. I've had the computer for about a year which seems a bit early for it to start degrading so fast, so could it be the power cord?

The Toshiba cord says Model: PA-1750-29, Input: 100-240V~ 50-60Hz 1.5A, Output: 19V[solid line above a dotted line]3.95A
The 3rd party cord says Model: PA-34671ACA, Input: 100-240V~1.5A 50/60Hz, Output: 19V[solid over dotted]3.95A

If the new cord is harmful to my battery, I can just solder its input plug onto the Toshiba charger (that's the only bit that was broken) but I'd rather not risk breaking two power cords if I don't need to.


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A:Solved: Do I have faulty hardware?


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Vector NTI 10 did crash -

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How long has the problem existed and have you ever tried doing a System Restore to fix it? (Start > run: msconfig > launch System Restore .

If it works it won't tell us what the problem was, but it might save a few days of troubleshooting.
Post a HijackThis scanlog:

Download and install HijackThis using the "self extractor". Run it and select "do a system scan and save the log file". Then copy/paste the contents of the log to a reply

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See this link for detailed information:;EN-US;310353

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If the problem didn't occur, check the other half, so all the Services are enabled -- proceed to do this on the startup tab as well.

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There are a number of ways to fix Widnows Update issues. The easiest is to download a program called Dial-A-Fix and run the Windows Update repair on it. There are other programs but Dial-A-Fix works everytime I use it.
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A:Solved: Acer Aspire CD/DVD Combo faulty

This is asmuch info as I could track down.
The drive is a standard slim drive,so you could put a DVD-RW drive in there
if you want.
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If you don't want to do that,buy a slim drive in a usb case and it will power from
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A:Solved: I need advice on replacing faulty RAM stick

Go here and allow the Crucial System Scanner to load and run.

After it's finished and it displays a report, copy-and-paste the link to that report here.

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A:Solved: Faulty NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller

Get the drivers from HP.

If that fails, check device manager for any useful errors.

If it appears to be a hardware problem, just get another NIC ($20 is about average)

NICs are generally plug and play, and here would be a decent replacement:
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A:Solved: Faulty driver on Kernal Stack - CRASHING fast

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A:Faulty Key

What brand and model computer do you have? Where did you acquire the Win 7 Professional program?
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A:Faulty RAM?

Are you having trouble with your keyboard, or is English not your first language?
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A:Faulty CPU?

Is your computer slow at restarting?
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A:Faulty CPU ?

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Boot from a floppy with CD support. Does it work then?

When do you get this error, anyway? When you put in a disc? When you open My Computer and click on the CD drive? What OS are you using?

Get free stuff and help out a poor computer tech:
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A:Faulty PSU

Just buy a psu tester as they do not cost much and use it. If the psu test bad then replace it not repair it.
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A:Is my PSU faulty?

" id be angry "

LOL - you'll be even angrier if you don't and your sweet mobo gets gerfunkled.

Yes, that is TOO low on the 12v rail. Whether that reading is accurate or not is another question. Getting a measurement off of a 12v fan lead might verify that if you have a tester available.