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Laptop Power Adapter Question

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Roparadise, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. Roparadise

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    My Laptop adapter gets really hot when Im using it,that I cant even touch it for more then a few seconds,and it also makes a buzzing noise. Is this normal or do I need to get a new charger soon?
     
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    Has it always done that? I would recommend getting a new one or replacing this one if it is under warranty. Also, contact your laptop manufacturer to make sure that there wasn't some sort of product recall on it.

    While it should get hot, it shouldn't get THAT hot. Definitely something wrong here. Don't leave it plugged in while you're away for very long...you might burn your house down!

    Good luck and hope you get it fixed!
     
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    I just found out that I was using a old gateway adapter on my toshiba,I should have looked before using it. D'oh
     
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    my god.before the burn your laptop buy a new charger.
     
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    It can destroy your motherboard. Low voltage, high voltage, irregular voltage all will kill a motherboard, hard drive, etc... Computers like constant, correct and STABLE power. Even if it's "working", I bet the voltage is changing. Buzzing is always bad. Warm is normal, Hot is bad.

    This used to be my sig on another forum:
    "Sometimes the User has a Computer problem, and sometimes the Computer has a User problem."