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i got a DELL XPS 12 ( i think i need to check later)
its got a bad power regulator or something like that.
its no the battery cuz i swapped it out with a brand new one and it still wont charge.

sister been using a different charger on a trip and the voltage difference blew up the regulator over time.

i was wondering if i can replace that part? or is that part soldered to the motherboard?
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What about the flux capacitor?
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Originally Posted by joemaniaci;13546818 
What about the flux capacitor?

idk all i know is that when i plug in the charger (dell direct replacement) and laptop doesnt charge. i got a new battery and same problem.
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that is a common problem among dell xps series. This has nothing to do with the battery or your charger. You will have to replace the chargin port on the mobo with a new one.
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Originally Posted by lazi punk;13547292 
that is a common problem among dell xps series. This has nothing to do with the battery or your charger. You will have to replace the chargin port on the mobo with a new one.

i dont think its the port thats bad. we used a generic charger thats probably what killed it.
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Do you have a multimeter to see even if the output voltage from the power charger is correct?
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the laptop is a m1210 XPS.

laptop wont charge basically got new battery and charger. when the battery was charged it worked. seens like the laptop wont charge the battery or turn on.
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