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Laptop AC adapter getting extremely hot. Is this normal?

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The part of the AC adapter where I plug the adapter into the PC is extremely hot on my new laptop. The plastic literally burns when you hold it for more than a fraction of a second. The metal part is also very hot.

I'm exchanging the laptop tomorrow because of an issue I am having anyway, but is this normal? I have never seen them get this hot before.
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i dont think that's normal.my gf owns a laptop and a netbook(which i always use when im not with my rig) and i even used it for 3days straight without turning it off....no burning on the adapter.
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No it is not normal.
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Meh, I've seen it several times. Usually a sign of a weak battery. I've never seen one have any problems because of the heat though.
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