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Hi guys!

I'm in need of some info/advice

So I got this HP G62 laptop. They said that it needs a new powerbrick, cause the old one doesn't charge the battery.
Ok, so I got a charger and plugged in. Nothing happens. No light at port, no nothing, can't even boot it.
So I went to service to diagnose what's happening.

Thing is... Laptop as itself is working great, as long as battery is running. One thing I can do to work on it is to plug in power and battery, push the button and take out battery... then it's working on AC power.

What could be the problem? and what could caused it?
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Does the port where you plug in the ac power look damaged. It seems as though your charger works (at least when running on AC), and your battery works, although we aren't sure for certain as you can't really charge it, right?

I would think either a connection is broken somewhere or your battery make not take a charge.

It sounds as though you just got the laptop. So it should be under warranty.
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Laptop isn't under warranty. It's second hand.

I changed Power brick and battery... swapped with another HP lappy, which has similar specs, but exact specs on Power (Volts and Amps)
And Port doesn't look damaged. LED next to it does't light up either
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