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Damaged Laptop power issues.. help needed!

I Damaged my laptop a few weeks back a Lenovo G50-80 - a older i3-5005U PC. I pulled power socket out of the laptop chassis. I've done some testing and using my iFixit kit and guide, and managed to inspect the internal power cable for damage. This laptop has the Rectangular power plug that is USB-A sized that is also used on many Lenovo's ThinkPads.

  • The power brick is good: tested with a working Lenovo Thinkpad.
  • The laptop doesn't show charging lights, nor is able to boot. Tested with own and said working Thinkpad's power brick to test.

This leads me to think either the Power "port" or the cable to the Main board is damage, and I don't think I've got the tools to repair, without a replacement.


Also, I'm also half expecting the Main board to be fried


Other than looking for donor Lenovo hardware to use.


USB-C Charging is not supported on that laptop.


As for Data: The harddisk is not encrypted, and most the the data I care about was already in the cloud. (This laptop was used when I couldn't use my gaming rig or when I was visiting.)

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56 minutes ago, MSharpeWriter said:

Other than looking for donor Lenovo hardware to use.


Main: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, Nvidia RTX 2060, 16 GB 2400 MT/s DDR4 Fedora 34 x86_64

Secondary: Intel Xeon W3680, AMD Radeon HD 6950, 24 GB 1333 MT/s DDR3 Windows 10 Home x86_64

Server: 2x Intel Xeon X5670, 72 GB 1333 MT/s DDR3-R Ubuntu Server 20.04.1 LTS x86_64

Laptop: Intel Core i5-3320M, 16 GB 1600 MT/s DDR3 Fedora 34 x86_64

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