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Accidently put in the side of laptop now it's turned off and never


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09PCDEADBH

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I was putting in a usb and moved it in another slot by accident and then it turned off
can't turn back on, took out charger can't take the battery out in my windows 8 laptop so I guess I can't use it anymore :/ repair I guess eh?
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And I need to know ASAP it's important
I've been spending hours looking online for something to sort it out.
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:welcome:   09PCDEADBH,

 

You may have shorted out the motherboard but to do so you would have needed to force the USB device into a port where it was not meant to go, is that what happened.

 

What are the brand and exact model name or number details of the notebook.

 

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When bent contacts inside a USB port touch each other, it can immediately short out the motherboard.


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