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Windows 7: DC Jack/Motherboard issue on ASUS A53SD

09 Jul 2014   #1

Windows 7 64bit
DC Jack/Motherboard issue on ASUS A53SD

Warning: Stupidity follows

In attempting to unsolder the old DC Jack (which I have not yet been able to do) I broke off a small piece of the motherboard where it was attached. It's pictured below (just to the right and down from the tip of my thumb). Is this fixable, or will I need to replace the motherboard?


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09 Jul 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro-x64

If there's any tracings (circuit lines) on that part, the board is toast. Most MBs have two or more circuit layers.
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10 Jul 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2

if youve snapped off the entire corner then its fubar. only a new mobo will be thw answer. your looking at about $150 for a replacement.
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10 Jul 2014   #4

Windows 7 64bit

It's not the entire corner, only that side of the DC Jack. I was told there's a good chance it's fixable, and it's being looked at right now.

The problem with replacing the motherboard is that I was unable to find one for this model. Any help in that area (should it prove impossible to repair) would be greatly appreciated.
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 DC Jack/Motherboard issue on ASUS A53SD

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