Laptop Power Button Repair
You might need a nerd if…
- You push the power button on your laptop and nothing happens
- You pushed the power button too hard and now it’s stuck below the frame
- The laptop won’t turn off, and you have to unplug it every time you stop using it
Problems that cause power failuresWhen a laptop seems to have a faulty power button, it sometimes turns out that another component is actually causing the problem. For example, a power button may look perfectly normal except that nothing happens when it is pushed. If so, a number of problems could be preventing the laptop from booting up. This includes a faulty AC adapter, battery, DC jack, hard drive, RAM, or other components. For more information about how we troubleshoot laptops that have no power, read our page on laptop power issues.
Take a look at our service pages for laptop RAM upgrade and repair, hard drive repair, DC jack repair or laptop hardware repair
Installing a new power buttonIf the power button has fallen below the top frame, has stopped clicking when pushed, or in some other way is obviously broken, the fix is easy. Simply, install a brand new power button. Here is how we replace a broken power button.
- Remove the battery, AC adapter, and back panel
- Remove the hard drive and RAM
- Take out the keyboard bezel
- Remove the keyboard
- Removing the top frame and finding the power switch
- Removing the old switch and inserting the new one
- Reassembling the laptop
Nerds on Call can fix your laptop power buttonYou don’t have to fix your laptop power button on your own. We can help. We've got the tools, patience, and know how to get your power button repair done. We have store locations in Sacramento, Yuba City, Fresno, Chico, Redding, Eugene, and Portland. If you don’t live near any of these areas, you can ship your laptop to us and we’ll fix it right away. Wherever you are located in the U.S., we can fix your laptop power button problem. Call us today at 1-800-919-6373 or fill out our contact form to tell us what is going on.
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Questions nerds often hear about Laptop Power Button Repair
How does a laptop power button work?
When you connect a battery or AC adapter to your laptop, power flows through the circuits. However, the power switch blocks the electricity from moving beyond a certain point. When you push the power button, this switch opens and allows power to move into the rest of the laptop. Kinda cool isn’t it?