Do you have access to another external power supply to verify your friend's diagnosis? If accurate, you still have 2 choices, Ebay or Acer (or a site that carries Acer parts, usually used). Good luck! HOOAH!!!
He took that laptop apart so fast, Plugged it into this meeter looking thing,It ran through system checks and thats what his final answer was.
Thanks for your help and time.
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