Hi my laptop charger broke after like a year of having it and i presumed it was a regular thing as my friends broke aswell but now after buying another 3 months ago its broken again and the manufacture posted me the following message. Hi The adapter fitting loosely and charging intermittently is a typical sign of damage to the laptop's AC pod (where you plug the charger in). Unfortunately, the AC pod of a laptop is very fragile and unreliable, and it just takes a bit of heat for the pod to warp and crack, making the charger look at fault. Chargers will either work 100% or not at all, so intermittent charging is rarely a fault with the adapter. I'd recommend you get your laptop checked at a local PC repair shop (*not* PC World) to get the fault confirmed and/or fixed. As you maybe able to tell the prblem with it was that it only worked in certain possisions and sometimes made my power button turn red bt now it won't work at all is it worth taking it to a shop or is the charger just the problem.