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Help fix Power Jack

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I am trying to fix the power jack on this laptop that has a bad messed up solder job as you can clearly see, missing pads, etc. I am trying to figure out the easiest way to possibly fix this problem. I was thinking of the following two options shown in the marked up picture:

1. Red line - Connect a wire between these terminals - not sure why these two points don't connect to anything else but aren't connected to ground?
2. Green - Scratch off areas next to missing solder pads and create solder joints with small jumper to legs. 

3. Are all of these contact points necessary? If I can only fix the ones necessary and then I could hot glue to board would possibly be easier. 

Will either of these options work? Would I also need to make sure I have a connection between the top and bottom of the board at each of these legs? Thank you for any help. 

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What is the make and model of the board and I can look up the DC jack and maybe tell you its pinout.  Basically you need to make sure all the grounds go to board ground and the hots go to the next hop.  Without knowing what board this is it is kind of hard to tell you exactly what to do and the above pics are a little fuzzy to give a 100% answer.

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That would be great. This is from an Asus UX31A board model is 60-NIOMB1D01-A05 and I am pretty sure 60-NIOMB1803-B03 is same as well

Here is a picture on good board. 

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I was able to get it fixed. I removed the plug, cleaned it all up then resoldered with a jumper wire and all is good. Thanks for your help 

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Sorry I was late to respond.  I was gone for the weekend.  Sounds like you have it lined out.  Good job!

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