I have a dell XPS 15 l502x which is supported by a 130W adapter. My adapter broke and I had to purchase a new one. well the question is that I received a 180W charger online (obv their mistake). Will it cause any damage to my Laptop as it is of higher watt than the normal one or can I continue to use it as it did not throw up any error when I plugged it in .
Looking forward to a response.
Thanks in Advance.
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It will cause no problems - the system will draw only as much power as it needs. It's safe to use a higher-capacity adapter -- but the reverse is not true.
The adapter should run cooler than the original and will likely last longer as it won't be stressed as much.