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How to REVIVE your dead laptop battery

  1. If your notebook computer is still under warranty, then by all means get the battery replaced!
  2. There’s no guarantee that this tip will work with your notebook battery; but so far this tip has never failed me
  3. If you have the money and there’s still available stock for your notebook battery, then just buy a replacement unit you cheapskate
  4. I won’t be held responsible for any damages or injuries resulting from following this tip. You have been warned!
OK, now that the above has been made clear, here’s the tip: freeze the battery! Yup, that’s the concept. However, here’s the proper way to do it in easy to read steps:
  1. Remove the battery from the notebook computer
  2. Wrap the battery with old newspaper, making sure that it envelops the battery tightly
  3. Repeat step 2 above with at least three pieces of large sheet newspaper (if you’re using tabloid sized newspaper, then use at least five pieces)
  4. Place the wrapped battery in the freezer compartment of your refrigerator
  5. Let it stay in that cryogenic state for three to seven days
Once your battery has been given the frozen treatment, do not directly plug it into your notebook! Let the battery thaw to normal room temperature within the newspaper wrapping by leaving it in the open for at least half a day (overnight is recommended).
Tear off the newspaper wrapping and touch the battery. Does it feel cool to the touch? If so, then leave it at room temperature for a few more hours. Once it feels just about room temperature, take a piece of tissue and wipe the contact points of the battery just in case there’s some traces of moisture there.
Once this is done, plug it in your notebook computer, plug in the power adapter and leave your notebook in “charging” state. Do not power on the notebook!
Give your battery time to fully charge (this depends on your notebook/battery model). Once you’re 100% confident that the battery is fully charged, say your prayers, cross your fingers and power on your notebook. If all goes well, your battery should be working just fine.

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computer was charging all night. Someone tripped over cord and pulled cord out of computer. Computer won't turn on. Computer did not fall.


There's two way on how we can turn our laptop on:
1. With the battery
2. Without the battery using the AC adapter or Power cord

Try the above options to isolate your issue.

- If number 2 option works then that means that there's something wrong with your battery.

Solution:
1. You can buy a generic laptop battery which is less expensive than the original battery. (Generic Laptop battery means different brand like the one made in china that fits your laptop.)
2. Buy a refurbished battery (Second hand battery)
3. Go back to the store where you bought or call their customer service if your still under warranty (Battery warranty for most laptop company is 90 days )
4. Buy a new one (Recommended if your out of warranty).

We're done with the lighter side of the issue our bigger problem is if your laptop wont turn on using the 2 option above.

This means that there's something wrong with the Laptop,

Solution:
1. If your still under warranty you can go back to the store where you bought for repair or call their customer service
2. If your out of warranty then you need to look for local tech.

Jan 29, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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my laptop won't stay on unless its plugged in all the time and I purchesed a replacement battery but that still didn't work, it has to be plugged in at all times, as soon as it gets unplugged it shuts off.


lwinter03

If you have already purchased a replacement battery but still having trouble with your computer turning off this means that there is a problem with the motherboard charging circuit.

If you are still under warranty I would recommend contacting Dell so they can send you a replacement motherboard for your notebook.

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

Issken
http://www.fixya.com/users/issken

May 10, 2010 | Dell Vostro 1000 Notebook

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Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 willnot operate on


Hello,

You have replaced the battery and then it worked.
Try once with power draining (remove the battery and then press the power button for one minute and then again refix the battery) and check.

Thanks

Dec 10, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M45X-S331 Notebook

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dellinpiron6000


That is an indication of a RAM memory failure. Try Memory modules individually to ID the bad RAM and replace it. www.crucial.com is where I buy RAM. Guaranteed compatibility, lifetime warranty. If under warranty from DELL, CONTACT Dell for Replacement RAM

Oct 19, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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