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Battery not charging

Battery will not hold any charge.
Indicatorlight flashing orange all the time.
Power option says battery not connected ???

Any suggestions ?

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Matt, i did what u said, and i'm happy because my wireless switch is WORKING! :) Hopefully it stays this way.

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