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Hp 530 notebook flashing power light when unplugged from the power cable, even though the battery is 80% charged

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  • carobelle Jan 19, 2009

    compaq presario c500 the power light keep flashing orange

  • davez79 Jan 26, 2009

    My battery light flashes all the time when unplugged and on. What is it and what do I do?

  • chiqy May 03, 2009

    I have the same problem, before when i remove and reinsert the battery it would its more persistent and it acted up right after the warranty period. Someone who had the same kind of machine told me its the beginning of trouble and it will start going off on its on etc etc....if this is a malfuction of the model what options does one have to have HP sort it?



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i had this same problem with my hp 530
i dont know if this is what you are meant to do but if u turn off the laptop and take the battery out and put it back in again the problem should stop

it may happen again a few weeks afterwards but just do the same thing

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I have now come across two identical c500 presarios owned by different people with exactly the same flash amber light problem. Taking the motherboard battery out to reset the cmos failed to fix them. Also a search on the internet came across many other people with this. Unfortunately it seems like a component fault somewhere in the power supply circuit. When I get some time over xmas I'll try to trace it. Untill then I recommend to people "dont by compaq they are cheap ****", just my oppinion.

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