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Battery not charging.

I have a problem with what I believe is the connection in the computer that the power cord plugs in to. For a while I could wiggle the cord and if I hold it just right the battery would charge. Not no matter how I hold it it will not charge. Is that internal connection something that I can fix or could it be something else?

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This issue can be caused by any of the below possibilities.

  1. Computer AC / DC cable is bad not allowing the computer battery to charge.
  2. Battery is bad.
  3. Battery charger board is bad.

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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    Alley LU Nov 25, 2010

    Check if the laptop can work if only install battery, and also install adapter only to find the problem.

    You can find Sony power supply here:http://www.hismarket.com/laptop-ac-adapt...

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