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Battery The battery has been worthless for a long time but I have been using the computer with the power adapter. Now the computer does not work even hooked to the adapter? I would think the computer should work when pluged into to the power adapter regardless of the battery status. I am assuming that I just need to buy a new battery. The battery is a 53wh 11.1v, type d56318. This doess not match what the dell web site said the batter for the computer should be. Does anyone know if this is in fact the problem and what is the correct replacement battery?

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Yup a bad battery in a Dell will cause this issue
A few systems will let you run with no battry ... IBM for one
unfortune that your dell meeds to at least pass voltage ...
do buy a battery to keep a going
LB

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

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If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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