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Battery won't charge at all

I am plugged into the wall and it says it isn't charging. This computer isn't that old and want to figure out why. All the sudden it just stopped - and I have an HP laptop that has the same problem. Once in a while I get lucky and it actually will charge for a while but then all the sudden it stops again - no rhyme or reason...

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You will be check your adapter and charging port..

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Maybe you have ac or dc adapter problem try to bend the wires back and forth while you're laptop is plugged in, and see if it is charging whenever you move the wires. if not, your whole charger (ac/dc) is damaged/broken or your battery is. if your unit is still under warranty have it replaced instead of spending money for something under warranty.

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