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Battery light is going green to orange

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The battery is dieing, not need to be charged dieing but replace the battery dead. You need to replace it or run off AC power


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That usually indicates battery is beginning to go bad. Eventually it will not hold a charge and will need to be replaced.



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Anyway, chargers for laptops are quite "unique" for each brand, sometime even for each model. There's a chance that by your "trial and error" you might even caused more damage... :/ You should CAREFULLY take a look on what your laptop consumes, in terms of VOLTAGE and CURRENT. Connecting incompatible charger (even if it's plug fits perfectly) might (and often will) damage your battery and/or the motherboard.

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