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Power issue. Battery is completely dead. If i plugged power adapter and unplugged battery, it won't work. Having both plugged and battery in, will work after a while. Then in about 25-30 minute, screen will start to go dimmer and back normal over and over. Will eventually say that we need to change battery or power outlet then will shut off just like that.

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Oh yea ... tried a universal adapter as well.

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Are you using correct AC adapter for the notebook? Can you try a different AC adaptor?

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My battery icon shows "plugged


When this issue occurs it is generally due to a bad power adapter. Power adapters tend to get hot when plugged in and in use. The actual temp inside the adapter would naturally be even hotter than the outside.

Over time wires inside any component that creates massive heat will simply breakdown. Sometimes they can get hot enough to catch fire.

My suggestion would be to purchase a new power adapter and see if that fixes the problem. You may want to find someone with the same laptop and "borrow" their power adapter to see if that fixes your problems. That way you won't spend any money until your sure.

THANKS! Hope that helps.

Aug 26, 2011 | Lenovo 3000 N100 0768 - Pentium Dual Core...

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My inspiron one 2305 won't power on. The light on the adapter cuts off soon as i plug it in. It work fine the last time i shut it down.


Welcome to Fixya
This sound like a hardware problem not much to do to try and fix this issue but you can try this.
Remove the ac adapter and battery. Hold down the power button for 10 seconds. By doing this we are draining the flea power of the laptop. Residue power sometimes causes a no power issue. If this does not fix the problem then you would have to get the laptop serviced.


Hope this helps

Jun 09, 2011 | Dell Inspiron One 2305 Desktop Computer...

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ALIENWARE DESKTOP LOST ALL POWER


In a laptop, you can lose power in three ways.
1. Dead battery 2. Dead Power cord. 3. Bad motherboard.
ther first two should be rather obvious, as the battery won't work or it won't hold a charge, but if it won't turn on at all, even while plugged in, chances are that you're going to need a new motheboard. This can be expensive in the M--x laptops, unfortunately.
Sorry for the bad news, mate.

Apr 29, 2011 | Dell Alienware M11x Gaming Laptop Computer...

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I took the battery out then put it back in and now my laptop won't turn back on. How can I turn it back on?


Try unplug the power cord and remove the battery then hold the power button for 30secs. Plug the AC adapter back and see if you can power it back on. Assuming your ac adapter is not dead.

Dec 13, 2010 | PC Desktops

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The power in the battery is 0, not recharging, it is 2 month old


first you have to purchase new battery pack. while doing that you can use your laptop without battery pack. just plug the power adapter into the socket and to your laptop.
And, if the power adapter is plugged in, then still now power, you have to purchase also a power adapter.

Jul 02, 2010 | Lenovo 3000 N100 0768 - Pentium Dual Core...

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No power


Reset the memory modules and any other cards that are accessable, like the WIFI and modem cards.
Power up your laptop, does it work normally?
If not, then try rhe following steps.
Does it work when the battery is removed and the AC adapter plugged in?
If so you may have a bad battery.
Try this, unplug the AC adapter and remove the battery for a few minutes, leave the battery out and connect the AC adapter, power on your system, does the laptop work normally?
Power down, and reinstall the battery, with the AC adapter still connected, power up your laptop, does it work normally?
If not, the battery may be defective.
If NONE of the steps work then *********** board needs to be replaced.

I hope this helped, good luck and have a nice day.

May 26, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Have a Compaq Presario 5100. My son closed the lid. When he re-opened the lid the computer stayed dark, no screen. Hard shutdown and upon trying to power it back up the orange power light goes on and then...


hi,
take out the battery and try to start the laptop with the ac adapter only if it works that could mean two things
1) either the battery is bad
2) or mother board is bad

further queries are welcome
If you find my solution helpfull please do rate me

Mar 23, 2009 | Compaq Presario sr1111nx 2.53GHz Celeron...

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Acer laptop shut of during power outage .


From the Acer website:
Product
Notebook
Issue
Power Issues or Will not Boot
Solution
If the notebook does not power on:

Make sure the ac adapter is correctly plugged into the notebook and into the power cord.

If everything is plugged in correctly and it still will not power on, follow these steps to complete a ‘power reset' of the notebook.
  1. Unplug the ac adapter. Keep ac adapter unplugged.
  2. Remove the battery and keep the battery unplugged.
  3. Hold the power button down for 15-20 seconds. (Nothing will appear on the display and none of the lights will light up.)
  4. Release the power button and plug in the ac adapter ONLY. (Please note that a power indicator light should be lit on the ac adapter when it is plugged in).
  5. Normally power on the notebook.
  6. If the unit does not power on, remove the ac adapter and insert the battery into the system.
  7. Plug the ac adapter back into the system, the battery charging indicator light will light up.
    If the battery charging indicator light does not light up, the ac adapter may not be providing proper power to the unit, and may need to be replaced.
Also, depending on whether your power went down "clean" (quick and stayed off), or went down and quickly came back on and off many times. Or when it came back on "clean" (came back on quick and stayed on), or it came on then off many times, your power supply may have been damaged from the power surges Are you having any problems with any other appliances?

Feb 07, 2009 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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Have an MT6451. When I press the power button it will not turn on but the battery indicator light in front of the laptop flashes red every time I press the power button. I should also tell you that it did...


Gateway MT6451 laptop. That was easy but the rest is a guess without more details. It sounds like this computer is not plugged into an outlet or is not getting power from that outlet, and that the battery is dead low. Try plugging something else, like a lamp, into the very same outlet that the laptop is plugged into to make sure it turns on. Not the next plug over on a power strip, but the very same plug. If it doesn't get power either, there's hope. Except that your battery needs a good recharge after the laptop starts getting power.
If the outlet turned out to be good, then the power adapter on your laptop may have failed. At this point you'll need try another power adapter and try again. At this point you may need the help of people who can look at the computer for you, preferably friends with a similiar laptop (and power adapter).
I wish I could help more, but thats a start.

Mar 30, 2008 | PC Desktops

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No power showing


the power system is my first consideration, since the attempt of using battery and the adapter and it doesno longer come on, i suggest you have the power system checked but first insert the battery carefully and check if it comes on or not and carefully plug the adapter and watch if the adapter led on the adapter comes on or not,if comes on the power system of the laptop is the case and if does not come on change the adapter and try again. should it not work out the power system of the laptop is defective.

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Feb 12, 2008 | PC Desktops

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