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Battery indicator on even after turn off the laptop

Battery is charging and system works fine. but after shutting down the system, battery indicator stay on and battery drains out. Mine is an IBM thinkpad R50e - 1834-U2G

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Reset the battery.....remove battery from system...boot while your adapter is plugged on....shut down..reinstall the battery......

if this doesn't help..

go to Control Panel>>>>>>Power Options and view setting ..........what does the system do after being switched off options



keep me posted
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