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If the computer is running on battery the battery is broken. If not try to take out the battery and try again if that is still not helping then you are having a heating proplem, fan broken or something like that.
If the fan is spinning quite fast then the overheating problem is most likely dust clogging the fan and heat-sink assembly. Blasting air into the fan and heat-sink can only make it worst as you are forcing the dust further into the heat-sink fins.
Remove the panels covering the vent and fan/heat-sink, loosen the dust and vacuum to remove this dust off the fan and heat-sink. Check the fan to see if it spins freely, if not replace the fan.
After re-assembling and boot up, if you still have heating problems, addition cooling can be employed by purchasing a laptop fan assisted cooling pad. Place the laptop on top of this pad and the fans on the pad will direct additional cooling air to the laptop's vents.
Portable batteries are considered a consumable item because as they are used, there is some degradation to the battery. The average life of a portable battery is 300 to 500 discharge/recharge cycles. After that point, the battery's ability to hold a charge slowly decreases, to where it will only power the system for 10 to 15 minutes even when indicating a full charge.
If this is the Original System Battery, then you will need to get a replacement battery to have the system run for a longer period on battery only.
Generally speaking, an orange power light indicates problems with the power. You also described to a "T" how a bad battery behaves. To test this theory, take out the battery and plug in the laptop. It should power up and run. If so, it's time to invest in a new battery.
To be doubly sure, if you have anyone with the same laptop as yourself, plug in their battery to your laptop. It should work if their battery is good.
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