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Battery not recharging.

I have a IBM T41 thinkpad. The battery is not staying charged. I believe I have a bad AC adapter b/c when I borrow a friend's adapter, it works fine. Am I assuming correctly that I need a new adapter?
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If your unit works with your friend's adapter , then it is your AC adapter. You can do a Google search and find it on the web. Also Targus makes a good universal kit that will work.


Hope this helps, If it does, please rate it.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know.

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Look on the charger itself & it will have the correct output voltage & polarity stamped on the charger. Then get a volt meter to verify if the correct output voltage is present. If the volt meter reads less than what is stamped on the charger, then I would recommend replacing the charger at that point.

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