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Cuts out every time i put mains lead in

When it shows batterie low and i go to put ny mains lead in it switches the computer of and it dose this everytime so i have to leave it to charge for a while so that i can use my computer without mains its only just started doing this could you please advise what may be the problem

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  • tazzo26 Dec 08, 2008

    the mains lead charges the batt when not in use but if we want to use the laptop with the mains lead in it just shuts the computer of totaly



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I had a customer with the same problem. Turned out to be his charger was faulty.

I would suggest getting another, or even a test one, maybe the local computer store can test out the laptops charging system while you are there, and if its faulty they can supply you one too.

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