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No Power My laptop was working fine when the display said low battery switch to electrical. I did that now it won't turn on. I removed the battery and put it back nothing, i plugged it in without the battery still nothing.

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I had this problem to maybe a couple months ago, the problem is either your charger is dead. or the connection of your charging port has got moved around.and its not being charged anymore.

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