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Can't get power back on after battery went flat

Although the power input (18.5 volts-checked it) is plugged in cannot get a green power light.

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  • tblakley Dec 26, 2008

    Compaq Evo N610C PC Notebook

    I am dealing with the same problem with the same computer, must be a malfunction. I even went and bought a new battery charger, I can't get the green light to come on for it to charge.


  • hjtovey Dec 26, 2008

    I fiddled about with the input plug to the computer and eventually got a yellow light which I think meant that the battery was charging-after a time, presu,ably when the battery was sufficiently chatrrged the green lights cam on and I was able to log in. In other words, it was a faulty connection

  • hjtovey Dec 26, 2008

    I fiddled about with the input plug to the computer and eventually got a yellow light which I think meant that the battery was charging-after a time, presu,ably when the battery was sufficiently chatrrged the green lights cam on and I was able to log in. In other words, it was a faulty connection

  • JDTec
    JDTec May 11, 2010

    The DC connector on the system board is probably loose and needs to be resoldered.

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I have the same notebook and the same problem occurs with mine. First you have to disconect the battery a few times in a row. You may have to tremove the bios battery. If you have the extra battery in the socket where the cd player is then you need to remove that battery as well. I have this issue with my laptop on a regular basis and thats what i do to fix the issue. watch out for heating up issues you can't use this unit flat on your lap for a long period of time it will heat up and random shut off, you should get a cooling fan tray from e-bay i got one with 3 fans for 11 dollars i also recomend going into the bios and setting the fan to always on when pluged in thjis helps keep the unit cool and working. When you get the light to come on i sugest letting the battery charge up before using the unit.

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