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Keeps loosing battery/power

Battery charges up fine.. have tried 2 chargers.. still same thing, after awhile charger power kicks off n battery power goes to yellow..
new charger and new battery..
will not work on ac adapter without battery in..
please help!

it also has broken hinge springs but found fix here:
http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/ToshibaA20/Satellite_A20_replace_hinges_1.htm

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  • DService May 11, 2010

    Run the following diagnostic test & let me know if it works properly.



    1. Shut down the computer

    2. Unplug the power cord from the laptop.

    3. Remove the battery.

    4. If the battery has a charge indicator, push the button & note the level in your message.

    5. Hold the power button for 30 seconds.

    6. Re install the battery after the laptop has 45 seconds of time to sit untouched.

    7. Plug in the charger.

    8. Boot & check charging function
    NOTE: This test can fix the problem if you had bad data in static ram.


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If it will not work on AC Adapter without battery in it, then you have a bad AC Adapter and the battery is fine. You don't have to get an expensive AC adapter from the original manufacturer. Just look on the bottom of the AC adapter and write down the Volts and Wattage. You can get another at a place like Lowe's or Home Depot. But you must make sure that the Voltage matches exactly, to much voltage and it will fry your computer, to little voltage and it will not run your computer.

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