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Notebook is not charging, even when the ac adapter is working.

Been trying to charge the notebook but is not charging. adapter is working but the charge light on the notebook has not come on. 

is the battery dead?

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Your battery is now defective. Removing the battery while it's still ON and plugging your AC adapter is ok. But be careful, if the AC adapter is plugged again it won't power-up anymore. So, replace it with new one. 

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Definately sounds like your battery might have went bad on you. Try to find one that you know works and see what happens in your machine.

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

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