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Power failure inspiron 1150 works fine on battery. taskbar indicates that battery is chargingnbut it isn't. strength keeps exhausting. now down to 15%. when I remove the battery, the screen is blank and the two end lights keep blinking. the keyboard is dead, none of the keys respond. I,ve checked the adapter and it is putting out 19 volts dc as it should.. any help will be very appreciated. either here or my Email.(harrypal@comcast.net)

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  • harrypal Dec 29, 2008

    there is nothing wrong with the battery. the problem i that the computer does not boot up on powerand the keyboard is frozen dead. the computer operates fine on battery which is being exhausted because no power is getting to it.

  • harrypal Dec 30, 2008

    The problem was apparently caused by memory failure which I fixed. All is working fine. Thanks for the help.

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If it is an older battery it probably needs to be replaced. Sometimes when you remove a battery while the computer is running it makes it "freak out". Not mch you can do to test this except try a new one.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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    Dan rogers Dec 30, 2008

    The computer needs to go back to the manufacturer or to a professional because apparently the leads that charge the battery have become faulty

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