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Compaq Presario Battery wil not Charge

I started noticing my battery life span dimmishing months ago. It got to the point that the battery would not charge anymore. I ordered a new battery on thanksgiving day and it didn't work. The new battery had 60 minutes and it was counting down. The charge would hold if the AC cord was plugged, but it would not charge. Battery went down to zero % and I returned it thinking the battery was defective. I now have the new one and it's doing the same thing. The icon shows it's charging, but it will not increase the percentage at all with the old, the first or last replacement. I have to have the AC cord plugged in, in order for it to work.

What could it be?

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