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I have an elonex one t laptop and it wont work off the charge adaptor, it wont switch on unless its plugged in. thanks jo

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It is evident your Battery is not working - If it is not too far gone which it quite possibly is follow my steps to fix the battery and allow it to hold charge:

1. Remove the battery from your Laptop - In a lot of cases there will be a slider on the bottom side of your laptop that will unlock the battery and allow it to be slid out.

2. Put the battery in a think plastic bag - Alternatively 2 thin plastic bags

3. Place it in the freezer for 30 minutes

4. Remove the Battery and place in in the sun for another 30 minutes

5. Place it back in the freezer for 30 mins

6. Put it out in the sun for 30 minutes then back into your laptop.

7. Leave the battery plugged in to charge

8. Remove the AC Adapter

Please Note: I work full time in the IT field I use this technique to fix batteries that do not hold charge as it puts the energy in stasis and wipes their theoretical memory - It works for laptops with little charge holding capacity but as your's has no charge the probability of it being dead is high under this circumstance I can only recommend attempting to hunt down a replacement battery at your expense;

I sincerely hope this write up has helped you,

Blazamane

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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Sounds like you need a new battery.

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