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Thrid party battery, third party adapter, Dell 8600

New battery originally charged, but now is at 0% and won't charge. I got a Targus universal ac. Is this the problem?

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It is either the adapter or the connections to the motherboard. It would definitely feel better about telling you which one it is if you could try another adapter. Last thing i can say for now at least is have your ac adapter checked and make sure it is putting out the required power.

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