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Orange blinking power light on inspiron laptop

When i turn on my laptop the power light blinks orange 4 times and back to green and repeats. with the battery out of the laptop it stops blinking. the changer will charge the battery when pluged in. so it blinks only when the battery is installed in the laptop on battery power or shore power.
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Hello,
I recommend purchasing a new Dell Inspiron battery.
The code 4 blinking orange or amber and one green, means a defective battery.
Thank You, Raphael

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

  • Zachary Barry Aug 22, 2012

    my computer was doing this as well, but it started just after my charger went out and I had to order a new one.

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