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Battery not charging

The ground on ac plug is missing could this cause battery not to charge on my inspiron 2200?

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  • chucka77 Feb 09, 2009

    Thanks! Was just told by prev. owner battery is @ 3 years old. Yea.

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Your cell is bad. it doesn't matter if the ground isn't attached. you can still get a charge.

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    Michael Masters Feb 09, 2009

    yea, that cell is gone. thanks for using fix ya:)

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If the plug is not using correct current in correct location, ie plugged in backwards yes it will not charge unit properly.

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Can i run the laptop without a battery in it.plugged in with ac adaptor only


Yes, you can.

Laptops can run without battery with the AC, and it's fine, does not harm.
But however, I do not recommend you removing the battery and using the notebook with AC adapter only. The notebook is designed to be portable and with battery plugged in. In addition, using AC adapter only may cause the system to overheat since it is getting and using direct power from the power outlet.

Sometimes when you take out the battery your laptop doesn't work.
But that issue usually is related with some problem with the connectors of your motherboard.

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