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I am having a problem with my acer travelmate 2480-2968 Laptop. For some reason it will not turn on and the green light on the charger works fine, when I plug the charger into the computer the yellow light comes on(let me know that the battery is low) but it still not charging at all. I don't know if it something wrong with the computer or the battery.

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  • dootruitt200 Mar 03, 2009

    How do I test the power pack can i get steps please because I don't know much about a computer.

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Test the power pack with a multimeter.  If it is not giving out the correct voltage, then your power pack is bad.  If it is good, replace the battery.

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  • Shadow1989 Mar 04, 2009

    Get yourself a multimeter.  Set it for 20Volts or the next setting higher than what reads on the power supply unit.  Take the red lead and stick it in the middle of plug, the end of the cord that goes into your computer.  Touch the black lead to the outside of that same plug.  If it does not read the voltage indicated on the tech lable of the power supply unit, it is shot.  If you are still unsure, you can take it to your local radioshack or best buy and they will test it for you.

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