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Advent K200 laptop no longer charges battery

My Advent K200 laptop running Vista Home Premium is no longer charging its battery. Tried hard rest as suggested by someone, but still just get green battery LED and power status indicating 0% not charging.

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    The same for my daughters laptop only 18months old I have been told to buy a new one as they don't last very long.

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I Haven't Got a Solution, but The same has happened to my Advent K200.i Notice that you posted this 2 years ago, have you yet found a Solution? Thanks

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Im very sorry to hear that, please follow these simple steps for you to be able to isolate the exact problem.

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