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No power.with ac adapter connected the laptop shows battery low .

With ac adapter connected the laptop(IBM T22), shows low battery and then switches off, isn't it supposed to work anyway through the ac adapter. I thought even with a dead battery, using the ac adapter the laptop would work anyway, but seems i'm wrong. any answers, thanks Tony.

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  • tony_tc1 Apr 21, 2009

    Ok, my fault just found out that the adapter was dodgy, and the battery was fully discharged. thanks again anyway.

  • bajaman61 May 11, 2010

    You are correct. You should be able to power up the TP normally with no battery attached. First, check you power supply for any breakage and be sure that all contact points are clean and snugly fitting along the power supply line. Another likely possibility is the yellow internal connection into which the circular power supply connection plugs into at the back of the TP's base. Is that loose?

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