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Laptop wont power on when battery is full, how do i fix this?

Power indicator flashes orange after a few seconds

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Im sure its just a glitch but it might help to plug it in anyway or just get a new laptop!

Posted on Apr 21, 2013

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SOURCE: Flashing amber battery light

Sure, this just mean your are in charging mode, but your battery is at full charge. Should your battery need charging and in charging mode the lights would be green most likely.

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Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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I am facing a similar problem with 5160 and my power button will not power up the laptop. I presses the shift key, it got powered up (offcourse only fan started but the screen is black)
Try pressing shift key to power up.

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell Inspiron 5150 won't boot

have u checked the ram and made sure its functioning properly

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Battery Light Flashes Orange and Green

The LED sequence indicates a failure in the battery. (Like one cell has low charge) As long as the overall battery output meets the minimum for system operation, the battery will work.

The average lifespan for a Portable battery is about 500 discharge/recharge cycles (1 to 2 years) anything after that is a bonus

Replace the battery, issue will go away

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Flashing lightning bolt on Compaq C300

i think the battery is depleted so the power supply can no longer charge the battery

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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