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New battery will not charge

I have a three-year old compaq M2000; the factory battery had steadily declined until it would hold only a few minutes' charge, so I replaced it. I plugged the computer in to charge with the new battery in place, and went to sleep. In the morning I unplugged it and turned it on, to find a low battery warning: only 24% charged. I ran it down, and plugged it in again, then left for work. Returned twelve hourse later, and still-----24%! Help?

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It could be a Problem with Your Powerjack and may need replacing. You can diagnose this at my website: there is also a useful DVD there to show you how to open and repair a Power Jack.
Or DC Socket.

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Hi, Well, first, do you have the correct ac adapter?It's possible to have an adapter that will run the system, but not provide enough juice to run the machine AND charge the battery. Did you replace the battery with a brand new one? Thanks

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

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