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Does it need the battery to run while plugged to the a/c ( wall)

Even though plugged in it seems to run out of power and turns off

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  • rcunningh928 Apr 19, 2009

    Just bought a new powercord . It will not run without the battery in the laptop.

  • rcunningh928 Apr 19, 2009

    Hey what do you think ??? Ive taken out the battery and it wont turn on ??

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I'm assuming you have a laptop. check connections to the power cord.

laptops do NOT need a battery in to run.

if it won't start without the battery in it, your power supply has issues. possibly a kink in the cable, possibly just burnt out.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

  • Aryeh Levy Apr 20, 2009

    Dunno why I got a 2... anyway



    by power cord do you mean the cord to the power supply or the entire plug to laptop piece....



    if not you could have a broken connection on your power connection - solder can chip and crack.

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