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Wont charge while powered on or run on ac power

Strange thing is happening. This laptop will only run on battery power. I tried powering it fron the wall with the battery out and it will run for a few seconds then shut down. When the unit has a battery and pluged in, it will light up the charge light then when you turn it on the charge light will turn off and run on battery only. If you plug it in while running it will show the charge light and switch to ac power profile, then it will switch back over to battery.

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Sounds like a lose or burnt charge terminal.  Fixing would require disassembling the laptop and resoldering the loose or broken connections.  You might want to try a different AC adapter first.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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