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Toshiba Satellite will not run off of AC. Battery holds charge for about 1 hour-then powers down and will not come back on till battery is charged again.

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I need to know how to use my new laptop battery correctly.


The first time you charge the battery allow 12 to 16 hours, after that 2 to 4 hours or when battery is charged. If you go on battery frequently drain it right down before charging it, this will give the maxi-um performance and longevity.

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My toshiba satellite pro doesn't work , even with charger in , it doesn't turn on , its like all the power is gone :o ?


You may have a bad DC connection:

Symptoms of a broken power jack
1. If you wiggle the power cord or the AC Adapter connector on the back of the laptop, the power LED and battery charge LED start to flicker.
2. Battery will not charge in the laptop.
3. Laptop runs fine off a charged battery.
4. With the AC Adapter connected the laptop appears to be dead.
No power LED or battery charge LED activity.
5. Laptop randomly powers off without any warning



If your laptop is out of warranty, then you can fix the problem by resoldering DC-IN jack on the system board. If it

Dec 16, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A60 Notebook

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Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 willnot operate on


Hello,

You have replaced the battery and then it worked.
Try once with power draining (remove the battery and then press the power button for one minute and then again refix the battery) and check.

Thanks

Dec 10, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M45X-S331 Notebook

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My TOSHIBA MINI NB205-n313/9 10.1 inch net book will not turn on


Hi,
The laptop is not turning on?

Remove the battery and try boot the machine on AC power only. If the computer starts up turn it back off, reinsert the battery and try to boot the computer again.
If it still won't boot with the battery inserted then i suggest you send or take the computer back as there is a hardware problem.


Regards.

Sep 15, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite PSAG0U-02D00M Notebook

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Toshiba Satellite a205 Battery Will Not Charge


You did what all should not have been done. your battery works as a buffer between high surge of electricity which comes through electrical supply i.e. it protects your smps from burning up. From your current position it seems your smps fuse has blown. If they have given one or else your smps itself has gone. I'll tell you for your future usage of battery. Whenever you get any electronic equipment with chargable battery you should never switch it on unless and untill you have charged it for continuous 24 hours. Never try to run such equipment directly through dc or ac power. Hope your fuse has gone its not costly.

Jun 19, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S4607 Notebook PC

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Wont charge while powered on or run on ac power


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.

Apr 21, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A75-S211 Notebook

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Toshiba satellite m35 power issues


Hi !
While power off, disconnect the power adaptor.
Take off battery.

Plug the power adaptor back and try to start !
Is it running?

If yes, than the power adaptor is OK.

Now shut down and disconnect the power adaptor.
Put back your battery and start!
Leave it untill you 'empty' the battery.
Do not start your laptop.

Plug the power adaptor and do not start your laptop yet.
Is there a led idicator showing that the battery is charging ?
Does it shows when the battery is full charged (e.g. red/yellow=charging, to green/off charged)?
If not, leave it for at least 3 hours. After that, start your laptop (adaptor is plugged) and see if you still have an icon saying charging 99%.

If that is the case, then something is wrong with the battery.

Check your warranty, and replace it.
DO NOT OPEN the battery - nothing interesting you will find inside - nothing you can do !

Regards.

Mar 28, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M35-S456 Notebook

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Always running on batteries


You can still use your laptop even if you take out the battery and run on ac alone. You can also leave your battery in with the ac plugged in for 4 hours to charge it even if the laptop is off. Hope this helps. Thank you.

Sep 20, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite P35-S611 Notebook

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Battery: Fast Discharge, Slow Charge, Charging Lights Flicker, Runs off battery when plugged in


Problems sounds like a damaged power pin from pulling or jerking on the AC cable. I use a Cable Retention Device like the one in this video to keep from hurting the pin.

Dec 29, 2007 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S149 Notebook

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