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Power Problems My battery light flashes when the adaptor is plugged in, says I have few minutes left of power. The laptop is then shut down, take out the power lead, plug it back in and then its ok, but then it happens again. Am not sure whether it is the battery or the power lead, I also have another Travelmate 4200, which has no problems

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Re: Power Problems

If the problem is the power pin it's from jerking and pulling on too much. Here's an interesting video about a way to keep the problem from happening. . .

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Re: Power Problems

Quick check, remove the battery all together.

Plug the laptop into the wall with the adapter, power on, wiggle the connector at the laptop and see if the notebooks shuts off. You are checking to see if there is a short at the DC Jack. If the notebook runs without shutting off instantly, then it's not the power connection. Let me know what you find from there.

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