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Power problem hi I bought Dell inspiron 6400 model PC note book 4 months backback. with this i am facing the following problem " if I remove the power cable from the Ac mains the PC note book is getting reset" what could be the resason please suggest me a solution for this. i am using vista operating system. thanks in advance. rgds Kishore

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Re: power problem - Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook PC Laptops

I think this is battetry r adapter problem

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Why my dell inspiron 6400 battery not charging while plug in ,i have bought this one month ago

Every new Dell computer comes with a ONE-YEAR warranty.
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and will repair/replace any parts, to fix your problem.

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I bought a non dell battery for my inspiron 6400 note book but it wont charge,looking for a solutions,dell batteries too expensive john dublin ireland

the laptop will work with just adaptor plugged in and the battery removed.Try only adaptor plugged in.
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Hi and thank you for using fixya:

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  2. Press and hold <Fn> and press the power button to power the computer on.
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Here are my recommendations for this issue:

1. Reseat the battery.
2. Remove All External Components
3. Check the battery connectors on the battery and the system. Examine the connector on the battery and the system. Make sure that there is no physical damage and that it is clear of debris.
4. Remove All External Components
5. Try a known-good battery in the system, if available.

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Facing problem with battery of Dell Inspiron 6400

1. Shut down the system, remove the battery and the Ac adapter from the computer.
2. Press the power on button for 10 seconds
3. Reinsert the battery
4. Power on the computer and as soon as you see the dell logo press the f2 key a couple of time
5. Using the up down arrow keys , go to the option that says battery info. If there is an error message listed kindly post it back

6. Otherwise shut down the computer reconnect the ac.adapter and check if the problem is solved

Also the battery has a diagnostic lights on it , remove the battery from the computer and press the button on the battery a set of lights would glow. If they are steady and come in a series the battery is good , If some lights are missing the battery is bad and may need replacement


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How do i troubleshoot a network card problem i have a

The problem can be caused because of the following reasons
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2. The network card is disabled
3. Windows operating system is faulty
4. The network card is faulty
Use the following wizard to solve the problem


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