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Dell D610 battery won't charge. Toolbar shows ac power. Battery remains low. Status LEDs show low charge (first led only is lite) . Have removed battery and reseated. Restarted, Downloaded and flashed new BIOS rev.

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Your battery needs to be replaced ...it is exhausted ...

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If your battery charge indicator displays what looks like an inaccurate charge, you may need to recalibrate the battery.

To recalibrate the battery as mentioned, try this:
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3. Laptop runs fine off a charged battery.
4. With the AC Adapter connected the laptop appears to be dead.
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5. Laptop randomly powers off without any warning.

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