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Sony Vaio VGN-FE550G Battery Power Probs.

We are dealing with a Sony Vaio VGN-FE550G. The basic problem is that my laptop won't run off battery power anymore. It will charge the batteries and recognizes them, but when I take the power cord out it shuts off and doesn't switch to battery power.

This started when I did the battery recall for the system and the new battery worked for a month then it started doing this after I accidently kick the AC cord out of the computer while walking passed.

Sony says I need a new battery, but I don't really believe them.

Anyone have any ideas?

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Sounds more likely you have blown part of the charging circuit when you have pulled the ac cord from the laptop

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