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Switching on the laptop

My dell inspiron runs down of battery,i later realised that the power to the mains is unplug.I did plug it and does has not been responding to when i switch on the power button.
please wht is the problem

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Re: switching on the laptop

Try holding the power button down for about 10 seconds. Then try turning it on.
Next remove the battery and try to start with just mains power.
Next replace the battery in the computer and let it charge.
If this does not work you will probably have to contact Dell

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