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Dell D610, spontaneous power down. Rebooted OK on battery. PC-12 (65W-AC) brick LED blinks green once after plugging it in, but does not charge notebook. Is it the notebook or the power adapter?

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  • liem638 Jul 15, 2009

    When notebook is powered off, the charge indicator on the notebook does not illuminate. When powered on, the battery indicator blinks because its almost out of charge.

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How you can test that is by completely removing the battery and then see how it boots up. If it wont boot then i would suspect the system board.

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Jason
Here is a link on the LED issue
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3696096-dell_portable_battery_led_flashes_orange
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