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T21 will not run off battery

The original battery was not holding a charge, but the laptop would work off the power adapter. I purchased a replacement battery and it worked for a a day and then I noticed that it would not hold a charge. The battery appears in the control pannel, but it just reads as 0%. Any ideas?

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  • ryandempsey Dec 03, 2007

    Could you please explain what the power bar does and if it is possible to replace it on a T21?

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Hi,
Either you got another bad battery, or the power bar in the laptop isn't distributing power correctly.
That's about the only options.
If you can, check the pins for current where the battery plugs in, to see if it's getting juice.
Good luck

Posted on Dec 03, 2007

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