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Battery my battery seems to not want to recharge and when I start my laptop up with the docking station and AC adaptor on, the computer tells me it can't determine what AC it is using.

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Below is a listing of issues and solutions to those issues relating to the NICAD batteries.
Main battery does not charge See document CH000353 for additional information to why the main battery may not charge.
Battery does not charge to 100% See document CH000354 for additional information to why the main battery may not charge to 100%.


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Posted on Dec 06, 2007

  • sheila skaggs Dec 06, 2007

    Solutions:

    Below is a listing of issues and solutions to those issues relating to the NiMH batteries.

    Main battery does not charge

    See document CH000353 for additional information to why the main battery may not charge.

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Try this, with laptop removed from docking unit:

1. Press and hold the laptop power button down, for 10 seconds.
2. Now remove the battery
3. Repeat step one above
4. Let the laptop sit for 10 minutes.
5. Reinstall the battery
6. Make sure docking station is unplugged, and insert laptop into docking station.
7. Plug in power supply (to dock)
8. Start the laptop.
9. IF IT STARTS, let it run a while to see if the battery is charging
10. Remove it from the dock and repeat steps 1-5 above and then go directly to 8 (start without connecting dock).

CONCLUSIONS: If the laptop started in the dock on step 9 but not 10 (only on battery), your battery or power regulator circuit may be damaged. However, if it starts in step 10 but not step 9, your docking station -or its AC power supply may be damaged Let me know how this comes out, please.

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