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Dell 620 Battery Issues

I have a Dell 620 office machine. It's on AC power all day, and I noticed it yday that in the evening when I take off the AC power, it shows low battery.
And even after taking it off the AC power, it shows AC Power icon on the right hand side bottom taskbar. Checked the Power options in control panel. Everything seems to be fine.
Took out the battery (kept it out for a minute) and then placed it back in. Did not solve the problem.
So, now whenever I take the AC power chord out- it goes low battery.
& even after taking the power chord out , the icon for AC power doesn't go off.

Please Help!

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  • Aditi Jain Dec 19, 2007

    Alright, I can try that. I have another Dell 620 machine at home.

    Also, this is a fairly new laptop. I got it 2 months back. So, I think battery should not be a problem. I 'll check on circuitry.

    Thanks!!

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Chances are pretty good that your battery just needs to be replaced. Over time all rechargeable batteries loose their ability to hold a charge. It's also possible, but less likely, that there could be an issue with your AC power adapter or the charging circuitry inside the laptop.

Best bet would be to find a similar laptop with a battery that does charge and switch. If the problem follows the battery then you need a new one.

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