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My Dell Inspiron 6000 works fine on AC, but will not charge

I recently had to send in my Inspiron to be repaired because the charging port was loose, but now I have an entirely different problem. The AC cord plugs in fine and the computer will run on AC, but it refuses to charge my battery. I tested the battery and it's not dead, and I tested the AC cord and it's not dead either. Is there something wrong with the conversion of AC in my laptop?

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Hi,
As a first step, Try reseating the battery on the laptop and see if the problem is resolved.
If not working, then try flashing the BIOS on the laptop.
You can find the latest BIOS for your system in the support.dell.com website.
1. GO to support.dell.com
2. Click on "Drivers & Downloads"
3. Either select your System model or enter your the service tag of the computer.
4. Under the "BIOS" section., you will find an option to download the BIOS.
5. Save it to your system., and just double click it, to install.

-> Make sure that the system is not turned off while Updating the BIOS...

Have a nice day

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