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Toshiba M15-S405 Battery Won't Charge

The laptop will work fine off of the AC Adapter. The charge light is amber (for charging) but never changes state to indicate charged. I replaced the battery. It came from Toshiba at 50% charge. It did not charge and the percent of charge is now 36%. The battery and the AC adapter appear to be working but the battery does not charge.

Does anyone know if the charge circuits are part of the motherboard or a separate, replaceable daughter board.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Randy

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  • rwilliams146 Mar 04, 2008

    I did not believe what you stated at first but, I measured the voltage out and it was 15VDC. I then read the voltage on the AC scale and it was over 20VAC.



    Now to find a power pack . . .



    Thanks,



    Randy

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