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Battery won't charge

Battery charge light doesn't light. Laptop works fine when plugged in. Tried a new battery without success.

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  • iamjls Jan 24, 2009

    best buy replaced my mobo under warantee, I had trashed my usb ports. soon after the 30day warantee on repairs expired. my battery failed. actually it may not have. now with a new battery the power light flashes the computer runs on ac but the battery will not charge.



    sounds like a batch of defective mobo's

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Sounds like the ac adapter isnt working.Test the adapter with a volt meter.The sticker on the adapter should tell the output voltage.

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

  • Donny LaPlant
    Donny LaPlant Mar 25, 2008

    Sorry didn't read listing correct,if it works with adapter plugged in then its not the adapter. Sounds more like the board curcuit is bad ,,,,it works with adapter but the charge doesn't make it to the battery,need to check the adapter jack where it is souldered to the board.If the problem isn't there it could be in the board itself.

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