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Laptop is not turning on

The computer is not chargering even though the adapter is plugged in. I've always had a few challenges with the computer staying charged. I'm not sure if it's the adapter or the port? I see an amber light but not the green one...any sugguestions?

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I cannot turn on with ac adaptor too. Have to try a few times berore power is on. Also I get stripes (vertical).

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Take the battery out and turn it on with only the ac adaptor, then put the battery back in.

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