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Well my girlfriend told me that the laptop wont charge " due to a storm we just had" i looked it over the laptops works still but it dont charge i think maybe something might have happen to the adapter??

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There could be a problem with the Power Adapter, with the battery. So get it checked with the help of a Local Computer shop.

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