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Battery Depleted Hi, Even though I am plugged into the wall outlet, the computer keeps saying that my battery is depleting and I should plug in or risk losing data...I am already plugged in! Do I need a new battery so that this doesn't keep happening? I don't want to lose any data! Thanks, Sheila

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  • Sheila Bruzzese Apr 10, 2008

    I checked the LED light and it's green so there is obviously a charge going to the computer..Would I assume the soemthing is wrong with the connection into the computer??

  • Sheila Bruzzese Apr 10, 2008

    Thanks eberyone..Maybe it's time to go Apple!!

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Are you able to run the laptop with no battery installed but the power cable plugged in? If not, there's a good chance your power jack on your laptop has broken (or almost broken) and will need to be replaced or the power adapter isn't working.

If it does run, your battery is probably bad and can't take any charge. It will need to be replaced.

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    Tygh Duval Apr 10, 2008

    There's also a chance the AC adapter is not working. Most have a green LED that lights when it's working. If not, you may have to check it on another (similar) laptop or with a meter.

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    Tygh Duval Apr 10, 2008

    Yeah, the problem is either with the power connector on the laptop or possibly with the battery (although less likely). You can replace the power connector yourself, although I must admit, it's not the easiest thing.

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