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I have an ibm thinkpad with a brand new battery, first time i put battery in it charged up good as, did not use computer for a month, now battery dead and will not charge?????? please help. it has a new li-lon battery.

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Try a diffrent battery. if second battery charges then your battery you got is defective.

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