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Battery light flashes orange three times then green. It doesn't impact battery life or operation. Is there a danger I that I might lose all my data? can I safely continue using laptop with ac adaptor pliugged in without fear of corrupting or losing data? thanks in anticipation

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This indicates either a faulty battery, charging circuit or motherboard issue with the charging port or charging circuit.

You can run the laptop solely on the ac adapter without issue as long as you have steady power. Try removing the battery and plug in the AC adapter and see if the laptop gives you the same light flashes...if it does, you maybe having an AC adapter issue. Try running the laptop solely on the battery and see how long the charge lasts.

Hopefully, all you are dealing with is a battery that is losing a few cells but is still capable of functioning...then you just have to get a new one.

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