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My computer will not recharge the battery or turn on with the power cord, all that happens is that the battery symbol light blinks on and off in orange. What can I do to fix the problem, it started shortly after my baby touched it and my system went into max battery then low battery to hibernation.

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Try to power drain the system. remove the battery from the computer , unplug charger then press and hold the power button for about a minute just to drain remaining power then try to turn it back on again. if the problem still persist you might need to have motherboard replacemnt

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