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If my battery for my HP laptop is dead, should the computer still operate with the AC adapter?

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    I have taken out the battery, and with the AC adapter plugged in, the computer does power up. could there be something wrong within the computer, such as a relay from the power source, that is not working?

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Yes it should. You may need to remove the battery.

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Yes, it will operate with the AC adapter . But I suggest you consult HP for a battery replacement. If you bought this below 1 year of purchase, I believe you are entitled for a 1 year warranty. But just the same, it will turn on the laptop with the AC adapter connected.

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    I have taken the battery out of the computer, and attached the AC adapter, and it does power up. Could there be something internally wrong with the computer?

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SOURCE: HP Compaq Presario V5000 PC - Shuts doen while plugged into AC adapter.

eather you have one or a couple of the following problems,

1. you have a bad battery
2. the power supply is defective
3. the charging circuit in the laptop is defective and the motherboard will require replacement or repaired.


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