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I have a Dell Inspiron 1525. I bought it in August, 2008. It has been working fine until recently. Now the problem is that it only charges upto 32%. and then it says "Plugged in, charging" but it does not charge. i drained my battery to end and again tried to recharge but it always gets stuck at 32%. Dell battery indicator says that my battery is working fine. What may be the problem here? I'd be grateful.

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The problem is batteries wear out. You will most likely need to replace it
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