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Laptop not charging

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My laptop will not charge up...it works when i have it plugedinto the mains but knocks off when i unplug it

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Quite often it's just a loose battary compartment...just remove the batt and install it back works. D600 is a bit old now anyway, maybe you just need some new battery units...

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Nc6000 multibay battery does not recharge


Perhaps remove the multi-bay battery, and let main battery charge all the way. Then reattach multi-bay battery, and see if it's recognized.
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That is AC adapter (Charger) removed, then remove multi-bay battery.
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[You do Not want to unplug an AC adapter from a laptop, with the AC adapter plugged into power. Could be a power surge/voltage spike. Unplug AC adapter from power, when plugging into laptop, or unplugging from laptop ]

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No its not a problem with your adapter or battery.

It is related to your motherboard. There are some regulators which control back power to be used when the main power is off, and charging the battery etc., hence i would suggest you to please check the motherboard for any damages.

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