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Hi I have an inspiron 1525 and when I boot it up I get a message that the computer does not recognise the AC charger. The charger actually stopped working and I had to pull the power cable from it and then it worked again. I still get the message and my battery does not charge. It says I can reset the charger. How do I do this? Is there any other solution? Thanks Dan

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1. Take the battery out of the laptop & try to turn on the laptop using power adapter only. If the computer turns on, then the battery is defective & needs to be replaced.
2. Make sure the power adapter is not defective. Test the output voltage of the power adapter using a voltmeter. Compare the voltmeter reading to the nominal value written on the adapter or the laptop.
3. Make sure the DC jack is not loose or broken. A loose DC jack will need to be re-soldered. A broken one will need to be replaced.

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