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Take the battery out of the machine. Leave it connected to the AC power and try again to start it. If it happens your battery is a Li-ion and a safety feature is built into the battery pack to prevent your charger from over charging a depleted battery and causing a fire.

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    Now for a real test of your beliefs, take the battery and place it in your freezer for about an hour, then put it back in your computer and see if the machine will try to charge it. This works sometimes. I have bought some of them back tocharge about 70% fill, I suspect that the cold slows down the ionic exchange and doesnt appear as a depleted battery. keep a sharp eye on it that it doesn't get too hot. If you are not going to use your computer for a good while, say month or so, take the battery out and store it in the refrigerator side of your appliance, do not freeze.

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