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My lap top turns off *** soon as i remove the power cord.... its like my battery will not take charge at all.. the battery light flashes 2 green and one orange... its a dell 9100

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Dell has problems with that motherboard not recognizing the battery or the adapter. If you get error messages about the battery not being correct or recognized, the board has issues.

If this notebook is always plugged in then the battery has shorted and won't hold a charge.

Best option is to try another battery. Another thing, if your system is more than a year old, the battery needs replacing anyway.

If you are going to use this plugged in, get another battery, charge it up and remove it.

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