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I plumy labtop, and it does not charge

I plug in my labtop and the adapter light get lite up , but when I check the status on the computer it shows that my computer is not even getting charged. My computer turns on but it only has a life of 2 minutes.

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This could be the result of a bad battery. Try removing the battery and starting only with the power supply. Also check the power supply with an ohm meter to see if it's getting the proper output to the computer. Then remove the memory and try them one at a time. At this point the only thing left is a motherboard component, and this will need to be diagnosed and tracked down by a professional.

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If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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