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My battery light flashes 4 times orange and 1 time green. It will run on the ac adapter. But the battery icon says that the battery is at 0 percent. what is the problem?

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You can try removing the battery and unplugging the power cable for 5 mins. Charge the battery for 8 hrs. Tried running notebook with battery only. If it will not turn on, make sure you contacted dell for the BIOS firmware update before replacing it. You can also visit their support site for the latest BIOS firmware http://support.dell.com/support/index.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&~ck=mn

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