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Why is my compaq presario r3000 running off the battery when it is plugged in? I replaced the power cord, but the problem is not solved and seems to be getting worse. the battery is not holding a charge, and only occasionally is the laptop recognizing that it is plugged in.

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Loose power socket problem probably see the bottom left section of this website
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http://www.2pages.co.uk/laptops.html

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The little light on the power brick is it on? if its not you need a new power adapter but chances are teh power plug on the laptop itslef is loose this is farily common. it will need to be re opened and soldered back on tight. sorry for hte badish news hope it doesnt affect my rating for your solution.

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