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Almost everyone has the same problem like you.. I don't recommend re-buying.

1. Battery is dead or corrupt.

2. Try blowing into the charge socket.

3. Contact Dell support.

4. If the battery appears not to be charging at all, but is actually just charging slowly, it is functioning as designed and does not need to be replaced. Boot into the BIOS using F2 at power up. Then navigate to the battery status page. From there, watch the charge for a few hours (I suggest booting to this BIOS page before going to bed at night). If there is any progress at all, just give it time, and it will eventually charge and behave normally. This is a design feature of the battery. It's typical to batteries that are stored after manufacturing for long periods of time before the pc's get to the customer. This scenario is more common to systems purchased from retail outlets as opposed to directly from Dell.

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Your battery needs replacing, it has most likely has had it!!

best of buying original battery for the laptop rather than third party

let me know how you get on

Posted on Mar 19, 2011


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