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Powers on immediately powers off

I can't tell if you got my previous response so I'll try again.

I pulled the battery and turned the laptop on but nothing happened other than the power and battery light blinked very faintly. I plugged the power cord in without the battery and tried to turn it on but again nothing happened. I did notice that while the power cord was plugged in without the battery the power and battery light blinked every couple of seconds. I thne put the battery back in with the power cord plugged in and I noticed the battery light doesn't come on...normally its green or yellow when its charging.

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Ok well there is somwhere to start i would see if you can get it to take a charge ok and if it does than try to start it without the ac power on and see what it does if it wont take a charge your battery may be bad or your charging circuit may not be connected correctly ok lrt me know best regards mike

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