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# Problem Can't power up. But battery can charge.

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Congratulations!!! You are now the owner of the world's most expensive battery charger. At least your laptop can charge the battery so you can be able to use it on your experiments.

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Does it power up for a second or when you push the power button NOTHING will happen?

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