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Acer Laptop Aspire 5050

Can not charge my battery. the cord is either bad or the battery

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Hi, you can do a simple check to establish which is at fault, your battery or power pack.
If your computer runs OK on the power pack then the battery is at fault. If the computer will not run on the power pack then the power pack is the cause.
Regards mistyman

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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