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My battery was was not charged for 2 days over the weekend and now it won't run on batteries. I need to have it on AC power every time I use it.

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Hello, please boot into windows and put your mouse over the battery icon, it should say "plugged in and charging" if it does, shutdown and wait for your battery to charge fully. Drain the battery afterwards, and charge it again to a hundred percent.
Repeat the charging and discharging cycle at least four times to check whether the battery is revived, and if not, repeat again. Please also note that sometimes, the AC stops charging the battery before it is fully charge; this is normal. When this occurs, simply disengage the battery from the laptop and AC then connect it again.

If it says "not charging", shutdown, take out the battery and clean the contacts, then try again

Posted on Jul 12, 2011

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Hello,
Laptop batteries can become unchangeable if they are completely discharged, and left that way for too long. This happened to my Asus. IF you leave it charging over night and it still doesn't work you will need a new battery. If you contact the manufacture they will probably charge you over $100 for a new battery. If you use eBay, the average price is $32.
http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=IdeaPad+S10e+battery&_sacat=See-All-Categories
Regards, Chris

Posted on Jul 12, 2011

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