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BATTERY AND POWER LIGHTS BLINK; BATTERY WON'T CHARGE..

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  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2010

    charger has 16 v output, this is supposedly a new battery, was working long enoough to restore software to factory, but now wont come on at all ...

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Does the laptop work when it is plugged in? i have a couple dells with bad batteries and the battery light blinks because of it. but they work when plugged in. could be a bad charger too. see if someone you know has the same charger and try that one

Posted on Apr 19, 2010

  • peeface
    peeface Apr 19, 2010

    if you have the battery out and plug in the charger will it come on?

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leave the battery main out.
does it run ok now? yes/no.? main battery out?.
even new cheap batteries fail easy and hard and short out.
test it with no main battery. it can run on AC power for ever.

are you going to run the COIN cell RTC battery for 10 more years.
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if you power on the PC, and hammer the f10 key]
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https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-pavilion-dv7-1100-entertainment-notebook-pc-series/3756677/model/3807256/document/c01732674



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