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Red flashing light on laptop
\015 When my laptop is connected to the mains power, there is a light flashing (alternating between green and red) it is the 3rd light from the left in a bank of 4 (looks like it is the battery charge light) \015\012\015\012does any one know if this is an indication that the battery needs replacing due to it not charging??\015
Who told you its not charging ??? If its like that then please do me a favor... tell me model no. & make of your laptop and i will tell you whats it really means by such flashing lights... ok ?
You are correct this is due to the battery not charging the only way i can suggest to fix this is buy a new battery for the laptop
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