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I HAVE A DELL INSPIRATION 1525 AND AND BOUGHT A NEW 9 CELL BATTERY BECAUSE IT WAS NOT HOLDING CHARGE, EVEN WITH THE NEW BATTERY ITS DISCHARGING WHILE PLUG IN AND IN USE WHAT MUST I DO.


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There are a few possible problems. First of all, check out whether it works fine with a different adapter. If it works, then replace the adapter. If the same problem persists with a different adapter too, then try this. Shut down the laptop and carefully remove the battery, check whether any dust particles there, clean it and put the battery back and try charging it. It should work fine. You have not mentioned whether your laptop lasts for more than 1 hr inspite of it saying the battery level is 40%, if it lasts then, there is no problem in your laptops battery.
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