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Can't get laptop to boot - power supply issue?

\015 It's a Dell Inspiron 6000.\015\012\015\012We were on the battery's last leg. It finally gave out. So we bought a new battery. Plopped it in and presto we were back in business. Used the machine just a little on and off for three days and the laptop died and would not boot.\015\012\015\012Power adapter registers (with my volt meter) 18 volts DC- that seems OK. Battery button on bottom says OK - 20%. So I'm figuring the power from the cord is not reaching the battery and/or the computer, somehow. Sounds internal?\015\012\015

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Even AT 20% it should turn on Doubt it has anything to do with the power cord. Check that the battery is correctly seated in the housing and there is no corrosion evident.
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