Having problems with your Acer ASPIRE 3680-2022 Notebook ?

I have a acer aspire 3680 that was purchased in july of 07. For awhile now the computer seems like it cant hold a charge. I will plug in the adapter and even tho it plugged in it will say plugged in not charging to 0 mintues remaining. I have to hve the adaptor pressed up against my desk real hard for it to hold a charge and sometimes it still wont work. Ive tried charging my computer at nite with the pc off but then it will only work for so long and ill c the battery icon on my pc not lit, or i


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Hi thekittenisb

It seems like you have a bad battery. Now if you have the adapter pressed against the wall hard, you will eventually (sooner rather than later) break the connector going into the main board, and it will be an expensive repair. If its plugged in and its working, it does not matter how hard you plug it in, it will not do a thing. Now if you have it plugged in really hard just to get it to turn on, thats a different story, and that means that the connector is already broken.

If the first is true, it means your battery is dead and cannot be charged. If you have the option and have not done so, your best off getting a lithium battery.

The batteries do not have a long life span, however they can last longer if taken care of the right way. Generally with the batteries, you want to do a full charge before using it, and then using the battery until it empties how before recharging it. If you have it plugged in continuously, it will ruin the battery faster.

thanks adi
Some possible reason here why you have the problem is one the adapter is not working fine, so we can determine that if you can try or borrow a different adapter that will be good so we can test if it will be charging using a different adapter, if you tried a different adapter and still same problem this can be a bad battery already you may need to have it replace.....
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