Having problems with your Compaq NC8000 Notebook ?

AC Power and Battery Problem.....

\015 Hi,I recently purchased a new battery for my Compaq nc8000 notebook and it worked for a couple of days,we had the laptop unplugged all night anfd the battery is dead,we plugged the ac power supply in this morning and for some reason it trys to turn on(nothing shows on the screen it doesnt get that far)and i see the power light and the 2 green lights come on for a second, then it shuts off.And it keeps doing that even when i unplugged the ac cord,i removed the battery and it did the same thing a couple of times then shut off.Its a brand new battery,and it worked since the day we got it(like a week ago)until now.\015

Answers :

Sounds like the battery or possibly the charging circits themselves are the problem. Can you try turning on the laptop with just the power cord in and no battery?
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