Having problems with your Compaq Presario Notebook ?

My laptop wont charge, (when plugged in) so i assumed it was the battery (which i've had for a long time).. So i bought a new battery and everything started charging and i turned my laptop on and about an hour later it just died. the charger box 'light' is green, but on my laptop it don't show its charging?! Now i doubt its the batter, maybe the charger?


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I have reviewed your problem and have the fallowing solutions for you.
\015\012( 1 ) If when the unit is turned off and the charger is plugged in, you say you have a green light from the charger. That means the charger is plugged in to A/C wall power.
\015\012( 2 ) Plug in your wall charger and watch to front of the laptop, where the battery led's are. If you see the led blinking, you have a problem with the battery. Once the battery has fully charged, the led will go out.
\015\012( 3 ) When you plug in the charger to the back or side of the laptop, do you see a light come on ? You should see a light either on the side or back, where you plug in the adapter. You should also see a charging led, when in charging mode.
\015\012I hope this has helped you in your problem, sorry if it is a little drawn out.
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