Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook ?

Original Dell Inspiron 1501 Battery won't charge!

\015 After about 2yrs. since purchase, the battery suddenly died. I can still use my laptop when it's plugged in, but it start up detached. When plugged in it won't charge... it stays at 68% no matter how long it's plugged in... even if I set battery to the power saver option. When I start it up plugged in a black screen pops up saying that my computer "cannot identify battery type" and won't work with this system. The problem started after using an outlet that is pretty old that I haven't used before. I called Dell Tech support and they said there is no hope of fixing it, and I must buy their $172(includes shipping+tax) battery (larger version) because it is the only one that will work. Basicly they've tweaked it so I don't buy cheaper from someone else. Is there anywhere I can buy a cheaper one that WILL WORK?\015

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Try going to locale flea markets and yard sales they might sell one for cheap
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