Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 9400 Notebook ?

Inspiron laptop Battery won't charge

\015 Hi, I recently bought a new adapter (P12), and a new battery recently for my Inspiron 6000. Everything was fine after a month of use until last night when I plugged the adaptor in (it's fine, tested it), and the power was connecting but the battery wasn't charging. I can run the laptop on AC, but it won't charge the battery.\015\012I've since tested the battery on another laptop, and it seems fine. Any suggestions on what's gone wrong?\015\012\015\012I have the same problem. I purchased a Brand New AC adaptor and a replacement battery but not from Dell. When I boot up the system Cmos knows its not a Dell battery so it wont charge it. "Proprietary Parts" This will be my last Dell.\015

Answers :

Try taking out battery and plug in power. If it works, battery is faulty. If not,
Try taking out your hard disk plug in power, if it works, hard disk is faulty. If not,
Try taking out memory card, if there's a sound, memory card faulty. If no sound, it's your motherboard that is causing the error.

Note: If machine is under warranty no need to pay for the repairs.
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