Having problems with your Gateway M305CRV Notebook ?

My dell gateway M305 doesn't hold a charge. If i take it off ac power for even a minute it will notify me of critical battery power, then power down shortly afterwards. Can anyone help?


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Replace the Battery.
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\015\012(Have it tested first to be sure that's the problem)
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\015\012If you find that the battery is functioning properly, then the problem is your AC Power Adapter (power cord) so replace whichever one doesnt work.........in otherwords, take it to any place that sells dells, ask them to test your battery vs a new one, and your power cord as well!
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