Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A35-S1592 Notebook ?

Toshiba Satellite A35 S159 AC PROBLEM Can a laptop run just on the ac without the battery? I just watched a video on youtube and the guy said if you want to save your battery you can take it out and run on straight AC adapter power I am having problems while AC is plugged into computer and wall outlet that my computer starts acting like its only on battery power and doesn't recognize the ac is actually plugged in. Someone here said to clean the battery connectors with alcohol and q tip. Can't it


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Yet you need to set up what is called a hardware profile so that you can use the Laptop on either AC power only or on AC Power and Battery. Although it is normally used for docking it can still be used for the battery.

One profile for the office where the laptop is docked and the network\015\012adapter enabled, and a second profile can be created for use when you are\015\012working away from the office that disables the network adapter but\015\012enables the modem.

To set up hardware profiles in XP, complete the following steps:
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  1. On the desktop, right click the My Computer icon and select Properties.\015\012
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  3. From the Hardware tab, click the Hardware Profile button.\015\012
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  5. Under the list of available hardware profile, select Docked Profile or Undocked Profile and click Copy.\015\012
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  7. Type in a new name for the profile and Click OK.\015\012
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  9. Select the new profile and click Properties. Select the check\015\012box beside This is a portable computer. Select the docking state for\015\012the profile. Click the option to Always include this profile when\015\012Windows starts. Click OK.\015\012
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  11. You can now use Device Manager to enable and disable devices for a hardware profile.

Some people do say that if you totally discharge a rechargeable battery and then fully recharge it you will get a greater AmpHour from it but this will be negligible as all batteries have a standard number of Amps that it will deliver built into it, it may fall with age. Although rechargeable batteries don't just fail like normal dry cells they tend to fail over a period of time and fool us a bit.

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