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Toshiba Tecra 8000 keeps switching itself off.

\015 I have just been given a Toshiba tecra 8000 whose battery wiill not charge up. However it keeps switching itself off,usually before windows has fully booted, even though it is plugged into its charger--which does work. Do you think I'd be wasting money buying a new battery. I would have thought that the laptop should work, even with a duff battery, if it is plugged into its charger. Does anyone know if it is possible to bypass the battery and run it permanently on its charger?\015

Answers :

I'd suggest removing the battery. Most laptops can run directly off the AC adapter. If it will boot up OK without the bad battery, you can either leave it like that, or buy a new battery.

If it won't boot, then you have problems other than the battery.
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