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Laptop Charger will only work is laptop is turned off.

\015 I recently had to replace my original laptop charger, since my dog chewed through the cord, and I replaced it with a Targus Universal charger.Now I've had no problems with this charger until recently, and I've had it for just a few months. Whenever my laptop (Acer Aspire 3680) is turned on, the battery will not charge. However, if I put the computer to sleep or turn it off, it would charge.Additionally, I no longer have the option of putting my laptop in Hibernation mode. I don't know if this is related to the charger/battery problems or not.When the battery runs out, my laptop just shuts off, when it usually tries to save the session I'm currently in.When my laptop is on, my battery indicates that it is "plugged in, not charging."Today a new symptom arose. When I turn my laptop off, it no longer charges correctly. The little orange light that tells me it's charging flashes on for about two seconds and then off for about 5, like clockwork.I don't know if the problem is my battery or the charger, but earlier today when I was trying to get it to charge while the laptop was on, I unplugged the charger and the little metal part that goes into my laptop was so hot it burned me.Any help would be most appreciated.Also: My laptop is a reconditioned laptop with a new battery and I've had it for less than a year. Thank you. \015

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It sounds like the charger does not have sufficient wattage for your machine. i would try getting a certified acer power supply.
If you charger is beeping when the laptop turns on that means it is shorting. It's a swiching\015\012powersupply and when they get overloaded the inductivities inside the\015\012circuit can start to vibrate and emit a sound. Don't plug this charger\015\012in anymore. It's best to get a replacement from a third party Laptop Shop.
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