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I have a toshiba laptop, and in the last few weeks something weird started happening. When the laptop is plugged into the AC, the power meter in windows tells me that the power source is still batteries, and the battery level drops by about 1% every few hours, but it never turns off, meaning it is recieving power from the AC. But the LED displays show nothing lit except the power icon and HDD icon. The AC, and Full/Charging battery lights do not seem to light up at all. Now my battery has co


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Change your AC charger.
It's NOT charging "When the laptop is plugged into the AC, the power meter in windows\015\012tells me that the power source is still batteries, and the battery\015\012level drops by about 1% every few hours"
That's the reason why: "battery has completely died"
If you do not change it you'll continue to "still it gives me the same low battery indication and will not turn on.\015\012"


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