battery problem

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  1. v3kt0r

    v3kt0r Well-Known Member

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    i have a dell inspiron 9400 and i unplugged it to show someone something.
    later i plugged it back in because the battery was at 17% and in the corner i noticed the little lightning icon symbol on the battery wasnt showing up to show that it was charging. when i hovered over the battery icon it said plugged in, not charging.

    i dont think its the a/c adapter because i took the battery out while it was plugged in and it is still on. so do you think i need a new battery?
     
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    Try removing the battery and putting it back in.
     
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    How old is the battery?
     
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    v3kt0r Well-Known Member

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    just got this laptop last august brand new
     
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    was it always plugged in? like at least 85% of the time? if so, that may be the problem... always take your battery out when your ganna use the a/c adapter for an extended period of time.. Try getting a replacement from dell if you still have the warrenty.
     
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    It should still be under warranty, just give them a call.
     
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    thanks guys ill try that
     

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