I let my laptop bat die, now it won't charge

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  1. xci.ed6

    xci.ed6 New Member

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    as it states, I didn't use it for a month and the battery died completely. Now it won't charge or turn on. Any idea's on how to revive it?

    Basically when I plug it in, the power light comes on, but the charging light does not. When I try to turn it on, it begins to boot, then shuts down. It's been on the charger for a couple days now with no change.

    Itronix IX250/XP pro
     
  2. MrBrotato

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    That is a good way to kill a battery. I had a brand new motorcycle last summer, only 600 miles on it and it sat in my garage all winter and the battery died, it never took a charge again and had to be replaced.

    Your laptop won't even start while it is plugged in? That seems odd, I can start my laptop with no battery as long as it is plugged in. Is your wall outlet good?
     
  3. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    my old laptop had that same problem...i was going to buy a new battery, but it was like $100, so i just sold the thing on ebay for like $500
     
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    xci.ed6 New Member

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    i believe i discovered the problem. Just noticed the power supply says 15v/6a and the computer says 19v/3.16a. It worked for 6 months, but it looks like I might have to buy a new power supply. That 4v is probably why the computer won't turn on.
     
  5. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    It certainly isn't helping.

    Still, letting a battery sit dead for a long time is a great way to allow it to corrode and short-circuit itself internally.
     

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