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Sandy, Computer Enthusiast
Category: Laptop
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Experience:  I have been fixing computers since last 7 years
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I have a Toshiba Satellite, about 3 years old. The computer

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I have a Toshiba Satellite, about 3 years old. The computer started running low on battery power, and then would barely charge when connected to the power adaptor, I changed out the adaptor with no change. Put in a new battery and it ran until the battery went dead and now won't charge at all. It must be something inside the computer, any suggestions or ideas?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  Sandy replied 4 months ago.

Hi, I'm Sandy and I look forward to help you today.

I'm sorry about the issue.

Please follow these steps first:

Turn off the laptop.
Disconnect the power cord.
Now unplug the battery. You can turn it over to remove the battery.
Hold down the power button on the laptop for 1 minute.
Now, connect only power cord and restart it.

And check if it works fine without battery.

Now, connect again turn it off, disconnect power cord.

And connect battery and power cord and check it charges the battery or not.

Please tell me tell me the outcome. Thank you, ***** *****

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thank you I will try that.
Expert:  Sandy replied 4 months ago.

Please follow these steps and get back to me anytime.

If this does not resolve the issue, please let me know.

Also, please take a second to rate my service by clicking stars at the top of the screen then submit. Bonus/tip is highly appreciated. Thank you, ***** *****