Laptop power dilemma

  1skinny123 10:24 08 Nov 2009
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this is a true absolute beginners question. I have just got a laptop off a pal, a Dell 110L, and for some reaoson it will only work if it is plugged into the mains...my questions are, should it come with a battery, do i have to buye one or where is it on my laptop?

Help please
skinny

  User-1229748 11:59 08 Nov 2009
  User-1229748 12:06 08 Nov 2009

sorry can't see it on there myself,this apperently is what it looks likeclick here

  User-1229748 12:20 08 Nov 2009

found itclick here

  User-1229748 12:21 08 Nov 2009

scroll up :o)

  1skinny123 13:20 08 Nov 2009

Thanks smackheadz(interesting name)I have found and removed the battery, so it is there, is there a procedure to follow to charge the thing or will it charge automatically when the laptop is plugged into mains, or is my battery knackered?

  User-1229748 13:57 08 Nov 2009

it should charge if you have the mains plugged in so if it isn't i would presume the battery is a gonna :o(

  Tech_Guy 00:13 16 Nov 2009

plug your laptop in with AC adapter (with the battery in) and double click the "AC Power" System Tray icon (bottom right hand corner), should tell you if your battery is charging and % charge level.

If you need a new battery try click here

Hope this helps.

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