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toshiba satellite L655 won`t charge battery

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I bought an aftermarket battery from dr battery. I installed battery and let it go overnight. the charge light went from amber to blue but when I turned the unit back on the battery display said 0% available plugged in charging. it shows good health in the Toshiba health monitor but shows no charge. still no battery power. when I first turn the unit on the battery icon pulses like it`s charging but only pulses a few seconds then stops. any fixes or thoughts would be much appreciated.
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If your laptop can power on without a battery inside while plugged in, the battery is broken.
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RPI Compy
(14 items)
 
Sister's rig
(11 items)
 
Family HTPC
(10 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k MSI X99S MPOWER GTX 980 Ti 8x4gb 3000 MHz Crucial DDR4 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 950 Pro Custom WC loop 480mm & 560mm Windows 10 ROG SWIFT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
CM Quickfire TK Greens Corsair RM1000w Custom 3d-printed case Steelseries Rival 
Mouse PadAudio
CSGO Steelseries Creative Aurvana Live! 2 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Amd FX 8320 Asus sabertooth 990FX Nvidia GTX 760 4GB g.skill ares 12GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 250GB HP thingy Phanteks TC12DX Windows 7 
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Raidmax 530w White FD R4 Logitech G400 
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AMD A10 5800k Asrock pro-4 m His 6770 1GB G.skill 2133 8GB 
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yes, it starts fine without battery in and starts fine with ac adaptor alone
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Legonut, the new battery was junk, returned it for another one and it works great
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