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help please. my inspiron 1501 wont charge

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right now my battery life is 0 so am running on the charger but the charger wont charge the laptop. so if i take the charger out right now the laptop will just shutdown. any hints why the charger wont charge the laptop
    
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well does it light up like its charging and in power options does it say its charging. Cuase if its not showing it as charging in either of those places then there is a problem with the hardware or the battery. If i shows it is charging and just not keeping a charge i would assume the batter is dead. If its under warranty call them and get it fixed for free if its not then. You could try and take it apart.
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how old is the laptop/battery? batteries are only meant to last so long before they stop holding a charge.
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the charger wont even try to charge the battery and when i boot it says the ac adapter is not recognized.
    
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do you know anyone who has the same power adapter you do? try that out, that might be your problem
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