Battery does not work

  Paul-has-more-of-a-clue...:@) 02:03 15 Feb 08

Hi all
I have a second hand laptop (Samsung VM8000 Series) runniing windows XP

It works fine with power lead but switches off when I nplug it.

The lappy is telling me that it has a Microsoft ACPI - Complient Controll Method battery. It also says the device is working, and the drivers seem OK, so any ideas.

Cheers as always


  Switcher 07:50 15 Feb 08

Battery is Duff

  johnnyrocker 08:00 15 Feb 08

i agree.


Is there any way that I can check this.


  woodchip 19:30 17 Feb 08

Only with a new one. If the Laptop battery is over three years then it.s most likely Duff or it's got a internal short. This would stop the Laptop booting if it's shorted

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