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Dell :: Precision M90Doesn't Recognize Battery?


I'm working on a Precision M90 for a friend. I've reinstalled the OS and all drivers from the Dell website.

The problem I'm having is that even before reinstalling everything, the computer is not recognizing the battery.

I've tried searching and came up with nothing. It doesn't show up in the BIOS or anywhere else. None of the lights on the battery are showing up either.

The indicator on the laptop shows that it's in trickle charge mode, but this is clearly not happening. When I unplug the AC Adapter, it dies within a couple minutes.

The computer will run without the battery installed on AC power only. I tried to flash the BIOS, but of course I can't because the computer cannot recognize the battery.


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