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Inspiron E1505 Battery Issue

Postby asoult » Wed, 18 Jun 2008 11:11:47 GMT

I have an Inspiron E1505 and having a battery issue.  The battery wasn'
holding much charge and I followed (now, I know poor) directions t
drain the battery completely by turning off the powersave settings an
letting the battery drain completely.  

The AC will charge the battery and the battery will hold a charge fo
about an hour or so but the laptop (neither XP or the BIOS) will no
detect that a battery is installed.  If I unplug AC, it will stay o
even though I turned the power save settings back on but it doesn't kno
how much power is left on the battery.  

I have checked the tester on the battery and all five lights come on.
Is there any way to fix it so the laptop will detect the charge on th
battery since it all seems to be working except the computer reading th
charge?

Thanks,

Alliso



Re: Inspiron E1505 Battery Issue

Postby BigJim » Thu, 19 Jun 2008 14:28:54 GMT

go into device manager, hardware and look under acpi, there is a reference 
to the battery.
If it is not enabled, enable it. That may or may not help. I am writing this 
from memory
on a desktop. Laptop is at work.






Re: Inspiron E1505 Battery Issue

Postby asoult » Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:12:05 GMT

Thanks for the suggestion.  I checked and the ACPI control and it wa
enabled.  I tried disabling and enabling it just to see if that would d
anything, but no luck.

Thanks for your help! 

Alliso



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