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Dell inspiron 15 will only work when adapter connected

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dell inspiron 15 will only work when adapter connected battery showing full charge stops when lead undone

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
Either the battery needs recalibrating, or the battery is faulty.
Try removing the battery, then press and hold the power button on the laptop.
Insert the battery and fully charge it, then check if it works with the lead disconnected. If it still immediately loses power, the battery will need to be replaced.