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I have a acre aspire one notebook and I can't get it to work on battery only , when I unplug the power it closes off. The battery reads that its full, so I took the battery out for a few days when I put it back in it still reads full but won't run on battery power.

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How old is the battery? Lithium Ion batteries that are used in laptops, phones, etc. have a limited life span. They will hold less and less of a charge as they age, to the point where it will show full, but have basically zero capacity. If yours is over a couple of years old, this is likely the problem.

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i agree with rubberman in all likelyhood your battery has gone to silicone heaven and you will need to buy a replacement

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If you are happy with your laptop and don't feel that you don't want to change it just yet, you can buy a replacement battery for what may work out as quarter or less than the price of a new laptop.

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yes, like BigPaw suggested a replacement would be one way to go, but can you run off of the AC adapter? or do you need the battery for portability?

javanoob101

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Yes, the battery is only for portability. It will make no difference to your laptop if the dead battery is in or out, except for the heat it will still generate.

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