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DELL 1501 Boot Problems

Posted on 2007-10-14
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Last Modified: 2013-11-17
I have a Dell 1501 laptop, only a few months old. My daughter was using it on battery power and it went completely flat. Now if I boot it either with battery power or AC I get a message "Battery not recognised" and it won't continue to boot unless I press F12 and run the Broadcom boot. Although this doesn't actually do anything, it does allow the system to continue booting. I can't find anything wrong with the battery or the AC adapter.
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PUNKY earned 600 total points
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Merete earned 600 total points
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Boot from AC only remove the battery first then plug in AC.
Does that help

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Dr-4N earned 800 total points
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Boot computer without battery till it starts windows then place the battery while computer is running (do not shut it down) and tell me what happens

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Thanks for all your help. Works fine when battery is removed. Tried recharging overnight and still get problem. Looks like I need a new battery!
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Thanks glad you have resolved this without any problems to your system.


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