dell inspiron 1525

Posted on 2009-04-28
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
i have a dell inspiron 1525 that will work on mains power but when i plug battery in charger trips out and switches to battery and will not charge the battery also the laptop will only boot on one stick of memory when i plug in memory to slot b laptop fails to boot
Question by:jason_collier
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    Is it under warranty? Seems like a bad battery, causing a bad connection.....

    Have you tried the RAM from slotb, to see if it boots with it in slota? Either a mobo problem, or 1 of the RAM sticks is faulty.....

    UBCD has Memtest on it.... Let it run for about an hour or two...

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    >>  when i plug in memory to slot b    <<   is this the same ram as in slot A ? mixing ram often does not work.
    and test both in each slot...
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    Just a thought, but I've corrected quite a few Dell laptop battery, docking station, etc. issues by updating the BIOS. If you do this, just make sure that you download the CORRECT version for your system make and model.

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