Known - Good charger (AC adapter) good battery. (Both work in another system)
- With battery installed (with some % of charge) and adapter installed the charge indicator light is 'on' and LCD screen brightens. (SO all indications are normal BUT battery continues to discharge)
- If battery is NOT installed (adapter installed) no charge indicator light and laptop does no boot.
- If battery is installed but 0% charge no charge indicator light and laptop does no boot.
Using standard HP AC adapter (18.5 v, 65w)
Any known resolution sans new motherboard ?
BTW latest/greatest BIOS is installed.