My battery release switch won't close

campos111

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Jul 22, 2015
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When I try to put the battery in the battery release switch will not close automatically. Does this mean that the battery is dead? This is an HP pavilion g7 notebook.
 

Skeefers

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Aug 7, 2013
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That shouldn't mean anything about the battery itself; most likely the spring that pushes the switch back into place is broken. You should be fine, just push it closed manually to lock the battery in place.
 

Skeefers

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Aug 7, 2013
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That shouldn't mean anything about the battery itself; most likely the spring that pushes the switch back into place is broken. You should be fine, just push it closed manually to lock the battery in place.
 

campos111

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Jul 22, 2015
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campos111

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Jul 22, 2015
3
0
4,510
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Thank you. I was afraid to force it at all but did and now it all appears to be working fine with battery showing full charge when plugged in. Thanks for your help.
 
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