my lenovo thinkpad r500 wont turn on unless its plugged in

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I was browsing on my laptop and it suddenly went off without warning so I plugged in the charger and turned it on but it shows plugged in(not charging) and when I uplug it goes off immediately. Please I need help asap
 

geofelt

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The battery is likely bad.
Plan on replacing it with a legitimate Lenovo oem replacement.
Yes, that will cost more, but there is some circuitry in a battery and generic replacements are not guaranteed to work.
 
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