chuddds: sorry but you arent helpful. anyone could say its genuine and it may not be at all! saying "go search genuine" doesnt help either. i wouldve done that! But I did and couldnt find anything reliable hence why I posted on this forum!!!
kelthic - that is for US only I rang dell and asked them and they said they dont do 9 cell anymore. the UK site shows the 9 cell but no option of ordering or even a hint of a price