Laptop dead on but works on battery- power adapter fine -chargers battery Tags: Battery Laptops Power Adapter Last response: April 3, 2013 6:13 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share gfield_47 February 13, 2013 12:12:14 AM I have a Dell Inspiron 1520 laptop. It works when powered by the battery. Will not work when plugged in to the AC adapter. AC adapter does charge the battery. Any ideas ??? Greg More about : laptop dead works battery power adapter fine chargers battery Brett928S2 a c 246 D Laptop February 13, 2013 12:22:35 AM Hi Check the voltage on the charger ... All the best Brett WyomingKnott April 3, 2013 6:13:51 PM Call Dell? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumLaptop dead on but works on battery - power adapter fine ForumLaptop dead on but works on battery - power adapter fine ForumCuriosity about battery chargers ForumConnecting an AC adapter directly to Dell Inspiron 8200's battery jack ForumQuestion about Laptop Battery and AC Adapter Charger , need help Forumpower inverter to charge digital camera battery , maybe rec.. ForumInspiron 8200 - Bad battery or Laptop ? ForumAmerican battery chargers (Canon D60) - for trip to the USA? ForumSelf battery charger ? ForumDifference between AC adapter and battery charger ? Forum20D Battery Grip and AA's ForumLaptop Battery Weird Behavior Foruminspiron 5150 exernal battery charger ForumExternal laptop battery chargers ForumBattery problem on ASUS notebook ForumUsing an old psu as a lawn mower battery charger ForumTake Canon SD200 battery charger to Europe? ForumHp notebook wont start, but charge light on, new battery and new charger ForumGaming laptop under 1000 ForumAcer aspire one black screen repair laptop More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !