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 Laptop Tech Support 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 249 D Laptop February 13, 2013 12:22:35 AM Hi Check the voltage on the charger ... All the best Brett m 0 l WyomingKnott a b D Laptop April 3, 2013 6:13:51 PM Call Dell? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Laptop dead on but works on battery- power adapter fine Forum Laptop Computer shuts off when AC Adapter is plug in but works fine when battery is plug in Forum Acer 5620 , the battery is dead but it works on mains power just fine . Forum I have a Sony vaio laptop model vcef44fx. It doesn't have a battery just the power cord. Has been working fine but not it won' Forum SolvedLaptop won't power up with AC adapter and won't charge battery Forum Laptop will not turn-on on a full battery. AC adapter light goes off when plugged in laptop, and laptop won't power on. Forum XPS M1330 working fine on battery not working on ac adapter and not charging Forum Asus Laptop battery 90% but only works on Adapter Forum Laptop works with adapter but wont charge new battery. Forum Advent laptop won't power up from AC adaptor unless battery inserted but then works when battery removed Forum Why doesn\'t my acer 5516 work with the adapter just because the battery is dead Forum Restart with power On , work fine on battery Forum System gets restarted during power outages (UPS battery is fine working without Forum Power Adapter Clean power for laptop Battery Forum My toshiba laptop does not power with adapter but it power with battery Forum My toshiba laptop does not power with adapter but it power with battery Forum Is it SAFE to run a laptop with a dead battery on AC power without removing the Forum Will a dead battery in a laptop make the screen stop working Forum can a laptop work with just a power cord,no battery? Forum SolvedLaptop battery and adapter voltage question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !