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A totally dead battery (which is very possible on a model that old)
woudl produce the symptoms you're seeing.
Brad Bruce wrote:
> I've just obtained a Latitude CPi that was being retired from a company.
> Aside from missing the floppy drive (no biggie), the battery light never
> comes on and the battery doesn't charge.
> The system works fine when on the power adapter, but never charges the
> battery. According to what I've read elsewhere even a bad battery would
> cause the light to come on.
> I've tried the battery in the cd bay with the same result.
> The power supply light is a steady green.
> Model Number: Latitude CPi 366xt
> Any suggestions?