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Dennis Kaai May 16, 2010, 01:16pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Hey, i have a Dell inspiron 1721, when i try to power it on the battery light shows purple and it does not power on, please help me out, thanx


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May 16, 2010, 05:18pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Dell battery light is purple
I'm using an Inspiron 1521, which I believe is the 15" version of the 1721. When the battery light goes pink/purple, it means that the battery is very low, and is either about to shut off or simply can't turn back on.

Your charger or your power input might be busted. :~

Meats_Of_Evil May 17, 2010, 02:10pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Dell battery light is purple
I bet is the charger itself. My brothers both have Dells and both chargers have failed. You can buy generic ones on eBay very cheap and if you use them right they will last a lot.

Remember to not leave it connected to the laptop overnight. Disconnect when battery is fully charged, including from the power socket.

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