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Battery loses charge quickly ¶ 

The battery does not stay charge for long periods of time on the laptop.

The battery loses power quickly ¶ 

Try replacing the old battery with a new battery using this guide.

Adjust light setting ¶ 

Adjust light setting to device. This can help save the life on your device using this guide.Unplug when fully charged. Do not charge all night long. Once the battery is fully charged, unplug the device. This can save some life to your battery.

Cracked Back Panel ¶ 

The back panel has a crack on the device.

Replace with a new one using this guide. Do not allow the crack to spread. It can cause internal damage if any type of liquids gets inside the device.

No wireless connection ¶ 

Laptop has no wireless connection.

The wireless card is not connecting to wireless. Make sure you check your Wi-Fi connection. If you do not see the Wi-Fi icon, try re-powering your device using this guide. If your status is not connected, select your wireless network SSID and click connect.

Check wireless adapter ¶ 

Select your wireless network adapter from the Network Connections Control Panel and check to see if its status is enabled. If not, right-click to enable the connection. Verify that your device is not in airplane mode.

Contact provider ¶ 

If a signal does pop up and still no connection, contact your wireless provider.


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