Power power on Equium A60-157 problem

My father recently corrected this laptop for my children to use, but we are having big problems with the battery.

When the laptop is plugged in and turned off the battery recharge, when I turn on the laptop, the battery is displayed on the status bar as hip system and load, but it actually reduced by about 4% per minute.
If I remove the battery and try to run the laptop from the network, it won't work, and if I press the power button again to once, with no battery, turn off all the leds on the front.

I tried to uninstall the ACPI using Device Manager and reinstalled, but it did not work
I tried another battery, but that didn't work
I tried cleaning the contacts, but it does not work
I also tried to blow out the fan in the air (from below! I did not open the case again)

Can anyone suggest what could be the cause of the problem, I can see, it is a common problem according to the various forums, but I can't find a cure yet.

I have an another a60 - 157 of the spare parts, but a problem is suspected with the motherboard.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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> If I remove the battery and try to run the laptop from the network, it will not work
It isn't okay mate
Even if the battery is disconnected, the laptop needs functions related only to the power adapter too
That is why I don't think its something wrong with the battery, but probably the motherboard is faulty.

What to tell: A60 is old new motherboard would have costs a small fortune, not very well if you want to spend the money to get new motherboard in my opinion its worth it to buy the new notebook as to spend 200-300 for the new motherboard.

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