Originally Posted by ParaVox3
Thank you both for helping me diagnose this issue. I did check the power settings, thank you!
I think I'll purchase an inverter and follow the instructions I found online as to how to replace one myself. Are there any warnings or anything I should be aware of? (Besides unplug the laptop and take the battery out first *grin*)
I'm absolutely certain it's the inverter (after these responses and doing some research...