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B590 not charging well

Q: B590 not charging well

Lately within the last few months my laptop hasn't been charging as well. It'll be plugged in and not be charging until I spin the connection within it until it hits a certain point then it will charge a bit but if it moves at all it will cease charging. Any ideas if this is an issue with the cord or if its an issue with the port. It makes it very frustrating to leave charging especially in a house with animals that occasionally brush past the cords.

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Wanted to report this issue if someone can help me.I have my LenovoB590 battery charging issue. It started all of a sudden when I was working on it. When I plugged a charging cable, it either start charging and stops at 11% battery or sometimes doesn't show any activity of charging in windows means not charging at all. I showed my laptop to a repair shop person and he informed me that battery as well as charging cable is fine. He replaced the charging port in the laptop but the issue wasn't resolved. He checked the motherboard as well but couldn't find any issue in it. So can anyone help me in this regard? ThanksGulzar

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I have a B590 with Win 7 installed. In the bios, it says installed O/S Win 8.1 Pro. If I install 8.1 Pro, will it pick up the key from bios?

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Hello, I have a Lenovo B590 with the Intel Celeron 1005M (1,9 GHz) CPU. I was wondering if it's possible to upgrade the CPU on this laptop? And what options I have. I understand some Pentiums can be used? So I assume the CPU is not soldered on? The laptop also has Intel HD graphics, is this a sepperate chip soldered onto the motherboard. Or is this built into the CPU? In short, will upgrading the CPU leave me with a "better" version of Intel HD graphics?

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I loose the wi-fi connection at home a couple of times a day. To restore the connection i must restart the PC. I'm sure that it's not a trasmission problem because another PC and the smartphone remain connected.Any suggestions? G 50 Laptop Type 80 DY is my model.Frank 1815

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Hello and thanks in advance for your help! My friend has a Lenovo B590 notebook and couple weeks back it upgraded from Win 8.1 to 10 by itself. Now she's unable to connect to the Internet, but connecting to different Wi-fi networks works okay. We've tried to look for B590 specific Wi-fi drivers but couldn't find any. We're not especially tech savvy so we'd be most pleased if someone gave us in detail instructions on how to solve this problem. Thanks!

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Here's the problem hi...   im a pc tecnic and a customer give me an lenovo b590 with a boot problem....  in the boot, the screen of boot options appear the lan boot and the hdd, but any option wont boot, i try to config. the bios boot options, change to UEFi for LEGACY but its has supervisor password. the customer wont  remember the pass, the laptop is out of waranty and hes take the desition of change the bios chip. after the bios change the options on the bios are avaliable and i change the options UEFI/LEGACY an the full features of config. in the bios, the problem is the hdd dissapear ..not detected...  i put the hdd in to another pc/laptop and it fine, also i replace the DVD and put an adapter to convert the DVD drive into a HDD (its a caddy for an optional HDD, or to have 2 hdd in the laptop)... after this the hdd its appear and says the diagnostic screen FIXED DISK and the info of my hdd, also i try to install a clean installation of WIN 7 the boot usb its correct, the installation menu show the disc, and copy all info in the disk, but again the boot fails, the diagnostic screen says fixed disk ..ok but NO BOOT...   any sugesstion?  i try wake up this laptop for 3 weeks but i cant... Bios of lenovo B590 not detect HDD...also i buy a hdd caddy and put an other hdd in the CD/DVD reader so i have installed 2 hdd in mi lenovo...but bios can't detect...

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I understand that B590 20208 supports maximum 8 GB ram; however, after installing 2x8GB ram onto it, my Windows 8 recognize 16GB ram and says 15.6GB useable. I just wonder why and would this additional ram cause any damage to the motherboard or CPU?  

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So, I want to buy more ram for my laptop Lenovo B590 20206. I know that 1600 mhz is max frequency for this laptop, but there is some little confusion about one thing.After searching net for a while I found 1866 mhz ram which is cheaper than any other 1600 mhz ram avaliable nearby. Will 1866 ram work in my laptop? I understand that it will work only on 1600 mhz frequency. I'm just a little unsure if it will work in first place. I read some websites where they were talking about incompatibility of higher frequency ram on older devices.

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Hey everyone.  Super new here. This is my first post in fact.  So I recently got a B590 for free. I'm more interested in just messing around with it to see what i can do to improve it's performance.  Not that i plan on it becoming a powerhouse, just more out of curiosity, especially because i'm not super great with computers.  The laptop has the following: Intel Core i3 2nd Gen 2348M (2.30 GHz)4 GB Memory 320 GB HDDIntel HD Graphics 3000I've seen that you can put in an i5 3230M CPU and add 4 more gb of ram.  However, i've seen some people posting that you can have a dedicated video card?  I'm not saying these are the most credible sources, but it just has me confused. I saw this "for sale"  https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/116617And then i saw someone on youtube playing games with that same setup.  I then found this other motherboard that looks to be the same but there is one difference and im not sure what it is.  From what i can tell, one is the standard 20208 motherboard (not sure if that's the most accurate name) and then the other which is the second picture, is supposedly the 55.4TG01.011 motherboard.  I have circled the differences in the pictures attached.  Any help is greatly appreciated! B59055.4TG01.011 

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Hello, i have a Lenovo B590 with Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2328M CPU @ 2.20GHz and NVIDIA GeForce 610M, can some1 help me with an information? I want to upgrade my laptop, so can someone tell me the best CPU and latest that fits my model? I want to change with an i5 or i7 if is possible, but i don't know what motherboard i have on this model, if i upgrade the laptop with a new, better motherboard, please tell me. I hope is there any1 who can answer my request with an valid one. Ty and have a nice Christmas !

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i had to make recovery and it failed and i brought win 10 image on usb and i recoverd itbut when i connected my charger it give no thing not charging and not showing that the charger is conected at alli have to long press the power button till the device turn on then turen off after that every thing workedbut i noted that it happend again when the lap frezezz  while shutting down sometimes and i have to turn it off by long press so i have to long press for  10 or 15 seconed to be aple to charge again cuz if i conect the charger it gives nothing on screen or blinking and im afraid that someday this hint stopps alsocan anyone tell me what is my problem

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Hello. Yesterday I have dropped my 4 years old Lenovo B590 and I left it alone for a day. Today I'm trying to turn it on and I have a trouble with it. When I do it for the first time it says it does the Automatic Repair and Diagnosing Your PC, and then shows the Automatic Repair blue page with options to Restart and Advanced Oprions. And if I Restart it, it is then stuck on Lenovo first page and does not load further. So then I have to turn it off and on again. And there is Automatic Repair again. So what shall I do? Cause I have a lot of more or less important documents and it would be bad to lose them. Thank you in advance

A:Lenovo B590 won't turn on

If you have a data on the hard drive that is important to you, I would take your computer to a reputable local computer shop and have them try to backup your data.    It is possible that the drop damaged the hard drive, but the fact that it tries to boot at very all is a good sign, so there is a good chance that your data can be backed up.  In a worst case scenario, you may have to replace the hard drive (which are not too expensive), but it may be repairable too, but if you data is irreplaceable, I would not touch it until I had a backup in hand. Good Luck,

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we just recently purchased a Lenovo B590 Laptop.  so far pleased with the purchase except im having trouble figuring out how to add a bluetooth speeker.  there is no bluetooth driver in the device menu.  is there a driver i need to install?  i have the option to send files bluetooth but not to connect to blue tooth devices.   any help would be apprecated.

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Almost a year ago now. I had a error for my fan on my lenovo b590 show up, I took it apart. Ordered a new fan from eBay and well it wouldn't fit. It was a little bigger than the old fan. I'm ready to finally fix it again. Can someone give me the link of where to buy a new fan. One that will fit it. On amazon, eBay or another site that is decently priced. I don't want to order another and it not fit. Please and thank you

A:Lenovo b590 fan error

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Have you tried doing a search using the part number on your old fan?  The Hardware Maintenance Manual for your model is showing two part numbers for the fan and heat sink assembly.  That may  account for why your first replacement didn't fit.  I am also assuming that you are looking for the fan only without the heat sink.  Here is what is shown on page #85 of the manual....
 
LB59A Thermal Module UMA W/FAN  90201914
LB59A Thermal Module DIS W/FAN  90201913
 
Here is a link to that manual for your reference....
 
https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/b590_hmm_en.pdf
 
 

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Hi, I want to add RAM to my B590.'System' tells me that I have 4GB installed. I found this in one of the forums: I?m glad to inform you that the RAM can be upgradable up to 8GB (4GB x 2) and with the specification DDR3 PC3-12800 (204-pin SODIMM) will be compatible with your B590 Laptop. ...which is helpful, but unfortunatley doesn't tell me whether I may have 1 x 4GB installed or 2 x 2GB - is both possible?if so, how can I tell what I got? (I'm not familiar with the hardware, so I'm not comfortable simply opening the thing up and looking around, at least not without instructions) thanks a caboodle ! :-) helm

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Hi everyone, Can someone tell me where i can find the upgrade BIOS from 1.12 to a newer one for my Lenovo B590 but with WINDOWS 10 ??

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hi

changed the hard drive from normal hdd to ssd on this lenovo
now a menu pops up asking for boot device but just flickers when i select dvd or usb
and i cant get into the bios via f1 or f2 or delete

i just give up with these new bios...they make me mad!!!
 

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Hi everyone!!! im a little confused, serching for 4gb 0r 8gb for my b590, i must say, im from Argentina, Buenos Aires. I cant find a memory with 1.5v (manual specifications)...may I replace my old 2x2gb ddr3 1600mhz 12800 (1.5v)memory by a 1x4gb Ddr3 1600mhz Kingston (KVR16LS11/4 1.35V) and 1x2gb ddr3 1600mhz 12800 1.5v.???or 2x4gb Ddr3 1600mhz Kingston (KVR16LS11/4 1.35V). I mean, the voltage of the "Memory" (1.35v or 1.5v) can cause malfunction on my B590? i hope you can help me! Saludos!!!

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Hello,I recently bought one lenovo b590.First Congrats for the support.I have problem with the wi-fi.I cant seem to setup it right.I tried every single one of the drivers but noone seems to be working.I can connect only through ethernetWhat can i do?windows 7 home premium 64 bit










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A:Lenovo b590 problem wi fi

hi venom13 ,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
  Can you describe the problems you're encountering with the Wifi Connection.
     There is a Wifi Switch by Pressing Fn+F5 to turn Wifi On or Off
-Or-
get the Details of the Wireless Network like SSID and Security type and security Key and Connect to in Maunally,
 
Still It would be best If you could describe more about what's happening with the Wifi Connection
 
Best Regards
Solid Cruver



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Hello, I recently bought this Lenovo B590. I tried updating all relevant drivers. (BIOS, Graphics)I restored the laptop to factory settings once. But still the HDMI output is not recognized. My videocard is a Intel HD Graphics 4000. When I try to connect through the settings console I get 2 options: My laptop screen, and through the Intel HD Graphics, but the options are:Try to connect to VGATry to connect to Laptop ScreenTry to connect to VGA(My windows is Dutch, so it in English it may be called differently)Anyway, VGA is an option twice, maybe that has something to do with it. Does anyone know what I can do about this? I tried just about everything I can come up with, and I have been looking around the internet for some days now.  I'm absolutely sure that my HDMI cable is not broken.

A:B590 HDMI not detected

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B590 Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz, 2400 Mhz, 2 Kerne(r), 4 Logisk(e) processor(er)BIOS LENOVO H1ET84WW(1.22), 26-11-2013Motherboard 62743PGRealtek High Definition Audio    Bluetooth-audio    BroadcomRealtek PCIe GBE Family Controller Ethernet 802.3ST500LT012-1DG142 Can I upgrade to windows 10? As fare as I can tell in the driver section this model is supported for windows 10? regards

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?????????? ? ????? ????? ??????????????? ??????? ?? Wi-Fi Lenovo B590 ??? Windows 10 64-bit. ??????? ?? ?? ?????????? ???? Wi FI ???????? ? ???????? Wi fi ? 3G ???????, ??????????!!

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Hi there,I am thinking of upgrading my 2.4 ghz wireless card in my B590 laptop.Machine Type 6274, Modell 59389657I just want to be sure this is compatible and I can replace and use this AC card on 5ghz  : wireless-AC 7260 7260HMW Lenovo 04W3814 , FRU: 04W3814Can anyone please confirm?Then I will proceed and purchase it.Thanks : Blaze

A:Wireless upgrade B590

Hi bl4ze2004 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
With Machine Type 6274, Modell 59389657  limited to bgn and cannot support AC due to BIOS whitelist. 
 
Similar discussion here and here for further reference. 
 
Hope this help answer your query. 
 
 
Regards

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My Lenovo B590 was working fine yesterday, today suddenly I can't make it boot up. I have recorded a video that demonstrates the behaviour of the Laptop on Power On:https://youtu.be/T9IcxsIgRcE It remains in an endless loop of powering up for a sec, making some click-sound and turning off immediately. Longpress power button ends the loop. AC cable is connected, battery is inserted. Things I tried that didn't solve the issue:Power On only with AC cable (normally and with 20 sec long Power press)Power On only with battery (normally and with 20 sec long Power press)Removing both RAM and trying it with one each in each of both RAM slotsProbably an issue with the motherboard? Anything else I could try?

A:Lenovo B590 not Booting at all

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Sorry to hear of the problem you are experiencing.  I would try removing the optical drive and then try powering the laptop up.  If that doesn't work then remove the hard drive and power up.  Since the click sounds mechanical in nature, that would lead me to suspect either one of those devices.  If the laptop powers up with a drive removed then suspect that drive as being faulty.
 
Your model's User Guide will explain how to remove those drives.  Here is a link to that manual for your reference.....
 
https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/b490_b590_ug_en.pdf

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I have a Lenovo B590 which was working correctly. However, this morning I tried starting it and this is what happens :

The power indicator lits on for about 2 seconds, and the fan starts running. Nothing on the screen. Than, it shuts off. fan stops. For about 2-3 seconds. And then it lites up again. And this sequence repeats itself. I've checked the battery and the charger and they are ok. So, what's next???

Thanks
 

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So the situation is like this, I have b590 20206 I was using partition editing software, so needed to disable some security settings to boot from USB, I switched as the guide from uefi to legacy and bang, the screen is no longer doing anything. I tried to download the official bios and flashing H9ET75WW by renaming it to BIOS.cap then using fn+r usb keeps blinking for a bit and it reboots but nothing comes up. Reading this forum yesterday, I managed to flash this one H9ET92WW, this one is the only one that makes the laptop light up again, I see the lenovo splash screen only with this one, but then it says realtime clock error, configuration changed restarting the system then back to black. Could you please advise what is it that I am missing? Thank you 

A:B590 dead BIOS

Could you please advise what is it that I am missing? Thank you 

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Hey everyone I have a very annoying problem.  I constantly have the 'touchpad disabeled' icon on my screen, even when the touchpad is activated and working. I found how to disable the icons for caps and numlock, also how to change the icons colour, but nowhere how to disable the touchpad icon. Toggling the touchpad on and off doesn't work. Hope anyone can help me here. The green thingy here (colour is custom, usually it's white on black.)  Thanks in advance

A:B590 touchpad icon

hi ColisaLalia,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Have you tried Uninstalling the Lenovo Energy Management or Lenovo Power Management under Control / Panel / Uninstall a program.
 
Let me know your findings
Cheers!





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why i dont see any bios update option in b590 drivers section i have problem with my graphics card i need the update my bios. and i update it v1.12 to v1.16 which isnt findable on lenovo sites but i found it online . and now i need this version Lenovo B590 (H1ET85WW) (1.23) please somebody give me a link or just update it please 











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A:Lenovo B590 (H1ET85WW)

http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/h9et84ww.exe

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My B590 was purchased with windows 7.  I bought and installed windows 10 full.  Its seems to have installed but when I connect to wifi thw browser (any one) works for a while then suddenly can't find any sites. Microsoft tells me the laptop may not be compatable with windows 10.  The laptop has the system requirements for windows 10.  Is there some kind of driver or piece of hardware that would be causing trouble with the internet?  Something that I can update?  Right now is actually the longest it has stayed up. I better hit send now.  Thanks for any input.

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What kind of battery do I need for B690, generic button or something special?
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 













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A:B590 - CMOS battery

I'm not quite sure on your model number.  Is it a B590 by chance? 
 
If it is, from the image on page #52 of the B590's Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM), that system uses a standard coin cell battery which should be a CR2032.  You can double check as the battery will have a number listed on it.
 
For your reference here is a link to the B590's HMM
 
https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/b590_hmm_en.pdf
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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I am not able to write on keyboard nor use F keys...keyboard for example opens menu if SPACE is used..etc... S for save ...not able to write not one dammned key

A:B590 keyboard not working

Dear serbin,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Please try to,
 
1- Turn off the laptop >> Unplug the charger >> Remove the battery >> Hold the power button for 20 seconds.
2- Connect the charger only >> Hold the power button for 10 seconds.
3- Turn on the laptop normal and check.
 
Regards,
Joseph

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Hi, I have a B590, Model: 20206. It has Intel Pentium 2020M 2.4 Ghz CPU, 4 Gb of RAM (1 stick), and a HDD hard drive. 1. I understand I can upgrade the CPU to Intel I5-2520M. However, in one of the previous posts, it was mentioned that: "1. Ensure that you purchase the CPU with the Lenovo FRU # on the box. 2. The significant increase between the stock CPU and the Intel I5-2520M is small. If the upgrade cost of the new CPU is minimal then this would be a good investment in speeding up the machine. " What does Lenovo FRU # mean? Does it have to be a specific number or can any Lenovo FRU work? What if I don't get one with Lenovo FRU? Also, how much boost in performance (in percentage) can I expect by upgrading the CPU? 2. For RAM, my current model uses 1 stick of 4Gb ram, so I can add another stick for 8 Gb total right? I understand the following are the needed specs: PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM SO-DIMM 204-pin. However, I'm not sure what voltage/speed (Mhz) I should get.  I cannot find the voltage or Mhz info for my current RAM. Please advise. 3. For SSD, I believe any 2.5' SSD with 7mm thickness would work right? Thanks

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I have got problem on my laptop, I already had a problem where my laptop used to go on sleep mode whenever I plugged the charger or press the brightness increase or decrease button, but i managed to work despite the problem. But, now my laptop has stopped charging at all,
whenever i put the charger my laptops shows sign of charging but donot actually charges, as the charging light remains off ... if i try to move the charger tip then the charging light glows sometime. I am really in a problem so plz help me.

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Hello,

I have got an ASUS k56cb for more then a year now and it has been working fine for my. But now i came across this problem while trying to charge the laptop while windows 8 is running. When the laptop is turned off i can charge my laptop but when i try charging it while windows 8 is running it keeps flickering.
I have reinstalled windows 8 but that didnt fix the problem. And if i try to run the laptop on ac-power it will shut down when booting or shut down after 10-15min. Before this problem i was charging the laptop while working. I dont know if its the charger or the battery. I have measureed the charger and it is gives 19v all the time. I dont really know what to do know and any help will be appreciated.

Thanks!

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A:Charging light keeps flickering on and off and windows 8 charging icon keeps flickeri

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Hi Guys, I have had to change my battery, got a brand new DELL battery but I can't get it to charge...I'm running Windows 10 PRO. I have tried the fixes listed above but unfortunately NONE has solved my problem. Any suggestions?

A:XPS 12 9Q23 Power Charging Disabled / Plugged in, NOT CHARGING

Hi DAEMONROD.
Where have you purchased the battery from? Does the old battery charge fine when plugged in?
Are you using an original Dell OEM Adapter? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Is there any damage on the system? Could you test with another power adapter if possible? 
Restart the system and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status in BIOS with and without the adapter plugged in. Also, wiggle the adapter cable at the end and see if the status changes in BIOS at any point. Check the battery health in BIOS (if applicable).
Restart the system and press f12 key on startup - choose diagnostics. Let it run the diags and if you encounter any errors - make a note of the complete error and report the same to us. These are onboard diagnostics and they might possible pick some error if the hardware is not functional.
Test another power adapter and check. If the adapter fits in loose, then the dc port needs to be replaced. You would need this part.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private message with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Hi...

I am having a problem with my laptop computer. I figured out that my laptop, when being charged or using the Power Outlet, runs at 100% CPU at times, and slows me down when running and working on some open applications. At first I thought I had tons of spyware or even a virus, and even posted a Hijackthis file here. Nothing was found.
I figured out that my cpu runs at 100% when using the power outlet, or when my computer is chargnig. When I unplug the powercord and use the battery life, everything runs GREAT!!!!! my cpu drops to a normal 4-8% usage with multiple applications running. WEIRD huh? Can anyone relate to this ?? Is this and indication that my battery is going bad???? Can someone help me with this or suggest what is going on? I am running windows XP home edition, and have a compac presario 1500 series. Pent 4..

HELP!!!
 

A:CPU runs at 100% when charging laptop battery, when not charging its fine. HELP!!!

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Please help me,I have a Lenovo laptop G series with windows 8,my laptop problem is that the battery is not charging but when I click battery icon "plug in charging" but it still not charging,why?

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Hi ! Over the past two weeks I've spent my time troubleshooting why my recently (used) bought X240 is not charging the internal battery. Short timeline: 1. Bought used X240 in good condition but with dead internal and external battery - working well when using power supply.2. Came home and tested that thing -> both batteries show "0% - not charging" (with Win10Pro installed) *suprise, surprise*3. Ordered both new internal and external battery.4. External battery came 1.5 weeks ago. Installed it and worked like a charm (Battery 2 (external): X%, charging).5. Internal battery came the day before yesterday. Installed it and did not work -> "Battery 1: 53% - plugged in, charging - Battery 2: 6% - plugged in, not charging)6. Waited the recommended 6-12 hours like it was written in the "manual" to get it fully charged.7. Next morning -> Batterystatus unchanged (see point 5) ... It's stuck at 53%. Though the status says it's charging, it doesn't.8. Simply tried out what's going to happen when I pull the cable of the power supply -> Notebook instant off *hmmm*9. As the external battery was obviously blocked from charging by the internal (as it was not charged), I've taken out the internal battery again and et voila, external battery is charging again.I've tried to remove both batteries and perform the "Magic Trick" (press the main power switch for 30 secs) and I've also pushed the "reset" switch on the backside near the battery. Sadly without any result ;-(... Read more

A:X240 internal battery not charging though "plugged in - charging"

Did you buy Lenovo or aftermarket batteries?  It could be defective

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Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging I brought Dell Inspiron 14R laptop 2 years back . My laptop is not getting on with battery..only when power cable is plugged in its getting on..but getting message saying "plugged in not charging"...replace the battery.

Is this an issue with battery or do i need to change the AC adapter. Do i need to buy a new battery?

Please let me know your suggestions. Thanking you in advance.

A:Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging

  
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Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging I brought Dell Inspiron 14R laptop 2 years back . My laptop is not getting on with battery..only when power cable is plugged in its getting on..but getting message saying "plugged in not charging"...replace the battery.

Is this an issue with battery or do i need to change the AC adapter. Do i need to buy a new battery?

Please let me know your suggestions. Thanking you in advance.


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Hello,

I just bought Dell Inspire 3567 few days back. Laptop is not getting charged above 54%. It shows "Plugged in, not charging". Kindly help me with this.

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Hello and peace on you..
I have a DELL Inspiron N5110 from early 2011
I was using the laptop correctly..The laptop was plugged in and the battery was charging..Then i removed the charger let the laptop on battery until suddenly the laptop shuts down without even telling me that the battery is low or even leaving some "emergency" charge on it (usually 7% or 5% i don't know)..I plugged it in to charge it again and open my leptop and i found out that the battery is not taking charge anymore!
I tried to see if the propblem is with the connector and tried to remove and put in again the charger and it ddid not work
i tried also to remove the battery and put it in again, it did not help
Now it is stuck on 2% of charge from 5 days and it's plugged in!
The laptop says that the battery is charging, but actually it is not charging and the charge level is the same from days
I looked up some solutions online like uninstalling ACPI microsof from Device manager and reboot the laptop..It did not work
"Jauge de batterie" which is an integrated software related to DELL, says that the battery health is good and that my battery is working properly
The laptop works fine with only the charger plugged in and battery out
PS: the laptop heats usually but i think it did not affect the battery at all since it was working fine and the charge took me about at minimum 30 min on high performance to be emptyed before this happens.
Please, i'm seeking for help
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A:Battery says: Charging, but it is not actually charging while plugged in and is stuck in 2% for 5 days !

First thing to check is wherther the sysetm recognizes the AC adapter - F2 at powerup to check that.
If it doesn't, try a new Dell OEM AC adapter - if that doesn't fix the issue, replace the DC jack board, and if that doesn't solve it, the mainboard.  Note:  you MUST use a Dell adapter - NOT a third party unit.
If the system DOES recognize the AC adapter, but won't charge the battery, chances are the battery is bad and will need to be replaced.
You cannot solve the issue without checking and, if necessary, replacing these parts.  

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Hello! My ProBook 4540s was working fine until few half hour ago, when I unplugged it to move it and then attempted to plug it back in, and it stopped charging.  When plugging in the power cord the light above the power jack (and no other lights) flashes white 9 times.   This is the exact same problem as posted here http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/ProBook-4540s-not-charging/m-p/4...but there is no solution. Please help

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