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Plugged in, Charging but not Charging

Q: Plugged in, Charging but not Charging

My dell Inspiron 3420 bios version A09 suddenly stopped charging battery , and the power icon show this message(Plugged in and charging) but my battery does not charge.
I tested another charger and another battery but did not help.
Thinking that changing bios might help,I am trying to change the bios but can't downgrade even i tried /forceit command.
I can access logic board if for troubleshooting someone could educate me about voltages of sda, scl and dc jack connector to the board.
Kindly help me.

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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

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sirisha


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.


Hi sirisha,

We truly regret for the inconvenience. Please check the link below which would help you resolve this issue:

http://dell.to/12GnZpB

Kindly perform these steps and let us know, so we can advise you further.

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i have been using this laptop for 2 years i get it from my friend .

from start it always charges battery upto 56 percent.

and i thought that there is problem in the battery cell and in few months battery backup becomes very short.

Yesterday i bought a new battery for my laptop but it is giving me the same problem which i had with my previous battery.

So this is not battery problem.



Things i have tried



1)Removing battery and uninstalling windows ac adaptor from Device manager.

2)Removing both battery and power Adaptor and pushing the power button for 20 sec if there is any residuel current.



Nothing has worked for me so far.

I would be thankful for your guidance.

Thank you
(I'm running windows 10 X64)

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Hi,
I have a dell xps 12, bought in 2012. Recently the battery stopped charging. The battery shows 0%, so I have to be plugged in to turn the laptop on. When it is on, the battery icon on the task bar says "plugged in, charging" but after a day it is still 0%.
Since then I bought a new battery. Just fitted it, but now the battery icon on the task bar says "plugged in, not charging". Furthermore, when I Fn+F3 to show the battery meter, it says "battery charging diabled". There is no option here to turn battery charging on. Nor is there an option to enable battery charging in BIOS. 
BIOS does show battery performing normally, so does the battery meter (Fn+F3). BIOS also shows AC adapter as 45W, which is the original adapter.
Any help is appreciated!

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i bought hp 4530s four months ago and today i have found that it is not charging though it says "plugged in,charging". I have tried several methods like uninstalling Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery but nothing happen... wot might be the problem? plz help me !!

A:hp probook 4530s plugged in,charging but it is not charging

Hello thambu90, i understand that your battery is not charging. Test the battery to make sure that it does not have any problems.Here is a link to a document that will walk you through the steps. Here is a link to a number to call HP if the battery does not charge. Let me know how everything goes. 

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Hey,

I just got my computer back from having the motherboard switched out because of another problem, but now my battery will not charge. The light is on and it says it is charging, but it isn't. Should I attempt a gauge reset or something else?

It is a Lenovo y50, which I have had for 3 months. The battery needs to be unscrewed from the back.
Thanks!
 

A:Says plugged in and charging, but is not charging. Just got motherboard fixed.

If it is not charging maybe the battery is defective.
Did they gave you back the original charger?
Did they install another different motherboard which might use a different charger?
You may need to contact the person who repaired it to find out.
 

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Hi supporter,
I buy a laptop DELL XPS 13 9350 from Microsoft store (NY) last week. But it stop charging at 80%. I have read all related topics on this forum, but my issue isn't solve. I did: - Update Window- update BIOS ver 1.4.4- BIOS > setting > general Battery Information: health excellent, 80% (Idle), AC Adapter = 45W-Power Management > Primary Battery Charge Configuration: Standard- all step here (www.dell.com/.../SLN296542), except (step 5 & 6).- I ran diognasis test in BIOS: everything passed. What could I do next? Thanks

A:XPS 13 9350, stop charging at 80% (plugged in, not charging)

Today, battery not charging at 70% but if I unplug power cord, it turns off immediately and can not power it on until I plug in. So I must charge battery continually during using. My laptop now becomes desktop!
Check battery heath (F2): "battery must replace". My laptop is OK except battery.
What happened with my new laptop for using 3 weeks?
Thank for your support.

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HelloHP EliteBook 840 G2The indicator shows: Battery plugged in, chargingbut really the battery not charging - bar doesn't movePlease help, what to do?

A:Battery plugged in, charging - but really not charging

Dear Customer,Welcome and Thank You for posting your query on HP Support ForumIt looks like your Notebook is not charging the Battery, We will surely assist you with this issuePlease perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallNote: This Battery driver will get re-installed automatically when you restart the Notebook againStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery iconAfter performing all the steps if you are facing the same issue still, please perform three more steps:1. Run a Battery Check in HP Support Assistant[Install the Software if it's not available]Note: Replace the Battery If Health Check Status shows Replace2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site3. Please check your Notebook with a known good Power Adapter & Battery from a different NotebookNote: If a known good battery is also not charging we need to replace the system boardHow to improve the life of a Battery:1. It is not advisable to use the Notebook when ... Read more

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I have HP pavilion RT3290 from 2 year,Nowadays i find when i plugge in charger it will charge but after 84% of charging it show plugged in, not charging tag.Simmilearly on bettery system get shutdown when 40%bettery remaining without showing any battery warning  of 7% and 5%.

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My dell Inspiron 3420 bios version A09 suddenly stopped charging battery , and the power icon show this message(Plugged in and charging) but my battery does not charge.
I tested another charger and another battery but did not help.
Thinking that changing bios might  help,I am trying to change the bios but can't downgrade even i tried /forceit command. 
I can access logic board if for troubleshooting someone could educate me about  voltages of sda, scl and dc jack connector to the board.
Kindly help me.

A:(Redirected) Plugged in, Charging but not Charging

 
As you have a laptop, best to post this in the Laptop Forum here:http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/default.aspx Bev.

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Need Help!

The problem started from June 2, 2015 about 4 AM (UTC +8:00 Philippine, Manila)

I open my Notebook that morning to check on my e-mails and bills at gmail but it's not powering up. At first I thought that the battery was slightly drained because I saw my sister still using it at midnight. I asked her if she did not plugged in the charger when it is nearly drained but she said she plugged it and it is still full when she shut it down.

It is Li-ion Battery

I tried plugging in the charger to check whether it still has remaining battery. It powered up.
On the taskbar/notifications/running apps it says 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging).
So to check out the problem, I left it turned off charging for about two hours.

Then after two hours it still says 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging)
What the hell is this?! I asked my self.
I installed an app to check the status of the battery (Battery Bar)
Battery Bar says something like this:
Capacity: 2K of 8K mWh (not sure about this)
Charging: 0 mW
Running on AC
7.9% Available
Something like that.

Summary Notes:
1. Does not power up without Charger
2. It detects the Battery saying 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging)
3. Though Plugged In, Charging it does not charge at all because of 0 mW charge rate
4. It turns off when the Charger is plugged out.
5. It still run even without the Battery (when the Charger was plugged in of course, then a red x mark shows in the notification taskbar battery icon)

Thus:
1. The problem is som... Read more

A:Help!!Battery:Plugged In,Charging(but not really charging)

How old is it? Most likely the battery if you use it a lot on battery power, not plugged in.

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I found out yesterday morning that for some reason, the battery on my laptop isn't charging. I'm staying at my mother's house for the weekend and since then the problem has occured. At home, it always charged properly and never gave me any problems.  Could I need a new battery? I've tried going to Device Manager and uninstalling and re-installing drivers and the whole 9 yards, yet the problem still persists. Thank you in advance

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Hi,
I have Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop and from 3 months or 6, the battery would not charge but tells me 
"0% available (Plugged in, Charging)" but not charging. I took the battery out and opened it and everything was fine!
Please help me because i need the laptop battery working because i use the laptop for work and i need it
Thanks!

A:Dell Inspiron N4050 Battery says "0% available (Plugged in, Charging)" but not charging

Hi HassanWael,
Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
Please boot into BIOS <F2> and check the status of the battery and adapter listed there.
Please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.
Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information

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My 4540s recently has problems with battery charging. When I plug in, on the taskbar it says : "Plugged in, charging", however it is not charging. It is not going above 0%. I followed the steps that are here like uninstalling "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" and then removing battery, holding power button for a minute and then putting back battery and turning notebook on. But it was useless. My laptop still not charging. Please help me with this issue.











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A:It says: "Plugged in, charging", but it is not charging (454...

Farahim wrote:The result is the same even when the laptop is turned off: It's not charging. It's always 0% and the light does not change its color to green (which indicates that its charged).That is incorrect. Off, as in no color, indicates fully charged. See the image I provided to you in my previous post. If you purchased the battery from a vendor who provides a guarantee, it should be still in warranty since it has been less than a year. Contact them for a replacement.

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I own dell latitude e6410 and had its bttery replaced bout 4 months ago. the battery did good giving me 4 hrs backup (9 cell). now whe i hover above the battery icon in the taskbar it says 0% available plugged in charging.................but not actually charging i've tried the power button thingy and uninstalling and re installing the battery driver, didn't work for me. what should i do??

A:Plugged in charging but not charging

Update System Setup (BIOS):
https://youtu.be/mWn9YfxtYBo

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I have a HP Probook 4740s laptop. When the laptop is open (ON) and I plug in the power it shows Plugged in, Charging but it does not charge. The only time it charges in  when I have the laptop closed (cover down). I have run the EUFI and systems diagnostics, uninstalled and re-installed the battery drivers in Device Manager and the battery report is fine but the problem still persists. Anyone ever had this issue kindly assist. I don't have any warranty on the laptop.

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I don't know where to post this...
So...
I think theres a problem with my battery
But I don't wanna risk buying a new one. (cost a lot)
So I wanna be sure of what's the problem...

it shows
35% (plugged in, charging) but it never goes up to 36% at all.
But after some minutes...
(plugged in, not charging)
and my battery charge LED indicator is flashing....

I did this Method that I seen here

Battery Charging Is Not Indicated in Vista or Charging LED Does Not Turn On HP Pavilion dv4-1117nr Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

But well, it still didn't go up to 36%

Some say that I could just take the battery off the laptop...
and still use my battery charger...
But I don't wanna risk damaging the charger...
If that happens, I have two things I need to fix
And I don't think I can take it.

A:35% (plugged in, charging) then not charging. :|

Hello and welcome. I read those instructions. and from your post, i can assume that you did those steps correctly and are still having issues. To further trouble shoot this , how bout testing what happens when you are running on battery and the charge is waaaaay low. Plug it in and see if it charges. and if it just charges to the one level of 35% . If this happens after it ( battery ) has been run down to a low power state and only charges to 35% , then to me that would indicate a battery issue. So, with that in mind, let battery run down and then plug it in and report back how far it charges back up to. Also, note how long it takes it to run down to a state where you need to recharge it.

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Hi my laptop today morning had an issue. When I plugged my charger I was not charging and there was no indication of being charged. Even the charging indicator light didn't show up when connected. I tried all the procedures of connecting charger with battery plugged out it didn't boot. And my laptop s updated until today. Any help????

A:Laptop no charging no signs of plugged in when plugged

Hello Remove the charger and the battery press and hold the power button for 30 secs. if in case the unit is not powering on with only the charger then the charging port is faulty, contact hp #hpexpertday




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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Battery claims it is at 97% charge... I have not unplugged the AC Adapter at any point in the last couple of months while the system was on, so that battery SHOULD BE reading 100%.

I only just started keeping the battery plugged in while using the system on all AC Power for the sake of not worrying if the battery is going to explode just sitting on the desk, permanently lose charge capacity, or something else. My mom's battery has been plugged in while she uses the AC for the last year without this issue... that said, the last time we had this problem, with a Dell 1525, the MB fried out taking all the fans, the AC adapter AND the battery out of commission.

What do I need to check, or run, to figure out what the heck is going on here? I don't want to do anything until I'm sure whatever it is won't cause any further, more serious problems. I'm out of the warranty... so need to be careful here.

Also, I did recently suffer a BSOD but suspect Silverlight from Netflix as the cause as that is what I was doing at the time of that incident (it crashed just before that BSOD), however now I've noticed this... I just don't know.

Thank you for the help. =(

A:Plugged in, not charging...

Batteries should be re-cycled (allowed to drain competely) every month or so, or the lose the capacity to fully charge suspect that is what is going on here.

Try to re-cycle per mfr's directions.

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First, I have Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop 2 year old. Three days ago there was no electricity about 3 or 4 hours. Аfter a while came to power and the power is off for 5 or 10 min. During that time the laptop was turned on while the electricity is off, it was working on the battery not plug in.. After suddenly there was power and then ran out and then came electricity. It was a problem of electricity in my municipality. For many hours then when he came voltage electricity, i turn the laptop and the battery ac adapter was 22% available and say: plugged in, not charging. What is the reason why my battery will not charge? Now is plugged but now charging. Earlier when cable was plugged in, the battery was charging. What should i do to fix the problem?
Thanks.

A:Help! plugged in, not charging.

I suppose it's possible that your charger or the adapter where it attaches to the motherboard got fried when the power came back on due to a surge. Is there a small green light on the power cord and a light on where it plugs into the motherboard?

There should also be a small LED on the front of the computer that gets lit when it's plugged in. Do you have that light?

You might try unplugging the AC and removing the battery. Hold down the power button for about 30 seconds. Then just plug the AC in and leave the battery out.

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I'm running Windows 7, my three month old battery stopped charging this morning. When it's plugged in it says "plugged in and not charging".
 
I've tried the fix that has you uninstall Microsoft ACPI, remove battery, etc. and it doesn't work.
 
Any ideas for a fix?

A:Plugged in and not charging

What make and model computer? Dell computers need to recognize the power adapter to charge the battery. If you have a dell computer tap F2 after powering on to go into the bios, under battery information there should be something that says power adapter and either 65w, 90w, or whatver the wattage of the adapter is. If it says power adapter not recognized, it will not charge the battery.
 
A few things can cause this, a bad power adapter or the cable itself (the center pin is what carries the signal). It could also be the DC jack built into the laptop. (This is the jack the power adapter plugs into). Test with a different power adapter if your adapter is not recognized.
 
Visually inspect both your power adapter end and the jack built into the computer for damage. If it is the jack built into the computer, some are soldered to the board and not easily or cheaply replaced though it can be done (I just did one today in about 45 minutes). Some are not soldered to the board which makes them cheaper and easier to replace. Tech shops generally charge quite a bit to replace a jack if it is soldered in.

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HI, I HAVE BEED HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THE BATTERY I PLUGGED IN THE CHARGER AND IT SAYS THAT ITS NOT CHARGING, I HAD STARTED AND ON THE SCREEN IT APPEARED THAT MY BATTERY WAS HAVING PROBLEMS AND THAT I NEEDED TO GO TO A PAGE, WHICH I DID. ALSO, I HAD RESARTED IT AGAIN AND PRESSED     F2    AND TRIED TO  ANALYZE THE BATTERY AND IT SAID THAT I HAD TO WAIT FOR 3 OR 4 HOURS WHICH I DID AND IT DID NOT WENT MORE THAN 1% . I TRIED TO ANALYZE IT FROM THE HP SUPPORT AND THE HP BATTERY CHECK AND IT DID NOT GAVE ME ANY SOLUTION.  I DID EVERYTHING, I CHECKED MY CHARGER AND IT IS WORKING PROPERLY I HAVE LIKE 10 MONTHS WITH MY COMPUTER AND THE CHARGER IS NOT DAMAGED, THE LIGHT THAT INDICATES THE PLUGGED IN IS WHITE IT IS NOT RED. MY COMPUTER DOES NOT WORK IF I UNPLUG THE CHARGER  I DONT KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO BECAUSE MY COMPUTER DOES NOT HAVE THE BATTERY TO TAKE OUT AND DO SOMETHING ELSE, I THINK ITS BECAUSE IS INSIDE OF THE COMPUTER AND I HAVE TO TAKE THE SCREWS TO LOOK FOR THE BATTERY, WHICH I DONT WANT TO DO THAT :/  PLEASE WHAT I CAN DO IF THE BATTERY DIAGNOSTIC DOES NOT WORK EITHER

A:PLUGGED IN NOT CHARGING

HiTry this: Disconnect ACShutdownRemove batteryConnect ACStartupOpen Device ManagerClick the plus (+) sign next to Batteries category, right-click All of the "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" listings, and select Uninstall In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK. (it?s ok if you only have 1 of these listings).Click the plus (+) sign next to System Devices.Right-click the ?ACPI Fixed Features Button" and select Uninstall. In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK.ShutdownDisconnect ACInsert batteryConnect ACStartup

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I have a Windows 7 64 bit laptop with 8gb ram and 600gb hard drive. My battery is working and so is my charger. However, I am getting a message that says "plugged in, not charging." Can someone please help me fix this? I have already tried uninstalling the ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and re-installing it. This doesn't work at all for me. Please help 

A:Please help: "Plugged In, Not Charging"

unplug the laptop, have it off, remove the battery, and with the battery out, press and hold the power button for 30 secs. 
 
release and put everything back together.
 
tell me what happens after...

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Hi, My HP Pavilion DM4 is showing 0% available (plugged in, charging).As soon as I disconnect AC, laptop turns off. I tried following but problem is still there:-1.) Switched off laptop.. Disconnected all wires. Pulled out battery from laptop keeps pressing power button for 30 seconds. Reconnected battery switched on Laptop and when the OS comes up. Issue is till seen. 2.) In Windows 7, Under the Batteries category, Uninstalled "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery"  and after that on the Device Manager taskbar, clicked Scan for hardware changes. After that device manager detects Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery component and reinstalls it. But even after that problem is not solved. Please help me out. Regards,Vibhor Jain

A:0% available (plugged in, charging)

Hi VibhorJain, welcome to the HP Forums. If your battery is not powering the notebook, and will not charge there is likely hardware failure. This troubleshooting document will help you narrow down the cause: Battery Does not Power Notebook or Hold a ChargeLet me know how it turns out.

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I read a similar post where someone else tested their battery and also removed it and reinstalled it, but I don't know how to do either of those.  Battery level at 11% so short time turned on is needed to fix it.  To be clear, I have an HP Envy 360.  The ac charger is plugged in but not charging.  I bought a new charging cord, and still not charging. help please.

A:plugged in, not charging

Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank You for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like your Notebook is not charging the Battery, We will surely assist you with this issue Please perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallNote: This Battery driver will get re-installed automatically when you restart the Notebook againStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery icon After performing all the steps if you are facing the same issue still, please perform three more steps:1. Run a Battery Check in HP Support Assistant[Install the Software if it's not available]Note: Replace the Battery If Health Check Status shows Replace2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site3. Please check your Notebook with a known good Power Adapter & Battery from a different Notebook Note: If a known good battery is also not charging we need to replace the system board How to improve the life of a ... Read more

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It has been 3 months the battery is not getting charged. When I hover the mouse, it shows "Plugged in, not charging" And now the battery is not giving any backup at all. The moment I remove the AC Adapter, it turns off. I know it can be fixed by the Firmware update but I am not able to find any BIOS update on HP website.Please help me with this issue.  Just give the steps and I will be doing the troubleshooting myself.

A:Plugged in, not charging

Do you know if the laptop is still under warranty? Here a few things to try: 1. Unplug the powercord from the outlet, wait a few minutes then plug it in a different outlet in a different room. 2.  Examine the entire length of the power cord for tears, dents, and worn-down insulation. If you notice any, or if the power brick is warped or smells like burnt plastic, the cord is probably faulty. 3. If the cord's attachment to your laptop wobbles or feels loose, there could be a problem with the connection. Unplug the cord, remove debris with a wooden toothpick, and remove heavy dust build-up with compressed air. 4. Shut down the computer, remove the battery, and plug the computer in. If the computer won't turn on, you probably need a new cord. If you can start it up again in this situation, the charging issue is probably due to the battery itself, or your computer's interaction with the battery.   

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I am more than a bit annoyed.

I got this HP pavilion "entertainment PC" last September so i could get back to school. I upgraded to Windows 7 In Late November and really started to used the computer in January. I began to notice two things. 1) Even though it was a so-called "Entertainment PC," The battery life when not connected is at 20 minutes at best when viewing media, and around 40 when not. 2) When the AC adapter is plugged in, the battery will not charge. Instead, I get a message stating "Plugged in, not charging"

I have tried turning the pc off , waiting and then turning it back on.
I have tried removing the battery, waiting, and then putting it back in
I have tried removing the battery drivers, and lettign the system restore them automatically, upon restarting.

The last solution worked for a few moments, the charge went u to 40, then 45 % then it suddenly stopped charging again.
Now nothing I do will get it to charge. I contacted HP Customer Service. Their solution is to send me a new battery, but only After i give them my Credit card number so they can hold it. I am under warranty they refuse to assist me without me paying them and I cannot afford to.

Is there anything I can to do fix this problem on my own? i don't like being bent over, and that was why I Stopped dealing with DELL, but it looks like i am getting the same crap from a different company. At least my Dell Desktop has lasted the last 9 years without catastrophi... Read more

A:Plugged in, Not Charging

Hi Kuru, To me its a duff battery and it has to go. Its only going to get worse and worse until it holds no charge at all. You said "but only After i give them my Credit card number so they can hold it."
Can you please clarify that they wanted you to pay for the replacement battery or the cost of sending it to you ?

Perhaps they might think you are not telling the truth so you can get a new battery and sell on. In taking CC details they can charge you for a new one if you don't send back the old one ?
Unless the battery is excluded from the guarentee, not sure about US consumer protection laws
But if they just want postage then you might like to reconsider. Please clarify.
 

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HI... my lappy was working fine with win 7 ultimate 32 bit but but but..
so i didn't used the lappy and after a few months when turned it on without AC adapter it didn't turn on. so i connected to ac adapter and when i loged in, the battry icon said "0% pluged in not chraging".
there are loades of thesame issue online but i just couldn't bother readig.....
pleas help............................

A:plugged in not charging

Hiya pal and welcome to the forums.
Have you tried doing this ... (it's a bit confusing, but it has worked for some laptops that I've come across with the same issues)

01. Turn off laptop.
02. Unplug AC power.
03. Remove battery.
04. Replace AC power.
05. Turn on laptop, allow OS to boot.
06. Once logged in to the machine, perform a normal shut down.
07. Unplug AC power.
08. Replace battery.
09. Replace AC power.
10. Turn on laptop, allow OS to boot. The battery should once again be charging as normal.

Hope this helps

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hi recently my T460p thinkpad is showing as plugged in, not charging. battery helth and status is good. can i have a solution insted of replacing battery ? using different power adaptor also it shown same error. what can i Do for this issue get solved.

A:plugged in not charging

JS7 wrote:
hi recently my T460p thinkpad is showing as plugged in, not charging. battery helth and status is good. can i have a solution insted of replacing battery ? using different power adaptor also it shown same error. what can i Do for this issue get solved.

Welcome to the forum.
 
Go to Lenovo Settings. Click the battey icon on the left tool bar to go to Power Status. Scroll down to Battery Charge Threshold. Is it enabled? If so then that may be inhibiting the battery from charging beyond the threshold percentage.
 
At the top of the Power Status page click Show Details. A Status of "No Activity" will confirm this. Otherwise the status will be either "Charging" or "Discharging." 

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I have a peculiar problem with my laptop, The battery indicator shows, "Plugged in, Not Charging" even though the power supply is there and the percentage remains at a particular level. Please help me in this regard.

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Hello ankur, welcome to the forum.
Try resetting your battery: How to Reset a Laptop Battery | eHow.com
Should this not work it is a good sign that the battery is almost at the end of its life

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I have a hp envy 15 x360 pc laptop windows 10. Battery icon on the bottom right of the screen says "plugged in and not charging.if i keep it plugged in i can use it after waiting a while so that it actually turns on. If i unplug it the laptop will shut off on the spot. I tried everything i can possibly think of, also tried everything said on the forums and as directed by hp support assistant. Last i tried was the battery check. Status was "primary battery unknown"(93). Im at a lost... I need help plsssss!

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Hello @Rjmoralea, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I understand that you are having an issue with the battery charging, and wanted to assist you!  I see that you already performed the battery test. Try removing and reinserting the battery.  Check to see if you have any updates in the HP Support Assistant.  In particular, try updating the BIOS, using the document here: HP Notebook PCs - Updating the BIOS Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great weekend!

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Okay so I've had this Dell Inspiration 15 since December 2016. It has since had many issues such as of course the "Plugged In, Not Charging". This has happened 2 times now, and possibly a 3rd time and I find that it's very ridiculous that I need to be worrying about this, especially after 2 previous incidents. The first time, I thought it might just be a bad cable which we never got an answer for, so we had to buy a brand new plug. Just like the previous one, nothing seemed to be wrong but eventually after only a month or so after the first incident (which happened only 2 months after buying the computer), it happened again. This time we went to Best Buy. There they gave me a new plug and it worked and we were told its just that dell products went down in stability. This plug we have had for about 3 or 4 months. Now its happening AGAIN. I don't know what's wrong. It also is working but not, I have to adjust it slightly and pray to make it work and as of now it is working, but its very worrisome that its gonna stop working, so now that all of the background info is out of the way, here's my real question.
HOW DO I STOP THIS FROM HAPPENING? AND WHAT DO I DO TO FIX IT? Because I've spent almost 200 dollars now on plugs after taking a lot of care with my previous plugs and this current one and I really REALLY don't want to buy another. I want to know this because I'm pretty sure at some point its not going to work even after jiggling it a... Read more

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Hi,My laptop is "HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC" with "windows 10" and it shows the problem "0% available (plugged in, not charging)" from last week, whenever i disconnect the charging wire it shutdowns at once. Someone plese help me out.Thanks.

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Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank You for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like your Notebook is not charging the Battery, We will surely assist you with this issue Please perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallNote: This Battery driver will get re-installed automatically when you restart the Notebook againStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery icon After performing all the steps if you are facing the same issue still, please perform three more steps:1. Run a Battery Check in HP Support Assistant[Install the Software if it's not available]Note: Replace the Battery If Health Check Status shows Replace2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site3. Please check your Notebook with a known good Power Adapter & Battery from a different Notebook Note: If a known good battery is also not charging we need to replace the system board How to improve the life of a ... Read more

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Ok heres the wrap up.

My dog ate my Keyboard, and mouse while they were plugged into my laptop. i took the laptop outside came back inside and saw that he ate my battery charger. I bought a new charger the first one was faulty had to bring it back now i have one but it isnt charging my laptop it keeps power it just doesnt store any in the battery im only at 8% and it wont charge anymore past that but if i unplug it i will lose battery power... How do i enable it to charge again or it it a malfunction with the hardware?

ASUS F3KA
1gig ram
1.9 x2 AMD
windows vista....
 

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Sounds to me like the dog has damaged the lappy as well as your battery charger or that the battery has died of natural causes. Best to take it to a qualified tech and get him/her to test the battery/charging circuitry. See if you can get hold of another battery (borrow one) and test the system with that. At least then you will be able to rule out some of the possible faults. Does the lappy run properly when the charger is connected?
 

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My PC stops charging at 85%. Anything I can do to rectify this?

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I am getting a "plugged in, but not chargin" notification.  I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the battery driver.I did the battery check and it came back good.I bought a new power cord, and I am still getting the same message.

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good day, new member here, i have a lenovo ideapad, i have read some of the threads under "plugged in, not charging" with the solutions on the device manager control method battery uninstall and install. but here is my scenario, my laptop is 4 years old, everything was working just fine, my laptop was unplugged and im working with it running on battery power, when it suddenly turned off (the battery was not drained it was 95%), it did not re start until i plugged it and it was running plugged to the AC charger, but now it wont charge, if you un plug it, the laptop turns off as well even if it still had some battery percentage left, it is now a compact desktop, can somebody help?

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Most likely you need a new battery.

Four years is a pretty good life span for laptop batteries, and when they go they do not always give warning. Sometimes it is "blink", just like a light bulb.

One thing to check is that the battery is fully seated and clicked in, and that the contacts are clean and not obstructed by dust.

Other than some change you made to settings or hardware, if everything was status quo and it just stopped working then it is probably no more complicated than that.

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Alienware m14x

Windows 7, 64 home premium
12gb ram
Intel i5 2430m @ 2.40gz
Ndvia N555m

Get this error frequently.

Computer is from America (110v), but I am living in Jordan (240v)... although charger does say it should take 110-240v.

I am currently using this transformer:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/240v-110v-S...7478&sr=8-1&keywords=transformer+110v+t0+240v

Would upgrading to something more heavy duty like this fix the problem:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/240v-120v-S...6110&sr=8-2&keywords=transformer+110v+t0+240v

Or is there something else?
 

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Asus Windows 8
It is plugged in to charger, but tells me its not charging. I just got this about a month ago. Im a college student so I don't have time for this and I need my laptop for my classes. I've tried resetting the computer, ive tried shutting it down. ive tried looking at battery options. ive looked at the cord for damage and I don't see any, what am I suppose to do? I need it for tomorrow!?
 

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Pull the battery from the machine, then reinstall it.
Sometimes this will work.
 

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I just installed anew battery and also the power pack and cord. I keep getting the message 0% available "plugged in, not charging.  What can I do to fix this?

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Hello,

I re-formatted my laptop today, and now the battery icon says "Plugged in, not charging" for most of the time. If I remove the battery/powersupply/reinstall driver it works for a minute or so, then goes back to this.

Pretty sure it's software related, as this happened exactly after a windows re-install.

Anyone had an issue like this they can fix?
 

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some computers have a thing that if the battery is above a certain percentage, it doesnt charge. this is to preserve the battery health.
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron E1705 running windows 7 RC and recently developed this problem a couple of nights ago. On and off before that I would get the message, unplugged the AC power, plug it back in and it would start charging again. It has now developed into a permanent problem. I have googled this issue and found everything I can find on how to fix it, but nothing seems to work. Others have tried replacing batteries, motherboards, power supplies and reloading OS's. What works for one person doesn't always work for another. Most solutions are just temporary band-aids to what seems to be a growing problem. Has this issue been addressed in the final release? I had been running windows XP for years and never had a problem; it has only been since installing Windows 7 that the problem began. If this is a driver issue inside of Windows is Microsoft planning on issuing an update to fix the issue or are they just banking on 7 fixing all the issues that Vista has? This is not a brand specific issue as far as PC's go, I am an IT professional and have spoken with many other IT folks about it and nobody has been able to get an answer out of Microsoft and the laptop companies (Dell, HP ect.) are milking more money out of users by telling them they need new batteries, power supplies and motherboards that at best are a temporary solution. This issue really needs to be addressed.

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Hi,

I recently got a new HP laptop with Win7 pro installed. When the battery is 95-99% it does not charge. It say PLUGGED in NOT CHARGING.

I got replacement laptop and that also have same issue.
I tried with new AC adaptor and same issue.

I uninstall Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery and same issue.

Googled as well and tried but nonthing seems to be working.

Plugged in, not charging on HP Business Notebook
plugged in not charging after Win 7 install
I contacted HP again and they said that some issue might be with system board.
I took 10 days to transfer data to this laptop with all s/w...

Can someone please help me to resolve the issue or suggest whether its hardware issue or Win 7 issue.

Thanks in advance

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It may be a failsafe to avoid overcharging of the batts, but the fools at HP tech support should have been able to tell you that if it was the case. However with HP outsourcing tech support to India, Roger (I mean Rajah) and his tech support isnt the highest level.

If your lappy batt charges fine when it's totally depleted, I wouldnt worry. And really you shouldnt be topping off a charge at 95-99%... LET IT DRAIN!

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I have been experiencing this issue for a few weeks now. The battery icon indicates my percentage of available battery and then "plugged in, not charging". I have gone through all forums and tried the following:- Uninstalling the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery, then shutting down and searching for hardware changes to reinstall. When I click uninstall, it starts uninstalling, then stops, removes it, but this doesn't help.- Updating the battery drivers and the adapter drivers.- I ran a battery report to see if there was an issue with the battery (my laptop is 2 years old) and it came out clean.- I have tried to run the battery fix in the HP troubleshooter, but it comes back with "battery current status unknown".- I have refreshed the whole laptop, deleting and reinstalling everything.All the HP fixes on your webpage is only for removable batteries, while mine is integrated and I would have to pick apart the whole laptop to get it out. Of course I have also checked that there are no issues with the charger itself and that there is no smell of burnt plastic etc. in any of the parts.Hope someone can help as a last resort before handing it in to tech repair.

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Hi, Youre on the right track you just need to follow the steps PROPERLY. Note:  Do it the right way..  1. Go to Device manager and uninstall Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery 2. Turn your computer off completely 3. Unplug the AC Adapter 4. Unplug the Battery 5. Press and hold the power button for 15 secs 6. Put the battery back in 7. Put the charger back in 8. Turn your computer off Your computer should be working right now For your reference: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Hp-envy-laptop-battery/m-p/57212... If your using a solid state battery just skip 4 and 6..




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Help,
When I try to start my Laptop when it is not plugged in to the power it wont start. When I Plug it in and Start it, it works. But on the task bar power icon it says plugged in not charging.
Please Help as tis is becoming very annoying always having to connect to the Power.

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Restart your computer and replug the charger.

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Hey guys! I have a compaq laptop and whenever i plug in the charger to the laptop, it says 'Plugged in,Not charging'..My battery has 0% charge left..Whenever i plug it out,the laptop shuts down.I just need to know how to fix it and if buying a new battery would solve the problem because i have been having battery issues for years..
Software-Windows 8
 

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