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Battery plugged in, not charging AND battery unaccessable

Q: Battery plugged in, not charging AND battery unaccessable

For a few months now, at some point my battery would indicate nn% (plugged in, not charging) and would maintain that charge as long as it was plugged in. Running on the battery, the charge would eventually diminish and in order to get the battery to charge again, I have gone through to process of uninstalling the ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery in Device Manager. Usually within 24 hours, things would revert back to plugged in, not charging. However, that is no longer remedying the problem. (When this was an issue the indicator light next to where the AC Adaptor plugs in would flash blue. Also, I upgraded from Win 8.1 to 10 a few weeks ago, but this issue has been occurring for a few months now). Now the battery reads 2% (plugged in, not charging) and when I use the HP Support Assistant to check the battery, I get the message ?HP Battery Check was unable to access the battery?. I have performed a hard reset, reset the BIOS, and updated the BIOS, all to no avail. If I unplug the adaptor, the computer shuts off. Any suggestions for additional fixes? I have seen one additional suggestion to do a system recovery but I have not yet made a recovery disk for win 10 (I do have one for the win 8.1), and would it make any difference anyway since the plugged in, not charging problem was occurring under win 8.1?

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Hi, I have read many people have similar issues for other models other than my Thinkpad x240 20AL but removing the battery won't solve my problem. It is plugged in, it says plugged in but battery is not charging (none of the two batteries this laptop has). I have gone to Driver Manager and uninstalled the 3 Microsoft drivers under battery section. After restarting or scanning for new hardware these drivers appear again and the problem is not solved. I have restarted de computer. Problem not solved I have removed the batter and put it back. Problem not solved. After one night, I switched on the laptop and one of the battery has charged. Right now it says plugged in, charging and it shows already 100% although it keeps charging. The other battery still shows 98% not charging.. I believe this must be a software issue, some power management that prevents the laptop from charging the battery. But where is that software and how to configure it or remove it? I have looked for Lenovo Power Management and similar and it is not installed on my laptop. Anybody knows what I am talking about?

A:x240 - battery - plugged battery not charging

I have a very similar problem, how was yours fixed in the end?Someone please help, very frustrating!

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Hi! i have an Hp eliteBook 8560p and when the battery is plug it shows me this thing Battery #1:1% available(plugged in,not charging) Battery #2:Not present what are my to do to resolve this?please help

A:Battery #1:1% available(plugged in,not charging) Battery #2:...

How old is the battery? You do not have a Battery #2 more than likely. That would be the optional modular battery not the regular main battery. 

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I have a Dell inspiron 15 M5010 and i recently bought a new battery. It's not a Dell battery but a Ninja Battery. As i started charging it i noticed it doesn't charge. I thought it was a defective battery so the company sent me a new one. It didn't make a difference.
Is it my AC Adapter? or because i need a Dell battery? I tried everything except update the BIOS because it needs at least 10% battery to run. Sadly i have 5%. Please help. 

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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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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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Hi there! I've been having a problem with my charger for a while now but it wasn't serious until recently. A month or two ago, my charger went from working completely normally to suddenly not being recognised. This wasn't a big deal, however, because by holding the charger a certain way to the left (kind of twisted) or bringing it underneath the laptop, it would charge like normally. For the past few weeks, however, a notice has been popping up saying

"The AC power adaptor type can not be determined" and then that follows up with a message underneath that stating that I should use a dell charger (this is the original dell charger we got with the laptop)"

This message however didn't matter back then because, by twisting the charger a bit, it would charge and so the message was irrelevant and would only pop up when the charger was plugged in and not twisted (as far as I can remember)

Over the past couple of days, though, i've noticed for my battery sign to sometimes randomly change to an X and, when you hover over it, it says "no battery detected." It will then randomly, a second or two or a few minutes later switch to "plugged in, not charging" and then to "plugged in, charging"; fluctuating randomly and for different intervals of time between these signs. This as well wasn't much of a problem as my laptop was still charging at times and therefore I knew it wouldn't run out.

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A:battery plugged in/not charging and then "no battery is detected"

What is the exact model of Dell laptop you have? Look underneath on the label for Model information
For Dells of that time period, you must use a genuine Dell replacement AC adapter or you will get the reduced performance at startup message.... the Dell adapters so I have read, have a chip inside that informs the BIOS of the laptop that they are indeed, genuine Dell adapters.

Read about this issue here- and especially about the little test you can do before your power is all gone- you should do it just once, and I think you will get the "Unknown" message....

http://www.laptop-junction.com/toast/content/inside-dell-ac-power-adapter-mystery-revealed

Note that there is more than just one thing that can be wrong- the motherboard, the adapter chip, the power jack.... Please do NOT attempt the adapter repair at that site.... The power jacks can be replaced by a good repair shop that does soldering on motherboards.

test yours and if you do need a Dell AC adapter they can still be found but it does take some hunting since a LOT of helpful sales sites claim "Genuine Dell Replacements" but I have tried some of those and they did not work but when a real Dell AC adapter was connected, that BIOS message disappeared.

look on the label of the LAPTOP and see what AC Adapter watt rating ....ex: 65watt or 90w..... yours calls for and purchase the correct model.

I can help you find a genuine Dell if needed but test things first. Hope you can do this before the ba... Read more

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Hi Support,
I have issue about battery with my laptop (Dell Precision M5510). Windows 10.
It stop charging at 45%. Show mess plugged in, not charging.
I try fix with tutorial on youtube
In Bios, I try change to option Standard. Battery infomation Excellent
But cannot fix. Please help.

A:Battery stop charging at 45%, plugged in, not charging

Does the system correctly identify the AC adapter, or does it show "unknown"?  F2 at powerup to check.
Is the battery the original one that arrived with the system?

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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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My battery is at 0% and says "plugged in not charging". Whenever I unplug my charger my computer dies so all the solutions that require me to take out my battery dont work. How can I fix this problem so i can use my computer when it is unplugged. Thanks!

A:Plugged in, not charging battery

Hi,there coudl be several reason for this... such as.1) if the battery is charged for around 90%(depends on model to model it may be 80% also) its normal to avoid anty unwanted charge cycle. this will help improve battery life.2) if the machine is not charging because to used in too hot ambient temprature or its heating up for some reason. option is to let the machine cool down and it will start charging. this is again technology limitation and safety measure.3) if above are not true: Try 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 ACStartuphope it helps, Good Luck !

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I have been faced with quite a frustrating computer/ battery problem. You see my computer does not turn on, that is unless it is plugged in with my charger in which case it will it will turn on. However, when I click on the bottom right-hand corner battery symbol it will provide me with the statement saying, " Plugged in not charging". On top of this, I did check the battery status on my computer, it provided me with the information that my computer battery is, "Ok", however, needs charging.This leads me to wonder is this a battery problem or an AC Adapter problem.

A:Battery- "Plugged in not Charging"

Hi.Welcome to the forum Cheesy_Parekh.Battery Does Not Power Notebook or Hold a ChargeUsing and Testing the AC Power AdapterPurchasing a Replacement AC AdapterPurchasing a Replacement Battery

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My computer is only working when connected to power unless ut shuts down abruptly. It shows plugged in, not charging. And whenever, I try to do the battery check, it says battery not detected. I have tried hard reset and everything. Also charging light keeps blinking when battery is present unless its stable.

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I did some HP recommended updates including a bios update and now I am getting some issues with battery charging. I've not tied the upgrades to the battery issue so I would prefer to keep an open mind to it being something else. I'm now getting the message whenever I click on the battery icon that says "Battery plugged in but not charging" and it will not charge above 55-60%. I am also unable to get my HP Toolbox FX to work properly so that limits my choices to doing battery status checks. I switched charging cables and bought a new battery and the issue remains. HP support is lacking when it comes to the remedies offered. I looked through the forums for this and keep seeing the HP affiliated members continue to put out links to non-functioning or unrelated links. This is becoming  a very time consuming issue that should have a fix and not get run around by HP support. I tried a system restore to a known point of no issues and I still am unable to get resolution on this problem. Does anyone know of a "real" fix for this issue once and for all?

A:Battery plugged in but not charging, max 57%

Can we possibly know the full model number of the laptop? DV7s cover many years and many models with different hardware platforms. 

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Hi,I am having a strange issue. I was running windows 8.1 and then I downgraded to windows 7 and since I have downgraded to windows 7 I am having this problem battery 0% plugged, not charging. As soon as I remove the power, laptop shuts down. My laptop is less than one year old.I tried all the options on internet such as uninstalling battery driver through Device Manager.Main question I would like to ask, is this a software issue or hardware.I gave my laptop to a friend to downgrade windows and once laptop came back to me after a week, battery is not working. Before that everything was fine.Help Please....

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I got my Inspiron 15-5000 series recently notice that the battery charged up to 60% and stop charging after that.
I was trying to change the setting in the Dell Power Management Lite many times but the setting does not work and also try to uninstall the battery drivers several time but it seen does not work.

Any idea who to solve it?

A:Battery Plugged but not charging

Please list exactly your Dell model number and version of windows.
Example: Dell Inspiron 15, 3543, windows 10

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I bought a used laptop from Newegg about December, and for some odd reason I keep having issues with the battery not charging. It first stated that the battery is 0% available, plugged in, but not charging. I looked it up online, I tried going to the Device Manager and find the Batteries;Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery, right click, and uninstall the driver. Then I went to the Action menu at the top of Device Manager, and Scan for Hardware Changes. I waited for it to reinstall the driver. That didn?t work. I tried to do it in safe mode and did the same thing, and it didn't work either. Then I tried to uninstall the battery config, powered down, removed battery, powered up with power supply then reconnected battery, still didn't work. So then I bought another battery from Amazon, that worked for awhile then I had the same issue. So I returned that battery. I just bought another battery 2 weeks ago and now am having the same issue. Now I am thinking this all cannot be a coincidence and it must be the laptop. Do you have any suggestions please and thank you.
 

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Hi @all,i need help, my laptop when it is switched on it plugged in but not charging. If i switch the laptop off it is loading normally! For me it looks like a safety for the battery, that if you have conected with charger that it is not always charging?Can you please help me out here?The type is a HP Envy TS 15 NotebookWIndows 8 installedthanks and regards

A:Battery plugged in but not charging

Hi Letast, Thank you for your query, I will do my utmost to help. I understand that when the laptop is plugged in, it is not showing charging but you are able to use it normally when disconnected from power. Have you done all the Windows updates? Here is a link to a document on Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 8) to assist you.If you would like further assistance would you provide the exact model of Envy ts 15 you have. How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?

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Hello, I only bought this laptop a few weeks ago and it does not seem to charge propery (or so it says). As the title suggests when plugged in and I hover over the batter it says "plugged in not charging" It has been like this for a couple weeks now and still has not gone flat as long as it is plugged in, so some sort of charging must be taking place right?  Just want to know if I can fix this just so I am able to see when it's charging and use it without leaving it plugged in. Currently I keep it plugged in at all times in fear of it dying. Thanks for any help in advance.

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Acer laptop
2 months old

I did the followings but did not fix it :

Unplugged the machine
Removed the battery
Plugged everything back in ( except the battery ) and loaded the machine
Turned off the machine
Put the battery back in.

This is the 2nd time. Fisrt time I fixed that by performing the above steps. Not this time.
Google search suggests faulty adaptor, as well as contacting Acer while still in warranty.

After googling, I came across this suggestion :
Device Manager > expand Battery > Right click at Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery > uninstall > Action button > Scan for hardware changes

That did not solve the issue either.

Is there anything else I can do without calling Acer ?

A:96% Battery plugged in but not charging

Call Acer. You have a hardware problem.

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Hello,my HP notebook is not charging. I plug in the HP charging lead and the light beside the port changes to white although it isn't charging at all (charge doesn't go up at all over time and is still losing charging) or at full charge. I used a different HP charging lead and it didn't work either so the lead is not faulty. I also used different plugs around the house and at another household too and still no success.  I  did a battery check too and it came back with the battery being "Okay".My notebook is only 7 months old so not down to age either!I hope someone can help!Thanks, Jen

A:battery not charging when plugged in

Hello @Jen28, You might want to take a look at this document: Battery Does not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge. It suggests troubleshooting steps to determine if the problem is the battery, the power supply, or the system board.You might find the answer to your battery/power issue as you work through the steps in that HP support article.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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I cant use my laptop unless plugged in... There is no battery left at all and it wont charge...
I have tried to update BIOS but I couldnt because I got a message that the battery needs to be at least 10% charged.
I have confirmed that the charger gives the required volatge, so the charger is fine..
I have no idea if there is something wrong with the battery cz it passed the online dell test..and I dont want to buy a new battery for no reason. 
So I have no idea whats wrong to fix it... 
any ideas?

A:Battery 1% available (plugged in, not charging)

Please list Dell model number and version of windows. Ex: Dell Inspiron 3543, windows 10
In the meantime, please check status of AC adapter in the BIOS. If adapter isn't detected in BIOS, the system will continue to received power but will not charge the battery. Please follow steps below:
1. Power off system.
2. Power on system, quickly start tapping F2 key continuously. You should be in the BIOS. The status of adapter usually listed under the main screen.
The adapter should say the adapter type, if it says 'Unknown' or 'None', then it's a issue with the adapter, and most likely needs to replace with a Dell genuine adapter that suitable for the system. Note: Wiggle the adapter's end while checking it in the BIOS

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I have a lenovo b40, which isn't charging. Yesterday it showed "plugged in, not charging". Now, even with the charger plugged in, it doesn't display anything. Also, the power light is blinking. I pressed down the power switch with the battery attached, it simply blinked faster. When I tried the same thing without the battery, nothing happened.

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Hi, My battery is plugged in and is not charging (staying at 2%). I've tried many troubleshooting techniques but have not been able to resolve the problem.  I tried a battery test, it failed and got the following message: Battery Test: Primary - Replace(42)  FAILURE ID: PLMUQ0-72084H-MFPV6J-C09403  Primary Battery Battery Test: FAILED I'd like to make sure and exhaust the resources, can I get help on this please? Thank you.

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My battery does not charge when plugged in (says plugged in, not charging).  Can't figure out how to fix it. Please help!

A:Battery not charging and plugged in

Shayna226 wrote:My battery does not charge when plugged in (says plugged in, not charging).  Can't figure out how to fix it. Please help! Hi, Kindly follow the steps here http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/windows-10-update-prevents-batt... Cheers!




"Education costs money; so does Ignorance"If my post has helped you, click the Kudos Thumbs up!If it solved your issue, Click the "Accept as Solution" button so others can benefit from the question you asked!

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I recently received a HP Stream Notebook - 13-c055na (ENERGY STAR) from a freind and they told me that battery did not work and needed replacing. I began using the computer and everytime it started the computer came up saying: Primary (internal) battery 601 needs to be replaced since it is detecting the storge capacity to be low. So i got a new battery and its doing the exact same thing and will just shut off whenever the ac adapter is not plugged in. I have changed the power plan settings and this made no difference.

A:Won't run on battery at all and says plugged in not charging

Press Esc at power up and then F2 to run the diagnostics menu and there should be a component test for the battery that you can run.

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Notebook HP Envy DV6 T he batteri is fully discharged (0%), the battery status is "battery plugged but not charging).I cannot charge the battery.I've removed the battery, restarted and used the laptop without it, restarted again the lapot with the battery but I've not solved the problem.

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Hello - My laptop is not charging. It displays "plugged in, not charging". I've tried uninstalling the battery driver from the the device manager and reinstalling with no luck. I've even tried switching batteries. The computer does run only on AC power if I remove the battery. Anyone have ideas on what else I can try? Thanks

A:Battery plugged in, not charging

Did you follow these steps when uninstalling?https://youtu.be/Lx62t6qZ34U

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My dell inspirion says plugged In not charging I have replaced the motherboard,battery,and charger please help

A:Battery says plugged I not charging

Munchlax as obvious as it may sound you have got the right battery mate? and do the voltages match for the battery and the adaptor?

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my battery won't charge, it was 7% yesterday and won't open unless it was plugged-in, then i'd notice that the battery wasn't charging at all. do i have to buy for replacement? still, my laptop is in 2 months warranty. my laptop model is ee714c36. thanks..

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  I'm having this issue where the battery is not charging, and/or the laptop is not recognizing the battery properly. I will just outline the problem and what I have done.  A) Received a brand new assumingly aftermarket replacement battery. 1 - It went through a charge cycle without much problem2 - It stopped charging randomly, to which by experimentation the fix was simply restarting the computer (and removing the battery while the computer was shut down, and replacing it before restarting). It would begin to charge again after.3 - Sometimes, on battery power, the monitor screen would simply turn illuminated black or flicker. During this time, all computer functions still worked and I was able to shut the computer down using my memory and the proper keystrokes. Starting it back up was the (temporary) cure, even without introducing AC Power. 4 - This continued regularly having to reset the computer and the battery to keep it charging. A few days later, while showing some nominal amount of charge (20%?) the computer just shut off instantaneously  With this, I assumed there must be something wrong with the battery so I contacted the people who sent it and they agreed, although I was also asking if it could be anything other than the battery, because to me it didn't feel like the problem was the battery as, once I got the battery charged fully, it worked great as far as holding the charge.  B) I received a second brand new b... Read more

A:Battery - 0% available (Plugged in, Not Charging)

I gather this is not a genuine HP battery? Until you try a known good Genuine Battery it is hard to know what the problem would be. You should not have to try driver reinstalls and such. A good battery on a good system just works. Possibilites are bad battery and bad motherboard. Period.

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My laptop was working fine yesterday, but when I booted it up this morning, I got the dreaded "Plugged in, not charging". I've tried the fix that's everywhere on the internet
>Disconnect AC
>Shutdown
>Remove battery
>Connect AC
>Startup
>In Device Manager, Under the Batteries category, right-click all of the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery listings, and select Uninstall
>Shutdown
>Disconnect AC
>Insert battery
>Connect AC
>Startup

but when I finished, it still said "Plugged in, not charging" I'm a poor college kid, so I don't know If I can afford a new battery. help.

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New computer with very minimal usage.  Basically sat in the box for one year, now, error message states that battery is plugged in not charging.  I've tried testing, and diagnostics reports "unknown."  I've tried a few youtube fixes such as removing the battery drivers and allowing them to reinstall, and tried updating bios.  There is no way that this battery should have died.  Has there been a recall that anyone is aware of? Also, noticed that the case is cracked at the hinge on left side.  I'm super careful and I don't even know how this could happen.  This was not an inexpensive computer!!! Although this sat in box, the warranty is now expired.   Any information would be appreciated. Thank you!

A:Battery plugged in not charging

Have you tried removing the battery and starting up with only power cord- then shut down and reinstall battery?

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new battery of my hp630 is not charging after 55% though ac adapter is plugged in. tried with other hp ac adapters also same thing happens. testes the battery condition with hp pc diagnostics which shoes it's ok.even tried by uninstalling and installing the microsoft ACPI Compliant control method battery according to the suggestion from some troubleshooting blogs.please help.

A:battery plugged in not charging after 55%

Hello ag161,  Since you have tried all the required steps, try to update to the latest BIOS  http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=5086783&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4060   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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I'm here to ask about my laptop problem This afternoon at 3pm, my laptop works fine and when i turn it on at 8pm, it won't charging anymore the battery show 0 percentage, and i'm charging it but it won't increase at all i've added the battery report too my laptop is Lenovo G40-45 please help me
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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HP Community,I am having an issue with the laptop battery. When it is plugged in, the battery does not charge. The start bar icon says "Plugged in, not charging". I just replaced the AC Adapter this week.  I ran the startup diagnostic test and it said that there was a battery failure but when I run the HP Battery Check throug HP Support Assistant, it says the battery is functioning properly. 1) If I calibrate the battery, will this fix the issue? 2) Does the battery actually need replaced? Getting one diagnostic saying yes and another saying no is confusing and frustrating. 3) If calibration does not fix the issue, is there steps I can try to take to resolve the issue before buying a new battery? 4) If I do need to buy a new battery, can I get a product number for the battery I would need to purchase? I have been trying to find a listing with the battery type on it but I cannot find a list with HP Pavilion 13 360x listed. I looked here (http://store.hp.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ContentView?storeId=10151&eSpotName=BatteryFinder&cata...) and that includes looking at the list under the "Laptop Not Listed?" button. Thanks,A concerned HP user looking for some juice for my battery!

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Since just after the warranty ran out my laptop has been unable to charge properly, instead saying plugged in, not charging. I used to be able to fix this if i took out the battery, restarted and replaced it, then it would work properly for maybe a day or two then would happen again. I did a bios update which fixed it for about a week but then it went straight back to plugged in not charging. I've tried taking the battery out and doing another bios update, however neither have worked. Is there any way to fix this without having to buy a new battery?

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HP pav. 13 x360. Windows 10 Had the plugged in not charging error with a CMOS error at boot up and then it would take 5min to boot and then it would run fine. Got it in under warranty and they changed the battery out. 4 months later the error has occurred again. As before I tried all the basic troubleshooting from reinstalling/updating drivers to flashing the BIOS to reinstalling windows and it still would not charge. Took it apart this time as it is out of warranty, pulled the battery, cleaned out all the connectors and am currently checking for possible short sites, but I rebooted the laptop without the batter and still got the CMOS error but it booted immediately. I am going to do more troubleshooting, but I do not know what this CMOS error is if the battery is out of the machine. What am I missing? Thanks in advance. Please help. Wife is not happy without laptop.

A:plugged in not charging with new battery

> Got it in under warranty and they changed the battery out. Which battery did HP replace? A "CMOS error" means that the (small) battery on the motherboard has failed to keep "trickling" enough power to the CMOS chip to enable the CMOS to retain its settings.  This battery is distinct from the "main" removable battery that fits into the laptop. Some computers have "power" settings to maximize battery-life.  This may include not automatically charging the battery up to 100%, if you usually use the computer on AC power.  So, this may trigger the "plugged-in-not-charging" message, but it does increase the life of the battery. > rebooted without the battery, and still got the CMOS error Definitely, it's the "small" battery on the motherboard that is not working.Contact HP, to see if they will admit that they changed the "wrong" battery.  

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My new HP worked well for two months and now the battery is at 0% and wont charge. Im using windows 10 and its a new gaming laptop. Not sure what to do. Cheers Matt

A:Battery at 0% not charging when plugged in

Its under warranty, I would think. Start a Support case. Where are you located (country)?

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My battery now shows 0% available. I have run the diagnostic from hp assist, and got the message to recalibrate. I cant. My battery wont charge, and my computer wont turn on when it is unplugged. I ran the system extensive test and got , in red; FAILURE ID : U4XCXV-75F83H-MFPV7G-C0B303. Can somebody please help me?

A:plugged in, battery not charging

Was the failure ID associated with some specific component of the hardware test? What is your exact model number, please and how old is the laptop and the battery?

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I am getting this error on my laptop and it is only 8 months old and have tried 2 batteries and the same thing is happening and Dell customer support last night told us it is NOT covered under warranty because it is wear and tear which does not make any sense to me i have owed several dells in the past and never had this problem.

A:Battery is plugged in, not charging -0 % available

The problem is with the adapter, DC jack or mainboard - replace the parts one at a time until the problem is solved.
As long as there's no evident damage (broken wires on the plug, broken DC jack) the warranty should cover the problem.
If there is evidence of damage - broken wires, broken jack, physical damage to the system -- Dell will deny warranty coverage as it'll be considered accidental damage.
If you need parts references we'll need to know what model system it is (i.e., Inspiron 5537, XPS L501x, etc.).

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Please what do I do my laptop keeps showing me 'plugged in, not charging' and I've tried different chargers to no avail

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I read the  previous threads.  I tried uninstalling microsoft acpi compliant control method battery and searching for hardware changes.  It didn't work.  I tried with shutting down and with out.  I tried it with the battery in and without.  I tried with turning of windows explorer and turning it back on.  Nothing works.  Please help

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Hi @hklemp,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the battery not charging. I will be glad to help you. Please look at the following documents.HP Notebook PC AC Power Cord Safety Recall and Replacement Program Announced August 26, 2014Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 10) Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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My HP 15 Notebook is almost 2 years old and all of the sudden the battery stops working. I know that the battery's performance has decreased a bit but it shouldnt be dead. One day a wake up to find that it doesnt turn on so i plug n the charger and it turns on and says consider replacing the battery soon but after a few minutes i realize it says plugged in but not charging at 0% (and it wasnt at 0% when i turned it off) When I try to run a battery test in HP support assistant it keeps saying status unknown (so how can it tell that I need a new battery but cant detect it which is why i think its a glitch) and that i should remove and then re insert the battery but still nothing changes and it it telling me that I have the updated version. I've tried uninstalling the battery drivers multiple times after which i was notified that a drive was missing and had to reset my laptop (for the second time the frist being after windows 10 caused a drive to "go missing") and still nothing.I am desperate please help me

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Battery plugged in, not charging:Age of laptop 27 months My battery doesn't charge anymore.  If I make a HP battery test on my HP Support Assistant it shows me as a result : Battery OK.  Meaning: The battery is functioning properly. If I test the battery with an additional programm it shows me a battery wear level 100%. This means, the battery should not be rechargeable anymore.  - What should I do?- Replace battery?- I have a capacitiy of 18% left. What happens if I reach 0%? Is it still possible to use the laptop with the power cable?  Thanks and kind regardsAmuni1 

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I have a HP 17-g121wm laptop  for about a year and all of a sudden the battery won't charge. The charger is plugged in and the led lights are on. I've tried updating Bios, a hard reset, and still nothing has changed. Please help!!!

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The battery indicator says "0% available (plugged in, not charging)" I have run the battery diagnostic and it says that battery is fine. I have run the ac adaptor diagnostic and it says that is fine as well. I have updated the bios. I have uninstalled "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" and rebooted. I have also uninstalled it and updated immediately. The battery is non-removable. Anything else I can try?

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