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Bought a new dell battery and still my laptop battery doesn't charge!

Q: Bought a new dell battery and still my laptop battery doesn't charge!

Hello.
I've been using a Dell inspiron 1545 from about 3 years now and exactly after 2 years of my buy, the battery failed and it started showing me to replace the battery and always notified me about contacting dell for a new battery.
I didn't take this of much concern so i just ignored the message and kept on using my battery with my adapter plugged in. After 4-5 months of such usage, My battery completely failed and doesn't even offer me even a minute of backup, when i remove the power socket. Then i realized the importance of a new battery and then bought a new battery from Dell.
Its the same battery with the same specs and also the same family type. After i removed my defected battery, I replaced my new bought Dell battery and realized that my battery is working fine. its charging well but at some time, it says "Plugged in, But not charging" Which is rare for any new battery, which is bought brand new.

This is how it looks now after i remove the AC adapter plug and when i depend on the battery backup. it is providing me a backup, but I see a yellow exclamatory mark beside it. Which I think should not be present. it also says "Low battery" when there's already 99% of battery left!
I've also followed some online steps
1) updated by BIOS to the latest 2) Followed some other steps like uninstalling the battery ACI in the device manager and etc...
i would love to get this problem solved. I'm using a PA-12 family adapter, which is also a replaced one. So any help on solving the issue would be appreciated.
THANKS!

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A: Bought a new dell battery and still my laptop battery doesn't charge!

Hi Utkarsh. I Actually FIXED this problem months back. and I exactly want to help you on this so that you can fix it yourself too..
the problem which is creating your battery to show an exclamatory mark is your power settings.
so follow these steps to get rid of that sign and a perfectly working battery.
1) Click on your battery icon (left click) you should see an option called " More power options" at the bottom of the popup.
click "More power options"
2) Now you will be taken to your control panel where you can see all of your power plans and under each plan, you will see an option called "Change plan settings"
3) Click on "Change plan settings" for your active power plan. Now you will get redirected to another control panel window, where you can see two kind of power options to get adjusted. that is, when you battery is plugged and when your battery is unplugged.
4) Don't touch those options, just click on "Change advanced power settings" at the bottom left of that window. THIS IS THE AREA WHERE WE NEED TO FIX!
5)After you click on "Change advanced power setttings", you will see a POWER options popup, go to the bottom and then you can see something called "Battery" with a plus sign on the left. click it.
6) Now you just have to change the levels for the following values
--> Critical battery level ( you can change it to 10%)
---> Low battery level ( you can change it to 20%)
Now once that's done, YOU WILL NO LONGER SEE THE EXCLAMATORY MARK ON YOUR BATTERY!!!!
So I hope this works!
Reply me back when you've succeeded fixing it.

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Hello, I've researched extensively for a solution to why my brand new battery and AC Adapter won't fully charge.
When I first turned on the computer it charged to around 72 percent. 
Then after the first recharge, it only went up to around 48 percent.
Repeated again, and only got around 39 percent and now it seems to stay there.
I've updated the BIOS already, tried uninstalling the ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery Driver and reinstalling it.
So my question is, is there any place I can download an updated driver?
The one on my computer states that its from 06/21/2006. Perhaps there's an updated driver somewhere?
My Operating System is Windows 7 Professional 64-bit.
Please help.
Thank you!!!!

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Suddenly my battery stopped charging to 100%. It charges only 80%.It displays the message 80% available (plugged in, not charging).

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My laptop seems to be completely out of charge, and the only way to use it is to plug it in. If it becomes unplugged, then it immediately shuts off. I am running Windows 8 Pro on a Samsung Series 9 Notebook (P900X3B). It is not a fresh installation of Windows, it was updated from Windows 7.
The battery indicator in Windows 8 states that the battery is at full charge, but it really isn't. I can't remove the battery because it is built into the laptop. Is there any way to fix this?
 
Thanks, HB

A:Laptop battery always at 100%, doesn't charge at all

Hi -
 
Samsung does make some sacrifices in order to keep the Series 9 so thin and light. The battery, memory, and solid state disk are not user replaceable.
They’re sealed up inside the laptop case, and while you might be able to remove some components and replace them by performing minor surgery on the notebook, you’ll probably void your warranty in the process.
 
About all I can find .........................
 
See Series 8 >> Samsung ATIV Book 8 Review and scroll down to Battery life -

Is this yours ?? Or do you mean the Series 9 ??

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I am running windows 8 pro wmc on my HP laptop. One month ago I have bought a new battery. From last one week, when I start my laptop it shows that "plugged it, not charging". When I shut down down, it started charging the battery. After a full charge, my laptop performs good and battery worked for almost more than 2 hours.

Please help me. Whats the issue with my laptop. Thanks in advance for your help.

A:My laptop doesn't charge battery when it is on!!!

Maybe you need to Calibrate the laptop to the new battery: Calibrate Laptop Battery

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Hi,

i have an Asus g75vw-t1031v. When i plug my laptop in the indicator light turns on, when i then turn on the laptop windows says my laptop is connected and charging but the battery stays at 0%, it does not turn off but doesn't charge either.

I used a software tool to check if it actually charges and it says the charge rate is 0. Any ideas as to where the problem lies?
 

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Hi,

i have an Asus g75vw-t1031v. When i plug my laptop in the indicator light turns on, when i then turn on the laptop windows says my laptop is connected and charging but the battery stays at 0%, it does not turn off but doesn't charge either.

I used a software tool to check if it actually charges and it says the charge rate is 0. Any ideas as to where the problem lies?
 

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SOLVED - SEE SOLUTION 2 REPLIES DOWN

Howdy.

Symptoms: Dell Laptop (about 1 year old) only turns on when charger is plugged in. The second the charger is pulled out, the laptop shuts off. The laptop does not seem to charge as it doesn't even recognize a charger as being plugged in. I'd really hate to spend $150 for a new battery/installation already. It has been doing this for 1 day, since coming back from Vegas where I took the laptop with me.
Is there are fixes to this?
 

A:Solved: Does My Laptop Need a New Battery?? It doesn't seem to charge

Depending what type of battery, they can be pretty short-lived. If NiCad, they die fairly quickly if recharged when they are not completely dead. They need to be "cycled" and die before being recharged or they "remember" the point they are at when charged as being their new minimum and will not hold much charge.

Lithium batteries and NiMH should last a long time.

Check with Compaq for a battery calibration utility for your machine. It may be that simple. But if the battery still doesn't work right, it probably needs replacement. The chargers are almost never the problem.
 

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Asus u45jc-a1 laptop. My laptop charger cable is in pretty bad shape. You see the wiring broken in the wires on the top part, thus you see the grey wiring inside.


When i charge my laptop recently, the charger would go on and off. Such as charging then not charging. I then took a look and the green light on the laptop charger is green then dims then green again over and over again. So the only way i can fix this issue is unplug the other part of the 2 charger, theres 2 parts then put it back together over and over again then connect it to my laptop. Many times it has same issue. However, few times i would get it to work and thus it would be charging.


However few times it would have same issue where problem arises again. But few times however if i make sure i dont move any part of the laptop charger cable... then it would always be charging which is good and thus working. So i figure it has to be my laptop charger as you see its broken the wiring part and its mainly at the top of the wiring near the place where you plug it into laptop.


Well i then read online that it might be the battery. So I then took out the battery and just connected my charger to my laptop without the battery. Obviously it shows no battery detected... however, the laptop doesn't have an issue with the power going out. Thus it shows green light all the time on the charger.


Does this mean i have to get a new battery as oppose to a charger? First thought was charger is bad since the broke... Read more

A:Laptop Doesn't Charge, Charger or Battery Problem?

The charger also provides AC power so doubtful that's the problem. It could be the battery or the charging circuit on the motherboard. Former is usually less than $100 to replace but the latter is much more.

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Greetings--- I am a novice at fixing problems. When my Dell INSPIRON 8600 LAPTOP boots up it starts with this message " The Ac Power Adapter type cannot be determined. This will prevent optimal system performance" It then gives me 3 choices F1 continue boot -- F2 utility setup -- F3 ignore message in the future.

The laptop will not run unless plugged into charger as the battery is less than 7% charged and I receive a warning about the same.

THE BATTERY WILL NOT CHARGE UP BECAUSE????????

I have had this laptop for 4 years and have had 0 problems til now.

Does anyone have an idea on what to do now?? Laptops are portable but I have to stay tethered to the cord to use. THANK YOU scoop2.2
 

A:Dell laptop will not allow battery to charge?

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I bought new V310-15IKB Laptop and I've been using it for three days. Today I turned it on like always (the battery was fully charged the day before, so without the charger connected to it) and a windows update popped out. But at the same time at the screen there was some weird message (I made a photo) So I clicked Enter and it turned on. I saw that the battery is 97% and connected the charger, but it wasn't charging at all to my surprise (it's written 'connected, not charging'). I reset the laptop and problem is still the same. When I disconnect the charger the battery is running lower (from 97% to 95% and so on), when I connect it it's not charging. It's a huge problem for me, I need laptop to work, so I asked my friend to help, but he checked the saving energy thing in lenovo companion and it's turned off, we have no idea why this problem with battery exists. I need my laptop for work, if I can't get it fixed in a few days I have to go to the shop and return the laptop and buy something else instead. I really like it, don't want to do that, anyone can help me with my problem? And sorry but English is not my first language, I tried to translate everything the best I could.

A:New V310-15IKB Laptop, battery doesn't charge after the update.

Looks like Windows Update is trying to update your BIOS. Maybe try connect device to power socket and repeat the update.

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Hi all,
I have recently purchased a D430 laptop that comes with Vista. I found that there is no way I can set the charging scheme (i.e. charge only when battery power falls to xx%, etc that I found in my old IBM one). I don't want it to cycle at high percentages as it would degrade the battery fast. Removing the battery is not a good solution - it seems this model is designed to have the battery attached all the time.
Any suggestions?
 

A:Dell laptop battery charge settings?

Have you tried using another battery?
 

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This is a bizarre problem I think.  My Lenovo P50 laptop will charge when turned off and plugged in.  But when I turn it on, it's running just off battery and therefore discharges rather rapidly (1-2 hours).  It does NOT say "Plugged in but not charging". It just shows that it's running off battery.  Additionally, there is no light on where plug goes in.  If I power down, sure enough light comes on and if I leave it for a few hours and boot up, it's back to 100%.  But then of course, it slowly discharges.   What the heck is going on? Thanks,Dave

A:Laptop battery will charge when computer is off, but when I boot up, it runs off battery only

Check to make sure your laptop is not in Airplane mode, because that would cause that behavior.     Check in two places, one under Windows 10's Action center (Icon to the right of Time in taskbar) and using Lenovo Vantage.     It could also be set in Lenovo Settings if you have that installed as well.  Lenovo Vantagehttps://vantage.lenovo.com/  Edit:    would uncheck "Enable auto detection" as well. Cheers, 

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Ok this might be easy..it might not (COMPAQ M2105)

I ended up replacing my motherboard for a model with more features (SD readers blah blah).

I took it all apart and put it all back with the new board in...now when i go into windows (and even before while booting)...the orange lights would come on for a second...then beging to flicker

while in windows...it just will either not charge the battery..or flicker from AC to battery

i CAN power the unit on with the battery alone, and i CAN power the unit with the cord alone...

lastly, my old motherboard (which had a HD connector problem)...still WILL charge the battery...so i'm sure its not the battery...i don't think...

i also dont' think its the AC adapter since it is the same piece I used on both motherboards.....

what to do................
 

A:compaq M2105 laptop - battery will not charge, flickers from AC/battery

Hopefully you are experienced in working on and repairing laptops/notebooks... and you carefully handeled the replacement motherboard and didn't damage it. Repairing laptops takes considerable skill and caution.

It does sound like the "new" motherboard is bad unfortunately. How did you handle the "old" operating system restore to the "new" motherboard?
 

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Hie

My hp laptop had its battery flat for 12 hours. After that the laptop can nolonger boot up or charge. Please help
 

A:HP laptop cannot boot up or charge battery after battery went flat for 12 hours

What is the model of your laptop?
 

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HP g6-1b60us Notebook PCHere is the situation and symptoms. Battery not charging. Battery icon indicates battery being charged, but it sits at 5%. Have bought a replacement HP battery and that battery will not charge also (it sits at 50%, which I assume is the initial charge it came with). Run the HP Support Assistant and both batteries fail the test saying that cell 4 is bad (cells 1 to 3 have charge, but cell 4 has a 0 reading, even in the new battery). (Is there a problem accessing/charging cell 4?)When the battery is installed and the AC adaptor is unplugged, and the laptop is turned off, the battery charge LED shows a white LED (red/amber indicates that it is charging the battery); now the only time the LED goes out is when the battery is physically removed. Before the problem began, the battery charge LED would be off when the battery was installed and the charger was not being used. Now the battery charge LED goes off only when the battery is physically removed.What I have tried:Cleaned the contacts.Bought a new HP battery.Tried the complete discharge method of turning the laptop off, removing the power cord and battery and holding the power on key for over 30 seconds.Have done safe restarts.Reset to HP recommended settings.Suggestions/recommendations?

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Hi Guys,

I have replaced the battery of my laptop after using it on AC supply for about year after my old battery died.

I get this error message.
"The AC power adapter type cannot be determined
Battery may not charge.
This problem might be solved by:
Connect a Dell 65W AC adapter or higher."

But I am using a 65W Dell Adapter that I got with my laptop.
BTW, I tried the steps for disc AC >> Start>>Uninstall MS ACPI >> Insert battery>> Restart. This process did not yield any favorable results.

Please help!!!
Thanks,
Nitin

A:Replaced battery on laptop, Battery not taking charge.

If you take the battery out and just use the adapter, will the laptop boot up without errors?

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I've got a Sony Vaio PCG-GRT250P laptop that I just recently got a new battery for. The old battery had reached the end of its life, only lasting for about 30-45 minutes if I was lucky.

Anyway, I got a new battery, but it was not the original Sony battery, it was a comparable one of a different brand for less then half of the price of the Sony. When charged, it lasts a good 2 hours no problem, but doesn't seem to charge when the laptop is off. Yesterday I turned it on, it said it had 5% remainng, I charged it for about 10 minutes and then it read 94%. Upon unplugging it, it again read 5%, but with another 10 minutes plugged it, it went up to 94% and stayed there when unplugged. I should also note that I've reformatted the computer, so it only has Sony drivers that the device manager said I lacked.

Was the lower priced battery too good to be true, or is there an easy fix to this problem?

Appreciate the help in advance,
Zach
 

A:Laptop Battery Doesn't Charge if Laptop is off

a bios update is often needed when using a different battery than what the laptop was designed to use, and since you bought a generic battery, i highly doubt that Sony will provide support of any kind for it.

Check Ebay for actual Sony brand batteries (not another generic), you can get them on Ebay for 1/2 (or less) the price that you would pay in a store or from Sony
 

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After my friend's laptop wouldn't run on battery power OR charge the battery I tried many "fixes."
 
Shockingly none worked that I found.
 
Only one thing worked for me to my surprise.
 
A last ditch effort was to open up the laptop (sony pcg-81114L) and disconnect the cmos battery for a few minutes to reset the CMOS.
 
To my surprise, when powered on, the battery instantly showed it was charging AND when removing the power plug the battery POWERS the laptop now! (and I'd thought I was wasting my time.)
 
Worked with an off brand battery also.
 
Many times this has saved many computers that have odd "unsolvable" things wrong with them.
 
Surely someone else has done this also but I haven't seen it posted anywhere to my knowledge.
 
Thank GOD for bringing the idea to remembrance!

A:sony vaio won't charge battery or run on battery power (CMOS BATTERY FIX!)

Hi askfault,
Do you have any information on how this fixes the battery problem? would be interested to know.
 
Xen

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Blue light on front of chromebook is steady, no orange light.   Battery continues to discharge despite being connected to charger for past two hours without computer being used.

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Hello

I have a problem with my Compaq Presario 2500 laptop power supply. It works fine on AC power, but the battery does not charge/kick in at all. As a result, it would automatically shut off if the power connection at the back is disturbed/loosened.

I have bought a new battery, but it would not kick in either (in case the AC power supply is disturbed/moved). Hence, I keep on loosing my work due to accidental switch offs.

Please help.

Sumit
 

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How old is this Laptop? Might be under warranty and the Laptop just doesn't charge the battery.
 

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As the title says.

My battery is 100% charged, when i disconnect the power lead after 30 seconds or so my laptop powers off.

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I made two litle videos on cell phone i order for someone see whats happening when the notebook is turned off with ac adapter plugged and when is turned on with acadapter plugged:

AC ADAPTER PLUGGED WITH BATTERY & NOTEBOOK OFF:
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AC ADAPTER PLUGGED WITH BATTERY & NOTEBOOK ON:
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A:ThinkPad T60: New battery doesn't charge!

Can you explain briefly what was happening that promted you to buy a new battery and AC adpter. Why did you think they both needed to be replaced?
 

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I have a Macbook Pro (2006 model) which doesn't charge the battery, but functions normally when plugged in to an external power source.

Some liquid was spilled onto the computer, which most likely caused this problem. In any case, I believe I've narrowed the problem down to either the left I/O board or the motherboard itself. I can most likely obtain a used and functioning I/O board to replace the old one.

So, I was wondering if there is some way if I can find out for sure which one it is ? And since the computer can properly use the power adapter when plugged but just doesn't charge the battery is it still possible that it is the I/O board ?

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Hi i have a XPS M140 dell laptop, and bought a new battery, wich came charged to 40%, the instructions said that i should discharge the battery to 2% and then chargeit to 100% for first time.

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Is there a war to check if this port is charging electricity to the battery? i have a multimeter and i know how to open this laptop. Any information would be helpful as i havent been able to found information on this.

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Testing the DC jack on a laptop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrsUsyxzk1M
 

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Run HP battery test from HP support assistant software.Let me know the results: cell voltages, cycle count, capacity etcWhat is the age of battery?

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Hi all!

I had a probelm with the battery of this laptop. It wouldn't charge, so I bought a new one.

Surprise: it doesn't charge too!

The system recognize it for a little while and just after 20 second or less the battery disappear into the battery manager.

What happens?

Do you have suggestions?

Ciao,

Domenico.

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Possibly there is something wrong with the power supply electronic.
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My company bought these notebooks for some of our products and we install Ubuntu 12.04LTS on them.  When we shut them down and try to charge them it doesn't work.   The light beside charging port is on (like it is charging), but cannot turn on computer after hours of "charging" because the batteries are drained.  It looks like it charges fine when the computers are turned on and charging, but not when we try to charge them without turning them on. We are wondering if this is some known issue and what would be correct procedure for charging these netbooks?

A:HP 210 G1 notebook with UBUNTU doesn't charge battery

Hey, Bit of a late answer, but I'll submit it in case anyone else has a similar issue. There is an issue with one of the BIOS version on the 210 G1, BIOS version F.03. If this is not updated to the most current version you'll find your batteries will drain quite quickly and will not charge properly. Also as your running Ubuntu, you may need to use the UEFI tool from HP to update the BIOS, here it's called the HP PC Hardware Diagnostics 3 in 1 USB Key: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/campaigns/hpsupportassistant/pc-diags.html?jumpid=va_r602_us/en/any/pps/pl_... Best of luck.

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Hey
I have a dell Inspiron 2200 that will not charge it's battery. I have buy a new battery for it and yet still it will not change the battery at all. When I boot the laptop it show it is charging the battery and I leave it all night on charging but it does not move. So many be there is some resister that I need to check or change. Question is what can I do for it to work. What do I need to check or test to see if it is getting power to charge or have right reading to make this problem solve.
 

A:Dell Will Not Charge Battery

Could well be a loose or defective DC power jack -

http://www.notebooksolutions.ca/zc/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1859

http://episteme.arstechnica.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/579009962631/m/118002886831
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 89.2

I purchased a used Toshiba Satellite L305-D, it did not come with a power adapter. I purchased a new power adapter but soon learned the battery wasn't very good so I purchased a new battery. I shut the laptop down, put in the new battery and let it charge overnight. In the morning, it showed 100% charged. In an effort to "condition" the battery, I let it run on battery power until it shut down, then plugged it in to recharge. It first charged to 40% when I noticed it was not charging any longer. I unplugged it, plugged it back in and it started recharging again. It stopped again at 62%. I can't get it keep charging to 100%.

The system shows that it's plugged in, but not charging. When I unplug and replug back in the battery charge light will come on for a short time, then go out. Any suggestions?
 

A:Solved: Battery doesn't charge very long when plugged in

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I ordered a new, higher capacity battery for my Toshiba laptop (Satellite A85-S107). The original battery was a 14.4V, 2000mAh model and the new battery is a 10.8V, 10400mAh model. The new battery installed fine and the computer worked fine with it but the charge status did not seem to display correctly, showing at first a 22% remaining charge, then upon a restart, showing 74% charge. Connecting the AC adapter did not show the orange charging indicator and the charge status did not change.

Following some advice on another forum, I restarted the computer in safe mode, let it operate without AC power until the battery discharged (3.5hours) and the computer shut down. I then connected the AC adapter, restarted the computer and this time the charge indicator flashed about once every couple of seconds, the charge status showed 2%. I turned off the computer and let it charge overnight, started the computer in the morning, the charge status was still 2% and the adapter was cool. Upon unplugging the adapter, the computer immediately shut down. How can I get the computer to recognize the new battery so it charges correctly?
 

A:New battery for my Toshiba Satellite A85-S107 doesn't charge

http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/...kIris&searchString=charge+new+battery&x=0&y=0
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 89.2

Hello, I need some help with my problem.

Here's what happened, my laptop just turned off by itself while I was surfing the net. Now my battery would not charge even if the ac/dc adapter is plug in (the ac/dc indicator light on my laptop is on when it's plug in). I've tried to turn on my laptop without the battery and just ac/dc plug on but it wouldn't turn on.

Additional info (idk if these are relevant or not):
I've recently updated the bios, sound and video drivers like 12 hours before this happened
My laptop randomly reboots when I play games like grand theft auto 4 and I'm sure it's not an overheating problem.

A:Satellite A500-17X - The battery doesn't charge anymore

Hi doowee01,

And now your notebook doesn’t start anymore or what happens now?
Maybe it works and if not you must contact nearest authorized service provider in your country.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2370 @ 1.73GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 448 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 114431 MB, Free - 68579 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0U990C, , .9DFVNF1.CN7016685602XP.
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated and Enabled

My laptop battery will not charge with my original adapter so I bought a new one, along with a new battery.

Right now the laptop is running with no battery installed per a question from 2007: "If it's not giving you a good connection, it won't allow the laptop to charge the battery. Try taking the battery out and powering the computer only through the power adapter.", proving the power jack is ok.

Now what else could it be? I replaced the adapter cord. This laptop has been without a working battery for a while. The original battery was a 14.8V and this one is an 11.1V, could that be the problem??? ***That is not the problem because the battery was partially charged from the factory and the laptop ran off it but now that it is low, it will not charge again.***

TIA for any and all replies,
Chyann
 

A:Dell lapptop battery does not charge!?!

Yes, that could be the problem. You need to have the same voltage and other specs per the OEM's requirements.

Your system requires 14. 8V and 11.1V is NOT enough to run it.

You need to get yourself the correct battery and charging unit.
 

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I have a Dell laptop M1330 that was in perfect working condition until my son spilled his cup and water seeped under base and into the computer. A little water came onto the screen but it dried out and everything seems to be working fine with the exception of the battery which will not charge. I bought a replacement battery and AC Adapter but neither of these have changed the situation. The warranty is expired. Any ideas on what else it could be?

Thanks for your ideas.
 

A:Dell M1330 Battery Won't Charge

The water may have damaged the motherboard and the components for charging

This may not work but should be no harm in trying
take the battery out and remove the adapter - hold the power button for a full 60 seconds - it has fixed boot issues before - i dont think it will help - but have no other suggestions to make
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2370 @ 1.73GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 448 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 114431 MB, Free - 68579 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0U990C, , .9DFVNF1.CN7016685602XP.
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated and Enabled

Right now it is running with no battery installed per a question from 2007, proving the power jack is ok. Now what else could it be? I replaced the adapter cord. This laptop has been without a working battery for a while. The original battery was a 14.8V and this one is an 11.1V, could that be the problem???

I will not have Internet access to your answer until Tuesday on a break from class.

TIA for any and all replies,
Chyann
 

A:Dell lapptop battery does not charge!?!

Voltage is most certainly an issue but how old is the battery? DId it just stop working or continue to decline in charge capacity etc?
 

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Hello !
Battery module for my Dell Inspiton 1721 is no more sold on internet dell store so I bought one on internet (french company)
It seems that there are differences between my old battery module and the new one (twice type GK479)
How can I know if it's an original Dell battery module ? 
If I send barcode, serial number or photos of the battery a member of Dell support crew can check if it's a fake or not ?
Thanks. 
Lowendal, from France. 

A:Dell battery module bought on internet : fake or not ?

Hi Lowendal,
The products sold on the Dell website are genuine. Please be rest assured. These products are tested and then sold on the website.
If the battery was purchased from Dell website, kindly private message the order number so that I can check for the details.
I have added you as a friend. Please accept my friend request by clicking on my name highlighted in blue and then click on ?Friends? tab at the top and then click on ?Request to Review? and finally click on ?Accept? button.
I am sending you a private message as well. Click on ?Inbox? to respond to the message and provide system?s Service Tag and contact details so I may access your system records and check for further course of action. You could also click on Start Conversation to send a private message.
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Bar code
KR-0U150P-71766-97Z-D3WN-A00
Made in china
DP/N 0U150P
kindly help as its an urgent case

A:I want to know if the battery i bought for dell inspiron n5010 is orginal or not

Hi Jokervirus1
Thanks for writing to us. 
All Dell batteries serial number start with either CN or KR .
We have checked the serial number you provided and its a Genuine Dell battery part. 
Nothing to worry.
Regards

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RELEVANCY SCORE 88.4

Hi i have an a problem with my Lenovo ideapad 110-15ISkThe amd r5 m430 doesn't shows in my device manager list also my battary doesn't charges unless it's connected before booting my laptop (it charges while it's closed normaly as it should) but when i disconnect the charger because it reaches the 100 present and then reconnect it it doesn't charge at all so please guys i need help and only in software solutions cuz the hardware it's kinda hard in egypt to find and get

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