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Put In New Lithium Battery/ Now Won't Boot

Q: Put In New Lithium Battery/ Now Won't Boot

I'm posing for my Mom's computer system. This is what she has done so far to it.
I have Windows XP Professional Verison. It's a HP System. I put in a new Fan Motor and a new Lithium Battery and now it will not boot. It powers on and freezes up. Though if I turn it off and unplug then pop battery out and then put the same battery back in it will boot up to the setup screen. If I tell it to reset it's settings, it then will fully boot up and I can do whatever I want on my system. All my info is there and data. Now it will run until I shut it down. But after a shut down or restart it will not come back up. I even tried a new battery from the store thinking maybe the battery I got was bad or something. I appreciate any help anyone could give me. I'm loosing my mind.

Preferred Solution: Put In New Lithium Battery/ Now Won't Boot

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A: Put In New Lithium Battery/ Now Won't Boot

In the BIOS, are you resetting the date and time? When leaving the BIOS, do not forget to click "Exit and Save"

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Recently completed 2 new builds for my cousin and brother (both being nearly identical) but have got an issue on the latter thats left me stumped.

Basically, when booting up the PC there will be no output for the screen, and the system will apparently idle.

However, when booting up without the lithium battery to run on defaults everything runs fine, provided power has completely left the PC before powering up again.


So, if booting up without the battery and the system has been left to power down fully... its fine, if restarting without the battery all is fine.

If booting up with the battery or immediately after shutting down, it will fail as described, if restarting with the battery is will fail again as described.

This is true 100% of the time I use it.


OS : XP professional, SP2

Processor : Intel Q8400
Motherboard : XFX nForce 750i SLI
RAM: Corsair DDR2 XMS2 4GB
GPU: GTX 260
PSU: Antec Earthwatts 750watt

If that helps.


Any ideas? I'd really like to get this resolved so I can off load the PC , or at the least get some pointers in the right direction if anything needs replacing.

Thanks in advance.

A:Boot-up with lithium battery = fail; without = success??

I assume you have checked that the clear cmos jumper is in the correct or keep position.

I would RMA the board. FWIW when you do an intel build, you use a quality board using an intel chipset. When you use third party chipset boards like nvidia, sis, via, etc; you are asking for a problem.

If you really really must use a nvida chipset, at least go with a quality board maker. XFX is low end at best.

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Dell Dimension 8400

1. Dell REV.A00 E210882 (Motherboard Label @ bottom)
2. DS/N CN-0U7077-48111-51J-024Y (Motherboard Label @ bottom)
3. ATI Graphics card p/n 109 A46404 – 00
4. RAM Chips: 256 MB 1Rx16 PC2-4200U-444-12-C3
5. RAM Chips: 2 ea; Samsung CN M378T3354CZ3-CD5 060), 4 slots; 2 empty
6. DELL REV.A00 E210882 (Motherboard @ CPU)
7. DS/N-0U7077-48111-51J-024Y: C/0 CN (@bottom edge of M-Board)
8. BIOS VER 1.10 A04 (copyright Phoenix Tech ltd. ‘85-‘88, Dell ‘90-‘04)
11. Pentium 4 CPU 3.0 Ghz
a. Processor Clock 3.0 Ghz
b. Processor Bus 800 Ghz
c. Processor I.D. 0F43
d. Hyperthread: Yes
e. 64 bit: Yes (Intel EM64T)
I know it's SUPPOSED to be on the mobo, but I'll be switched if I can it ... I need to pop it out in order to reset the bios.

I NEVER have these problems with either of my MACs, & I'm wondering WHY I'm bothering with all the PC frailties AGAIN ...

Any help is, of course, greatly appreciated.

Thank You All. & Cheers!

Uncle Tony

A:Lithium battery: LOCATION! WHERE!

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Can someone tell me if I using my notebook with it plugged in should I leave my battery in even if the is battery charged.

A:Lithium battery question

From what I understand you will do no harm to the lithium battery by leaving power to it after it is charged. It is unlike a nickelcadium as it does not retain a memory. The best thing to do is read the documentation that came with your laptop.

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I have a lithium ion battery here that was never charged more than a half-dozen times back when it was new and near new; but, it hasn't been charged in about 6 years.

Anyone know how long these things can sit uncharged without going bad?

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I am getting a new Westinghouse Digital notebook for Christmas. I know because I the techie in the family that had to be sure it worked before sending in the rebate. It comes with a lithium-ion battery. the same technology as the SONY batteries that have exploded in some notebooks. This battery was made by Panasonic not SONY so I feel kinda safe with it.

Does anyone know of battery suppliers that might have a replacement battery using a different technology like NiMH.

A:Lithium Ion Notebook battery

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I noticed there's a lithium battery installed in the motherboard. I assume it is intended to power the BIOS/CMOS. What lifetime does it have? What happens when it runs out of power?

A:Lithium battery in motherboard?

alegator wrote.
 "noticed there's a lithium battery installed in the motherboard. I assume it is intended to power the BIOS/CMOS. What lifetime does it have?"   About 2-5 years+-
"What happens when it runs out of power?" You replace the battery, if the system is under warranty, Dell will send you a new one or you can buy a replacement battery from any Radio Shack or electronic store.

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I bought an Olympus c-770 Ultra Zoom in December, 2004. It uses a rechargeable li-ion battery. I bought another one for backup. Lately, both batteries seem to need recharging after no more that 10 pictures. I rarely use the lcd, but I do use the zoom quite a bit. Is it time to buy some new batteries? What is the expected life for one of these batteries?

A:How long should a lithium battery last?

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This is a notebook that looks like a tablet and has in internal battery.  The battery has expanded (>5x in thickness) and cracked off the back of the case. I did call HP tech support and after almost an hour of being bounced around I learned since it out of warranty it would be $230-350 to fix. I was also told it was safe to turn on and I was directed to turn the computer on and run some tests (on battery). The tests passed. I now wish to safely back up, erase and dispose of the PC. Since running the tests the battery is now dead so I?m going to need to plug it in to do this. Is this safe? How else can I safely backup \ erase the computer?How or where to I dispose of this PC? I spoke with a number of stores that take old electronics and they didn?t take things with damaged lithium batteries.       

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I have Dv7t-7300 (C2Y65AV) and the battery finally died. I originally ordered it from HP brand new with 9 cell MU09 battery.Ebay is a disaster area - some listings have 6 cell battery under the MU09 name. The first battery did not charge pass 58%, second simply did not fit (it did not even have the OEM 4-LED test bar on the back).HP official one is out of stock http://store.hp.com/us/en/PDPStdView?storeId=10151&urlLangId=-1&productId=138247&urlRequestType=Base...I made a mistake and trashed the original battery so I don't even have the OEM part number!Where should I go to get the correct 9 or 12 cell battery?

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The cycle counter for the Lithium-Ion Battery in this HP Spectre 13-4103dx laptop is stuck!  I have charged the unit at least 7 more times since and the counter is still the same.  There are no failure codes, at this time!  Is 187 the highest is will go?  Is there something wrong with the battery?  It does not say it needs calibration, but could it?  I know the charges are not lasting as long as when it was new and that was expected!  Thanks!

A:The cycle count for the Lithium-Ion Battery on this HP Spect...

Hello  Spirit98  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.   http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-c00821536   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 am trying to buy a replacement battery for my laptop. I searched hp store and it directed me to purchase an RTC battery instead of a lithium ion. what is the process to change from the original to the RTC?

A:How to change from lithium ion laptop battery to an RTC batt...

Are you looking for a replacement main battery? The main battery part number is  HP  671731-001 Use HP 671731-001 as keywords in an online search to find a vendor who sells the battery. Make certain that the one you buy comes with a one year warranty. Unless there is an issue with the notebook no longer keeping the date and time set there is nothing wrong with the RTC  battery

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I've had a McKinley headphone amplifier for about a year or so with no problem however it's now flat and needs recharging for the first time. It says it's rechargeable but being a non-techie no idea what to do next !

Any help much appreciated thanks....

A:How to recharge lithium-ion battery on headphone amplfier ?

Let it charge until the red light goes out.

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My battery was dying. I tried calibration, letting the lenovo run just on the battery. It looks like it went down to 0%, then shut off. But it wouldn't charge. It was probably never charging in the first place, always running off the power of the AC.  But I could still boot to AC. So I bought a new battery. It said to calibrate. So I tried that. The battery ran down to maybe 20%, then shut off. But the same result. Laptop will neither boot nor charge the batttery. Again, it will boot just fine with the battery out.  So, what's to be done? Also, I tried to get into the BIOS via F2 and F12, but that doesn't work either.  - Dan  

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Q: lithium

Somewhere along the line I have picked up what I believe is called a tickler. Each time I boot up I scan with spysweeper and I am warned of the presence of the lithium trojan. I am somewhat familiar with navigating the registry, but I can't seem to track this one down. Any help would be very appreciated. Thanks.



where can i buy some 3.7 v 1630 mAH lithium ion batteries?

A:lithium ion batteries

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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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I'm in the market for a new digital camera, probably a 5-megapixel model. I have two CANON 2-MP digicams and several Compact Flash cards. While I'm partial to CANON, I would also strongly consider other highly-rated cameras, regardless of brand, and especially -- though not exclusively -- those which use CF cards.

One of my cameras uses AA batteries, so I have two sets of NIMH and a 15-minute recharger. I really like the convenience/availability of AA's, but it seems that most 5-MP cameras use some form of proprietary battery, usually lithium-ion, instead. Why is this? Do the proprietary batteries such as the lithium-ion have major advantages over AA NiMh's?

I'm open to suggestions and recommendations for a good 5-MP camera, no matter what type of batteries and media cards are used; I'd be willing to move away from AA and CF for a great deal on a digital camera.

Thank you,

A:AA or Lithium-Ion: advantages and disadvantages

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I stumbled on new baggage rules for lithium batteries on airlines. (haven't seen this announced before.)
Spare lithium batteries can not be carried in checked luggage. Only lithium batteries installed in equipment can be in checked baggage.
Spare lithium batteries are allowed in carry-on baggage.

These strange rules will cause your spare lithium camera batteries to be discarded after you check luggage without you being notified. Those are expensive and hard to replace when touring.

A:Lithium batteries on airlines

Here's the DOT's notice.


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With all the recent reports of the hoverboards people are buying that are catching fire due to the lithium battery that is used in them I have become concerned. It's been reported that they have ignited while being ridden and when brought into the home after riding them homes have caught fire due to the hoverboards igniting.

My question is: I have two laptop pc's that have lithium batteries. I keep them plugged in 24/7 - 365. Due to the afore mentioned I have become worried that they to could catch fire as well. I really don't want to shut them down every time I am not home. What is your opinion on this, please.

A:Lithium batteries in my laptops?

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Hello everyone. I'm having a heck of a time trying to clean these two infections off my parents' computer(Windows 98se) before I had back to school tomorrow. Norton Corporate keeps failing to clean them once caught. I'm currently letting it run in safemode. However, I'm not too enthusiastic about its prospects. Any recomendations? Any help is appreciated. Thanks guys and gals.

scanned in normal mode: quarantine in both items failed.
scanned in safe mode and quarantined and deleted all items.
scanned in normal mode: found both again and quarantine succeeded. I'm totally lost here.

A:backdoor.lithium and pws.hooker.trojan?

My log (post Norton scan)
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 11:02:32 PM, on 1/14/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.shenandoah.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by Dell
N3 - Netscape 7: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.shenandoah.com"); (C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\5m4hie4v.slt\prefs.js)
N3 - Netscape 7: user_pref("browser.search.defaultengine", "engine://C%3A%5CPROGRAM%20FILES%5CNETSCAPE%5CNETSCAPE%5Csearchplugins%5CSBWeb_01.src"); (C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\5m4hie4v.slt\prefs.js)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADOBE\ACROBAT 5.0\READER\... Read more

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hi, Iv come to ask you fine people to see if an Pentium dual-Core E2220 is compatible with Asus P5LP-LE (lithium) because i need a new cpu because my one i have now is old.

A:Asus P5LP-LE (lithium) cpu compatibility

I'm assuming you have an HP? What HP model do you have as they'll determine what processors HP has decided to support and you'll likely need to update the BIOS. The one reference I found to the board is here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00379616&dlc=en&lc=en&cc=ca
Only lists Pentium D's on that page but that may not be the full list and it may support additional dual core processors being an Intel 945P chipset.

Also, what exactly do you mean you need a new CPU because yours is old? Are you having an issue you are tryign to resolve?

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All, Very strange thing going on, and I've not seen it on these forums, so here I go. Turn on laptop, the HP screen appears, and about 20 minutes later, Windows starts loading.Turn off laptop, pull the battery, turn on the laptop, and Windows starts loading within 10 seconds (normal). When the battery is in, EVERYTHING takes 15-20 minutes to start.  If I select F2 for settings, it takes that long.  If I hit F10 (or possibly F8), same delay.      If I take the battery out, it works perfectly. So....I of course assume bad battery......but I've never seen this type of behavoir in ANY computer previously. Any suggestions?HP G62-340US Notebook Windows 7 Home PremiumNo error message and no changes made to system. Thanks Donlen

A:HP G62 Battery causes slow boot - take battery out and boots...

BTW - I've noticed other things like "Failed DST" and things like that...but only when the battery is installed. When battery is out....passes all diags.

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Hey there. I'm trying to clean up my parents' computer before I head back to school tomorrow. I just can't seem to get rid of the two viruses mentioned in the title. I've tried safe mode. I'm using Norton Corporate edition. They just keep coming back upon restart. I can't figure this out. The computer is Windows 98se. More info:

backdoor.lithium is listed as "bnmkl32.exe" in "C:\WINDOWS\"
pws.hooker.trojan is listed as "ndrbk32.dll" in "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\"

I'm totally lost here. Thanks for any help.

A:sigh.... pws.hooker.trojan and backdoor.lithium

Try both of these online scanners:http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/http://housecall.trendmicro.com/pws.hooker.trojanbackdoor.lithium

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The UN 38.3 test data report as part of the required documentation requirements when offering lithium batteriesfor transport. Where do I find it for HP´s Laptops and tablets?    Best regardsAnders RingströmDangerous Goods Safety [email protected] 

A:Lithium ion batteries - the UN 38.3 test data report

Hi,This is a peer-to-peer consumer support forumThis is not the official HP technical supportHP maintains no official presence hereAll the members helping here are end users like youWe're having no responsibility or power to answer your specific queriesPhone assistance: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.htmlRegardsVisruth

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Hello all,
I just got in a new Precision 7710 system. I checked out the battery and it says 91 Wh, Standard, Li-ion Battery, Type MFKVP". 
However, the order I played had Lithium Polymer selected:
"451-BBUV | 6 Cell (91 Whr) Long Life Cycle Lithium Polymer battery"
Was I given the wrong battery or is it incorrectly labeled?

A:Dell Precision 7710 Batteries - Do I have Lithium Polymer?

No, you do not have the correct battery.
Unfortunately, Dell never made this battery or discontinued it before shipping (yet as of mid-April 2016 they are still offering it on new systems. Ugh.) The 91Whr Lithium-Ion battery (much cheaper) is their replacement equivalent.
You and I have been OVERCHARGED for a battery that they don't have. Call Dell and GET A REFUND.

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I turned on a Philips 15nb57 series Model No EAA-89, but my battery died on start up and I didn't have time to put the power cable in.

I then switched on laptop again and the following error came up,‘Windows Error Recovery, windows fail to start , recent hardware or software installation may be problem'


'Do you want to start windows normally or go to recovery?

Recovery mode
Start repair environment (doesn’t do much)
Reinstall windows
Adv options
Exit and restart'
Do you think I have corrupted the Bios and need to get a external floppy drive (or flash drive) to reinstall it?

This is a friends computer who had support from the 'tech support' recently,they took control of her 6 yr old laptop to install a small program to fix a wireless printing problem. hopefully not related.



A:Windows won't boot up, battery died whilst booting up now won't boot up

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I can't believe this is an unsolvable issue...
my Studio XPS1340 isn't that old...
and my battery was replaced by warranty a little over a year ago...
it was charging fine...then suddenly, when I rebooted, I got:

WARNING: The battery cannot be identified.This system will be unable to charge this battery.Press Any Key to ContinuePress <F2> 2 times to enter SETUPPress <F12> and Any Key to enter Boot Menu
Do I just need to replace the battery?

A:WARNING: The battery cannot be identified. This system will be unable to charge this battery. Press Any Key to Continue Press <F2> 2 times to enter SETUP Press <F12> and Any Key to enter Boot Menu

I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you. You can follow the steps below:
Drain the residual power of your computer and recaliberate the battery by following the steps below:

Power off your computer. 
Remove all the external peripherals  (printers, scanners or any other USB device) connected to your computer.
Please remove the AC adapter and battery of your computer. 
Press and hold the power button of your computer for 10-15 seconds to drain the residual power. 
Release the power button
Keep the battery out for atleast 2 - 3 hours.
Then insert the battery and charge it overnight with the system powered off.
Insert the battery in and connect the AC adaptor.
Then power on the computer and see if it works.

If the issue still persists, you can update the BIOS of the computer.
Note: Make sure the ac adapter is connected and the battery is charged 10% or above to update the BIOS. Also, disconnect all the external peripherals before updating the BIOS. All the programs should be closed and documents saved.

Click on the below link: http://dell.to/Th8z4k
Click on “Download File”.
Select “For Single File Download via Browser”.
Click on “Download Now”.
Save the BIOS on your desktop.
Once the BIOS is downloaded on the desktop, right click on it and select “Run as administrator”.
Follow the prompts on screen and restart your computer.

 Please reply with the findings.

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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.

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I have an older HP Omnibook 6000 upgraded to 512 of memory running XP with service pack 3, using an airlink card for wireless and Trend for security.

I tried to clean up some disk space and must have deleted something the OS needs. Here is what happens:.

(1) Plugged in, everything is perfect.

(2) When I unplug and try to go to battery, the screen/mouse/keyboard interface freezes. My airlink card stays green (active) and I can still hear some whirring sounds. The hard drive access light goes off.

(3) On battery, the system boots and runs fine in SAFE mode.

(4) When I try a normal boot unplugged, here is how far I get:
<F2> ... screen comes up -- Windows XP logo and blue "activity bar" come up, hard drive access light is working, airlink card green light comes on -- Black screen, which is usual just before the login window, but instead of login window the machine acts as in (2) above.

A:Won't Boot on Battery

Go into safe mode and go into msconfig and open the start up tab. What do you have in there? I would bet a lot of apps initializing on boot up. Keep only the apps you need like antivirus, firewall if there is one and any app you feel you need, but you only really need the above mentioned.

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Notebook doesn't comes further then the screen where i can press "Esc" for the boot menu, seconds later I get a battery error 601. I tested the battery in the bios and failed but did got these two things out of it:Failure ID: RLHKG1-56G87R-XD6XGJ-C0BK03Product ID: NB022EA#ABFIt gave me a link but diddn't show anything when i filled that in.What steps can i take now?

A:Can't boot because of the battery

@JBos? Shutdown the laptop. Remove the MAIN battery. Then try booting with the MAIN battery removed. Let us know if the error goes away. REO

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When on battery, my computer fails to boot. It displays Windows XP logo and loads things but when going into graphics mode it freezes (actually when Windows XP logo disappears it freezes). When on AC Power it boots ok. It looks strange to me. What could be wrong?

P.S.: Safe mode works even when running on battery. If I disconnect AC when XP is already loaded, it doesn't freeze. It works OK at first, but I must test it a little more to be sure. Computer is HP nc8430.

A:Computer does not boot when on battery


If I disconnect AC when XP is already loaded, it doesn't freeze.

On first boot, there is a power drain from the source.
Sounds to me like you need a battery, how old is it?

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We have a group of Elitepad 900 G1s that will not boot on battery.  The BIOS has been updated to the latest available as of 2/17/2017.  They will boot and run normally when the AC adaptor is attached, but as soon as you unplus the adaptor they shut down.  They will not boot at all without the AC adaptor, not even to the HP startup splash screen.  I installed the HP Diagnostic tools on one while it was on the adaptor and ran the battery check utility and it said the batteries were good, but needed calibration.  When I try to calibrate them, I get the message that your device does not support automatic calibration.  I also ran the powercfg.exe /BATTERYREPORT command and it said the batteries were good. How can I get the devices to actually boot when on battery only?

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As many of you know the battery guage reset bricks these laptops. I did it and now my Y580 will not boot with battery power alone. The battery charges and works, but if I boot straight from the battery without AC plugged in, the laptop will turn on for a moment then shut off. I tried removing the battery, holding the power button, etc. Even reset the BIOS to defaults. Does anyone have a fix other than replacing the laptop? My warranty is out. 

A:Y580 Won't Boot on Battery

Hi  Bigterminator
Welcome to Lenovo Community!        
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with the system not powering on only with the battery.
Please try to reinstall the energy management driver and check for the issue.
Click here for the drivers please select according the operating system Microsoft ACPI setting and restart the machine. Repeat this step once more and shutdown the system and check for the issue.
Hope this helps! Do post us back for further queries. 
Best regards,
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I recently got this computer from a friend so I have no idea how long this has been going on. Probably why he got rid of it. I will plug in the power cord and try to boot with the battery in and nothing will happen. If I reach under the laptop and remove the battery and then try to boot up it comes on like normal. I can then put the battery back in but it makes no difference after that. The battery is completely dead. Does anyone know if this is a common problem with a bad battery or what. The computer is a Dell Latitude D630. If I knew that putting a good new battery in it would fix it I would without hesitation I just need to know if that is the problem or is it another glitch. If anyone knows the answer I would appreciate if they would pass it on. Thanks

A:Cannot boot laptop unless battery is out

The charging system has too little capacity to run+charge at the same time. simple solution: buy a new battery

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Hello all,
I'm having an odd problem with a Tecra A6 I picked up recently to refurb in that it will not boot with a battery only: It boots only when the AC/Mains is also connected, however it will finish booting on battery alone (and runs fine) with the AC cord removed soon after pressing the power button. It's just on battery alone that I get no response from pressing the power on button (so the mains has to be attached at that very first stage or I get nothing at all).

Now I'm wondering if maybe its the voltage of the battery? It seems there are 2 options for this model, one at 10.8v and the other at 11.1v. With Windows loaded and Hardware Monitor running it reports the battery is at 0% wear level and charges up fully (so I do not think the battery is faulty), however it states the battery is running at *11.1v,* but the battery installed is in fact the *10.8v* model. Could that be preventing power on with battery only?

Further info on the model I have:
Tecra A6 PTA60E-0EJ013EN
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 2.0 Ghz
2 Gb Ram.

Thanks in advance for any help on this one. Main thing I'd like to know is if I do need an 11.1v battery to run this model properly (and get it to power on) on battery alone. If the voltage makes no difference then I guess it must be an odd motherboard issue and I need not bother buying a new battery.

A:Tecra A6 does not boot with Battery only

Update on this one:

It appears the battery is likely faulty: I didn't leave it to run on battery only for long for initial tests so I thought I'd run it down, recharge, then see if that helps. I turned off all the power save settings then left it without the AC attached, however, in spite of reporting a full charge before the AC was removed ,the laptop switched itself off after only 5 minutes or so. On reboot (with AC attached again) the battery is reported as flat!

I have it on charge right now but the battery is *not* getting warm (it did the first time I installed it) so I figure either the battery or the mainboard is reporting the charge level wrong (this is a used battery btw, though it is a genuine Toshiba model, not a dodgy oem import).

Will have to buy another battery and see if the same thing happens (I'll know then if it's the motherboard), but in the meantime if anyone can let me know if the voltage does matter I would appreciate it.

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On my Thinkpad R31, if it is plugged into an outlet, XP hangs on the splash screen, it even hangs on all safe modes. If I unplug it and let it boot off the battery, it boots perfectly fine. Once it's booted, I can run it off the adapter without a problem. The adapter charges the battery fine, and the battery holds a charge for a little over three hours of light use (web browsing, word processing).

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A:XP will only boot on battery power

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Hi everyone

I bought a OEM battery for my tecra and now the laptop freezes during boot (the screen stays black with an underscore blinking) with the battery plugged in.
I have to remove the battery, connect the AC adapater, turn on the laptop and, only after it loads windows, then plug the battery.

Any idea?

Thank you

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> I bought a OEM battery for my tecra and now the laptop freezes during boot (the screen stays black with an underscore blinking) with the battery plugged in.

In most cases the blinking underscore is related to faulty HDD or RAM issue.
In my case the HDD was faulty and therefore I got similar notebook symptom.

I?m not quite sure where the connection between blinking underscore and the new battery is but the whole computer world is really strange sometimes and many strange things can happen? so maybe the new battery is faulty?

Did you notice this issue with the old battery?
If not, then I would recommend testing other battery? maybe it helps?

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