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Q: HP Pavilion X2 12-b020nr detachable dock drains battery whil...

Hello everyone, New to forums here but have been a regular reader ? My Pavilion X2 12-b020nr detachable laptop has been having a battery drain issue while shutdown over the past few months, and I've finally isolated it to the detachable dock. It'll usually drain 3-4%/day while shutdown and keyboard dock attached.The battery does not drain (across 24h) while shutdown/detached or while the charger is plugged in. I'd like to find out if anyone knows how to disable power to the dock while shutdown.I promise that I am shutting down the computer and not hibernating, sleeping, etc. Relevant details:Windows 10 64-bitBIOS F-16 (and unable to find any options in BIOS)Fast boot IS disabledHP Battery utility and diagnostics shows normal battery (other diagnostics normal as well) Any thoughts? I've probed around the Device Manager and BIOS, but to no avail.

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My new Pavilion x2 Detachable 12-b020nr will not boot. I've read manual at all. but I don't understand why my laptop does not boot... I checked some conditions.* AC adapter and battery light is white (Manual Page 8)* When I pressed power button, the Caps lock light fashes for one second (Manual Page 6)* press power button after keyboard unit deatached, but doesn't display anything* press power button with attach usb flash memory, usb flashes 2 times But my laptop doesn't show anything (even HP logo) in any situation.. Should I try something else? 

A:Pavilion x2 Detachable 12-b020nr will not boot

Hello @blue0318, Thank you for posting on the HP Forums! I have read your post and understand that your HP Pavilion x2 - 12-b020nr is not booting. I want to help you resolve this issue. When the Caps lock button flashes for one second, does it continue in a cycle or does the notebook shut off on it's own?If the notebook shuts off on it's on, does it turn itself back on and off in a cycle? Please begin with a hard reset. Once that is compelte, please follow this troubleshooting document: HP Notebook PCs - Performing a Hard Reset or Forced Reset I look forward to your reply! If this information helps, click the thumbs up!

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Hi, I am searching for a compatible external battery for my Pavilion x2 12. However, I am discouraged by this thread :http://forum.tabletpcreview.com/threads/hps-usb-c-charger-lock-crisis-explained.69523/ Looks like HP locked down the USB type-C charging port which only accept HP charger. However, there are times when I am not near a power outlet and on the go. I need an external battery. This also prevented users from passing though power when using USB docks, which is bad. It seems that there is no external battery available for Pavilion x2 12, am I right? Or is there any BIOS setting that allow me to turn off the charging DRM? 

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I have a HP Pavilion X2 Product Number F5W70UA#ABA. I have been having trouble since I bought this just a few short months ago. The battery drains within an hour or 2 whenever I put the machine to sleep (close the lid, put in sleep mode, etc.). I have updated the BIOS and all the latest drivers. It helped ensure I could wake up the machine, but the battery keeps draining and I am at my wits end. I have also gone through many forum postings on this issue and have run the HP Battery Test as well as checked all the power management settings and they appear to be set up properly. Any help would be greatly appreciated. - Jim











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A:HP Pavilion X2 Battery Drains when in Sleep Mode

Hi DontLoveWindows, From the information that you have given me, it is showing that you have 2 anti-virus softwares installed. Avast and Norton, that are continuously running when the printer is in sleep mode, which would be draining your power. It also shows that your printer has missing or misconfigured drivers which could be using power as well. Here is an HP Photosmart Full Feature Software and Drivers download for your printer. I suggest that you Disable your startup software. To do this: Right click or touch and hold the bottom left corner of the screen and select Run.Type msconfig in the Run box, and then press Enter. The MSconfig window opens. If the User Account Control window opens with the message, Windows needs your permission to continue, click or tap Continue to close the window.If Normal Startup is currently selected, follow these steps:Select Selective Startup, and then clear the Load Startup Items check box.Click or tap the Services tab, and then select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box at the bottom of the screen.Click or tap Disable All.If Selective Startup is currently selected, follow these steps:Click or tap the Services tab, and then select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box at the bottom of the screen.Make a list of the items that are selected. You will need this list to reset your computer startup items later.Click or tap Disable All.Click or tap Apply.Click or tap OK. A new window displays.Click or tap Res... Read more

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Hi, I'm having trouble getting my battery working. It will randomly guess the percentage of the battery and the computer will shut-down while it says theres 50% battery life. I try the HP support app incuided on my computer to do a calibration, however the battery fail the test. Yes, I did a check on the battery state; it says the battery is fine but I know that is incorrect. Anyway, I want to replace the battery but there is no infomation on how or were I should take it. Any help doing it or is it impossable?

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I have a HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC (Product Number F6C70PA#ABG), and since I have upgraded to Windows 10 (current version 10.0.14393) last year I have had nothing but trouble with it. 1) First, when I use the shutdown option in the power menu, the notebook will not turn off; the screen goes black but the fans continue to run, and the Wireless Antenna light goes orange but does not turn off. The power button in the top left also stays lit. The only way to turn the device off properly is to hold the power button down for 5 seconds. 2) But even when I turn the power off by holding down the power button, I have recently discovered that the notebook is still draining power. If it is turned off, and the AC power removed, the battery is completely drained when I next come to try and turn it on. This is despite the fans not running while the power is turned off in this fashion. 3) Also recently, when booted up the notebook takes an excessively long time. After approximately 2-3 minutes from power off, the notebook will display the coastal scene. I press the up key or click my mouse to bring up the login box, but the login box takes another 2-3 minutes to appear. After inputting my password, it takes approximately another 2-3 minutes to finish booting the desktop.  I note that, in an attempt to follow other tech support advice to allow the notebook to shutdown properly (to solve problem 1 above), I have previously turned off the fast boot option.  However, it... Read more

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I have a HP Pavilion 13 X2 Model F0A05AVI have two batteries in the unit, one in the tablet section and one in the keyboard/dock section. Recently, I have noticed the batteries do not drain equally (not sure if they should) but when the total battery level hits 50%, the keyboard stops working along with anything else attached to the dock like the touch pad for example. The tablet portion works fine. When I check the battery level it shows the dock/keyboard (battery #1) at 0% or 1% and the tablet battery (Battery #2) at 95-100% or so.  Is there anyway to get the batteries to discharge together and or get the dock/keyboard to take power from the battery in the tablet?

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Hi FriendI have tryied to connect 32Gb SD card to my SD card Slot but its not showing as a drive ( D ),if any software/driver update for that. Thank youIsuru

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Hello. I have a 3yr old Toshiba Satellite laptop that I use every day, on avg. 8 hrs per day for school. The battery used to last about 2.5 hours without needing charging. In the past couple weeks, it only seems to last about an hour before needing to be charged.

Even more troublesome is its action when the charge is gone. I have set the power settings to pop up a notification message at 22% battery level and take no action, then at 10% battery level, pop up another message THEN go in to hibernate. However, last week it would give me only about 20 seconds' notice of a critical battery level, then it would hibernate. It wouldn't give me any notice before the critical level.

Now, it has taken to just hibernating, with no warning notice whatsoever. I could keep it plugged in all the time, but my concern is there's something more at issue that will get worse over time. I don't need any crashes at finals time.

Any suggestions? Could the battery need replacing? Thanks.
 

A:Battery drains in 1hr; No low battery warning before hibernate

Li Ions really start to lose capacity at 2 years. By 3 years, they can easily be at 50% of their original capacity.

I'd go for a new battery.
 

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hii hello i need help i have one hp pavilion x2 detachable pc 10 i lost windows 8.1 put not again re install win 8.1 7.10 every os not install beacause all setting i will check and set correct but not install os and bios 


So pls help ,me how to install windows And How to upgrade bios with flash drive without Os
PLS PLEASE
this is my email [email protected]

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I have an HP Paviion x2 detachable device with two ports - USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 type C. The charger is connected to the last port. A. My question is, due to the lack of more ports, is it possible to connect a USB 3.0 type C hub to the USB 3.0 port (instead of the charger)?B. If yes, will it be still possible to charge the computer via the hub?  C. Assuming that it is a "Yes" for question A, which hubs are recommended? Best Regards,Tal Barak. 

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Last night turned on to find it saying it was installing updates. Since then when turned on freezes but won't let me open or fix anything. Keep having to turn it off and on. No joy. Sometimes opens a blue screen. Message reads 'windows hasn't loaded correctly'. Option to reset won't work as says I need additional free space on the drive but can't open drive to do so. Start up repair can't diagnose a problem. Won't let me perform a system restore and won't let me create a restore point. Don't have a disc to use. Cannot open files or access internet on desktop. Completely stuck. Please help.

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I've broken screen glas in the upper angle. In italy where is assistance (or the telephone number). How much the replacement? Or in alternative where i buy the glass screen to try sefl repair (my warrancy is expiry). Thanks

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Hi this is my first post. Had this 2 in one for about a week, replacing a 4 year old acer aspire one netbook D270 which had upgraded SSD and over 8 hr battery life. I dropped it and cracked the screen but it was a great little device I used all the time. There is a lot to like with this unit, but a few things are a little fustrating. 1) Lost thunderbird and opera from taskbar for no apparent reason. I pin something I expect it to stay.2) I keep on deleting the HP help from taskbar as it keeps on showing a massive ? on the task bar but no new info, but afrer reboot its back showing help but nothing new. I dont want it.3) Inconsistent when I undock screen, I loose all input on the touch screen? Dock it back all is fine. This cant be right.4) Open some webpages no touch screen?.5)  I Keep on loosing SD card, even during playing music, suddenly stops and no SD. Pop it out and it makes unmounts noise, pop it back in all is fine for a short time like 2 songs then stops again saying file can not be found. Replaced the SD card and same issues.Are these known issues or something with my device. Jas

A:Pavilion x2 Detachable issues

Hello @jaz4uk, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I understand that you are having multiple issues with the notebook, and wanted to assist you! First, have you tried updating the drivers for your notebook?  You can find drivers for your product here: Drivers - HP Pavilion x2 - 10-n156na (ENERGY STAR) Please let me know if this helps with any of the issues.  Let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Does anyone know how to fix/ solve my problem?

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Hello all, I am trying to find a good stylus that will work for my sister's pavilion 10 x2. the model number is 10-N113DX. when i go to settings>system>about it states "Pen and touch support with 10 touch points". i didnt realize how many different types of active stylus/pens there were until i started looking into getting  one., and it turns out there are several different versions of the "Pavilion 10 x2". my sister is going off to school with this computer and needs a stylus similar to the HP active stylus for writing music/drawing. does anyone know of a stylus that will work or if the HP active stylus will work with this computer? any help would be appreciated!

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I have just bought this lkaptop and the hardware is nice, but I do not want to run Windows. Simple, I thought, as it's a PC, I'll just install Ubuntu. Well, the boot from USB is UEFI and that is a bit of a pain to set up, and I can't get it to work. The Ubuntu 14 install disk I burnt is an EFI boot CD and it simply fails to boot. Using the F9 option I get aBoot device failed message in white text on a blue screen. When I try to boot through the boot menus I get a missing file at \ubuntu\winboot\. I have just created a Windows recovery disk and that seems to boot fine. It looks like the BIOS/UEFI is set up to only allow Windows to boot. I've bought a USB DVD drive and failed to boot from that, also two memory sticks and a HDD. So, questions, before I put the laptop in the bin: 1. Has anyone else got Linux onto this device and if so what image and procedure did you use to get the install to work? 2 Is there a way to get legacy mode booting set up in the BIOS (The BIOS mentions legacy support in the screens but its not there).  Andrew 

A:Linux on HP Pavilion x2 detachable PC 10

It seems that the hp x2 has a 32 bit uefi. So you'll need a 32bit uefi boot loader. Most distros I've seen just ship the 64 bit bootloader. There's a guy at debian who is trying to support this kind of thing - He's working on a netinst image for deb8. The current image he's published so far boots, but I can't get networking to work. Here's his blog (other good stuff there):http://blog.einval.com/debian/CDs Here's the deb image:http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/unofficial/efi-development/jessie-upload3.Hth /markus 

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i would know if there are a stylus pen for the pavilion detachable x2 10-nl002nl. i prefer a stylus then a capacitive pen.Thank.

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My device is 3 months old and I recently updated the BIOS through the HP assistant and am now receiving an error message close to 'CMOS checksum value is invalid. System will reboot with default values. Please check BIOS to see if any changes have occured (as close as I can remember)' System then boots OK. I am wondering what is causing this. Is the battery already dying? This has now happened three times in a week and also the clock is reseting itself to 05:00 everytime.

A:cmos HP Pavilion x2 Detachable

This is NOT official HP Customer Support and I, as most other persons on this forum, do not work for HP. This is a peer-to-peer user supported forum for HP products. HP maintains no official presence on this forum and it is unlikely that HP will respond in an official capacity. Any reply from a HP employee represents their own opinion and not that of HP's. When requesting assistance, please provide the complete model name and product number (p/n) of the HP computer in question. HP/Compaq makes thousands of models of computers. Without this information it may be difficult or impossible to assist you in resolving your issue. The above requested information can be found on the bottom of your computer, inside the battery compartment or on the startup BIOS screen. Please see How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? for more assistance locating this information. DO NOT include your serial number. Please enter the model/product information into HP's Online Consumer Support page and post it here for our review.  While it is possible that the battery is "dying" already, there is also a possibility that the CMOS is faulty.  I am sorry that you are having issues with your computer. I have forwarded your concerns to the HP Forum Administrators for possible escalation. Please watch for a PM (private message) from an HP Representative on this forum. If you have any further questions, plea... Read more

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Whenever I have a game on (ex. overwatch, or any game) the battery will slowly drain to %0 regardless of it being plugged in I have to turn it off and wait for it to become fully charged again, If I'm just on the internet on google it will charge, this only occurs when I'm on a game. I've just starting having this problem and wanna know how I can fix this.
I've already done diagnostics tests, multiple times. but don't know what else I can do.

A:Battery drains when plugged in

I forgot to mention, I use a Alienware 17 R3

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I'm havin trouble with my  2 year old laptop. Whenever i unplug the charger, it will say it has around 3 hours of battery life left, but it realy drains down to zero within 10 minutes. My power plan is set to power saver but it still drains realy fast. i have to have it connected to a charger all day to use it and this kinda defeats the purpose of the laptop..

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I charge my laptop to 100% after using it everynight, but when I wake up I find the battery at about 80%. I shut it down every time after using it, I don't leave it on sleep mode, I shut it down.. So I need help on what is draining its battery or does the battery have a problem?

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I just bought a new battery today and the battrey drains too quickly. How do I solve this issue?

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I'm having trouble with my laptop. Whenever i unplug the charger, it will say it has around 1 hour and 30 mints of battery life left, but it really drains down to zero within 20 minutes. My power plan is set to power saver but it still drains really fast. 

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Hi,I just got my spectre x360 notebook a few days ago and I've noticed how poor the battery life is.   With minimal browsing while connected to wifi , It barely lasts up to 4hours. The screen brightness has been adjusted to the minimum and the battery is on power saving mode. The drain is really worrisome and I have no idea whatelse needs to be done.

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Hi,My new laptop which I bought to do Uni work on it battery keeps draining when it is switched off. in one night it has lost 20% of the battery. I have all the latest drivers installed and the HP battery check says that the battery is fine.could anyone help me find out what is wrong and explain how to fix it? 

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Dear all,My T470s battery discharge about 10% per day when system is powered off. Anyone can help me to fix it? I have read a few posts in there, but I have not seen any proper solutions.  Really appreciate. Many many thanks

A:T470S battery drains

Under control panel/power, select "choose what the power buttons do".  Select "change settings that are currently unavailable".  Turn off "fast startup".

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hi guys,

my detachable hp pavilion x2 detachable P0H64EA#ABU tablet/netbook wont start up
the recovery just fails no matter what im trying to do

i cant get it booting up off a usb stick and my usb dvd just whirrrrs!!!
i have gone into the bios and turned off all tpm and secure boot settings but nothing helps

there is only UEFI Bot order
and OS boot manager is third with an arrow next to it,and i cant change it

any ideas?
 

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I bought this at the end of August, as something to use when I was away from home. Took it away in Sept, all worked fine, til one day I tried to turn it on and it wouldn't. Eventually got it to work by holding down the power key. Now it's intermittent: sometimes works fine, sometimes takes repeated attempts, sometimes I have to hold it down and get the CMOS message. Any ideas how to fix this?

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I have an HP Pavilion x2 detachable running Windows 10 64bit. Until recently, I was able to connect  a second monitor through the HDMI port and it was automatically recognized. Since a couple of weeks the second monitor cannot be recognized any more. I even tried to connect my TV set but nothing happened. There is no problem with the cable. Also all drivers seem to be up to date. Any ideas what could I do ? Thanks in advance!

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I have an HP Pavilion x2 detachable running Windows 10 64bit. Until recently, I was able to connect  a second monitor through the HDMI port and it was automatically recognized. Since a couple of weeks the second monitor cannot be recognized any more. I even tried to connect my TV set but nothing happened. There is no problem with the cable. Also all drivers seem to be up to date. Any ideas what could I do ? Thanks in advance!

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When I try to turn on the tablet the on botton shows like is on but the screen remains black at all atimes. It does looks like its charging when I plug the charger just fine. But it does not makes any sound or have shows any picture. Thanks in advance.  P.S It havent been dropped is 6 months old.

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Hi. I just bought a HP Pavilion x2 Detachable and already have problems with it. I turned on this morning,it turned on ok. I done all the set up required,got a couple of apps,then left it. 1 hour later when I wanted to watch a film,i couldn't turn it on. It would not turn on. The mouse cursor is there,and if I press and hold for a few seconds the power button,a message saying "Slide to shut down your PC" appears and no matter what I do it won't turn on. I have tried all the "F" buttons,"F11" "F8" "F4 ....all of them basically,but nothing. It's really frustrating,this is my sons gift from Santa,and he can't even enjoy it. please help me.. Should I take it back or what's the best thing to do??Thanks

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We bought brand new - and pluged in to charge and we can't get the PC / Tablet to turn on?  We have connected to the AC Power cord...we have unconnected all items and charged for 30 mins and still nothing.What are we missing??  

A:HP Pavilion x2 Detachable PC - brand new won't turn on.

@tsmith223 , Hello and welcome to the HP support forums. First thing I would try is a full charge for 24 hours and see if that helps if not please post back. Thank you agian for posting and have a great day.

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I purchased my laptop on 11/6/15 from Best Buy. When it is plugged in, it works fine but the battery was not charging. Unfortunately for me, it is now 1 1/2 months out of warranty. I brought it into Best Buy to have the battery replaced and it was sent to their servicing center. I just received a call from them telling me that my issue is Not my battery but with something on the motherboard that controls how the battery charges and the entire board needs to be replaced and it is going to cost me just as much to replace it as I paid for my laptop. This is absolutely obsurd!! The laptop is only 13 months old and has never been mishandled. When making the decision to buy a new laptop, I chose HP because I had such good luck with my old one that was 10 years old. Has HP quality gone downhill? And on top of it all, when I went to submit a question about this to HP support, it comes up with my laptop being out of warranty since August 2016 which less than a 1 year warranty. Now Im left with the decision to repair my 13 month old laptop and still have no protection if something else breaks or buy a new one with protection for the same price.

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After reinstalling Windows 10 on HP pavilion X2 Detachable PC10 does not work touch screen, adjust screen brightness and sound, and no battery indicator, tell me where to download driver

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My pavilion is not respoinding properly. 1 month ago, the laptop/tablet locked after a hardware issue and needed a bitlocker key to open it. After some time finding it and a few problems from microsoft, the laptop was in working order as of yesterday. However, the audio was missing (I assume that's why the laptop locked itself?? I'm not a large techy person!). As I could not restore the audio, I decided to do a reset with files still intact. This got to 44% and then came up with a response along the lines of; "Cannot reset due to an issue. Please try again later." This led me back to two options; revert back and load windows 10 or to retry. I retried a few more times with the same error message and two options. I'd decided after that not working, I'd try and revert back and reload windows 10. After this, the only thing my laptop now does is load the HP symbol, move to a black screen and repeat. I've tried hard resets and attempting to diagnose the problem with F2, yet this did not help at all as all 'passed' bar the audio which could not be detected. Any help would be great! Thanks.

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When I try to turn on the tablet the on botton shows like is on but the screen remains black at all atimes. It does looks like its charging when I plug the charger just fine. But it does not makes any sound or have shows any picture. Thanks in advance.  P.S It havent been dropped is 6 months old.

A:HP Pavilion x2 Detachable black screen

Hi there @bfeliciano86,  Before I provide troubleshooting documentation, I would like to take a minute to welcome you to the HP Support Community, where you can ask questions, find solutions and get help from others! I will do my absolute best to help you resolve the issue you are having with the black screen on your HP Pavilion x2 Notebook PC.  Note: please make sure that the AC adapter cable is not plugged into a power strip, surge protector, or secondary power source. It should be directly into a wall outlet. Please note remove any and all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential devices, as these could cause some issues. As silly as it sounds, did you happen to try removing dust from the cooling areas in a notebook?Have you connected the Notebook to an external monitor or TV? If you remove the notebook battery, plug the AC power cable back into the notebook, then turn it on, does it power the Notebook? Do you have any beep codes or blinking LED lights? Have you done a BIOS reset?Have you tried performing a hard reset?Have you tried to see if you can test for hardware failures? If the computer is on, do you hear the fan running? If so, but the display remains blank, please see Computer Starts but Screen Remains Blank. If you require further assistance, I would be more than happy to help! Please just re-post with the information required from above. Pleas... Read more

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Hi, Just bought a HP Pavilion x2 - 10-j000na (ENERGY STAR) which arrived 2 days ago. Has been working fine - and battery charge was about halfway down. Had no problems until this evening when I'm getting no response whatsoever from it. Tried plugging it in with the adaptor, and also starting it on just battery power - but screen remains black, no lights, nothing. Any clues?? :/ Thanks.

A:Pavilion Detachable - Black Screen

Hello @Yool, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience!  I have read your post on how your notebook computer is not able to power on, even though it is plugged into the AC adapter, and I would be happy to assist you in this matter! If your computer is powering on, but there is no lights illuminating on the device, I recommend following this document on Computer Starts but Screen Remains Blank (Windows 8). Should the machine not respond at all when the button is pressed, I alternatively suggest this document: Computer does not start (Windows 8). This should help restore the display to your notebook computer. If the issue persists, please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link below to get the support number for your region. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.htmlI hope this helps!Regards

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Hello all let me start with the technical details of my laptop: Lenovo Carbon X1Bought ~2 months ago (new) at a reseller in the USi5 3rd generation @ 1.7GHz4GB DDR3 (soldered on motherboard)128GB SSD (Samsung), must be SATA III (6GB/s) I guessWindows 8 Pro x64 Furthermore:+40GB free space on the hard driveOriginal charger used, alwaysLaptop was never 'opened' (ie with screws)device mainly used to text editing, browsing and PhotoshopBackground apps/services: Apple iTunes services, Dropbox, Lenovo mouse/trackpad service and startup utilities like Google Update, Java update, Adobe Reader SpeedlaunchI do not shut down my laptop most of the times, I simply put my computer in sleep modus (in other words: I close the lid of the laptop)I do play games on this laptop, but of course I do not expect the battery to last many hours when doing so. The battery drains quickly only in 'normal' situations - gaming, video editing and lots of Photoshop do not count of course.Connected to the internet all the time (no 3G, just WiFi)Bluetooth disabled. Now let me explain the situation.The laptop is fully charged using the original charger. The power plan is set to Power Saver (image). Brightness is set to around 60% of maximum according to the build in indicator of Windows 8.The apps that are open are Google Chrome ( with 5 tot 15 tabs most of the time), Outlook, Dropbox and one metro apps (weather or the app store). (full image, click here) As you can read, no heavy ... Read more

A:[Carbon X1] Battery drains quickly

Well, how long does it last?

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I have Windows XP SP2 on an Acer Aspire One A110, 512MB Ram 8GB SSD, Intel Atom, 1.6GHZ Processor, 3-cell battery blah blah...

We'll i used to have 2:47 battery life etc. I have a USB Mouse but the USB is only an adapter not one of those massive hub things... I've decresed my brightness to it's darkest, muted my speakers, cut down on as most apps as possible (Firefox and MSN and ManyCam only running.) I've also applied that hotfix which was supposed to help, but no luck. When i run on battery I get 1:26...MASSIVE difference. I don't think its the battery as I put my brothers battery in and he gets 2:30 on his battery but when it was on my laptop it went to 1:57 Don't know what to do...I don't have an anti-virus EITHER because i was so mad on getting my battery life back up.

Thanks

-Ash

A:Battery life drains quickly!

Most likely your battery might not bre charging fully due to the A/C adaptor plug may be loose and or the connection on your board is loose (common problem with laptops). Another thought is that over a period of time laptop batteries get weaker due to their nature. It may be best to take your computer to the shop and let an expert technician look into this. Really doesn't cost an awful lot...If you are handy you may be able to check this out yourself but sometimes laptop cases are a little difficult to open (without damaging)...I know from experience (cracked my Sony Vaio case when trying to attempt fixing the very same issue)...

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