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Latitude 5285 battery compatible

Q: Latitude 5285 battery compatible

Is the J0PGR 60Wh battery compatible with latitude 5285? Is it fit?

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My husband is considering purchasing one and would like to know if they can be hooked up to an external monitor and dvd drive? How would you do that in a simple way as we are not techies.
I would appreciate any info on this.
Carol

A:Latitude 5285 and other 2 in 1 laptops

Hi Carol,
Thank you for writing to the Dell Community Forum.
The Latitude 5285 system has a USB 3.0 Port and an external DVD drive can be connected. It has a USB Type-C (Refer to this link http://dell.to/2vsCU9w) and you would require a Dell adapter USB-C to HDMI/VGA/Ethernet/USB 3.0 to connect an external display (Refer to this link http://dell.to/28RIlmw).
Kindly get back if there are any further queries.
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.

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Hi there,
Before I start to talk about the Latitude 5285, let me explain another tablet that i having which is Dell Venue 8 Pro 5855. Dell Venue 8 Pro 5855 smart card reader(NXP chip) is able to connect by 3rd party library (github.com/.../pcsc-sharp), after connected, I can go on to scan card like MiFare Desfire 14443A and ISO/IEC 15693 13.56 MHZ.
 
Recently, I bought this Latitude 5285. The smart card reader of Latitude 5285 is produced by Broadcom. The software that I created is not able to work with this smart card reader. There are 2 smart card readers under Device Manager’s Smart card readers category which are “Contacted Smart Card Reader” and “Contactless Smart Card Reader”.
 
I have done tremendous researches on the internet.
Some said that is because contactless reader by default is only for Pre Boot Authentication, 3rd part program is not allow to use it unless turn off something. This website (https://blog.g3rt.nl/enable-dell-nfc-contactless-reader.html) author is telling that Contactless Smart Card Reader need to turn off the CV Radio mode etc by using the Dell ControlVault driver DOS tool called ushdiag.exe.
But I have checked the ControlVault driver of latitude 5285, there is no ushdiag.exe tool provided.
I have checked this Latitude 5285 BIOS Setup. I did not see any related settings that i can deal with.
Any approach to enable it? To me, it seems contactless reader is locked.
Please help.

Thanks and regards,
Fuji

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The battery light on my Latitude 7370 started to flash in orange and the laptop is not using the battery. It does not start when the AC is not plugged, and shuts down immediately after the AC is unplugged. However, the Dell online diagnostic test for battery passes it as working OK (the test for motherboards also passes). In BIOS, I can see the battery as 100% charged; however it also says "Health: Communication Error". A week ago the battery still had enough charge for up to 5 hours of office work. I have tried to unplug the battery, start the laptop without it, and then plug the battery back. I have also tried unplugging and plugging back the CMOS battery. Neither of these helped at all. I have been using the laptop with WD15. The behavior persists on 2 different WD15 units as well as on the default AC charger.

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This started a few day ago and so far as per now i charge it almost every after 2hours but with 45% still remaining on battery.

A:My dell latitude battery shuts down at 45% of battery power remaining and on plugging it into ac, it starts from that same % so am not sure of what is happening to it.

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
Kindly boot the system into BIOS and check the battery health and Ac Adapter.
Also private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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The battery on my Latitude E6540 has become a little loose. This maybe normal with time? I'm not sure. The battery still charges and performs normally. However, it seems one of the springs in the battery release latch has broken. Thus, I cannot remove the battery to inspect the looseness. The battery wiggles a little. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. My latitude is still under warranty. As I work at an academic institution, the laptop is also registered with the institution. I figured I'd ask Dell first since the warranty is still in my name. Much thanks in advance.

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So, I bought this top of the line Latitude 12 M7 with 4K screen, and that was a biggest mistake for all...
The battery life is like 2h 2o min, and that horrible keyboard with a stand behind the screen is not user friendly. I can't even use it on my lap, and thank you for some "horrible" re-engineering design, the Latitude 12 doesn't have a keyboard like the 11 or 13 has! So no built in battery to power the tablet, and no regular laptop style closing lid. Why??? Why someone design something backwards ?
By any chance the Latitude 11 keyboard with the built in battery would fit with the 12? Or in the near future they will realize this model is way overpriced, and the battery life is a joke ?
I am at the point to sell this, forget about I7 and 4K and just buy a Latitude 13 6 gen M5 with a working battery life. Any of you have a suggestion, what I should do? Is any other model recommendation with size of 11-13 , with a decent battery life? 
 

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Just got given an E6530, minus a battery and "plus" some darkness in the lower right corner of the display.
It's the lowest resolution option that was available. (Of course a county government would go with the cheap option.)
I know there was a 1920x1080 option for the LCD. What other models used the same lids and displays? What's the Dell part number for the 1920x1080 lid?
I don't care if the housing colors don't match, I just want the top resolution. Mix-n-match will make it customized.
Just finished wiping the drive and doing a clean install of Windows 7. Now to get all the drivers. (Someone in the county's IT department screwed up the recovery partition, or replaced the hard drive with one not-from-Dell.)
P.S. Posting is broken in Firefox 51.0.1 32bit. I click the I'm not a robot box, it gets a green checkmark. I click post and it takes away the checkmark and tells me to check the box above.

A:LCDs compatible with Latitude E6530?

Parts-people.com has a couple of FHD screens listed.  Looks like the back cover assembly doesn't need to be changed, but the display wiring harness does.
There is a note that states that the FHD screen is for systems that already have FHD screens - it may not be possible to upgrade what you have without also changing the mainboard (it's far from inconceivable that the FHD screen may require a mainboard with discrete rather than the Intel GPU yours almost certainly has) -- so call before deciding (what) to buy.

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Hi, I tried to put 4GB RAM from my Acer Travelmate P236 into my Dell Latitude 3640, but it wouldn't work. Is there any reason for this? 
I understand RAM is not always compatible, but they seem very similar.
I put it in, switched it on, but it made very loud beep warning noises, so I turned it off and removed it.
Underneath the top RAM it says ONLY DDR3L DIMM A. The bottom one says ONLY DDR3L DIMM B, as you can see from the first picture.

In the bottom picture, the RAM at the bottom is the Dell RAM, and the top is the Acer RAM. What is the difference, and why did it not work? Thanks so much for your help.

A:Why is this RAM not compatible with my Dell Latitude 3640?

Do you mean the Latitude 3460? Test the Dell stick by itself in both slots. Then test the Acer stick by itself in both slots. Results?

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I just noticed that the Dell Latitude E5520 is not in the list of laptops tested with Windows 10.  When will it be?  I want to take advantage of the FREE upgrade to Windows 10 and it turns out my desktop computer, an Optiplex 380, is also not yet tested with Windows 10.  This means I am unable to upgrade for FREE until these get updated drivers.  Please let me know when I might be able to upgrade my two Dell machines to Windows 10.  Thank youo.

A:Dell Latitude E5520 - When will this be compatible with Windows 10

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us.
As of now we sure that our testing team is working on the compatibility of the system and the Operating system.Once the testing is done it will be on the Dell support site and the update and drivers will be available. 
Thanks,
Robin

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see above 

getting:
"the trusted platform module on this computer does not work with the current BIOS.  Contact the computer manufacture fro BIOS upgrade instructions"

well dell--here I am...what do I do?  (yes, it has latest BIOS....)

A:Latitude 5570 BIOS not compatible with bitlocker

think I found it...turns out the Dell command update doesn't give you the latest update....
found a NEWER version of the bios on dell site.
Failboat

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Hello!I have 2 problems that have happened before and after wiping the laptop and reinstalling W10 they go away. But when the battery runs out they come back after recharging.
Originally this machine was running 8.1 and these issues were not present.I've gone into F5 and run the Pre-boot System Assessment and everything says it's fine? Confusing.
1. When booting up I get the message "Alert! The AC power adapter wattage and type cannot be determined. The battery may not charge. The system will adjust the performance to match the power available." 

I select F2, go to Battery Information and the AC Adapter = Unknown.
The little light on my adapter is a solid white so it is in fact charging.

2. If I select F1 and go into the laptop ignoring the adapter warning the mouse pad does not work.

I've uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers and still have the same problem.
I've also checked to see if it's locked, it's not. 
I've tried plugging in a mouse and it doesn't work either, only touch screen

Like I said, if I wipe the computer and reinstall Windows 10 the laptop works fine in both laptop and tablet mode, but if the battery runs low and turns off these 2 issues come back. Any ideas besides reinstalling w10?

A:Latitude 7350 battery "unknown" & mouse pad not working after battery ran low

I have exactly the same issue. Did you find a solution?

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HI, I'm thinking about picking up a 5285, but need to understand what the 5285 can use for external displays, and how to do it before purchasing.
I currently have a U3011 2560x1600 display. Will it work?
I'd like to switch this to run a dual of 1920x1200 displays. Will this work?  If so, what is the recommended port replicator for this?
I've asked online chat a couple of times. One said no on the 1920x1200, one 1080 only. Another first said no on dial displays, then, technically 2 1920x1200 is possible but there may be problems. I'm using this for work and not playing games on this setup, so I don't care how fast the displays are as long as they are not laggy system performance does not suffer much, and can play a youtube video.
Thanks,
Jeff

A:Lattitude 5285 supported external displays

Hi Jeff,
The Latitude 5285 ships with Intel i3/i5/i7 processor and Intel HD 620 graphics based on the region. Kindly find the specifications here.
Even if you choose the i3 processor - 7100U, as per Intel, it supports a maximum of 3 displays and it also supports 4k display. Kindly review the info from Intel here.
The compatible docks have been listed here.
The system however, has 2 DisplayPort over USB Type C ports and I suppose, you would not need a dock if you are going to connect two displays.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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I ran the battery down in my Inspiron 5720 while I was working away, and in desparation swapped it for the battery from my Latitude E6540 so I could continue working. To my surprise this works just fine. It charges normally and the laptop reports the battery percentages normally. Since the Latitude battery has a higher capacity than the Inspiron battery I get a longer battery life as well.
So my question is can I carry on using the Latitude battery or will it damage my Inspiron?
The Latitude battery model number is N3X1D while the original Inspiron battery is an 8858X. The batteries are physically identical.

A:Can I use a Latitude battery in my Inspiron?

Hi johnhsrennie,
Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
You can use the battery at your discretion as we wouldn't recommend using the battery from the Latitude E6540 on an Inspiron 5720.
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id, if you have any query.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).

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Will the following batteries:
Battery RYXXH  or YD8XCWork on a Latitude e5470
It appears they are compatible

Thanks

A:Latitude e5470 Battery

Both are compatible with that system.

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I have a problem. My battery is not charging, notebook(HP pavilion 15-n028er ) cant work wireless, only when im using plug.So i want to buy a new battery, my battery is HSTNN-YB5M. Can i use F3B96AA on my notebook?

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I bought a second user dell latitude L400 from a retailer. It works fine on mains power but after having been off for a while it will not start up on battery power. It will start on batteries immediately after being used on the mains but not after an hour or so.

The dealer gave me a replacement battery and pointed out that the corners of the battery (ref 942RV) were damaged. When I took the machine to him as econd time he pointed out that the battery corners are damaged again and it has longitudinal cracks in the case.

The dealer suspects that I have mistreated the machne and refuses to do any more for me. I have not misused it and have in fact barely used it. It has never left the house except to visit the dealer.

I have ordered a replacement battery but am worried that the machine is cusing damage.

Any views?:
 

A:Dell latitude battery problems

If the laptop is causing problems to the battery I don't think it's worth it to buy any more new batteries.Did the dealer say if it's possible to fix the laptop?
 

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I'm on Dell Techdirect trying to request a battery replacement under warranty but the field that says "Part Serial Number" doesn't accept anything I type into it. I've tried everything I can find on the battery itself and the laptop but there isn't a proper 25 character code on them. Where can I find this information?

A:Latitude 3340 Battery replacement

Think I figured it out myself. I used a QR Code reader to read the QR on the back of the battery (those codes are mighty small I probably misread it before) then only typed in the first 20 characters even though it goes to 25. that 20 character code was accepted so I'll probably resort to this method in the future.

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I swapped the 84 Wh battery for a 62 Wh battery in order to install a 2-1/2" SSD. (The larger battery occupies the space for the SSD). When I booted the computer, it did not recognize the battery. A message popped up, asking whether a Service Tag having been done. The battery will not charge. Do I have to modify a setting in order for the system to recognize the smaller battery?

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Hi,
I accidentally spoiled a little bit of water over my laptop. I immediately turned it upside down, opened the back, removed the battery and waited for 24 hrs. When I turned it on again, everything exept the battery funtioned. On the righthand side of the screen, at the bottom, the battery indicater is on 100%, but the amber batterylight is blinking on the front.In the BIOS it says about the battery 'communication error'. I checked the connections, reconnected it several times, but no avail. Then I restarded it without the battery connected, and turned it out, reconnected the battery, but there is still a communication error.Would a BIOS reset be advisable or is there something else I should try first

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Hi all, I recently purchased a Latitude 7350. I believe the system has a primary battery in the tablet and a secondary battery in the keyboard dock.
However, in both Windows and in the BIOS, it only shows a primary battery installed. The second battery is listed as "not present." I've tried attaching and detaching the tablet from the keyboard multiple times and the status hasn't changed.
Any ideas?

A:Latitude 13 2-in-1 (7350) Second Battery Question

Hi Sincx,
Welcome to the Dell Community Forum.
The system will not show as two batteries because when the keyboard is attached , the system battery & battery below the keyboard will work as one unit which gives 40% more usage time.
In case the keyboard is not used, the unit will still work but the usage time will be less by 40%.

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I have a dell LS I just formatted the disk and changed my operating system from windows XP back to windows 2000 (for speed). NOW the laptop works it charges the battery but if I unplug the AC cord the laptop shuts off even though the battery has full power. i checked the power settings in windows. I would rather not use winXP but if I must I will.

thanks
elliot
 

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I've tried all on the Dell Thread. Temporary fixes from plugging the adaptor in after power up, release charge and remove battery overnight, clean jack and plug and check for recognized signal etc., update BIOS, reinstall drivers, Changing BIOS to ignore charging (which I don't have the option), ran Dell Diagnostics, ran System File Checker (SFC).... 
Two things. The Balun on the power cord is typically what goes bad (the cylinder looking thing). It's cheap part when you find out what it is and how it's made). Nuff of that though. F2 to bring up BIOS, selected Express Charging (Power) to Standard Power. I don't have a problem anymore. 

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Is there a way to use a latitude battery in a inspiron. The batteries are the same ratings. I have 3 latitude batteries that I would like to use in a Inspiron.
I put the batteries in but they will not charge.
Thanks
 

A:Dell Latitude battery in Inspiron

Go here: http://www.canada-battery.ca/laptop-batteries/dell.htm

Be a detective - check out your model comp and see if the same battery fits it as the Latitude the batteries were for originally.
 

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Dear all,
I have a Dell Latitude E5470. It is 13 months old. I'm experiencing a very annoying problem. During the last weeks, as soon as I turn on the PC, the battery led starts flashing orange, very rapidly. Once I'm in Win10, the battery icon reports that the battery charge is 5%, but it is not charging. If I try to turn on the PC without the power supply, it doesn't start at all, as any battery is pugged in.
I tried several solutions I read and found on the forum (remove/add the Microsoft ACPI, turn off the PC and remove the battery, update the BIOS, etc.) but none of these succeded.
The BIOS says that the battery is plugged in, but there is a "communication error" so that the status of the battery cannot be identified, whilst the power supply is correctly identified (it reports "90W"). The ePSA diagnosis ends up with an "ePSA 4300-19 - Alert" that says: "Battery - The battery is not installed" and "Error code: 2000-0131".
Honestly I'm running out of ideas other than send the PC to the assistance: that means tens of days of inactivity...
Regards,
Vincenzo Suraci

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I am looking at upgrading one of my old Dell Latitudes, it's an D830. My son needs this laptop for school, and it needs about a 6 hour battery span. This laptop, however, only gets about 45 mins on average, and he can't plug it in at school. This laptop I found was perfect for him because it was rugged. I remember awhile ago I bought a  secondary laptop battery for this computer (an older one, not the same model) and it installed through the CD slot. Same thing, as I have found for this computer. So, my question. Where is the best resource to purchase one of these batteries?
SPECS OF LATITUDE (as configured)
4GB of RAM (1GB original)
500GB WD Blue hard drive (80GB original)
Windows 8.1 Professional (XP original)

Thank you so much!

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Hi, 
I bought a Latitude 7350 about one month ago, and its battery life is been 5h average. Is that normal? On Dell's website says that we can get up to 10.5 hours of battery life when you connect to the optional 2-cell battery in the keyboard base.

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Replaced the battery with a new one, and it won't charge. Laptop is 5 yrs old. Laptop runs with power cord only. When it's unpluggeg (new battery) it shuts off. Question is, could the NEW battery be bad, or something else. anyone else run across this.
Thanks
 

A:Dell Latitude D600 battery

could be dead.......

The age of laptop wont affect the battery (if its a new battery). Try returning it and getting another one
 

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Hi I have HP 430 G2 probook with 4 cell battery. Battery life is little over 2 hours. I am looking for a compatible battery with more battery backup (9 cell or 12 cell). Which HP battery with higher backup is compatible with this laptop model? RegardsJatin

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Sir,please suggest A COMPATIBLE Battery for HP ENVY M6 1102TX NOTEBOOK LAPTOP. THANK YOU

A:COMPATIBLE LAPTOP BATTERY.

Hi,Manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03694820Specs: http://support.hp.com/in-en/product/HP-ENVY-m6-Notebook-PC-series/5296045/model/5305648/document/c03...Part No: 671731-001Description: SPS-BATT 6C 62WHr 2.8AH LI MO06062-CLThese are compatible:9-cell, 100-Wh, 3.0-Ah, Li-ion battery : 672412-0016-cell, 62-Wh, 2.8-Ah, Li-ion battery : 671731-001�You can go for higher capacity one if you need.Eg.http://www.ebay.com/itm/251075663697?_mwBanner=1http://www.ebay.com/itm/171304221924?_mwBanner=1RegardsVisruth

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I bought a replacement battery for my Sony VAIO and whenI install it I get an obnoxious "Battery not compatible with...." window that opens and won't go away. Contacted the battery company and they gave me several things to do neither of which works. Anyone have a clue how to work around this with a VAIO running Windows XP? Theres got to be something I can turn off/unload to get around it. Trying to get around the $199 cost of an actual Sony battery. I see many battery manufacturers offering replacements for this model VGN-SZ120P. Certainly they can't all be bad..?
 

A:Replacement battery not compatible...?

SOLVED: For the record and future searches.... there is a SONY file running at startup called ISBMgr.exe. Apparently its only function is to monitor the battery and make sure you spent $200 on one of theirs. When you haven't it pops in and tells you. Once it was disabled through msconfig the battery works and charges just fine. I do see online that results of doing this vary on the newer Sony laptops. The battery will work but not charge. On older units such as mine, 2 year old VGN-SZ120p running XP, the fix works fine. I won't get into the should they should they not do that argument....
 

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Is this battery compatible with the x230?  44++, 9 cell, OA36307. 10.8V, 7690 mAh.





Lenovo Thinkpad X230 - 3.3Ghz i5 - 16Gb ram - 240Gb Sandisk Extreme II ssd - crunchbang linux and win7

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Hello, my notebook's battery is dead. This is my computer: HP Pavilion dv7-6b55dx Entertainment Notebook PCModel #: A1T53UAR The (dead) battery's product number is 633216-541 I found a store that can get me the following product:593550-001 Battery - 9-cell 10.8V 100Wh 3.0Ah MUO9100-CL For HP PAVILION DV7-6000 Series Can I replace my current battery with this one?  Thanks!

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Hi,I have 2 laptops from HP:HP Pavillion 15-N002ET andHP Pavilion DV6-3114ETI need genuine HP batteries for them but I can't find out which battery models on your website would be compatible with my laptop models. Can you please advise?Thanks.

A:Can't find compatible battery

Hi, 1. HP Pavillion 15-N002ET :     From its Maintenance and Service Guide page 26, it uses 4 cell, 41-Wh, 2.8-Ah, Li-ion battery, part number 728460-001   You can buy battery from :        http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=728460-001 2.  HP Pavilion DV6-3114ET:    Again, from its Maintenance and Service Guide, it can use      6-cell, 55-Whr, 2.55-Ah Li-ion battery for use with all computer models  part number 593554-001     6-cell, 62-Whr, 2.8-Ah Li-ion battery for use with all computer models  part number 593562-001     9-cell, 93-Whr, 2.8-Ah Li-ion battery for use with all computer models part number  593550-001  You can buy from:      http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=593562-001 Regards.

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Hello guys, i've got a huge problem with my Dell Latitude e7440. Battery is not charging. When i took the battery out and put official Dell cable in - nothing, it's not even turning on. The screen is all black
It's interesting, because few days ago I replaced my old not-working keyboard with a new official one. Everything was fine for 3days and then this happened.
Here you have a link to video of the flashing battery icon on top. Link: https://youtu.be/QjWwn1qmOQk
Please help, this is a fatal problem for me. Do I have to buy a new battery? I don't why it worked for 3-4 days and this suddenly happended.

A:Dell Latitude e7440 battery problem!

Unplug the battery and hold the power button for 30 sec.   Verify that the LED on the AC adapter is ON (or the LED on the DC cord side is ON).  If it's not, the adapter is bad.
Once the adapter is verified working, plug in the notebook end and see if the system will power up.  If it will, then try with the battery - if the battery halts the powerup, it's bad and will need to be replaced.
If the system won't power up with a good AC adapter on AC only (no battery connected), the mainboard is bad -- you may have a bad battery as well, but you won't know until you get a working mainboard in the system first.

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I have had two months Latitude E7470. Wear Level battery 15-16 %. Is it normal ?

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Hi Everyone! I bought this nice little Dell Latitude D420. The battery seemed to be working great until I took it out. When I put it back in it was dead and has been dead ever since. Im not real sure what casued it to die so I purchased another battery on eBay that didnt fit. Im not sure if the seller just had the wrong information. My question is how do I know what battery will replace the original Dell battery I have. On the battery it says Type GG386, Rating 11.1V, Capacity 42 Wh. Im not sure what all that means. It also says to replace only with Dell battery module types JG172, GG386, KG046. The battery I bought was the GG386 but the pins would not fit. Is there anything else I need to know before trying to buy another battery? Anything will help. Thanks!!!!
 

A:Dell Latitude D420 Battery Replacement

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Hi,
when I checked the battery status ,it says battery #2 not present.
I read from many websites that people had same problems also their solutions and tried on laptop but didn't get any result.
kindly show me same ways.

Best Regards,
Uranus

A:Dell Latitude E6440 battery #2 not present

I'm assuming windows 10 is on the system.....
Does computer power on with battery #2 installed and without AC adapter connected to system? Further, does battery#1 operate well without any problems?
Please keep in mind:
Dell Official Site: Laptop Battery FAQ | Dell
EDIT:

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I just got a J79X4 battery for an e6230, and while it appears to be genuine, it is a few years old, and completely flat.
I'm not too bothered if it won't have full capacity or less than the ideal cycle life, but what does concern me somewhat was that the pack is around 7.5V, which for a nominal 11.1V (3S) battery is ~2.5V cell. That does seem disturbingly low for lithium chemistry, though the BIOS reports it as 'healthy'.
A short test with Batterymon showed it charging at a low rate (~200mW), and if it is genuine, I'd assume the protection in it wouldn't let it charge if the cells were dangerously discharged.
Would anyone know specifics of when genuine protection does prevent charging?

A:Is old/flat latitude battery safe to charge?

davew_uk110,It should be fine to charge the battery if the health of the battery is good. I cannot sat how long it will take to charge.

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The internal "button' battery is dying. Can anyone help with battery specs and how to install it without electrocuting myself?
 

A:Dell Latitude D600 battery dying

Instructions for replacing the battery are in the first two links, and a source for the battery in the third.
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd600/sm/begin.htm#1421773
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd600/sm/reserve.htm#1123951
http://www.impactcomputers.com/d1004.html
 

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So this is the laptop I have an E6430. The battery is not that good and needs to be replaced. At times with this battery in the keyboard does not work. If I take out the battery and then put it back in and restart it then the keyboard works. Does this seem normal? Could a bad battery affect how the keyboard reacts.

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I had 3 Dell Latitude c400 range laptops all approx P3, 450 Mhz, 128 RAM, 6GB this week which I've upgraded to XP with a Nlited minamistic XP all just fine. One however will not use power from the battery, even though the battery works in the other Dell's just fine, so its not the battery itself.

With this machine it says the battery is fully charged when put in, but as soon as you take out AC power it turns off. There's no errors in the device manager, I've tried updating all drivers but there's nothing there. I've sorted through the Dell websites and installed all drivers and software I could find, though there's so much there its likely I've missed things not knowing specifically what the problem is or what I might need. Any further info I can give, steps to re-produce, troubleshooting if needs be I'll do it, but I basically want to establish why this model wont accept the battery power and how to resolve the issues, thanks!
 

A:Dell Latitude c400 not using battery power

I would suspect a harware fault in the power section in the laptop, in the interface between the battery and the converter circuitry, as the battery works in the other laptops.

I doubt it's a software issue.
 

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I just bought a 9-cell 97WHr slice battery for my Latitude E6430 because my normal battery only gives me 3 hours of charge on a good day.
When I went to connect it to the E-Port slot on the bottom of the computer, it did not register as a battery on the system, and whenever connected, the battery symbol on the top left of the keyboard blinks red repeatedly. What does this mean and how can I fix it?
Also, when I try to connect the laptop charger to the port on the slice battery, the same thing happens. Can someone please help me with this issue?
If it helps, my laptop runs a 2.7GHz Intel Core i7 processor with 16GB of RAM, and the OS is Windows 10 Pro.

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Hey,
    Every since I've gotten my laptop, I have been getting these 2 messages from Dell power manager. The first message says "Your System can no longer communicate with your battery" and the second message was "Your Battery is no longer functioning and needs to be replaced." I know there is nothing wrong with my battery but I still keep getting these messages. Any help is much appreciated!
Thanks, 
    Randy

A:Dell Latitude 7275 Battery Issue

Call and have the battery replaced under warranty -- if that doesn't solve the problem, the mainboard is the issue (likewise covered by warranty).  If the system is  brand-new, you also have the option of asking for a replacement system rather than a warranty repair during the first 30 days from shipment.

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Hello,
I want to turn off battery charging when I'm plugging in AC adapter.
Image below shows for which option I'm looking for.

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Hello,
I currently own two old Dell laptops Latitude D610 and D820. I bought a new battery for D820 but it could not charge. Can I use my D610 laptop to charge the D820 battery if somehow I can mange to plug it in the socket? 
Thank you.

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