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Says plugged in and charging, but is not charging. Just got motherboard fixed.

Q: Says plugged in and charging, but is not charging. Just got motherboard fixed.

Hey,

I just got my computer back from having the motherboard switched out because of another problem, but now my battery will not charge. The light is on and it says it is charging, but it isn't. Should I attempt a gauge reset or something else?

It is a Lenovo y50, which I have had for 3 months. The battery needs to be unscrewed from the back.
Thanks!

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A: Says plugged in and charging, but is not charging. Just got motherboard fixed.

If it is not charging maybe the battery is defective.
Did they gave you back the original charger?
Did they install another different motherboard which might use a different charger?
You may need to contact the person who repaired it to find out.

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i have been using this laptop for 2 years i get it from my friend .

from start it always charges battery upto 56 percent.

and i thought that there is problem in the battery cell and in few months battery backup becomes very short.

Yesterday i bought a new battery for my laptop but it is giving me the same problem which i had with my previous battery.

So this is not battery problem.



Things i have tried



1)Removing battery and uninstalling windows ac adaptor from Device manager.

2)Removing both battery and power Adaptor and pushing the power button for 20 sec if there is any residuel current.



Nothing has worked for me so far.

I would be thankful for your guidance.

Thank you
(I'm running windows 10 X64)

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Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging I brought Dell Inspiron 14R laptop 2 years back . My laptop is not getting on with battery..only when power cable is plugged in its getting on..but getting message saying "plugged in not charging"...replace the battery.

Is this an issue with battery or do i need to change the AC adapter. Do i need to buy a new battery?

Please let me know your suggestions. Thanking you in advance.

A:Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sirisha


Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging I brought Dell Inspiron 14R laptop 2 years back . My laptop is not getting on with battery..only when power cable is plugged in its getting on..but getting message saying "plugged in not charging"...replace the battery.

Is this an issue with battery or do i need to change the AC adapter. Do i need to buy a new battery?

Please let me know your suggestions. Thanking you in advance.


Hi sirisha,

We truly regret for the inconvenience. Please check the link below which would help you resolve this issue:

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Kindly perform these steps and let us know, so we can advise you further.

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Hi ! Over the past two weeks I've spent my time troubleshooting why my recently (used) bought X240 is not charging the internal battery. Short timeline: 1. Bought used X240 in good condition but with dead internal and external battery - working well when using power supply.2. Came home and tested that thing -> both batteries show "0% - not charging" (with Win10Pro installed) *suprise, surprise*3. Ordered both new internal and external battery.4. External battery came 1.5 weeks ago. Installed it and worked like a charm (Battery 2 (external): X%, charging).5. Internal battery came the day before yesterday. Installed it and did not work -> "Battery 1: 53% - plugged in, charging - Battery 2: 6% - plugged in, not charging)6. Waited the recommended 6-12 hours like it was written in the "manual" to get it fully charged.7. Next morning -> Batterystatus unchanged (see point 5) ... It's stuck at 53%. Though the status says it's charging, it doesn't.8. Simply tried out what's going to happen when I pull the cable of the power supply -> Notebook instant off *hmmm*9. As the external battery was obviously blocked from charging by the internal (as it was not charged), I've taken out the internal battery again and et voila, external battery is charging again.I've tried to remove both batteries and perform the "Magic Trick" (press the main power switch for 30 secs) and I've also pushed the "reset" switch on the backside near the battery. Sadly without any result ;-(... Read more

A:X240 internal battery not charging though "plugged in - charging"

Did you buy Lenovo or aftermarket batteries?  It could be defective

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I took my laptop into futureshop about a month ago as the screen was not working and also not working on an external screen. They told me it was the motherboard and changed it, I took it home and it worked just fine. It wasn't until I had used the laptop not plugged in and then plugged it back in that I noticed it wasn't charging and it showed "plugged in, not charging". I took it back to future shop 2 weeks ago and I finally got a call saying it was back, however it was an issue with the battery and I am liable.

I am wondering if it's possible...
a) its not the battery and the new motherboard affecting it (I've read this can often be an issue)
b) somehow while future shop had it in their possession the battery got screwed up OR
c) it was installed incorrectly and somehow killed it

I find it highly unlikely that hours after returning home it just HAPPENED to break!! I'm frustrated because I'm a broke student and it has a great battery that lasts through hours of lectures... I need the battery and don't really have the cash!!!
 

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Hi,
I have a dell xps 12, bought in 2012. Recently the battery stopped charging. The battery shows 0%, so I have to be plugged in to turn the laptop on. When it is on, the battery icon on the task bar says "plugged in, charging" but after a day it is still 0%.
Since then I bought a new battery. Just fitted it, but now the battery icon on the task bar says "plugged in, not charging". Furthermore, when I Fn+F3 to show the battery meter, it says "battery charging diabled". There is no option here to turn battery charging on. Nor is there an option to enable battery charging in BIOS. 
BIOS does show battery performing normally, so does the battery meter (Fn+F3). BIOS also shows AC adapter as 45W, which is the original adapter.
Any help is appreciated!

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Hi supporter,
I buy a laptop DELL XPS 13 9350 from Microsoft store (NY) last week. But it stop charging at 80%. I have read all related topics on this forum, but my issue isn't solve. I did: - Update Window- update BIOS ver 1.4.4- BIOS > setting > general Battery Information: health excellent, 80% (Idle), AC Adapter = 45W-Power Management > Primary Battery Charge Configuration: Standard- all step here (www.dell.com/.../SLN296542), except (step 5 & 6).- I ran diognasis test in BIOS: everything passed. What could I do next? Thanks

A:XPS 13 9350, stop charging at 80% (plugged in, not charging)

Today, battery not charging at 70% but if I unplug power cord, it turns off immediately and can not power it on until I plug in. So I must charge battery continually during using. My laptop now becomes desktop!
Check battery heath (F2): "battery must replace". My laptop is OK except battery.
What happened with my new laptop for using 3 weeks?
Thank for your support.

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

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

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

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i bought hp 4530s four months ago and today i have found that it is not charging though it says "plugged in,charging". I have tried several methods like uninstalling Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery but nothing happen... wot might be the problem? plz help me !!

A:hp probook 4530s plugged in,charging but it is not charging

Hello thambu90, i understand that your battery is not charging. Test the battery to make sure that it does not have any problems.Here is a link to a document that will walk you through the steps. Here is a link to a number to call HP if the battery does not charge. Let me know how everything goes. 

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I found out yesterday morning that for some reason, the battery on my laptop isn't charging. I'm staying at my mother's house for the weekend and since then the problem has occured. At home, it always charged properly and never gave me any problems.  Could I need a new battery? I've tried going to Device Manager and uninstalling and re-installing drivers and the whole 9 yards, yet the problem still persists. Thank you in advance

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HelloHP EliteBook 840 G2The indicator shows: Battery plugged in, chargingbut really the battery not charging - bar doesn't movePlease help, what to do?

A:Battery plugged in, charging - but really not charging

Dear Customer,Welcome and Thank You for posting your query on HP Support ForumIt looks like your Notebook is not charging the Battery, We will surely assist you with this issuePlease perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallNote: This Battery driver will get re-installed automatically when you restart the Notebook againStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery iconAfter performing all the steps if you are facing the same issue still, please perform three more steps:1. Run a Battery Check in HP Support Assistant[Install the Software if it's not available]Note: Replace the Battery If Health Check Status shows Replace2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site3. Please check your Notebook with a known good Power Adapter & Battery from a different NotebookNote: If a known good battery is also not charging we need to replace the system boardHow to improve the life of a Battery:1. It is not advisable to use the Notebook when ... Read more

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I have HP pavilion RT3290 from 2 year,Nowadays i find when i plugge in charger it will charge but after 84% of charging it show plugged in, not charging tag.Simmilearly on bettery system get shutdown when 40%bettery remaining without showing any battery warning  of 7% and 5%.

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Need Help!

The problem started from June 2, 2015 about 4 AM (UTC +8:00 Philippine, Manila)

I open my Notebook that morning to check on my e-mails and bills at gmail but it's not powering up. At first I thought that the battery was slightly drained because I saw my sister still using it at midnight. I asked her if she did not plugged in the charger when it is nearly drained but she said she plugged it and it is still full when she shut it down.

It is Li-ion Battery

I tried plugging in the charger to check whether it still has remaining battery. It powered up.
On the taskbar/notifications/running apps it says 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging).
So to check out the problem, I left it turned off charging for about two hours.

Then after two hours it still says 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging)
What the hell is this?! I asked my self.
I installed an app to check the status of the battery (Battery Bar)
Battery Bar says something like this:
Capacity: 2K of 8K mWh (not sure about this)
Charging: 0 mW
Running on AC
7.9% Available
Something like that.

Summary Notes:
1. Does not power up without Charger
2. It detects the Battery saying 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging)
3. Though Plugged In, Charging it does not charge at all because of 0 mW charge rate
4. It turns off when the Charger is plugged out.
5. It still run even without the Battery (when the Charger was plugged in of course, then a red x mark shows in the notification taskbar battery icon)

Thus:
1. The problem is som... Read more

A:Help!!Battery:Plugged In,Charging(but not really charging)

How old is it? Most likely the battery if you use it a lot on battery power, not plugged in.

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To whom it may concern.I am in desperate help..... I have tried every solution i have managed to find on the internet but none of them work. I have a HP ProBook 450 G1 Laptop. When plugging the power supply in the batery shows that its charging but it never actually charges but simply remians on at same level.....I have checked the power supply as I have an exact duplicate laptop at my disposal, same with the battery. The battery charges perfectly in the other laptop but not in my laptop. When swithcing the batteries form the other pc it will not charge in my PC. bot both are fine in the other PC. I have removed the battery, checked power supply, un-installed and reinstalled the ACPI-complaint and adapter as suggested by most. I have done what ever solution i can have managed to find but neither have worked but the battery works  just fine when inserting into the other duplicate laptop and charges fine. I have tried to instal or upgrade BIOS settings etc. Nothing has worked for me! Please can someone point me in the correct direction!!!!!! Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

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My dell Inspiron 3420 bios version A09 suddenly stopped charging battery , and the power icon show this message(Plugged in and charging) but my battery does not charge.
I tested another charger and another battery but did not help.
Thinking that changing bios might  help,I am trying to change the bios but can't downgrade even i tried /forceit command. 
I can access logic board if for troubleshooting someone could educate me about  voltages of sda, scl and dc jack connector to the board.
Kindly help me.

A:(Redirected) Plugged in, Charging but not Charging

 
As you have a laptop, best to post this in the Laptop Forum here:http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/default.aspx Bev.

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Hi,
I have Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop and from 3 months or 6, the battery would not charge but tells me 
"0% available (Plugged in, Charging)" but not charging. I took the battery out and opened it and everything was fine!
Please help me because i need the laptop battery working because i use the laptop for work and i need it
Thanks!

A:Dell Inspiron N4050 Battery says "0% available (Plugged in, Charging)" but not charging

Hi HassanWael,
Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
Please boot into BIOS <F2> and check the status of the battery and adapter listed there.
Please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.
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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My flex 1580 is having issues again..... The battery percentage will not go up even when it is plugged in. It's been almost a month now and every "fix" I tried did not work.1) new charger/no2)new battery/no3) battery flush/no4)Microsoft acpi/no5) factory reset/no6) BIOS update/ I can't my battery is at 0%7) factory reset/caused more problemsNow the laptop is extremely slow when loading windows files, and it blacks out frequently (a know issue that got fixed with a BIOS update, but I can't anymore). I haven't been able to work on my laptop at all, and been resorting to my phone.Any other tips? Only had this laptop for 1 1/2 years and I'm supprised it's having issues. 

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My 4540s recently has problems with battery charging. When I plug in, on the taskbar it says : "Plugged in, charging", however it is not charging. It is not going above 0%. I followed the steps that are here like uninstalling "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" and then removing battery, holding power button for a minute and then putting back battery and turning notebook on. But it was useless. My laptop still not charging. Please help me with this issue.











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A:It says: "Plugged in, charging", but it is not charging (454...

Farahim wrote:The result is the same even when the laptop is turned off: It's not charging. It's always 0% and the light does not change its color to green (which indicates that its charged).That is incorrect. Off, as in no color, indicates fully charged. See the image I provided to you in my previous post. If you purchased the battery from a vendor who provides a guarantee, it should be still in warranty since it has been less than a year. Contact them for a replacement.

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 My note book charges when I shut it down battery shows 100% when I power it back on.  As I use it  the battery drains even though it's still plugged in ?  HELP !

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I have a HP Probook 4740s laptop. When the laptop is open (ON) and I plug in the power it shows Plugged in, Charging but it does not charge. The only time it charges in  when I have the laptop closed (cover down). I have run the EUFI and systems diagnostics, uninstalled and re-installed the battery drivers in Device Manager and the battery report is fine but the problem still persists. Anyone ever had this issue kindly assist. I don't have any warranty on the laptop.

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I don't know where to post this...
So...
I think theres a problem with my battery
But I don't wanna risk buying a new one. (cost a lot)
So I wanna be sure of what's the problem...

it shows
35% (plugged in, charging) but it never goes up to 36% at all.
But after some minutes...
(plugged in, not charging)
and my battery charge LED indicator is flashing....

I did this Method that I seen here

Battery Charging Is Not Indicated in Vista or Charging LED Does Not Turn On HP Pavilion dv4-1117nr Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

But well, it still didn't go up to 36%

Some say that I could just take the battery off the laptop...
and still use my battery charger...
But I don't wanna risk damaging the charger...
If that happens, I have two things I need to fix
And I don't think I can take it.

A:35% (plugged in, charging) then not charging. :|

Hello and welcome. I read those instructions. and from your post, i can assume that you did those steps correctly and are still having issues. To further trouble shoot this , how bout testing what happens when you are running on battery and the charge is waaaaay low. Plug it in and see if it charges. and if it just charges to the one level of 35% . If this happens after it ( battery ) has been run down to a low power state and only charges to 35% , then to me that would indicate a battery issue. So, with that in mind, let battery run down and then plug it in and report back how far it charges back up to. Also, note how long it takes it to run down to a state where you need to recharge it.

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I own dell latitude e6410 and had its bttery replaced bout 4 months ago. the battery did good giving me 4 hrs backup (9 cell). now whe i hover above the battery icon in the taskbar it says 0% available plugged in charging.................but not actually charging i've tried the power button thingy and uninstalling and re installing the battery driver, didn't work for me. what should i do??

A:Plugged in charging but not charging

Update System Setup (BIOS):
https://youtu.be/mWn9YfxtYBo

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My dell Inspiron 3420 bios version A09 suddenly stopped charging battery , and the power icon show this message(Plugged in and charging) but my battery does not charge.
I tested another charger and another battery but did not help.
Thinking that changing bios might  help,I am trying to change the bios but can't downgrade even i tried /forceit command. 
I can access logic board if for troubleshooting someone could educate me about  voltages of sda, scl and dc jack connector to the board.
Kindly help me.

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Hi my laptop today morning had an issue. When I plugged my charger I was not charging and there was no indication of being charged. Even the charging indicator light didn't show up when connected. I tried all the procedures of connecting charger with battery plugged out it didn't boot. And my laptop s updated until today. Any help????

A:Laptop no charging no signs of plugged in when plugged

Hello Remove the charger and the battery press and hold the power button for 30 secs. if in case the unit is not powering on with only the charger then the charging port is faulty, contact hp #hpexpertday




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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Laptop flashing white LED, Battery plugged in but not charging... in the past I have updated the bios and that fixed the issue but I have searched and cannot find any update. HEY D!#Ks AT HP THIS MAKES YOUR COMPUTERS SUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!I find it entirely frustrating to continuously run into this problem. when I do buy a new laptop you bet it will not be HP or any other brand associated with you! Sorry for the rant. anyone please help. 

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good day, new member here, i have a lenovo ideapad, i have read some of the threads under "plugged in, not charging" with the solutions on the device manager control method battery uninstall and install. but here is my scenario, my laptop is 4 years old, everything was working just fine, my laptop was unplugged and im working with it running on battery power, when it suddenly turned off (the battery was not drained it was 95%), it did not re start until i plugged it and it was running plugged to the AC charger, but now it wont charge, if you un plug it, the laptop turns off as well even if it still had some battery percentage left, it is now a compact desktop, can somebody help?

A:plugged in, not charging

Most likely you need a new battery.

Four years is a pretty good life span for laptop batteries, and when they go they do not always give warning. Sometimes it is "blink", just like a light bulb.

One thing to check is that the battery is fully seated and clicked in, and that the contacts are clean and not obstructed by dust.

Other than some change you made to settings or hardware, if everything was status quo and it just stopped working then it is probably no more complicated than that.

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HI, I HAVE BEED HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THE BATTERY I PLUGGED IN THE CHARGER AND IT SAYS THAT ITS NOT CHARGING, I HAD STARTED AND ON THE SCREEN IT APPEARED THAT MY BATTERY WAS HAVING PROBLEMS AND THAT I NEEDED TO GO TO A PAGE, WHICH I DID. ALSO, I HAD RESARTED IT AGAIN AND PRESSED     F2    AND TRIED TO  ANALYZE THE BATTERY AND IT SAID THAT I HAD TO WAIT FOR 3 OR 4 HOURS WHICH I DID AND IT DID NOT WENT MORE THAN 1% . I TRIED TO ANALYZE IT FROM THE HP SUPPORT AND THE HP BATTERY CHECK AND IT DID NOT GAVE ME ANY SOLUTION.  I DID EVERYTHING, I CHECKED MY CHARGER AND IT IS WORKING PROPERLY I HAVE LIKE 10 MONTHS WITH MY COMPUTER AND THE CHARGER IS NOT DAMAGED, THE LIGHT THAT INDICATES THE PLUGGED IN IS WHITE IT IS NOT RED. MY COMPUTER DOES NOT WORK IF I UNPLUG THE CHARGER  I DONT KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO BECAUSE MY COMPUTER DOES NOT HAVE THE BATTERY TO TAKE OUT AND DO SOMETHING ELSE, I THINK ITS BECAUSE IS INSIDE OF THE COMPUTER AND I HAVE TO TAKE THE SCREWS TO LOOK FOR THE BATTERY, WHICH I DONT WANT TO DO THAT :/  PLEASE WHAT I CAN DO IF THE BATTERY DIAGNOSTIC DOES NOT WORK EITHER

A:PLUGGED IN NOT CHARGING

HiTry this: Disconnect ACShutdownRemove batteryConnect ACStartupOpen Device ManagerClick the plus (+) sign next to Batteries category, right-click All of the "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" listings, and select Uninstall In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK. (it?s ok if you only have 1 of these listings).Click the plus (+) sign next to System Devices.Right-click the ?ACPI Fixed Features Button" and select Uninstall. In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK.ShutdownDisconnect ACInsert batteryConnect ACStartup

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Hi,      Basically my Hp laptop that i have had for just over year is coming up with 'plugged in not charging' or just doesnt recognise the charger at all. My laptop will only charge if it is in sleep mode or completely turned off. With just AC adaptor plugged in with no battery, my laptop will not turn on. I have ran all the tests on the battery and they have passed. Really need help to figure out what is wrong because all methods used on internet does not work. One did work for about 2 weeks then started to play up again. I have even downgraded the updates on my laptop form windows 10 to 8 and still doesnt work.  Need advise soon as. Many thanks. 

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I have the Elitebook folio 1040 G2. After doing the BIOS update as per HP SUPPORT ASSISTANT, I now have nobattery life. I have done the battery check & all is ok, but when i hover on the battery icon i get "plugged in, not charging" PLEASE HELP!!

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I have HP envy m6 windows 8 laptop, my laptop is plugged in but it is not charging. What should i do?

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Hello,   I have a new (9 months old) HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab268ca.  I have used this computer very little as my last computer was still operating and I wanted to finish some projects off on it before moving to this new computer.  The computer was fine for the first few uses but now the battery is completely drained, I can only use it if it is plugged in to a power source.  When trying to charge the battery, which I can remove, it says: Plugged in, not charging.   This has become discouraging.  I don't know how to fix this problem.  I'm not sure why a computer that is less than a year old and hasn't been used is doing this.  Since my computer is still under warranty I would like to see this problem fixed.  If someone from HP can contact me and let me know how to fix this or who I have to bring my computer to in order to have my warranty cover this, that would be greatly appreciated.   This is the first time I've bought an HP product and I can honestly say it has been a frustrating process, especially after seeing that this has been a problem for the last few years, judging by other customer's comments.  I hope this can be fixed because I really do like everything this computer can offer, except that it's battery won't charge, rendering my laptop useless.  Thank you very much for your reply, Michael

A:Plugged in, not charging

Tanglewood79 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! You paid for free HP Tech Support as part of the warranty coverage, so you might as well make use of it.While this PC is still under warranty, you should contact HP Customer Support directly to have them put you in touch with HP Technical Support to see what they can do about troubleshooting and repairing your machine remotely.I did this recently and the HP Tech was able to remotely access my PC from the Internet and do the needed repairs.If you live in the US or Canada, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1If you live elsewhere, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.htmlNOTE: After you get through, stay on the line until you are finally able to talk to some one -- it can take a while!If you have trouble finding a phone number, then try: 1 (800) 474-6836Good Luck

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Hello, I am not sure if this is in the right section but...

Recently my laptop's battery indicator has said "plugged in, not charging" at random times. It is at random times as I said and it does charge and can hold a charge. The battery check was fine. I am at a loss at what to do. I have an HP G60 235DX. HP wants me to send it out because they believe it's the needle inside the laptop... I'm not so sure of this. They didn't seem to understand what I was saying nor even try to.
 

A:Plugged in, not charging.

Hi pinta, and welcome to TSG.

The problem may be that the laptop is sensing that the AC adapter is plugged into the computer but sometimes there is no voltage coming through the connection.

The "needle" the support person was referring to might be the center pin of the power jack on the laptop. Its solder connection inside the laptop may be broken and intermittent or it is not making good contact with the plug from the adapter.

EDIT: If the power jack in the laptop is on its own small circuit board, it may use small round needle like contacts to plug into the main board. An intermittent connection through one of those pins might also cause the fault message.
 

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The usual problem of battery "plugged in and ot charging".. Only thing is that this is an inbuilt battery and non removable! So cant use the normal method as posted out on forum for same category.I have 1+1 year warranty on this product and interestingly the battery started showing this problem just as soon as warranty for battery expired. Want to know is someone else faced this issue too! and what's the solution.  

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I facing the problem in newly purchased battery not charging shows plugged in not charging . Pse. Advise sir.tks

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I have had it with Vista. Out of all the 6 computers I have had, this is my only one with Vista and to tell you the truth, this has had the most problems. This never happened to me since recently. Whenever I plug in my computer to AC power, it shows as plugged in, not charging. I take it out for a while to cool it down, and then after about 15-20 minutes I put it back in, and it shows as fine. When I scan it with HP Battery Check (during "plugged in, not charging") it shows as "Replace Battery". When I scan it after I fix the problem (plugged in, charging) it shows as "Good". Then after approximately 2 hours it again shows as plugged in, not charging. Does anybody know why?

Thanks,
RF

P.S. I am still under parts and labor warranty, just in case.

A:PLEASE HELP! Plugged in, not charging?

Originally Posted by Computer Age


...I am still under parts and labor warranty, just in case.



Go for that.. not sure there's anything you can do yourself.

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Hi, My HP Pavilion DM4 is showing 0% available (plugged in, charging).As soon as I disconnect AC, laptop turns off. I tried following but problem is still there:-1.) Switched off laptop.. Disconnected all wires. Pulled out battery from laptop keeps pressing power button for 30 seconds. Reconnected battery switched on Laptop and when the OS comes up. Issue is till seen. 2.) In Windows 7, Under the Batteries category, Uninstalled "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery"  and after that on the Device Manager taskbar, clicked Scan for hardware changes. After that device manager detects Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery component and reinstalls it. But even after that problem is not solved. Please help me out. Regards,Vibhor Jain

A:0% available (plugged in, charging)

Hi VibhorJain, welcome to the HP Forums. If your battery is not powering the notebook, and will not charge there is likely hardware failure. This troubleshooting document will help you narrow down the cause: Battery Does not Power Notebook or Hold a ChargeLet me know how it turns out.

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Hi, I initially had a problem when my battery was plugged in but it wasn't charging. Later on, after a few searches here and there, including on hp forums, I found a post that explained the problem. So, I followed the instructions in that post to the letter, and it worked. But not for long, I turned off the laptop at night and when I turned it on in the morning again, it displayed the same message, "Plugged in, not charging". I repeated the same steps and then it started to charge again, but then when I shut it down and turned it on again, it did the same thing. I can't keep doing this again and again, I need a permanent solution. I need to know if I need to replace the battery or something. PS: The post I found a solution to my problem is,  https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Plugged-in-not-charging-Batter...  

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My Battery is not charging for last few days. My laptop is showing as plugged-in, not charging. It is showing as not charged and not working until you plugin the charger. My laptop model is HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC Its 3.2 years old. Please help me as soon as possible. Thanks,Sneswnt

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hi recently my T460p thinkpad is showing as plugged in, not charging. battery helth and status is good. can i have a solution insted of replacing battery ? using different power adaptor also it shown same error. what can i Do for this issue get solved.

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JS7 wrote:
hi recently my T460p thinkpad is showing as plugged in, not charging. battery helth and status is good. can i have a solution insted of replacing battery ? using different power adaptor also it shown same error. what can i Do for this issue get solved.

Welcome to the forum.
 
Go to Lenovo Settings. Click the battey icon on the left tool bar to go to Power Status. Scroll down to Battery Charge Threshold. Is it enabled? If so then that may be inhibiting the battery from charging beyond the threshold percentage.
 
At the top of the Power Status page click Show Details. A Status of "No Activity" will confirm this. Otherwise the status will be either "Charging" or "Discharging." 

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I am getting a "plugged in, but not charging" notification.and the laptop only start with direct charging because the battery is dead too.I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the battery driver.but its not working 

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I bought a replacement battery as my original battery would charge but not lose charge quickly.  I've been thru two replacement batteries that test fine but still get the plugged in, not charging message.  I've tried the ACPI delete, power down, etc. process and it has not helped.  The AC adapter is working as it does charge the old battery.  When i replace the new battery with the old battery it shows plugged in, charging!!  Not sure what else to do.

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I have a hp envy 15 x360 pc laptop windows 10. Battery icon on the bottom right of the screen says "plugged in and not charging.if i keep it plugged in i can use it after waiting a while so that it actually turns on. If i unplug it the laptop will shut off on the spot. I tried everything i can possibly think of, also tried everything said on the forums and as directed by hp support assistant. Last i tried was the battery check. Status was "primary battery unknown"(93). Im at a lost... I need help plsssss!

A:Plugged in but not charging...

Hello @Rjmoralea, 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 an issue with the battery charging, and wanted to assist you!  I see that you already performed the battery test. Try removing and reinserting the battery.  Check to see if you have any updates in the HP Support Assistant.  In particular, try updating the BIOS, using the document here: HP Notebook PCs - Updating the BIOS Please 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 weekend!

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I have a Latitude E5440 and I just started getting the dreaded plugged in, not charging issue. It charges to about 60% and then just stops. I've tried about everything out there aside from replacing the motherboard. I noticed that during charging, it stops when power crosses charge. Not sure if this means its a software issue or not, but was interested to see if anyone had a solution.

Thank you.

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i have Dell inspiron N5010 and i can't charge it's battery.
when i plug in the ac adapter i get "plugged in not charging".
i have tried different charged,different batteries and all the youtube guides on how to fix the problem for example re installing the hardware driver.
has anyone ever experienced this problem and managed to fix it?

thank you

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Hi NIRO222,
Is the adapter frayed? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter jack hold still and firm or does it fall off easily? The alternate adapters and batteries you have tried, are they Dell products certified for your system model?
If possible, update the BIOS - http://dell.to/1WweDdU
Restart the system and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status with and without the adapter connected. Also, wiggle the adapter jack while connected to the system and check if the adapter status changes at any point in BIOS.
Restart the system and press f12 key on startup - choose diagnostics. Let it run the diags and if you encounter any errors - make a note of the complete error and report the same to us.
If the system is under warranty, write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details. If there is no warranty, then we can help with a paid service call if required.
Keep us updated.

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Hey Guys, My HP Omen says plugged in, not charging. I have already tried to reset the computer, upgrade BIOS, and uninstall Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery. I tested power using HP PC Hardware Diagnostics and it said ok. I also tested HP battery check using HP support Assistant, it also said OK. I'm unable to remove the battery, so I'm kind of stuck. I'm also getting "Please connect a higher capacity Smart AC Adapter for full Performance", but I was getting that before and it still charged. There is white light next to AC Adapter when it's on and orange when it's off. The computer also seems to charge only when it's in sleep mode or fully shut down. I also got it to charge one time when the AC light flicker between orange and white when plugged in; however when I unplugged it I got back to plugged in and not charging. I'm also getting really low fps. Going from 200 fps to 10-20fps. I can make it go up to 40-60 when I unplug the computer and replug it, but I have to constantly unplug and replug whenever I play a new game. Help please. Thanks,Ben

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