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19.5v adapter with 14.8v battery

Q: 19.5v adapter with 14.8v battery

I lost the battery for my HP laptop and bought a replacement on the internet. It works fine, but I noticed that the new battery is rated at 14.8v, whereas the charger is rated at 19.5v. I don't know what voltage the original battery was. I asked a friend who told me that usually the voltage of charger and battery should be the same, but that some laptops can have a higher voltage charger and only send the correct voltage to charge the battery. Does anybody know if this is the case with my HP 15r237, or do I need to either buy a 14.8v charger or a 19.5v battery?

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Hi, recently bought a used ThinkPad w530 in Germany.The Computer were shipped with a 9 Cell Battery, with is 170 W Adapter, Windows 10 64 bit.I don't know why, but when I turn On the computer, it shows off: "The connected AC adapter has a lower wattage than the recommended model which was shipped with the system. To boot with the AC adapter, please connect the AC adapter which was shipped with the system.Press Esc to continue." Laptop charge only when it's in hibernate / power off stateI tried powering it on without batteryresult- seems to boot, but after 2 second the computer power offTried checking the AC port.Result- does not seem to be loose. The cable from the port to the motherboard is also in good shape as well as the cables to the back of the port.Tried uninstalling and reinstalling the power managerResult- does not fix the problem. Laptop still doesnt chargeTried checking the battery healthResult- battery is also fine.Tried battery hard resetDoes not fix the problemTried to install Lenovo Vantage, and turned off aereoplane modeDoes not fix the problem I read all  the post related to this problem on the internet, but nothing seems to work.In addition, the German seller does not respond to my emails. Any suggestion?  

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I would like to ask you if one can safely use P50 without battery, only with AC adapter plugged?Will removing the battery for some time increase its lifespan? The main reason to do this is the fact I'm sometimes not moving my laptop for longer than a week and I'm wondering if I could increase its battery lifespan by just removing it. Since removing the battery in P50 is very easy I decided to gather some informations and I've found this very informative thread: https://www.quora.com/Does-removing-the-battery-and-using-the-laptop-on-AC-power-having-the-charger-...This thread is more than two years old so maybe things have changed.All feedback is highly appreciated.

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I'm having a problem with AC power and battery. I found posts about airplane mode. I have turned off airplane in Windows 10 and Lenovo Vantage (also unchecked enable auto detection. Systems goes to AC power. If I reboot the P70, after Windows 10 boots up, shortly after goes to battery. I go back into Lenovo Vantage and airplane mode is still turned off, and auto is unchecked. If I then turn on airplane mode, and then turn it off, the system goes back to AC power, until next reboot. AC power is always plugged into P70. Is there a way, that if AC is plugged in the P70 will stay on AC power? Is there something else I may be missing? Thanks Doug

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Hello!Could you please help me to find compatible Part numbers of an AC adapter and a battery for HP Pavilion dv3-2220er which I can buy in Europe.Original part numbers :AC adapter -  463955-001Battery - 530802-001Thank you in advance!

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 Recently, when I plug the charger in I get the message  "Your computer is designed to vary performance as needed when a smaller capacity Smart AC Adapter is connected. However your computer exceeds the power rating for the Smart AC Adapter connected. Please connect a higher capacity Smart AC Adapter." I am using the adapter provided when I got the computer, which is the only adapter I have ever used with it, and never had this problem until a couple of days ago (I have had the laptop since January 2015). Once that message appears the laptop will not charge, and will not show the charger as connected - if I run a battery check it will say the battery is fine but the AC is not connected. The light by the adapter will either be solid white or flashing white. However, the laptop will charge when it is turned off, and if the battery is removed will run fine on just the AC Adapter. If the laptop dies with the battery in, not recognising the adapter, it will begin to charge once off and will continue to charge if turned back on - a battery check now shows the battery is ok, and the light by the adapter is solid orange. Once I remove the charger the same problem occurs when I need to reconnect it. Where is this problem likely to be coming from, and how can I go about fixing it? The battery and charger seem to be working on their own, but something seems to be going wrong between them. 

A:Battery/Adapter problem?

Seems like I got this message once and this made it go away: To get rid of this power adapter nag:Open task manager/startup  and scroll down to HPMessage Services Right Click and Open File Location In the file manager you will see the HP start up files SmrtAdptr.exe is the culprit Rename it. ----- I used 0SmrtAdptr.exe----- Source: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/How-do-I-get-rid-of-the-quot-HP-... If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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I have a mobile workstation HP elitebook 8440w with factory 9 cell battery and ac adapter+cord (US) type. I moved from US to India and had to use indian type power sockets. I used a Targus international power adapter (2 pin) which accomodates 3pin US power cord of ac adapter. It worked well for about 2 weeks without any problem. One day, I felt shock on my laptop. All over my laptop, including keyboard keys, palm rest, power button, back of monitor, and everywhere only when plugged in for charging (tested using tester). Not severe and not mild, its good enough to pull your fingers. Since I had no other internet options I had to use the laptop anyway...I wait for charging and unplug and use it. No shock if unplugged. But the battery doesnt get charge to 100%. It charges upto 75-76% and stop charging+when drains it switches off (not shut down) at 40-48% battery). First, I changed power cord to get an indian type pin (not the brick of ac adapter). It still does the same and I also noticed that the ac adapter brick gets heated before it stop charging. I feel it might be little too hot than usual (I dont have A/c only fan in my room)). A hp power assistant battery check shows battery is ok. I am able to use the system if it is charged above 50%. Is it a earth electricity issue? Or ac adapter issue? Please help.I have gone through other threads in this forum but couldnt fix it. Thanks.J.

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Trying to get a replacement PSU for my Pavillon Laptop DV-4.  It was given to me for doing some work and figured I'd use it as a media hub for watching movies and what not. Any Help is appreciated.  I did find some on the HP parts page but they're way to expensive for a laptop that's so old. Thanks

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Power cord tried through various AC outlets.  Brick shows good power LED.  Plugged into laptop, it doesn't recognize it being plugged in.  Battery doesn't increase or decrease when plugged in but will decrease no plugged in.  Have ran boot up hardware checks on battery and it is fine per the check.  Is there anything else I can do short of buying another power cord (again).

A:AC Adapter/Battery Issue

Hallo @uhhello? Im 99% sure there is nothing wrong with the Power cord. this cable never breaks there is like 1% change of it to breake if receive any kind of damage. There for I would recommend to try run a BIOS update on your computer  Link: http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers use your P/N or full model name: Guide on how to find P/N.Can you post back with the full Model No. and Product No. of your notebook - you can usually get this by holding down the fn key and pressing esc,  If that does not help.Does it charge when the computer is off? Best regards.




ZincasI am an HP notebook/printer technician.Please click ?Accept as Solution ? on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Click the Thumbs Up on the left to say ?Thanks? for helping!

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I have a laptop and to conserve the battery life, I tend to take the battery out and just plug only the adapter in. Is this bad for the computer or the adapter?

A:Battery/Adapter Question

No harm done. The only thing to worry about is because you are taking the battery out you have a greater chance of bending the prongs for the battery connection. Another thing to watch out for is that if it gets unplugged...you are hosed (as this will cause it to immediately shut off). Other than that it's fine.

Some newer model laptops actually come with an option that when it is plugged in, you can disable battery charging. So the power just goes directly to the computer instead of through the battery then to the computer.

Hope that helps.

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Ok, I recently purchased a new account adapter from Dell... Identical to the one that came with the laptop.  The computer will not recognize the AC cable, will not charge the battery, and most of the time will not boot past the diagnostic page.  It also feels loose in the area to connect it to the computer, like it will easily fall out. We need it fixed.  Dell Inspiron service tag f5f5pc2r

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I am having trouble with the battery not charging on my Thinkpad P70.  This problem started after installing BIOS 2.21.  It not clearly the battery or the adapter.  It appears to be software.  This is what I know: 1. The device charges Ok when it is turned off.  I note that the green light by the power connection is green except when it is running.  Then it is off.  It appears that it turns off when Windows 10 boots.  So typically, it is fully charged again (but on battery) after it has been off a while. 2. I have done the remove battery and adapter / hold power button procedure several times. 3. I have measured the voltage at the connector (rectangular with yellow insert) end and it is 20.42 V.  This seems consistent with what I found on the forum for a cylindrical power connector. 4. Once it came up as connected, but still said not charging.  I cannot duplicate that. 5. I cannot run it with the battery out.  It begins to start up, even getting into Windows, but then turns off. 6. I have run the Windows 10 battery report.  There were no problems until 2017-12-31, with its consistently being 100% at both Active and Suspended before that.  (It is almost always plugged in, and virtually never used on battery alone.)  The event that preceeded the problem was installing BIOS 2.21.  Now it discharges while runnng, and is charged after being off. 7. I would like to revert t... Read more

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My laptop fails to detect the ac adapter. Sometimes it says 'plugged in but not charging' and the colour would be white indicating it's fully charged when it is not. I thought the problem was with the adapter but I've done a test to check..one I found on the hp website but it seems the adapter is fine. I thought it was the battery, but I also did a test to check that out and the battery results came out as ok. It switches off by itself without informing me of 'low battery'. I don't know what the problem is.By the way my laptop is a windows 10 laptop. It's only been a year and 1 month since I purchased it. 

A:Battery/ AC adapter problems

Hi!, @Mariel7: Welcome, to HP Forum !. See, this link ... http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00259897 Try, updated driver's, from ... http://support.hp.com/gb-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-15-Notebook-PC-series/8543365/model/8903631

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My lenevo Z51-70 had fallen from a table 2 days ago. After that when I first started to turn on my laptop it didn't. Then I shaked it up and It made the laptop turned on, but when I remove the adapter as it is not charging whilst connected, the laptop turned off instantly.Then it never turned on that night.The next morning thr laptop turned on as natural but no charging with the AC adapter.Battery is showing x%, yHR is remaining but the Adapter is connected to the laptop.
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:Z51-70 - Battery is goog but no adapter by one key...

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Since the laptop fell from table I would suggest that you check to see that the battery pack is fully connected in its socket to the motherboard.  The fall may have partially dislodged it causing a poor connection.  I would also check to see that the power port wasn't damaged if the adapter was plugged in at the time it fell. 
 
I assume that warranty is no longer active so I've included a link to your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual that will explain how to access the battery pack, etc.
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_z41-70_z51-70_ideapad_500_14_15_hmm_201507.p...

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Hi,Need help with my HP2000 Notebook.  The AC adapter is not charging the battery.  Already purchased a new battery, but the problem continues.  Already tried all suggestions from HP Support web page.Thanks.

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When ever I unplug my W530 I get a message: "There is a notice about battery or ac adapter"When I click on it i get sent to a screen where the only thing that apperes to be "The Notice" is that there is a red box around:  "The Batery is in good condition" kind of redundant and super anoying if that is all it is... any clue how to turn this off or if I'm missing somthing? (i blured out the Barcode# in the image)













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A:There is a notice about battery or ac adapter

Can you please post a screenshot of the actual message "There is a notice about battery or ac adapter"?

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hello friends, I own a lenovo t470 I bought it from a seller on ebay, the laptop is working good but I think the charger and the secondary battery are fake, please check with me. 

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The problem started around 2 days ago. When you plug the charger in, the screen goes brighter. As I was sat there on the Laptop, the screen went dim. So I thought the Charger must of come out the back, so I checked but it was still plugged in. I looked at the charger icon and it wasnt charging. I then unplugged it and plugged it back in and it started charging fine. Then last night it did the same, only this time it wouldnt start charging again and then the battery ran out all together. Now I cant get the laptop on.

Do I need a new charger or battery?

thanks
 

A:Do I need a new Battery, AC adapter or other problem?

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  Hello everyone I have the Alienware M18x which I got a few months ago and there has been 1 issue that has been a slight nuisance, occasionally it will say my ac adapter which came with my alienware is not recognized or non compatible though my computer still recognizes its plugged in and it still charges my computer. However today when I turned on my laptop I get an error screen during boot up which says the ac adapter is non compatible (i usually get the message as a pop up once my computer loads) and furthermore it says the ac adapter will no longer work with my computer. I proceed to accept and continue and when I log on to my user profile the battery icon shows the computer is plugged in with the little plug symbol and simply says fully charged 100% and i also have my computer set so the little power button glows green when plugged in and red when not plugged in and the power button is green. I try to play an online game (team Fortress 2) only to see I have horrible lag which only happens when i try to play when my laptop is not plugged in. I exited the game and unplugged my computer and let the battery percentage fall to 90% and re-plugged in the ac adapter hoping it would say it was charging, instead the second I plugged in the adapter it said fully charged 100%. I have been searching google for answers but have yet to find anything. I have tried restarting my computer, doing a system restore to a few days ago, scanning for viruses, going to device manager and sc... Read more

A:Ac Adapter/ Battery Issue

>If the power adapter is not recognized the system will be slowed down via BIOS software
>Read Dell-Terry B's post
 en.community.dell.com/.../19369809.aspx
>most likely power adapter or power jack/mainboard are broken
 try a different (Dell compatible !) power adapter first - if possible borrow one otherwise it's a waste of money if
 something else causes  the problem
>watch the video
 

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The battery in my hp pavilion 4400 is drained. I plugged the computer into the AC adapter all night. In the morning, the battery is still drained and the computer will not turn on, even with the adapter plugged in. I'm thinking a bad AC adapter. Any thoughts? Also, if the adapter needs to be replaced, will an off brand less expensive adapter work, or should I stick with the hp brand?

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A:hp pavilion battery/AC adapter

Just had to get one for my laptop...check for original WOW!!! went for off brand and works fine even if it only last a year I can still by 3 of them as opposed to the original.Just make sure you take your old one with you so you get one that is ok.
 

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Hi all, I'm going to buy T470. The online shop offers 45W or 65W "AC Adapter - EU(3pin)". As I understand, the only practical difference is the charging time. But what is the difference between "USB Type C" and usual adapters? Another question is about a rear battery. I'm considering to buy "6 cell Li-Ion (72Wh) Cylindrical Rear", but a bit worrying about its weight. How heavy and large is it in comparison with 3cell 24 Wh and 6cell 48Wh? Thanks!

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My laptop works fine only when ac adapter is connected and no battery inserted. However, when I inserted battery the ac adapter won't charge the battery. I downloaded HP UEFI tool for hardware diagnostic . I checked both battery and ac adapter. The results showed battery is o.k. but AC adapter was not o.k. as no ac adapter was detected and the test result was please connect the AC adapter you want to test. My question is do I need to replace the AC adapter ? or there is some problem with my charging jack / bios etc.

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My lenevo Z51-70 had fallen from a table 2 days ago. After that when I first started to turn on my laptop it didn't. Then I shaked it up and It made the laptop turned on, but when I remove the adapter as it is not charging whilst connected, the laptop turned off instantly.Then it never turned on that night.The next morning thr laptop turned on as natural but no charging with the AC adapter.Battery is showing x%, yHR is remaining but the Adapter is connected to the laptop.

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At first it was battery that couldnt charge and it was replaced under warranty. 3 months later the adapter got faulty and was also replaced under warranty. Today the battery doesnt charge again giving adaptor fault alarm. Now the warranty has lapsed. What could be causing this?

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I bought a refurbhsed Pavillion 17-G126DS.  I charged the notebook upon delivery.  The charging light on the computer by the AC adapter input was red when I first plugged it in, then turned white - assuming the battery is fully charged.  I unplugged the AC adapter and turned the computer on.  It worked fine for about an hour.  Then, the computer turned off.  Nothing.  No light on the power on button, nothing.  I plugged the AC adapter on, thinking the battery was old, tried to run the laptop off of AC power, and nothing happened.  I have run the diagnostic on the battery (PASSED) and the adapter (PASSED).  Just today, I tried it again.  The battery has been charging, the white light is on, turned on the computer, and, when plugging in the adapter, the computer turned off and the battery light shows red.  The computer will not turn on. Should I get a new  AC adapter? Thanks! Susan

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I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop (circa 2003). I know my laptop battery has been drained for a while and I was almost solely relying on the AC adapter's juice to power my machine. Recently, I lost all power to the laptop. I thought perhaps my battery had finally had it so I bought a new battery. Well, then I couldn't charge my battery, so I bought a new AC adapter. I still have no juice. It looks like the AC adapter is working (the light is on it to show it's getting power) but it's not transferring that power to the machine.

I think it may be a bad connection between the adapter plug and the laptop. I don't know how involved of a fix this is.

Any suggestions on what type of fix might be needed? Is it better to just scrap this laptop and get a new one? Thanks for your help!
 

A:No power from battery or AC adapter on Laptop

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Hi all. I have an 11 month old HP Compaq 6735s laptop which has up until now been a very reliable machine.  It came with Vista but was upgraded to Win7 when it was released. Approximately 2 weeks ago I started getting the message when on AC power that the "smart AC adapter is not providing enough power" (something like that anyway!) And even though plugged in would switch to battery power only.  Restarting the laptop always "fixed" this. Then about a week ago the laptop refused to work on AC power at all, only the battery.  Of course the battery soon became totally discharged so I removed it, and found that the laptop works fine on AC power with the battery removed.  I have tried another identical HP AC adapter to mine and the laptop behaves in the same way.  So I'm kind of discounting the AC adapter.  The guy at the computer store where I borrowed the AC adpter to test it claimed it was the power port on the laptop that was the culprit, but I doubt this as of course the thing runs just fine on AC without the battery... Strangely though the thing will run fine on AC power with the battery installed if you first remove the battery, then insert the battery once Windows is running, charging the battery also - that is until the message about the smart AC adapter not being powerful enough pops up (usually after an hour or two of use).  I've run the battery test and it gets a clean bill of health.  So I'm at a lo... Read more

A:6735s AC adapter and/or battery problems?

Hi bob, Were you able to resolve this problem? I have same issue with my HP compaq 6715b laptop. Sujit 

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Is it okay to use my laptop with AC adapter plugged or will it kill the battery life due to overcharging? I have Dell 6-Cell Lithium battery.

A:Should I remove my battery when the AC adapter is plugged in?

It will not kill the battery. The way a Lithium Battery breaks down is one cell goes bad and that causes the whole battery to go bad.

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Hello guys, I recently purchased a Lenovo Y410P from eBay, and I have a problem with getting it to charge. The only way I can get the laptop to recognize the AC Adapter is this procedure: 1) Turn off laptop2) Take out battery and unplug charger3) Change the wall socket of the AC Adapter4) Plug the AC Adapter on laptop and press power button5) Re-insert battery in its place Even when I do this, if I take off the charging cable, and then put it back on the laptop, it will not recognize it and I will have to redo the whole process to make it charge again.What can I do? I am desperate because I need the laptop for professional work and I can't afford spending more money, since I am already in a very tight spot.  Please help me.  PS: Sorry for any mistakes in explaining, I am not a native speaker so I am not 100% sure I phrased things right

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I went to use my thinkpad t23 the other day. It came on in battery mode even though I had it plugged in. The battery seemed to drain faster than usual. Could the ac adapter have gone bad?
 

A:thinkpad t23 won't use ac adapter battery dead now

That's what it sounds like. Any way to test it? Do you have a meter? Does it still get warm when plugged in or emit any hum?
 

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I have an Acer Aspire 5740-5780 series laptop. There are two lights side by side on the laptop near the mouse touchpad. One indicates when the computer is plugged in, and one indicates the battery's status. If the battery is fully charged, and the laptop is plugged in, both will be blue. If the battery is charging, it will be orange.

Recently, the battery was dying; so I bought a replacement. It worked fine at first; but I noticed that, when I would charge the new battery, the battery indicator light would be orange for just a few seconds. Then it would go off completely, then turn blue very briefly, and then it would turn back to orange, and continue this process. The battery would eventually charge fully, but needless to say, this was really messing up the battery. Within a couple of weeks, the battery was dying, and Amazon gave me a replacement. Unfortunately, I realize now after this is happening again with the second replacement battery, that the problem must not be with the battery.

So here is my question. Do you think the problem is with the AC adapter or with the connection between the AC adapter and the laptop? A new adapter is not that expensive, and the laptop is over 3 years old; so I could see that being the problem, but I don't want to buy one if it's not going to do any good.

The reason I am confused is that the laptop works fine when plugged in without a battery even being in it. There is seemingly no loose connection at the port, and the cor... Read more

A:Is the problem the AC Adapter, the battery, or the port?

I have read quite a bit about people haveing to update the bios to fix it. I don't think it is your adapter. Did a quick search found this. http://www.solarum.com/2010/01/03/acer-aspire-battery-not-charging/
 

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My battery does not last too long. It does between 2 or 3 hours. I read if you freeze it can make it longer but this people says do it on your risk. I tried HP web from UK and they do not have a battery replacement. Where may I buy a genuine HP G71 340US notebook.My another issue is regarding my cable and adapter as they overheat (I have another HP minilaptop and it is cool per hours). I need to charge constantly my battery and the adapter is overheat. I  bought my notebook in US in 2009 but as I live in UK I found it easily to buy a new cable and if I go to Spain I use a european plu cable. I AM AWARE ABOUT A LOT OF COMPLAINS ABOUT OVERHEAT and HP have a web for LS15 cord recall and apparently they are offering a replacement because of the OVERHEAT HAZARD but a return message states my adapter CT number is not affected but IT IS. As soon as I connect the adapter notebook and adapter overheats. When I am only on the battery doesn't happen.Does anybody know how to resolve the problem of the adapter cable and get a new replacement battery in United Kingdom? Thanks for your  help

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Hi, my laptop (HP ProBook 450 G0) won't turn on without the AC adapter although the battery is charged (97%). When the adapter isn't plugged in, the adapter/battery LED (on the left side of the laptop) is flashing really fast (like 20times per sec). When I press the power button, nothing happens. When the adapter is plugged in, I can turn the laptop on. The adapter/battery LED is off, Windows say "plugged in, not charging". I ran battery test and system hardware test and everything's OK. I tried hard reset (pressing power button 30 sec) and it didn't help. Any advice? Thanks in advance 

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I have an ASUS laptop and for some reason there is an orange flashing light where the light is usually not flashing. I bought a new charger for it because I thought that was it, but still not charging and light is still flashing. This has been going on
for well over a week. 

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Hi,
I am getting a messge at power up that my battery is not charging, and is no in fact showing as 0% charged.  It can not determine if I have power?  My power adapter is plugged in, but performance is bad.  Do I need a new power adapter or a new battery?  how do i know?
thanks,
Rich

A:bad battery or bad power adapter? xps m1730

Hi Rich! I have the SAME problem and I'm wondering the SAME thing! can someone here at the dell community/modd or anyone with some info help us please?   I'm not getting the  " Invalid AC Adapter (Cannot Be Determined " could it still be the adapter?  thanks guys...  sorry I couldn't help Rich!  lets hope someone here can help us out!
Shawn

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After I bought this laptop there has been a multitude of issues 1) Battery not detected2) Battery charge shown to be 2500%3) Computer going to locks screen while in active use4) Removing ac adapter crashing the laptop5) Ac adapter not being detected and led light not being on I've tried the following Uninstalling Microsoft acpi compliant control batteryRemoving Lenovo vantageResetting windowsUpdating my biosRunning the diagnostics via boot bios menu (no issues found)Running sfc scannowRunning Lenovo solutions centerChecking battery health via vantage Using the power button + battery reset has occasionally overcome my boot/charging issues. Currently my laptop is out of charge and is not detecting the AC adapter so I have a functionally useless laptop. This laptop is less than a month old bought as a certified refurbished item.    

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I would like to buy a second battery charger adapter but I can't find it on the HP website.

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My research has shown that this is a somewhat common problem. All of the sudden the battery stopped charging and the official dell AC Adapter, that shipped with the laptop, is listed as Unknown in the BIOS. I understand this happens because somewhere on the way the info from the pin that (for no good reason) identifies the AC adapter does not reach the charging circuit. This is supposed to be a safety mechanism (that no other manufacturer uses) that is obviously just an attack on off-brand chargers .The laptop is working fine (except for charging) as long as the AC adapter is connected.
What I did so far:

notice I'm out of warranty 
try different power outlets
try different AC adapter
Check battery health (it's fine)
replace Power Jack
Voodoo

It's still not working and I'm out of ideas.
Please don't tell me I have to throw away a 1300$ laptop because they designed this stupid point of failure into the charging circuit.

A:[XPS 13] AC Adapter not recognized -> Battery not charging

If you've already replaced all these parts to no effect, the only thing left is a bad mainboard.

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When I plug my charger into my laptop, the laptop does not detect the charger, and the battery continues decreasing normally with use (not charging).  I ran HP PC Hardware Diagnostics, and my battery passed the component test. However, my AC adapter showed an issue. This is the error message displayed.  Test Name: HPAdvSysDiag_ACAdapterFailure ID: NULL I've only had this laptop and charger for a little less than 2 months, and the charger was working fine yesterday. This error just suddenly happened today. I would appreciate any help. Thanks.   

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This problem appear at all Dell models...from our experience specially after a dc power jack replacement the laptop doesn't recognize the batery or AC-DC adapter...we try reseting the bios by removing the CMOS batery, didn't fix it...the only fix we found so far it's a replacement ac adapter or battery...it worked in all cases...the place to buy it...the cheaper but not the safer...ebay...buy it on your risk...if further solution found pls reply back or place an inquire at www.nydatapc.com
 

A:Dell laptop not recognizing AC-DC adapter or battery

power adapter lead gone off when pug in the laptop but the laptop wont turn on. dell d 610. what do i do pls.
 

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I am hoping someone has already done this and can help guide me towards a solution.
I was told by an individual at the UPS store where I returned my All-in-one home internet service router, that I could buy an adapter online to use this device as a mini UPS for my devices at home. The unit has a 5.5mm (male connector) plug that used to connect to the router.

I need to get a female connector that will allow me to hook up a surge protector to the unit.

Here is the link for the product: http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Batter...d=1358545362&sr=1-2&keywords=BU3DC000+adapter
Any support is appreciated. Thanks in advance!!
 

A:Help Please I need to find an adapter to use my AT&T Belkin battery backup for my PC.

To use it for a computer or any other type of device, it would need to have AC outlet. That unit appears to be a UPS/AC converter for the hardware that was attached to it.
 

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Just replaced the battery in my XPS 1340 and found out I have charging issues. When I plug in a charger, Windows sees it but won't charge the old total depleted battery, instead, runs off ac power. Tried a different charger and a new battery with 30% charge but same results. As a last chance effort, I replaced the male prong power adapter in the computer. Now Windows doesn't see the charger and will not run on ac. 
Is there something in the Bios that needs to be done to fix this or am I to assume it's a motherboard issue and retire this little workhorse.

A:Battery not charging after power adapter replacement

Dead batteries cannot be charged. Remove the dead battery and try using just the original dell adapter that came with the laptop alone. You cannot use other models adapters or batteries. 

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Hi, my HP Pavilion laptops ac adapter has been damaged and along with that the battery and motherboard have been damaged as well. Can I replace these parts or do I have to buy a whole new machine?

A:AC adapter is damaged along with battery and mother board. C...

Ferngari95 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! While these parts, most likely, CAN be replaced -- the real issue is the cost involved, because not only would you have to pay for the parts (since the Warranty does not cover accidental damage), you would also need to have this done at an HP Certified Service Center and pay them for labor: to diagnose the problem, disassemble the laptop, replace the broken parts, reassemble the laptop, run diagnostics again. The total cost of this work, the parts, and the shipping involved might easily exceed the cost of replacing the laptop. You should see if you can get a cost estimate from one of the Service Centers:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372730?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0004Good Luck

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Need to know which battery plug in adapter works for Real Tec Radio Model RTL8188EE.Its a HP laptop. Missing the plug in.

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The issue has been progressive over a few months. When the ac adapter is plugged into the laptop, the blue LED lights for a second then changes to amber. After a few seconds the LED goes off. On the screen the battery stsus icon will show the AC symbol while the LED is ON but it goes away whn the LED goes off. The battery does not charge. I have a new battery. I have another g6 laptop (uses the same battery) that i can charge the batteries in and the AC adapter works flawlessly in that laptop. After the LED goes out I have to remove the AC adapter plug from the laptop and wait a few minutes. Then when i plug the AC adapter plug back into the laptop power socket the cycle repeats; blue LED 1 seocnd, amber LED a few seconds, AC icon on battery status indicator,  LED off, AC icon disappears, battery does not charge. Two different AC adapters, two different batteries (one new and one older - both genuine hp batteries). If I leave the AC adapter plugged into the laptop the LED will not come back on and the AC icon never reappears. I must remove the AC plug from the laptop for a period of time to restart the cycle (short). When the issue started the cycle of charging was longer and it slowely over time has reduces to this few seconds. It seems maybe something in the charge circuit is overheating? The laptop will not run from the AC adapter without a charged battery installed, when this issue atrated it would run from jsut the AC for some time now the AC only "works" for a few ... Read more

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