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Battery will no longer charge on vaio fx140

Q: Battery will no longer charge on vaio fx140

just what the heading says. i took my laptop with me to Europe and bringing it back, i had it fully charged. when i went to turn it on w/out the AC adapter, it wouldn't start. but when i put the adapter on, it worked fine. im thinking maybe the voltage in europe overcharged the batter??? it worked fine while i was there.

now i need a new battery for school, but i need to know how to find out if the battery is at fault or the battery bay itself inside the laptop.

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A: Battery will no longer charge on vaio fx140

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After my friend's laptop wouldn't run on battery power OR charge the battery I tried many "fixes."
 
Shockingly none worked that I found.
 
Only one thing worked for me to my surprise.
 
A last ditch effort was to open up the laptop (sony pcg-81114L) and disconnect the cmos battery for a few minutes to reset the CMOS.
 
To my surprise, when powered on, the battery instantly showed it was charging AND when removing the power plug the battery POWERS the laptop now! (and I'd thought I was wasting my time.)
 
Worked with an off brand battery also.
 
Many times this has saved many computers that have odd "unsolvable" things wrong with them.
 
Surely someone else has done this also but I haven't seen it posted anywhere to my knowledge.
 
Thank GOD for bringing the idea to remembrance!

A:sony vaio won't charge battery or run on battery power (CMOS BATTERY FIX!)

Hi askfault,
Do you have any information on how this fixes the battery problem? would be interested to know.
 
Xen

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I just got a used 2003 Sony Vaio laptop (Model PGC-FRV27) and after cleaning up a messy hard drive, it seems to run nicely, except I can only use it while plugged in to the power adapter/charger!

I bought a new battery thinking this should be an easy solution, but no go. The battery charge light blinks, which indicates the battery is recognized and being charged-right?
I just returned the new battery to the Ebay dealer (explaining it won't take a charge) and they will only replace it with another one
I think it's a problem with some connection or other hardware issue.
Can anyone please help me with this?
THANKS!!!

>>>> I also tried increasing the memory, but it isn't being recognized either. (See seperate thread post above)....
 

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Hey guys,

Just as one problem is resolved another one always flares up: my laptop is now refusing to charge, not acknowledging that the AC Adaptor is plugged in. Now the question is how do I go about fixing/determining whether the issue is in the adaptor itself or the socket on the motherboard?

Thanks,

Jordan.
 

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This is on a Dell Latitude C600.

The problem is that the battery suddenly just stopped working. It will no longer charge at all no matter how long I leave the computer on with the battery inside.

I know that when a battery is dying it will show it by not holding the charge for a long period of time. The problem here is that one day the laptop was working fine on the battery and then the next day it was completely dead. Which is odd because the battery is about 7 months old.

Any ideas?

I don't wanna spend money to fix the laptop because its just not worth it, this thing is old.
Replacing a battery seems like a better idea because its only 30 or 40 bucks on ebay.

This is a dell battery that I bought from ebay about 7 months ago. The first battery slowly died but it still holds a 10 minute charge. I assumed all batteries crap out in this manner.

Also what is battery reconditioning and can that be done on the laptop itself or is that done with special hardware for charging and discharging batteries.
 

A:Battery will no longer charge

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Good day,I have the laptop Lenovo Yoga 500I use my notebook always at home and that's why I need low to use battery, but my battery of the laptop is undetachably.I ask if I can no longer charge the battery, though battery charger is connected. e.g. whether a program for there?

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I installed a new battery and it won't charge. battery light just blinks away. I have un/reinstalled battery with no change. The battery is listed as compatible to my laptop. OS is Win 7 Ultmate 64bit.
 

A:Solved: Sony Vaio (vgn-aw130j) battery won't charge

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Good day,
I have the laptop satellite radius 15 p50w

I use my notebook always at home and that's why I need low to use battery, but my battery of the laptop is undetachably.

I ask if I can no longer charge the battery, though battery charger is connected. e.g. whether a program for there?

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Hello all,

I hope someone here can help since i have searched the web far and wide for a solution but nothing seems to work.

Okay so i will tell you what led up to this problem:

I had a friend with an Sony Vaio SVF15A1C5E who from when he bought it had windows 8.1 installed. So he came to me with windows 7 and asked if i could make a clean install with. So i did without any big problems, he had it for like 2 months and everything worked. Then he installed some shitty programs on and it went slow on him. So we had to reinstall windows just to make sure everything was gone.
So i reinstalled Windows 7 without any problems every driver seemed to work but suddenly i noticed that the battery would not charge which i found odd, so i fumbled around with the AC but nothing seemed to work. Then i tried to reinstall the driver for the AC management that was on it. Still nothing seemed to change it. Then i thought okay, i will just reinstall windows 7 once again and it should work. But sure enough it did not work. So i am stuck now and i do not know what to do.

Notice this is a laptop only 1 year old and the battery cannot be taken out so i can try those options people have come up with on other threads. Also i tried to update bios but it says that bios is fully updated. SP1 is also installed.

I really hope someone can help here. Thanks.

A:Sony Vaio wont charge battery after clean windows 7 install

Okay so now i have installed windows 8.1 on it and it does charge with it. So it is without a doubt a software problem. im still not having windows 8 on this laptop. since my friend wants windows 7 on it.

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What can I do if my battery won't hold a charge or simply won't charge?
 
Thanks
Bill

A:Battery won't Charge or Battery won't Hold a Charge

Best thing to do is to first understand some of our battery technology - check out this document: HP Notebook PCs - Understanding Lithium-Ion and Smart Battery Technologyhttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00596784  Then to test your battery follow the instructions in this document: HP Notebook PCs - Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 10)http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04700771

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Hello fellow techies,
I have a situation with my Compaq Evo N600c battery or something in that directions, so I need possible solutions. My laptop needs to be plugged in at all times, which makes it frustrating because its a portable laptop. If it becomes unplugged the laptop will turn off within 10 seconds flat. I fear that this will, if it hasnt already done so, mess up my electric circuits among other components. Can any of you suggest or recommend options I can use to diagnose the situation. I would like to find out what the problem is, whether I should buy a new battery or some component or prong that I need to replace? Thanks for the feed back!

Linda
 

A:Battery will not charge or hold charge?!?!

Yup, sounds like a battery problem.

First, make sure the battery has a charge. Most laptop batteries have a button on them somewhere you can push that will give you the power level. Alternativly, there should be a utility in windows or the BIOS that will allow you to check the power level.

If the battery has no charge and isn't charging, then replace it with a known good one and see if it will charge up when the laptop is plugged in.

If the good battery won't charge up, then there is a problem with your motherboard.

If the battery has charge but won't power the system, then there is a problem with your motherboard too.

If this is the case, then the best you can do is contact the laptop manufacturer and get them to replace the motherboard.
 

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I have an XPS 9550 6th Gen running Windows 10 (Just over 1 year, out of warranty).
The issue is when the charge plug is plugged in and hovering over the battery icon it says that battery is charging.  However the battery is not charging but discharging until the laptop switches off.  The only way for the battery to charge again is to deplete the battery until the laptop is unresponsive when the power button is pushed to switch lap top on.  Once there is no residual power in the battery it will start charging again to 100% after which the cycle repeats, discharge.
Things I have tried.
Latest Bios update - no change
Another A/C charger - worked ok for a few days
Replaced battery - no change
Bios settings - reset to default (info related to battery and A/C charge reports all good)
F12 - Dell diagnostics, reports all good
When Battery is disconnected the laptop works normally
The laptop charge socket seems tight and secure
I have searched the internet exhaustively but have not found this same issue reported.  The only feasible way I can use the laptop is to disconnect the battery.
Can anyone suggest anything?
I would also like to disable the battery instead of having to open it up to disconnect, is this possible?
Any help would be much appreciated, thanks 
Andrew

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Just received a new Dell battery for my laptop.  The battery icon starts out at 100% and time remaining at about 3. 5 hours left, then within 1 minute the time remaining levels off to about 2 hours left.  The battery showing time remaining is jumping up and down.  I am only using the computer for the internet.  No CD or DVD or gaming.  At best I get 1.5 hours out of a charge.  Is this normal?  Or did Dell send me a bad battery?

Sincerely,

Lou

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Hello, Lenovo Community, I recently tried updating my battery's firmware. It was going smoothly for about one minute until my charger disconnected and my laptop's battery died and will not charge. My charger has a long history of automatically disconnecting (two blinking lights, one white and one orange) so I cannot power my laptop through the charger itself. I really don't want to get the port checked, so I am looking to see if there are any other ideas from the community.  Here is what's happening:-My charger disconnects everytime I try to boot now (used to disconnect before loading Windows 10)-My battery is disconnected from the system (electronically, not physically probably)-I really cannot power on the system.  Thank you, Lenovo Community!

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Hello.
I've been using a Dell inspiron 1545 from about 3 years now and exactly after 2 years of my buy, the battery failed and it started showing me to replace the battery and always notified me about contacting dell for a new battery.
I didn't take this of much concern so i just ignored the message and kept on using my battery with my adapter plugged in. After 4-5 months of such usage, My battery completely failed and doesn't even offer me even a minute of backup, when i remove the power socket. Then i realized the importance of a new battery and then bought a new battery from Dell.
Its the same battery with the same specs and also the same family type. After i removed my defected battery, I replaced my new bought Dell battery and realized that my battery is working fine. its charging well but at some time, it says "Plugged in, But not charging" Which is rare for any new battery, which is bought brand new.

This is how it looks now after i remove the AC adapter plug and when i depend on the battery backup. it is providing me a backup, but I see a yellow exclamatory mark beside it. Which I think should not be present. it also says "Low battery" when there's already 99% of battery left!
I've also followed some online steps
1) updated by BIOS to the latest  2) Followed some other steps like uninstalling the battery ACI in the device manager and etc...
i would love to get this problem solved. I'm using a PA-12 family adapt... Read more

A:Bought a new dell battery and still my laptop battery doesn't charge!

Hi Utkarsh. I Actually FIXED this problem months back. and I exactly want to help you on this so that you can fix it yourself too..
the problem which is creating your battery to show an exclamatory mark is your power settings.
so follow these steps to get rid of that sign and a perfectly working battery.
1) Click on your battery icon (left click) you should see an option called " More power options" at the bottom of the popup.
click "More power options"
2) Now you will be taken to your control panel where you can see all of your power plans and under each plan, you will see an option called "Change plan settings"
3) Click on "Change plan settings" for your active power plan. Now you will get redirected to another control panel window, where you can see two kind of power options to get adjusted. that is, when you battery is plugged and when your battery is unplugged.
4) Don't touch those options, just click on "Change advanced power settings" at the bottom left of that window. THIS IS THE AREA WHERE WE NEED TO FIX!
5)After you click on "Change advanced power setttings", you will see a POWER options popup, go to the bottom and then you can see something called "Battery" with a plus sign on the left. click it.
6) Now you just have to change the levels for the following values
                   --> Critical battery level ( you can change it to 10%)
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Ok this might be easy..it might not (COMPAQ M2105)

I ended up replacing my motherboard for a model with more features (SD readers blah blah).

I took it all apart and put it all back with the new board in...now when i go into windows (and even before while booting)...the orange lights would come on for a second...then beging to flicker

while in windows...it just will either not charge the battery..or flicker from AC to battery

i CAN power the unit on with the battery alone, and i CAN power the unit with the cord alone...

lastly, my old motherboard (which had a HD connector problem)...still WILL charge the battery...so i'm sure its not the battery...i don't think...

i also dont' think its the AC adapter since it is the same piece I used on both motherboards.....

what to do................
 

A:compaq M2105 laptop - battery will not charge, flickers from AC/battery

Hopefully you are experienced in working on and repairing laptops/notebooks... and you carefully handeled the replacement motherboard and didn't damage it. Repairing laptops takes considerable skill and caution.

It does sound like the "new" motherboard is bad unfortunately. How did you handle the "old" operating system restore to the "new" motherboard?
 

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Hie

My hp laptop had its battery flat for 12 hours. After that the laptop can nolonger boot up or charge. Please help
 

A:HP laptop cannot boot up or charge battery after battery went flat for 12 hours

What is the model of your laptop?
 

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I am dual booting Windows 10 and Linux (Ubuntu 17.10). I was on Windows 10 when I was updating my battery firmware using the Lenovo Battery Firmware Update Tool. It prompted me to update my battery and I confirmed and clicked next. Immediately, my screen turned black. I waited 10 minutes and then did a force shutdown on the computer by holding the power button. Now my battery won't charge. It is an official 55+ Lenovo battery and last week Ubuntu's acpi said that the battery was at 67% capacity and could run on battery for an hour and a half at full charge. Now all of a sudden, after the failed firmware update, my battery will not charge: whether the laptop is on in Windows 10, on in Ubuntu, or while the computer is turned off and plugged. When I do connect the AC cord the battery indicator blinks with a steady green, to a stready orange, to a rapid orange, and then off within a span of ~10 seconds. I have tried deleting the battery drivers on Windows and restarting and it does not work. I have also tried to update the battery firmware again using the Lenovo Update Firmware Tool but it repeatedly gives me the same error "The tool was unable to update the battery firmware due to an internal error." I have also updated to the latest BIOS to no avail.

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 My G700 has had this issue recognizing its own OEM battery since I got it, and there is a long drawn out way of trying to resolve this, but the core problem I believe is that when the battery is Fully Drained it can't Self Identify as an OEM battery, so the laptop won't charge it.  Without charge, it will never get out of this state. Problem:  Battery not recognized correctly as OEM, so won't chargeFix:  Charge battery at least a little bit Yes, I know it won't charge, so how do you perform fix? Plug into power and take battery in and out 5-10 times, leave battery in and remove and replug power cord in side of laptop 5-10 times.  Then leave for 15 minutes, then boot normally. Battery will now be recognized!  Why because you managed to get just enough juice in there while trying to identify the battery 10x or so, for the battery to be able to successfully identify itself when you did start it up. This is a HACK fix, but way better than uninstalling, reinstalling power software, BIOS software and device drivers a number of times (which does not work all that well, I have found). Hope this helps you, let me know! OHHH, and keep your battery charged at least a little to prevent this from happening, and turn power off when not using.  I am not sure if this is just some faulty batteries or all batteries, let me know if other batteries behave better than mine. Best,Mark Eckdahl

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Hi Guys,

I have replaced the battery of my laptop after using it on AC supply for about year after my old battery died.

I get this error message.
"The AC power adapter type cannot be determined
Battery may not charge.
This problem might be solved by:
Connect a Dell 65W AC adapter or higher."

But I am using a 65W Dell Adapter that I got with my laptop.
BTW, I tried the steps for disc AC >> Start>>Uninstall MS ACPI >> Insert battery>> Restart. This process did not yield any favorable results.

Please help!!!
Thanks,
Nitin

A:Replaced battery on laptop, Battery not taking charge.

If you take the battery out and just use the adapter, will the laptop boot up without errors?

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Hi,
When I switch on my laptop today, I got the warning "Warning battery cannot be identified. System cannot charge the battery." If I plugin my adapter, laptop is running on AC power, if I remove the plugin, laptop is turned off. I have downloaded latest BIOS update but still the problem persists.
Details: Dell Inspiron 3521, Windows 10, latest BIOS V14.
Please help!

Thanks,
C.S Harsha

A:Warning battery cannot be identified. System cannot charge the battery.

Is the battery OEM or an aftermarket battery?  How old is the battery? I know of Windows 7 OS having issues with recognizing some batteries and were relatively easy to fix.  I do not know if it carried over to Windows 10.  I will have to look up the article to find any relevance.
Zax

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My battery all of a sudden won't charge. The computer works with remaining battery (when AC is not plugged in). The computer works with the battery removed when plugged in. But if battery is in and the computer is plugged into the outlet, it does not charge the battery, nor does it recognize that it is plugged in. It only tries to run on the remaining battery. WHen the battery is in and the computer is using the AC adapter, I get a blinking white light next to the plug for the AC adapter. I have two separate batteries, and it is doing the same thing on both batteries. I have tried deleting the  Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and the Microsoft AC Adapter in the Device Manager section. It didn't fix my problem. I also used HP Support Assistant's HP Battery Check diagnostic tool. It says my "battery is functioning correctly, but the AC adapter is not attached. To completely test your battery, please attache the AC Adapter." The strange thing is, my AC adapter is plugged in, but the computer thinks it is not attached. So it is not recognizing my AC adapter when the battery is in. But does recognize and use the AC adapter when the battery is removed.  Does anyone have any recommendations for a fix? Thank you!

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Toshiba Satellite: So after 2 new battery's were installed, only flashing light, will not charge, will not even turn on. When I install the old battery it come on.

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User comes in my office and lost the battery clip. The clip you use to release the battery. When i use a pen to open the clip i can eject the battery and reseat it, but the laptop will not boot from the battery and will not charge the battery. Is there a way to make the laptop know the battery is present without the lock clip? and how does this clip work? I think this notebook can work fine the next couple of years. Or is anybody has a battery clip for the hp probook 6550b, i will be pleased if you can send it to me, i will pay for the stamps ofcourse.   

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HP g6-1b60us Notebook PCHere is the situation and symptoms. Battery not charging. Battery icon indicates battery being charged, but it sits at 5%. Have bought a replacement HP battery and that battery will not charge also (it sits at 50%, which I assume is the initial charge it came with). Run the HP Support Assistant and both batteries fail the test saying that cell 4 is bad (cells 1 to 3 have charge, but cell 4 has a 0 reading, even in the new battery). (Is there a problem accessing/charging cell 4?)When the battery is installed and the AC adaptor is unplugged, and the laptop is turned off, the battery charge LED shows a white LED (red/amber indicates that it is charging the battery); now the only time the LED goes out is when the battery is physically removed. Before the problem began, the battery charge LED would be off when the battery was installed and the charger was not being used. Now the battery charge LED goes off only when the battery is physically removed.What I have tried:Cleaned the contacts.Bought a new HP battery.Tried the complete discharge method of turning the laptop off, removing the power cord and battery and holding the power on key for over 30 seconds.Have done safe restarts.Reset to HP recommended settings.Suggestions/recommendations?

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Hi, ..... I am new here, please bear with me.  My battery stopped charging, so tried new lead, didnt work, tried new battery, didnt work... did the take the battery out disconnect AC, hold button down for 30secs trick.... didnt work....   LED lights were both white to begin with but after re- booting  I now have a solid orange battery  light. Laptop doesnt start if I take the battery out and just use AC, but I read somewhere that some Lenovos do that..... so .... any ideas as to what might be going on? I have read a lot of posts about possible solutions but no luck, so here I am, thanks in advance Elaine

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Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has announced that its Dr.Web CureNet! utility is no longer be provided free of charge to new commercial users of Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite.

Dr.Web CureNet! was released by Doctor Web in 2009, and was included in the Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite product line from the moment it made its debut in 2010, allowing Dr.Web business license owners to scan and cure their Windows PCs and servers with Dr.Web CureNet! free of charge.

Over the past six years, thousands of people worldwide have appreciated Dr.Web CureNet!?s unsurpassed scanning and curing quality. Doctor Web thanks all its customers for their trust in the product, and all the technical specialists who, over the course of many years, have provided valuable feedback and shared their opinions about the utility?s operation, beginning with its beta-testing and up to the present day.

Effective 7th October 2016, Dr.Web CureNet! is being discontinued in Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite. Therefore, in order to try out the utility in your network (even if another anti-virus is installed on your computers), the company is offering users the opportunity to request a 30-day trial (curing feature not included) or purchase a license (for a 12-, 24-, or 36-month term).

Users who have valid licenses for Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite products can use the utility free of charge until their licenses expire.
 

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Hello, Lenovo Community, I recently tried updating my battery's firmware. It was going smoothly for about one minute until my charger disconnected and my laptop's battery died and will not charge. My charger has a long history of automatically disconnecting (two blinking lights, one white and one orange) so I cannot power my laptop through the charger itself. I really don't want to get the port checked, so I am looking to see if there are any other ideas from the community.  Here is what's happening:-My charger disconnects everytime I try to boot now (used to disconnect before loading Windows 10)-My battery is disconnected from the system (electronically, not physically probably)-I really cannot power on the system.  Thank you, Lenovo Community! [UPDATE] I'm (99%) going to replace the DC power jack! Any ideas about how to get the battery connected again?

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At first hii to all of you

as understood thread above

I formatted my VAIO yesterday and following that The key"FN" is not working anymore.


thanks in advance for the friends who can help me fix that problem

by caglarslan

Caglar....


anyone there?

I ll be waiting for your advice..
 

A:after the restore VAIO FN key is no longer working

Go to the Sony Vaio Support site and dowload and install the keyboard driver. What operating system are you using?
 

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Warning:the battery not recommended for this system,the system will not be unable to charge this battery
I bought a new battery and nothing solved
And try another charger and not solved the problem
 i must work when he plugged in charger only and the battery fully charged and the light sign turn 2 times on yellow light and 1 time on LED light 
any suggestion for help ?

A:Warning:the battery not recommended for this system,the system will not be unable to charge this battery

System model?  Age of system?  Does the system correctly recognize its AC adapter?

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

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Hi, My laptop battery isn't charging.When I tried to plugin battery as well as adapter laptop isn't turn On.But when I remove the battery and apply AC Adapter laptop works fine.Or if I turn on a laptop on battery it works fine. I tried to do a battery test with HP Support Assistant and it shows UNKNOWN Battery! As shown in the image.Now what should i Do? Laptop Specs:  Hp Pavilion dv6 7042clWindows 10 64-BitAlmost 3.5 years old.

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So I've had this problem for about two months.   It started with my laptop charging only up to about 8%. It would last maybe 2 minutes off the charger before shutting off. I'd get weird moments every now and then where it would charge to like 60%, but that didn't happen often. I figured it was my charger, so I went out and bought a new one, but nothing changed, and actually it has gotten worse. My computer only works when it's plugged in now, which is extrmemely frustrating when I'm in school and need to be able to take it with me. I've read some other forums that say it's likely the battery itself that need replacement, but I'm hoping this is not the case, I really don't have the money to take it in.  Any suggestions? 

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hi! so, a couple of months back the motherboard on my laptop got fried. i theorise it was because of a broken ac adapter, but im not sure.i got this repair guy to replace my motherboard (i had to get a used one on ebay because hp doesn't sell the parts anymore) and a new battery since my old one got damaged as well (also a new one). the motherboard worked fine, although the battery wouldn't charge since (i assume) it was damaged, even with a new ac cable.the battery arrived today and it worked fine until i had to plug it in. it said that it was charging, but after hours of being on, it simply wouldn't charge, no matter what i do.i updated the bios to the latest version, and still to no avail. i tested the battery on the hp support desktop app and on the bios menu and it passed both, and the ac adapter passed the bios exam as well.please help. I've gone months without being able to usr my battery anywhere that isn't in reach of my charger. i feel like giving up and taking it to a repair place but I've spent so much on parts already. if it helps, the charging port wiggles a bit. i just can't determine what the issue is.

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Laptop won't charge battery. I am using a universal battery charger on a Dell Inspirion Laptop. My laptop works fine when plugged in, but the battery won't charge. Did I waste my money on the universal?
 

A:Battery won't charge

I have heard a couple of other people have this problem with dell laptops. I think they might restrict the use of 3rd party power adapters on some models. They did this after they has a problem with bateries exploding :s so yeah ushaly you have to use a dell charger on there computers
 

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My computer says to get a new battery. But it won't take a charge. The drivers are supposedly up to date. What do I need to do? The new battery only has 1% power. The old battery will still charge. 

A:how do I get my new battery to charge?

Stella1,
 
It sounds like the new battery may be defective possibly. Which system do you have that is experiencing this issue?

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Hello,
We're having problem of our 2 stock unit model: INSP 3531, they have the same issues on battery charging. Can anyone Dell staff help us what to do. How to process warranty or requesting  for full replacement. Someone advice us that Dell products process via online and this is the first time we encounter this. Thank You.
Specification:
MODEL: INSP 3531
COLOUR: BLK
PROCESSOR: CEL-N2830
RAM: 4GB,1X4GB,1600,DDR3
HDD: 500GB

A:BATTERY WON'T CHARGE

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Ok, i have an HP DV6-6145dx. My batteries won't charge (Aftermarket extended and original battery, nor anyone else's battery). The batteries will charge on other computers but not on mine. My computer will run on battery power and on AC power without the battery in. It really makes no sense to me why so if anyon could help it would be MUCH appreciated. Thank you in advance

A:Battery won't charge

How to fix “Plugged in not charging” problem in Laptops.
Step 1: Shutdown Windows.
Step2: Disconnect AC Adapter from your Laptop.
Step 3: Remove Battery from Laptop and put aside.
Step 4: Now connect AC Adapter to Laptop and turn on your Computer.
Step 5: Now uninstall all Microsoft ACPI compliant and AC Adapter driver from Device Manager.
Step 6: Shut down your Computer and disconnect AC Adapter from Laptop.
Step 7: Insert the Battery in Laptop and connect the AC Adapter to Laptop.
Step 8: Now turn on the Laptop. All the Battery drivers will automatically install.
Step 9: Allow the Laptop to completely discharge your Battery at least 4 times. Let Battery cool down to normal temperature in between charges.
Step 10: Now use your Laptop normally.

Hope this helps,
John

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Out of no where my battery will not recharge!! It shows it is plugged in and should be charging yet...NADA! Anyone ideas? My machine is not even a month old!

A:My battery won't charge!!

The battery probably died on you, maybe a fuse in the battery charging circuit is blown for some reasons. If you are still within 12 months warranty, then you can get it replaced.

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I have an HP Pavilion 15 that started to not charge the battery. It runs off of battery power fine, but the battery does not charge anymore. I have to run my computer off of the AC charger because I need what's left in the battery to start the computer. I had already tried going through system diagnostics. It says the AC charger is not detected. I tested it and it's putting out the proper amount of power though.

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My Dell vostro 1510's battery is not charging beyond 92%.What may be the problem

A:battery charge

Hi JITH IN,
When was the last time the battery charged for 100%? Are you using an original Dell adapter for this model? Is the adapter frayed? When the adapter is plugged in to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Does the system overheat? Does the battery get very hot? If so, remove the battery and let it cool down to room temperature for about 2 hours and then try connecting and charging the battery.
Update the BIOS - http://dell.to/1G6xT8d
Restart and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status in BIOS and the battery health(if available).
Remove the battery and check the battery health meter by pressing the battery gauge.
If the battery is old and is not durable, then you could get the battery replaced. 
Assuming there is no warranty, then you could contact our team to get a quote for a battery (if in stock) - http://dell.to/1vnT6CQ
You could also get the battery from a 3rd party Dell parts seller - http://bit.ly/1tq2f31
My personal suggestion, is that, if you are using the system in one place, then you could continue using the system with the adapter plugged in - as a desktop machine and that you could invest your money on a new machine.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Hi there, I have had my computer for about 5 years, and so when the battery finally stopped working, I figured it was time for a new one. I bought a new battery, and it works, however it won't charge. The port to charge my comptuer recently broke and I got that fixed, but now the new batterty won't charge. Are those two things related, or is there something I can do?
 

A:Battery Won't Charge

I would say it is possible that the power port is broken again, or not fixed properly the first time, if the battery puts out its charge it should be able to take a charge, meaning the circut boards onboard the battery should be good.
 

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ok so my charger is good it works fine on my other dell however this one both chargers hooked up the battery is charging on and off on and off constantly unplug the battery and its good runs fine plug it in and again charge on and off ...... ie: when it is plugged in it shows plugged in and charging then it shows unplugged and running on battery .... it does this for about 1/2 a hour till it settles down and stays on every single imte i turn the machine off ,,,

any clues had the battery checked its good the charger is good so software issue maybe
windows 10 insp lap top

A:Battery Charge going on and off

Hi B2UX,
What is the exact system model? How old is the battery? Were you able to test with another battery?
Are you using an original Dell OEM Adapter? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Is there any damage on the system?
Restart the system and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status in BIOS with and without the adapter plugged in. Also, wiggle the adapter cable at the end and see if the status changes in BIOS at any point. Check the battery health in BIOS (if applicable).
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. These are onboard diagnostics and they might possible pick some error if the hardware is not functional.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name and Email) for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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After reformatting with Windows xp sp2, now my battery won't charge. How do I know whether the battery is defective? Can it be tested?
 

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I recently purchased two battery's for different dell laptops. One laptop has a flashing red battery sensor light on the laptop. It keeps appearing but with the old battery it did not appear. I don't know what this means.
this laptop is a Dell XPS M148


The other laptop was working fine and then one day it did not detect the ac adapter so it would not charge. Then we believed that the battery had died because every time I unplugged the charger the laptop would instantly turn off. So I bought a new battery hoping that was the problem but it wasn't. The laptop still wont charge and every day the battery percent keeps decreasing. My dad thinks that the charge card is the problem, and it is the reason why the laptop won't charge. I'm not sure what is though and what I should do.
This laptop is a Dell inspiron 9300


I bought both batteries from amadvance.com
I bought a different battery from them for a different laptop a year ago and that laptop works fine.
 

A:Battery will not charge

Have you tried using a different ac cable?
 

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My charger over a few days has been getting harder and harder to use, and now it's at the point of not charging at all, before I had to twist it to get it to charge, and just thought it was nothing, but it kept getting harder, and now it won't charge at all. I'm really scared because I've only had it for about 7 months now and my last laptop (asus) died from the same thing. Please help me find a way to fix this issue. I don't know if I need to do something, or if my charger or charging port or battery is dead. And it is currently dead so I can't perform anything on it

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