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Laptop Battery not Charging

Q: Laptop Battery not Charging

Hi
I have Inspiron 15R Laptop with original 65W charger.
Recently I noticed that the battery is not charging. I have tried all the tricks available on the net but none of them worked. I purchased a new charger but problem not solved. I can use my laptop only with AC mains.
What should I do?

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Hi...

I am having a problem with my laptop computer. I figured out that my laptop, when being charged or using the Power Outlet, runs at 100% CPU at times, and slows me down when running and working on some open applications. At first I thought I had tons of spyware or even a virus, and even posted a Hijackthis file here. Nothing was found.
I figured out that my cpu runs at 100% when using the power outlet, or when my computer is chargnig. When I unplug the powercord and use the battery life, everything runs GREAT!!!!! my cpu drops to a normal 4-8% usage with multiple applications running. WEIRD huh? Can anyone relate to this ?? Is this and indication that my battery is going bad???? Can someone help me with this or suggest what is going on? I am running windows XP home edition, and have a compac presario 1500 series. Pent 4..

HELP!!!
 

A:CPU runs at 100% when charging laptop battery, when not charging its fine. HELP!!!

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Please help me,I have a Lenovo laptop G series with windows 8,my laptop problem is that the battery is not charging but when I click battery icon "plug in charging" but it still not charging,why?

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Hey, I really need help. I'm having problems with my laptop. It's a dell inspiron 7559 and was bought around January. Recently I have seen that the battery has no longer been as hot as it used to be when I first started using it. Along with the sleeve on the tip of the screen power adapter (below the part where the adapter lights up) has started to come off, exposing the wires. The battery has continually dropped down its percentage rate ever since I bought it, and it won't go back up. It is currently at 0% battery life and it says when you highlight over the battery icon ( plugged in, not charging). It also happens to show the BIO setup when I start the computer and shows that the batteries wattage and type cannot be determined. In the BIOS setup, the ac adapter type is unknown. The battery has not been through any harsh conditions along with the laptop. I have tried removing the battery, starting up the computer with the ac adapter (which is 130 watts), then adding the battery back, and ac adapter, then turning it on, but it had no effects. If I remove my ac adapter while my computer is on ,it instantly turns off. If someone can support me with this issue, it would be gladly appreciated. Thanks.

A:Laptop battery not charging, battery not identified, 0% battery life

It sounds likely the charge circuit on the mainboard is damaged.  Contact Dell to have the mainboard replaced under warranty.

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I am becoming more and more concerned about my laptop's battery each and every passing day. When I check the bottom right of my computer screen to check if my computer battery is completely charged, it says "0% available (plugged in, not charging)". I have had to buy two new batteries because of the same thing and they also read "0% available (plugged in, not charging)". When I unplug my laptop from the power source, it turns off automatically. I cannot even bother calling Dell to check this issue for me because I bought this computer off the street for $35.

My question in general is how do I get this problem fixed and how do I keep an eye on how my laptop computer charges correctly (or not)???

A:General Question about laptop battery charging AND 0% battery

Some reading and testing for you

Why is my Laptop battery not charging? – Drivers.com updates

Laptop Battery Not Charging | PCWorld

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcDvp2A7Fss

The common method is:
- Create a System restore point
- Uninstall (Under the Batteries category in Device Manager) the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery.
- WARNING: Do not remove the Microsoft AC Adapter driver or any other ACPI compliant driver.
- click Scan for hardware changes

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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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Hello,
I have an Acer Aspire 5534-1096, and the battery will not charge, no matter what I try. If I plug the charger in without the battery inserted, the laptop will run perfectly fine. But, as the battery will not charge and is now dead, if I insert the battery with the AC adapter plugged in the laptop will power on for a few seconds, then will just die. I have tried replacing the battery; the issue persists. I know that the AC adapter works because the laptop will run solely off of it, and it will charge the battery of another laptop perfectly fine. I've tried reinstalling the BIOS with the latest version and holding the power button to release excess power. Nothing seems to fix it.
Do you think this could be a motherboard problem? I have removed the keyboard and shell, and there seems to be a cable in front of the DC power jack which says "TO I/O". Could it be an issue with that cable? I'm all ears, so if any of you has a suggestion that might work, that would be greatly appreciated. I'll post this with a picture of the I/O cable in front of the DC connector.
Thanks!
 

A:Laptop Battery not Charging

Hi johamanee24 and welcome to TSG.

Hard to tell exactly which cable you mean. The silver coloured cable comes from the screen, the red and black (and possibly white, can't see for sure) wires with the black sleeve with 125C on it carry the power from the DC socket to the motherboard and it looks like they connect underneath it. Not sure if the I/O label applies to those wires or not.

The trouble is the laptop wouldn't power on (without the battery in) if those wires were not connecting properly.

There's a lot of similar stuff on the 'Net about this but fitting a new battery is the recommended solution.
Was the 2nd battery you tried new ?
 

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Hello everybody,

My laptop is acer aspire 4520 and it is not charging when i boot up my computer .When i shut down , i can charge it.I can only use battery power when i am using my laptop.So i have to face a big problem . Please guide me what should i do for it .
Tanks
ympp
 

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I have a Toshiba laptop and wanted to know how to charge the battery. I have my laptop plugged in most of the time. I left it unplugged for a while until it reached 6% then the laptop went into standby mode. When I plugged it back in and turned it on, I quickly plugged it back out and in again to check the battery which was at 14%. I have it plugged back in at the moment. I wanted to know, is the battery charging right now or do I have to do anything else for it to charge?
 

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Just got a laptop on eBay that contains a Lithium-ion battery that holds a 2+ hour charge. Question: is it okay to leave the laptop plugged in overnight? I wouldn't want a meltdown. Thanks.
 

A:Laptop Battery Charging

no prob!
 

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I have a Advent 7011 laptop, and the charger reciver on the laptop is broke, but both charger and battery are both working.

Is there any other way that i can charge the battery or fix the reciver/

Thanks
 

A:Charging a battery without laptop

Hi lightmas, and welcome to TSG.

You will probably not be able to find any kind of device that will charge the battery outside of the laptop. The laptop has specialized electronics between the charger input jack and the battery. The electronics limits the voltage and current to the battery to prevent fire and other hazards. Any kind of external charging hardware would need to be matched to that particular model of battery.

Depending on the exact nature of the failure of the power input jack (charger reciver?), a repair may be as simple as some careful re-soldering of the jack to the printed circuit board in the computer. More serious damage may require replacing the jack or the entire motherboard.
 

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my hp laptop dv 5000 series has stopped charging suddenly 2 days back
and a blue light keep on flashing hopefully suggesting that it not charging
but 2 3 times it got hibernated when i fuggot to plug in ac but it charges for 1 to 2 min i guess enough to start and then same story blinkng starts again
is this my battery problem or something else and if so how much does a new battery cost approx
my laptop no is hp dv 5218nr
 

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some pcs have a utiilty to tell the battery condition and if replacement is needed.
have you looked on your pc for like that yet?
batteries are pretty high unless you do some serious surfing
40 to 100 plus dollars
 

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Hi,
My Toshiba Laptop battery is not charging. It's not even a year old. It only charges to 7% and when I unplug the power cord the laptop shut off without warning. Any help in diagnosing this matter would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 

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hey all, hmmm im wondering if anyone could help me, my laptop battery isnt charging, the only way i can use my laptop is if I have it plugged into the mains which is quite annoying seen as its a laptop and I want to use it outside of the house, im not sure whats wrong the charging light comes on and flashes but does not charge.
 

A:Laptop battery not charging

If it's an old battery then it probably needs replacing, they don't last all that long!!!!
 

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Hi, I got my laptop for over 5 yrs and we had a problem with power supply. When the lead was connected the power indication light was flickering and we needed to fiddle with the end of the lead connected to the laptop to have steady power . Now it just does nothing. I bought new power lead but the laptop is just dead. No light and no life what so ever. Question is: is it gone gone or should I try to buy new battery (the old one didnt hold any power at all). Help please
 

A:Laptop battery not charging

You don't need a battery to operate most laptops. You can and shoudl fact take out the battery and see if it works with just AC.

Otherwise you may have a damage jack in the laptop, they commonly break especially if the power cable required fiddling around with. It's also possible the new power adapter is faulty or that the previous one damaged the motherboard.
 

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I have noticed lately that my battery for my laptop is always charging and is now hot to the touch. I have an Averatec 3260 series laptop. I purchased it three years ago and I have never had a problem with my battery until now. I hardly ever use the battery except for brief moments, so it never fully discharges and then recharges. I have calibrated it twice within the three years. Why would it constantly be charging now? My computer says that it is on 100% power and the battery isn't charging, but it still is getting that charge.
Any help would be great.

Katie
 

A:My laptop battery is hot and always charging

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Hi guys, Just bought a G41-35 laptop and I noticed it is not charging over 60%. Looked around the internet and saw articles that said threshold can be fixed by the Lenovo Setting app but apparently mine is not working. Tried uninstalling the app and reinstalling but still just crashes. I am using a windows 10 SL OS. Please advise on alternatives to fix battery charging threshold other that Lenovo setting app. Or, how to fix the app so I can work on charging threshold.  Thanks much, Maboroshi

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My Laptop's battery does not charging, and I bought another battery , but also the same problem, and also not charging when laptop is on or off. My laptop properties:-HP Notebook 15 r107-newindows 10 64bit  what is the causes , and what is the solving?

A:Laptop Battery does not charging

Is it a genuine HP battery or a "compatible" 3rd party battery? Have you tried going into the UEFI diagnostics (F2 as you power up) and run the battery diagnostic tool on both batteries and report what is found.  

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I have an Alienware Sentia M3450 which is about 2 years old now and for the past couple of months, I have been completely tethered to an outlet as my battery will not charge. I called the tech support and of course i was told that my battery was dead, but that is not the case as i have tried a brand new battery with the same results. When the computer is on, the taskbar icon shows that it is charging constantly, but when the ac cable is unplugged, it continues to tell me that its charging. The problem with this is that if the ac cable is somehow jarred loose but not to the point of falling out of the socket, it does not tell me and unless i notice it quickly, the very small amount of battery power left depletes quickly and the computer shuts off, with no low battery warning or anything of the sort. I was thinking perhaps the problem lies in charging circuitry, but if someone has a better theory, I'm all ears. If it is found that the circuit board is the issue, where might i find that part? Thanks in advance!
 

A:Laptop battery not charging

is the battery connection clean (on the computer)?
 

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I have had a Y50-70 for about 2 years now.  Just in the past 2 weeks i started having issues with my loptop not charging at all when plugged in.  It finally stopped charging and when i investigated it i found that the connector for the charging jack was burned at the connector to the motherboard.  I ordered a new one and had no issues installing it.  After waiting about an hour, because my battery was dead, i turned on my laptop to a partially charged battery.  Unfortunately the battery only charges when my laptop is off.  I have looked into this all over the internet and havent found any good answers.  I have tried to toggled between power saving modes, some reprted that this helped, to no avail.  I then tried to see if the energy manager was the issue and it was not installed on my laptop.  While i was checking out the energy mode, i also uninstalled the battery drivers through device manager, the smart one not the basic driver, and updated all drivers and the bios, but that didnt help either.Next i replaced the batter and hcraging cable, but still no help.  I now have another charging port cable on the way hoping that maybe the last one was bad. While i was waiting for my cable, i thought i would reach out here and ask if anyone has had this issue and has a fix for it.  I looked through the batter thread and didnt see anything like mine. Can anyone help?  

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Hello. My dell laptop has been working fine last night but this morning when i charged it, the battery keeps charging on and off when I wasn't even moving the cord or what. Then my laptop just shut down when  unplugged the cord. that's when i realized that it won't turn on if it's not plugged in and it's not even charging properly. Please help :( 

A:laptop charging battery

Check the condition of the contacts on the battery and the mainboard - if they're dirty or bent, clean or straighten them.
Is this an M18x?

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I bought a HP pavilion dv6 laptop! I just want to know is it bad if I leave my laptop charger connected all day even if its fully charged?

A:Charging laptop BATTERY!

Hello rnavagamuwa and welcome to Seven Forums.

You may get different opinions on this, but no. You shouldn't have any problems leaving the laptop plugged in to the AC power. Some people leave the AC adapter plugged in all the time when using the laptop at home. Others just remove the battery and run off of AC power. Still others (and this is what I do) will remove the AC adapter every so often and run on battery power only. When the low battery alert appears I plug the AC adapter back in and let the battery recharge.

Every modern battery has a limited number of charge/recharge cycles so eventually, every battery will lose its ability to hold a charge. This is usually a gradual process and you'll notice that instead of having 3 hours of battery time it's now 2 hours, and then 1 hour, etc.

Why do I leave the AC adapter plugged in? One primary reason. I live in an area that experiences frequent power outages. If the main power goes out I still have the laptop battery available so my laptop doesn't just shut down. The same thing could be accomplished with a backup Universal Power Supply.

Notebook Battery Guide

Basic to Advanced Battery Information from Battery University

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I upgraded to Windows 10. After that my laptop does not charge the battery anymore. I have re-installed Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit. Still does not charge. When power adapter is plugged in, it shows it is charging on the side and infront of the laptop. Even the battery icon shows it is charging. In device manager the other devices shows Base system device is missing (X3) and the last one is Unknown. A friend says the drivers for power management is missing. I cant seem to find those. Under battery it shows Microsoft AC adapter and ACOI complient control andcompodite battery.

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I'm using my laptop as a desktop replacement and hardly ever have it unplugged from the mains, will i be doing my battery any harm with it being constantly charged or should i remove the battery completely?
 

A:Laptop battery charging

Batteries need to work for their living so I suggest you switch off mains power at night, let it charge it's batteries and work with them the following day until they run low, then switch to mains again so they can charge while you're still working.
 

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Hello all. I have been experiencing this problem since I got this laptop from a friend about four years ago. It is a Dell Inspiron e1505. I have run XP, 7, 8, and Ubuntu all at different times, and each OS has always been unable to detect or charge the battery. I have tried several different cables, and at one point, I got a new battery, probably two years ago. It worked for a few months, and then stopped working after about 3 months. I am currently running the latest version of Ubuntu on the laptop. Any ideas on how I can get the battery to charge?
 

A:Laptop Battery Not Charging

Based on recent experiences, update your BIOS from the manufacturer's website. I just recently had to update the BIOS of 300+ Dell Inspiron laptops for the same reason.
 

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Dear Sir,
I use a Laptop with Windows 7 system. What is the right way of charging the battery?
1) Should I always keep the battery constantly charged from the mains while I operate the computer so that the charge level always remains at 100% OR
2) I should charge only intermittently i.e., I should use the laptop without charging the battery for some length of time and charge only when the battery charge level falls below say 30% or when the reminder pops up for charging the battery?
I normally use the computer for around 4 to 5 hours every day and often at one go.
Thanking You
Yours faithfully
R. Chandrasekharan
 

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Hello Everyone,
I have an HP Mini 110 running XP SP3. Keyboard was faltering and I replaced it and works fine in that regard. Unit was sluggish so I decided to format hard drive and reinstall XP Home which it came with originally. All good except now the unit will not charge the battery, sits at 0% all of the time. Battery is rather new with about 5 recharges on it, did not have a problem as it held charge easily for 3.5 hours until I did the repair and XP installation. Computer runs fine plugged in so I don't have a clue why battery won't charge. Could it be that I erased a partition that held something battery related? I updated the BIOS, still no luck. Any ideas, suggestions graciously accepted,
Thank You,
Laurel
 

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Dear All,I have Lenovo Thinkpad T460S purchased almost a year ago. Today I suddenly faced problem in charging battery. Charger is plugged in and battery icon is showing "plugged in, charging" but actually it is charging very slowly. Normally battery is charged in one hour or so but today it took more than one hours to reach only 24% or so. Furthermore, soon after plugging in, battery icon shows "filling in process" for few seconds then stopped i.e no filling in process. Furthermore, after whole night charging, battery is now 94% charged, battery 2: 100% charged, fully charged; battery 1: 0% charged, not charging (please attached images).Please guide how to get rid of this problem?Thanking in advance. Shahid

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Dell Vostro 1510 laptop.  Message states, "Plugged in, not charging". I've installed new DELL battery and charger. Immediately shuts down when unpluged. Tried removing battery and holding power button on for a minute then reinstalling battery.

A:Vostro Laptop Battery Not Charging

If the new battery and charger haven't solved the problem, it's the mainboard that's faulty.
 

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since updating from windows7 64bit to windows 10 64 bit my battery is no longer charging.  Need help as not that experienced in finding an answer 

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This one has had me confused for some time. I am nearly certain at this point that it is the motherboard that will need to be replaced, but I wanted to see if there was anybody here that has dealt with this issue that may offer a little insight on the situation.

Specs:

HP Pavillion DV4-1435dx
4 GB RAM
500 GB HDD
2.1 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
Windows 7 x64

I started having several issues with this machine on boot, so I upgraded the BIOS, OS and RAM. This resolved most of the issues but now we come to the part of the story that has me stumped. The machine is having an unusual charging issue. If I were to remove AC power from the unit while the battery is plugged in, I will not be able to charge the battery again until I completely power the unit off, remove the battery, plug the AC adapter in, and replace the battery. The exception to this rule is if I power the unit completely off (or hibernate it) and remove the AC, I will be able to plug it back in anytime before I power that unit back on and it will function normally. I have since replaced both the AC adapter and the battery, but the issue persists. I have checked all of the advanced power options in the control panel. I have not altered the registry in any way as of yet because I believe this is a hardware issue.

If anybody has any insight into this issue, let me know. I would very much like to know at least what is causing it to justify buying a new mobo or any more parts for the machine.

Thanks,

Don
 

A:Laptop Battery charging issue

The power settings have no effect if Windows is not running.

Has the battery been calibrated so that it reads the correct percentage and the circuitry knows when to start charging?

How do you know when it is "working" or not?
 

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Hi. I have a Compaq 1210US laptop running on Win XP. Once the battery is fully charged, the battery indicator light is supposed to turn off. What happens in my case is that the indicator light keeps flashing on and off slowly even after 12 hours of charging with the power off (still plugged in of course).

Under Power Options in Control Panel, the batter says it's 100% charged but also says it's still charging. Under Power Options, I've selected Never under every scheme, turned off hibernation and drained the battery completely, then fully recharged it several times but I still get the same issue.

Anyone have any advice?

Thanks.

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I have a brand new Hp Windows 10 purchased Oct '16 laptop. Battery shows plugged in not charging.  I unplug AC and replug and it charges back up to 100% but only for 5 or 6 days. Then shows battery plugged in not charging again. I took battery out and put it back in but it stills happens. Please help....

A:new W-10 hp laptop battery plugged in not charging

Hello  @huby As its Brand new PC, request you to immediately Contact HP Technical Support over the Phone for further assistance without any delay to get your Notebook diagnosed and serviced by an authorized HP Certified Engineer Verify the warranty status here: http://support.hp.com/us-en/checkwarranty     However you may also try these steps. !! Please 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 icon After 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 No... Read more

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I don't know If I'm posting to the right thread, but whatever. As you can tell by the subject, my laptop is plugged in to a wall outlet, but it isn't charging, nor is the battery depleting when I use it. This problem only appeared some days ago. Below is a list of everything I have tried doing to fix this problem, as well as other information.  The wall outlet works fine, I plugged my phone into it and it started charging. The computer doesn't recharge to a certain percentage, it just sustains the battery percentage it has while it's plugged in. Uninstalling and Reinstalling Micorsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and Microsoft AC Adapter via the Device Manager did nothing, nor did installing new drivers for them. Resetting the BIOS didn't help. I checked to see if the battery was secure, so I removed it and made sure it was completely plugged in to the computer. It didn't help. Shutting down the computer, unplugging everything, and holding down the power button for 40 seconds didn't work. I can't and have never been able to turn on the computer without the battery, even if it's plugged in. The LED next to the charging port does blink three times when I try to turn on the computer without the battery while its plugged in, and it doesn't blink when it isn't plugged in, so it can't be a problem with the cord. I checked if the physical connection between the charging port and the rest of the computer was secure, and it is... Read more

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I have a probook 4540s. I recently bought an aftermarket battery as my OEM battery was completely dead. But the problem with it is that, the battery only charges when the laptop is off. But while connected to outlet and on the battery does not take any charge. The laptop starts with only adapter or battery just fine. I checked by reducing processing power to see whether the battery takes any charge but nothing happens. It neither charges nor discharge. I used batteryBar software to see charging rate. Its flat zero all the time when the laptop is on. What can I do to overcome this issue.

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my hp envy laptop's battery isnt charging and when i unplug the power supply, the laptop dies. the battery wont charge, period. any help would be helpful

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Hi,

Over the last two months my laptop's ability to charge it's battery has degraded.
It went from being able to charge a battery fully (100%), to not being able to charge beyond 98%, then 66%, then 30%, and now finally it says "0% availability (plugged in, charging)", but it never increases in charge.

Thus the laptop works when plugged into the charger, but will not switch on when attached only to the battery.

I have restarted the computer multiple times - first shutting the machine down, then unplugging it, removing the battery, holding the start button down for one minute, then reattaching the battery, plugging the charger back in and restarting the machine.

I have installed updates for "Batteries" (ie. Microsoft AC Adapter, Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery, and Microsoft Composite Battery) in Device Manager.
I have also uninstalled the Microsoft ACPI Complaint Control Method Battery and shutdown and restarted the laptop repeatedly.

Just now I called Toshiba support and updated BIOS from 1.50 to 1.70, then restarted the computer, but again the battery will not charge.

I bought a new battery which showed that it was fully charged when when I attached it to my laptop, but when the charge depleted to 0%, I got the same message as with the other battery: "0% availability (plugged in, charging)".

I am really stumped. How else can I attempt to increase the battery charging capability of my laptop?

A:My laptop is plugged in, but battery is not charging

In my opinion old battery was definitely defective.
Is your new battery original Toshiba battery or some third part product?

When you start notebook without battery and put it in place when Windows is loaded does the problem persists?

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the laptop model #psaa0u-01q002 Toshiba is working fine with ac plug. but does not charge my battery and i bought new battery but that one does not charge too.
the light comes on for 5 min. when i plug in the ac power, next to battery symbol in the front. it yellow color. so power is going to the battery, so connection is not the problem but why is it cut it off after 5 min.. and in the power meter it do not show charging too. is there software or hardware issue can anyone help. thank you.
 

A:my Toshiba laptop battery is not charging

Check this link. Not sure if it applies to your particular situation or not, but worth a go.

http://forums.thatcomputerguy.us/index.php?showtopic=2811
 

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my 1 day old  lenovo g40-80 power options  displays power plugged in but not charging.

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i replaced the old battery with the new one as the old one wasnt being charged

the problem was that old battery message "" plugged in, not charging"

the problem didnt go away with the new battery

A:dell laptop battery not charging

I had the same problem once and this solved it. Take a look at this link.

Plugged in, not charging Windows 7 solution : Jeffrey Palermo (.com)

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I have 2 HP9000's and I had intermittent issues with battery "battery plugged, charging" (without actually charging the battery) "battery plugged in, Not charging" sometimes a RED X on the battery Icon or sometimes "no battery" and if I removed the battery sometimes this would change but the battery still would not charge! both of these laptops showed similar issues, after reading about the cable issue that connects the motherboard to the top cover (where the volume, Q, DVD control etc.) I disconnected the "top cover" from the first laptop and now the battery issue if fixed, on the second laptop I disconnected the "top cover" but the battery issue remained? so after lifting the keyboard and removing the "flat cable that connects the "top cover to the mother board, it to is now working perfectly.  Also the % battery is also working.
 
 
Now I could start to check out if its the same issue with both laptops either the cable or the small PC board under the top cover, but as they are now old models and I didn't need the touch buttons to work I left the cable out of them both, now I have 2 charging/working  laptops   apart from the CD/DVD player not working on both?? but that's for another day.

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I brought a asus laptop in 2009,and I often need to travel,4 days ago, I will give the laptop charge but display "no charging", what should i do?tks
 

A:My Asus a32-f9 laptop battery not charging

Order a new one on eBay... from somebody getting better than 9.6
You are lucky to have an Acer 2009 laptop battery last that long... many last only a year
 

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Hello,When my laptop is plugged in, the battery does not charge. The battery has 0% power. This just happened a few days ago. My laptop is barely a year old and I rarely unplug my laptop, so this is weird. How do I solve this problem?- I made sure the power socket is fully pushed into the machine with no silver showing.- I tried the HP Battery Validity program which said there is no problem.- I tried following the restart process by powering up and then repeatedly pressing F2 to follow the instructions, but that doesn't work when the battery is at 0%.Is there a solution? Thanks.Here is my laptop info:HP Envy NotebookEdition Windows 10 HomeVersion 1607OS Build 14393.1066Product ID 0032595875-97653-AAOEM

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Hey guys,
I have an Acer Aspire 5741-6073, and it would not charge past 40%, even with the power cord plugged in for several hours. I reported the issue to acer, they asked me to drain the battery then press and hold the power button for 30 seconds to discharge any remaining charge. Then while the laptop is off leave it plugged in and charging for a couple of hours.

I did this, but t did not work, so I sent the laptop back to Acer. They claimed they fixed the issue, but my laptop only charges to 50-59% now. I am positive the meter is not reading properly, because it lasts 2-3 hours when starting on 40-50%. Is there a way to fix this issue? or to recalibrate the battery?

Thanks,
JKDManoj

A:Laptop Battery not charging past x %

Hi! JKDManoj, welcome to 7F

So far I have found this, the last set of numbers don't match, but here is the information on charging it, notice where I underlined it:






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The dell Aspire 5741G-334G50Mn battery packs isn't charging. What's the deal? New dell Aspire 5741G-334G50Mn battery packs is shipped in a discharged condition and must charged before use. We generally recommend an overnight charge (approximately twelve hours). Refer to the user's manual for charging instructions. Rechargeable dell laptop batteries should be cycled - fully charged and then fully discharged - two to four times initially to allow them to reach their full capacity. (Note: it is normal for a dell Aspire 5741G-334G50Mn battery packs to become warm to the touch during charging and discharging).

New dell laptop batteries are hard for the device to charge; they have never been fully charged and are therefore "unformed". Sometimes the device's charger will stop charging a new dell Aspire 5741G-334G50Mn battery packs before it is fully charged.

If this happens, remove the battery from the device and then reinsert it. The charge cycle should begin again. This may happen several times during the first battery charge. Don't worry; it's perfectly normal.



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Rechargeable ACER AS10D41, ACER Aspire 5741G-334G50Mn laptop battery packs

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Charging lithium-ion batteries

This is for an bios update for an Acer Aspire One:
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I own a Toshiba Satellite P25 running Windows XP SP2.

I'm in a funny situation regarding my battery/battery charging that I've never heard about...I recently purchased a new battery because my old one wasn't holding a charge. The battery WILL charge but only when the laptop is powered off or in standby. When the power cord is inserted, the instant I power on, the charge light turns off. I've checked the power while in Windows and it reads "AC power, discharging" instead of "charging." On very rare occasions, the charge light on the laptop will remain on for a while after I turned off the computer but will eventually go out.

I've tried playing with the amount of plug I insert into the laptop, but it makes no difference. I'm suspecting it's a hardware problem with the actual port inside the laptop, like maybe it's loose? But that doesn't explain (IMO) why it only charges when the power is off. Or is it likely to be the power cord itself?

I'd love to hear what you pros think. Thanks in advance!
 

A:Laptop battery/charging issue

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Hi, basically the problem in the title. Laptop does work without battery in but when it is in, it says Plugged in, not charging and the battery is at 0%. Ive tried several different outlets

A:Laptop plugged in, not charging. Battery at 0%

Your battery has died, you need to buy a new one.  Same thing happened to me a couple of times over the over the years.
 
Have a great day!

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