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my laptop couldn't turn on n the charger is not charging it...

Q: my laptop couldn't turn on n the charger is not charging it...

Last night, my system went of while charging, I quickly removed the charger n also the battery, after a while, I put back the battery n tried switching it on n it did came on , but each time I tried putting the charger it goes of. So I assumed it was the charger n I got a other, it did indicate charging but the battery kept draining, until it drained completely. Now its neither charging nor turning on. Please help. Hp envy17

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Yoga 510 (around 8months old) My laptop is working smoothly except for this weird problem, and this problem only started up today. So when using my laptop my screen will not display unless plugged into charger, you can hear it running and working the screen just isnt on. Plug in charger screen turns on, unplug screen turns off, plug it back in and screen will turn back on exactly where it was at prior to turning off. This happens in both tablet and laptop mode.Also noticed when trying to discover the problem that the charger is plugged in but not charging (this could be due to the fact that it is at 97% charged though so may not be relevant)  I have tried a reset (holding the power button in till it turns off/on) and run a scan through Lenovo health -Hardware scan (Everything came up clear). Any suggestions on how to fix this problem? Really need my laptop to be portable and not stuck to a charger cord. 

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My DC charger not working. I plugged in my charger because my laptop is drained then the led light beside of the charger port not blanking. Please help me guys (

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Hello, this is urgent. This just happened a while ago. I was playing a game here on my laptop and it was under 20% battery life, as I continued to play when it was plugged in. And all of a sudden I hear a spark and then my laptop shut down unexpectedly, and I immediately unplugged it and tried turning it on but it wouldn't turn on for a few minutes. Afterwards everything was normal, but as I plugged the charger back in the light indicator on the side of my laptop wont lit up anymore.So I'm not sure if it's my laptop or the charger is broken. Please help. 

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Hey guys i have a dell inspiron 6400 laptop.
My charger is a 65watt charger.
I plugged it into my laptop and it says the ac adapter can not be recognised or something and says f1 to continue on optimized something or f2 to shut down, It will let me use my computer if plugged in but when i take my charger out my computer will shut down before i can say pooperscooper. This charger is new.
Any help would be great.

A:Laptop charger not charging

You need to replace it with a genuine Dell replacement adapter. Aftermarkets will NOT work on that unit.

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hi,  my laptop HP Notebook - 15-ac024tx developed a peculiar problem. When I connect my charger to it, it starts charging but after sometime it stops and the battery icon shows "Plugged in, not charging". Then after some time it again starts. regards karthikeyan

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I have a Vista Laptop that is not charging at times. The power jack it pushed in and both my chargers spark when I move the plug around so it could charge. I don?t know if it?s my laptop or the Charger. Should I get the power jack fixed, get a new battery or a new charger? Please Help!!

A:Laptop charger plugged in but not charging

Esmmy, look in the hole on your laptop where the power adapter would plug in and you'll see the silver power pin. Using a push button pen, put it on the end of the power pin and see if you can move the pin at all. Any movement on that pin means it's broken and the DC Jack needs to be replaced. Most DC Jacks are soldered to the motherboard and need to be repaired by someone experienced in desoldering and soldering.

If the DC Jack is broken, the power adapter won't charge your battery since it's not making a solid connection inside. Moving it around too much while plugged in could short something, cause further damage or even a fire.. Best to have it repaired by an experienced technician.

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Hi, I bought a hp pavilion dv6-6154tx laptop in last month.my laptop developed a peculiar problem. When I connect my charger to it, it starts charging but after sometime it stops and the battery icon shows "Plugged in, not charging". Then after some time it again starts. Sudroid.co.cc

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A:Laptop Charger Plugged In But Not Charging

There is a BIOS update available that is specifically for the intermittent charging issue. I recommend installing it.  

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Hello, I'm using dell Inspiron 3521..
Today, I looked at my laptop and noticed that charging light (white) is on and charger was not even connection... I clicked power to swich on my laptop but it didn't and meanwhile the charging light was on..
then I removed the battery and pressed the power button for 30 sec and the. reattached it and tried to on it..
But it didn't..
Please help me out...

A:My laptop is not getting ON and Charging light is ON without connecting the charger..

Plug in the adapter/charger and connect to power to see if the battery is dead

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I have Inspiron 15 N5050. I'm using windows 10. Since last couple of days, my laptop is not charging. See the image below:

I tried updating my BIOS drivers but it says I need at least 10% charging before updating them.
What should I do?

A:Laptop charger plugged in, but charging percentage is always 0%

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? Could you test with another power adapter if possible?
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. 
Test with another adapter and battery and check.
Force the BIOS flash if required - http://dell.to/2hnhjs4
If the adapter is not detected, test another adapter. If the adapter fits in loose, replace the dc port - http://bit.ly/2hxR3OO - this is the part you need.
If nothing works, then I would suspect a motherboard fault.
You could contact our team to get a quote for a paid service call - http://dell.to/1vnT6CQ
My personal suggestion is that, if the motherboard is being replaced, then you could invest your money on a new machine than to repair this system. However, that is your discretion.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me ... Read more

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I am using dell Inspiron 15R laptop. Some time ago my charger was broken out and my battery was also showing needs replacement. So, recently i bought new Original Dell Battery and Charger both. But when I plugged in both, it is showing plugged in not charging. I took battery out and again inserted it but it is still not working. Now tell me what to do. How to fix this issue.

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hello, today i purchased new Lenovo - 110-15ISK 15.6" Laptop - Intel Core i3 - 4GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive - Black, Model: 80UD0017US.its battery is not charging when its on, can anyone tell me how to solve this problem, if this is issue with the battery or the laptop?

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Hi All,
I have a Toshiba Satellite P50T-A-10U laptop and have replaced the internal battery and the charger with a brand new official Toshiba charger. The laptop needs 19V 6.3a and when plugged in with Windows XP, 7 and 10 all of which I have tried it just states plugged in and charging but the battery never goes up. I have replaced the internal battery with a new one and it was at 20% when I put it on and stated plugged in and charging but the animation on the taskbar for the battery only moves for a short time then stops. It too is now not charging and I now have 2 useless batteries.
I have attempted to update the BIOS from 1.10 which it is on to 1.90 but I cannot do this within any operating system or DOS as it always states Warning!! The System Power isn't safe for BIOS update. Please check AC and Battery are plugged in!!
The laptop clearly works from mains as it will do when I remove the battery. When I have got the battery to charge it works also without the charger but only for a short time obviously as it just isn't charging.
I want to force a BIOS update but the option does not appear to be available in AFLASH3.exe which is the official program on the CD when you create one after downloading the BIOS. I have tried everything and above error always appears.
I need to update the BIOS to rule it out as I have tried everything else.
Is this a motherboard issue as everything else works fine but it will only work long term from the mains.
Anything anyone can suggest woul... Read more

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When I plug the charger in the message on the battery icon on the bottom toolbar reads as "73%, plugged in, not charging". Obviously the laptop is recognising the charger (i.e "plugged in") but it is not allowing the battery to charge.
I have installed every update on the computer and I have recently searched for any outstanding BIOS updates. The system seems to suggest there is a BIOS update to be installed yet when I try to install it the system says that it cannot detect a charger, and won't complete the update, or it won't complete the update without a charger plugged in in the first place. It's a no-win situation. The computer and charger are only 14 months old so this is very unsatisfactory. When I remove the battery the computer operates on AC power only, so again the charger is working, it simply won't charge the battery and therefore once the battery runs down to 0, which it will eventually, I will be limited to using AC power only.
If I restart the laptop with the charger plugged in it diverts me to a warning page saying that the charger is not recognised and I am given the option to go to the BIOS setup, go to diagnostics or to continue. If I choose "continue" it simply returns me to this warning page every time so the only way to power up the laptop is to do so with the AC charger out, and to then plug it in once the system has started so that the battery doesn't drain completely.
Please help.

A:Inspiron 15 5559 charger not charging battery (manufacturers charger being used)

An unrecognized AC adapter will not charge the battery.
First try a new OEM Dell adapter.  If that's also not recognized, replace the DC power jack:
If neither the new adapter nor the DC jack solves the problem, you've got a bad charge circuit - replace the mainboard.

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Laptop won't boot if charger is attached

I have a weird problem on this Toshiba Satellite L300 laptop. It doesn't boot whenever it's charger is attached. The charger has no problem bcoz it charges the laptop (only if the laptop is turn off), but Windows can't boot while it is attached.

These are the scenarios:

1. Only battery is attached = Laptop boots and works fine
2. Battery and Charger attached = Laptop wont boot; Right after the POST when Windows starts to load, Laptop restarts.
3. Only Charger is attached = Laptop wont boot; Right after the POST, when Windows starts to load, Laptop restarts.
4. The laptop is running on its battery (already in Windows), but whenever I attach the charger, the laptop turns off, and then charging LED turns ON. Looks like it can't supply power in Windows state.

It's OS is Windows 7.

What parts of the Laptop should I check?
Is this a Software or Hardware problem?

A:Laptop won't turn if charger is attached

The AC charging circuits on the laptops motherboard are damaged. This means that the motherboard will need to be replaced

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How can I fix my hp? My laptop won't turn on unless it's plugged into the charger.  When I first got it was working fine but I can't remeber when it started needing me to plug in the charger for it to work. Even if it's full battery it still won't turn on unless I plug it in. Do you think I need to buy a new charger or re set it? 

A:My laptop won't turn on unless my charger is plugged in?

Try doing a hard reset:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01684768

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Hi,My Lenovo Thinkpad T480 Laptop getting warning message notification with sound that "PC isnt charging, use correct USB C charger". This is constant every 5 secs after the battery is fully charged.I am using Windows 10.My battery is charging and discharging. But the message is annoying. My Battery 1 and 2 both gets charged to 100%Then the message starts appearing. I normally use my Laptop with charger plugged in. Please help...

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my hp pavilion g6 wont turn on and has a red light on the side where the port is it has not working for 4  months and i took out the battery and power cable and held power button for 30 seconds and put the battery back in and conected the power cable and it lit up white for 3 seconds and turned red please help me as this for school work please if any one can help please  do so 

A:my laptop wont turn on and has red light beside the charger ...

Hello @dylanjmc119,   The Charger/A C adapter seems to be the issue.To confirm Please test the adapter, below link should will help you : http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00363266   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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So I apologize ahead of time if I'm breaking any noobish rules, I'm only slightly frantic here... Any help at all would be greatly appreciated!!

I own an Alienware m17x r4 that's about 3 years old. I was playing a game on it and it just suddenly turned itself off (had my headphones on and heard kind of a popping sound, dunno if relevant). I checked the cable because it comes out sometimes, but it was still plugged in, but the light on the cable where it plugs into the laptop itself was turned off.

I thought the cable connected to the power brick had come unplugged but that was okay too. I plugged the cable into a different outlet and the light came back on (it wasn't plugged into the laptop at this time) so I plugged it back into the laptop but the light immediately went out and nothing. I tried unplugging the outlet cable from the brick and plugging back in, but no dice. (did this a few times with light coming on but turning off when plugged into laptop.)

There's a button on the bottom of the laptop right by the battery that when pressed, five lights turn on. Just noticed this so I don't really know what it means; I'm assuming it tells me how charged the battery is. If so it's telling me the battery is fully charged then. Anyway, tried turning on without charger, nothing. Tried turning on without battery in and with charger plugged in, nothing.

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A:Laptop won't turn on; charger turns off when plugged in

Greatings pinkgalaxies and welcome to the forum I will try to answer all the questions I can.

There's a button on the bottom of the laptop right by the battery that when pressed, five lights turn on. Just noticed this so I don't really know what it means; I'm assuming it tells me how charged the battery is. If so it's telling me the battery is fully charged then. Anyway, tried turning on without charger, nothing. Tried turning on without battery in and with charger plugged in, nothing.

Correct if pressed and released tells you what the charge is. If held down the amount of light that light up tell life of battery or something to that effect.

I read somewhere about a bad charger overloading something or other. Could this be possible? Also, my main concern is the things on my laptop. I can do without it for a few days or whatever as long as I know my stuff is still safely contained within. I guess I'm just looking for a little assurance here, Ha.

I have a power for one of mine that when it get to hot it cut off one it cools then back on. I do not think that is the concern here. The data is safe is stored on a hard drive (disclaimer unless the drive is going bad).

What I think is going on one of two maybe three things

1. Replace the power brick with a new one form Dell.
2. The board that is in the system that the power plugs into is bad.
3. The power switch is bad may need to be replaced or cleane... Read more

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HelloMy laptop suddenly turned off. It was connected to the charger and the battery was in.Now it won't turn on anymore, nothing happens when the power button is pressed, but the charger indicator is blinking non stop white/orange.I have tried to start with battery only and with two different chargers and a docking station. (With and without battery inserted).Is there a possibility to resolve this?Thank you already

A:Laptop wI'll not turn on, charger indicator blinking white o...

Dear Customer. Please follow the below mentioned steps and see if that helps:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01684768   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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My tablet yesterday was flashing an orange light on it's charger light.Now it won't turn on as well as the light still flashing orange.Any help will be very appreciated

A:Charger light flashing orange.Now laptop won't turn on

The percentage was also stuck at 68 while it was on.

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I press the power button and the light will blink on for a second and then go right back off. The monitor is unresponsive. When I plug in the charger the indicator light is lit orange and remains orange.

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i had to make recovery and it failed and i brought win 10 image on usb and i recoverd itbut when i connected my charger it give no thing not charging and not showing that the charger is conected at alli have to long press the power button till the device turn on then turen off after that every thing workedbut i noted that it happend again when the lap frezezz  while shutting down sometimes and i have to turn it off by long press so i have to long press for  10 or 15 seconed to be aple to charge again cuz if i conect the charger it gives nothing on screen or blinking and im afraid that someday this hint stopps alsocan anyone tell me what is my problem

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It is Satellite model no. L305-S5933

I've read that the thing that destroys the battery fastest is overcharging the battery. That's why I want to turn it off. The only alternative that I have been able to find is unplugging the battery which means I have to restart machine from scratch, as opposed to waken it from sleep, every time I want to use it.

Is there a way to stop the battery from charging other than unplugging it?

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I have a HP Pavillon dv6000 and it wont turn on. I have replace the battery and the ac power supply cord. When I press the power button, all the lights turn on as if it wants to start and then they all go off except the charge light. I thought it had something to do with the battery because I didn't follow the recommendations of charging for 4 hrs and then letting it completely drain and recharging. Need help?

A:Laptop won't turn on/seems like it's not charging



I'm no expert but an engineer told me (re another m/c) that there may be some protection hardware acting. An obvious example would be if the fan over the processor failed, it would overheat and burn up quite quickly. So the power is cut to stop that happening.

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I bought the Lenovo G50 around 7-8 months ago from the Argos outlet account on eBay, (ignore the fact it was purchased from eBay, it is still a very good laptop). The laptop has been working great since the day it arrived, however, I went to use it today after not touching it for about 2-3 weeks and it wouldn't start I knew the laptop has very little to no charge so before I turned it on I connected the AC adapter. Nothing. The laptop didn't turn on nor did it charge either. No LED lights, no booting sound... NOTHING!
I found many solution on the web like the infamous, "take the battery out, hold the power button down and then connect adapter" technique- which didn't work at all.
I'm planning to take it to a specialist in the following week but I'm still open and desperate for other techniques which will save me money.
Thank you.

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Unpacked the unit set it up plugged it in lights show its charging(4hrs) now it won't turn on is it a lemon?

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Hello all. Do please forgive me if this is not the right thread because I really need help right now.

I have an ASUS X450J laptop with a Windows 8.1 OS and I have had this problem for three days now,including today. My Laptop is unable to turn on,it was functioning normally untill three days ago when I restarted the laptop. Then the "Preparing Automatic Repair" restart loop happened. I did not know how to boot my laptop in safe mode,I tried pressing F1-F12 but it did not work. So I changed the booting to DVD through the BIOS and got in the Windows 8.1 "Repair my Computer" or something like that(I do not remember what it was called) After it was finished loading for a few seconds... nothing happened,the screen was blank and nothing showed up,though I was still able to move my mouse,there was nothing on the screen. I then got into the Windows 8.1 screen again and clicked "install" thinking it would re-install the whole thing but it just kept loading and loading... I waited for around 30 minutes.... I came back and it was still loading it said "Setup is starting". None of it worked.

I got desperate and looked for solutions online and none of them worked for me. So I opened the laptop's casing and cleaned the inside of it with tissues and cottonbuds,some parts are still dirty,like the fan and some small edges on the motherboard(I am too afraid to remove them). So I put the laptop's casing back on and I tried turning the laptop o... Read more

A:My ASUS laptop is charging but it won't turn on?

Funny enough... I got my old ACER laptop working again... even though I have given up on it. Yet I still can't figure out what the problem on my ASUS laptop is..

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My laptop won't open up no matter what rebooting I did. There's a light that indicates that the charger is working properly, however, the laptop itself is not getting charged.

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1. It reads 99% available (Plugged in, not charging).
2. HP Battery Care Adviser tells me that the battery needs replacing.
3. Battery was losing a charge (Plugged in, not charging) whilst on the HP dock. I transferred it to the charge on the computer itself and it charged up to 99%. The dock still reads my peripherals (external hard drives) just fine.
4. I don't need portability with my notebook. The reason I have it is because I typically spend nine months of the year in one country and three months in another. Otherwise, I'd simply use a desktop. So, I've only used the battery without the charger in a handful of times.
5. Notebook is only eleven months old. I have no other problems.
6. I run Vista 32bit SP1
7. I read online that a BIOS flash may solve the problem. I'm not too keen on a BIOS flash; but I checked just to make sure, and yes, HP released a new BIOS 7-2009. My own is, of course, a year old.


1. notebook runs fine; if it ain't broke don't fix it.
2. This computer is like the Berlin wall of my life. If this goes, the whole thing goes; so I tend to be paranoid.

What do you think? Do I get a new battery? Do I just be fastidious about backups and not worry about it? Your thoughts appreciated.

Thank you.


A:Laptop Charger reads "Plugged in, not charging"

If you don't use it on battery then I would say no need to replace it - its not required for the proper operating of the computer. It does provide one nice feature, if the power goes out then you can keep running the laptop and not have it power off on you and lose your data. However being less then a year old I would be contacting HP and complaining, a battery should last more then that. If HP advises a BIOS update when you talk to them then I would do it, if it breaks its their fault, but it doesn't affect the data on the drive which if you care about then you'll already have it backed up to at least one other location.

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Hello im having trouble with my laptop that is given to me its a little bit old at least a 2 year.Its a Hp pavilion dv6 i7 processor and running on Windows 7. But im having a problem i just got my new battery from Saudi and at first it runs fine but after wards whenever i open my laptop it wont turn on unless i plugged in the charger and when i open it and i check in the bottom right it says charging it it is in 70% ,Worst part is whenever i unplugg it turns off instantly... Also whenever i play minecraft a few minutes it shutdowns instantly i dont know but i just got this heat sync they call cleaned and repair a few days ago and it is not as hot as the past several days but that instant shutdown still occurs..  Please help me this laptop is so fast but that shutdown issues is im worried off. Thank you 

A:Laptop has a new battery but wont turn on without charging, ...

BUMP , anyone ?

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In February while using my laptop (Alienware M18x r2) it turned off immediately without any warning while it was plugged in to charge. There wasn't any notice that the laptop was going to turn off or that I should plug in the laptop to avoid losing any unsaved data. It won't turn back on with or without the charger. When the charger is plugged into a socket the charger light comes on but charger light it goes off when I plug the charger into the laptop and the laptop won't charge or turn on. I should also mention that the first time I tried to plug in the laptop with the battery still inside there was a spark. I removed the battery, plugged in the charger to the laptop and it sounded like the plug/jack short circuited. I was not using a surge protector at the time. I have no idea why this happened or how to fix it. One recommendation was to replace the spark plug but I'm not convinced that is the problem.

A:Laptop shut off without warning while charging and will not turn back on.

without any warning while it was plugged in to charge. There wasn't any notice that the laptop was going to turn off or that I should plug in the laptopClick to expand...

If the laptop was plugged in, why would you get a notice to plug it in?

plugged in the charger to the laptop and it sounded like the plug/jack short circuited.Click to expand...

That is probably what happened. The port on the motherboard shorted out. It needs to be replaced. Some are easy an some re hard to replace.

The ac power jack is in the rear. I'm not sure if it is soldered to the motherboard or is attached by a cable.
oops looks like it is soldered

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Hi I got this notebook new in November  and in January it died, it was sent to HP and it took them til the end of April to fix it, it was the mother board. The bloody thing has just died again. My oh noticed the battery was low earlie so plugged the charger in but didn't notice it wasn't charging until the battery completely ran out. He plugged said charger in again but nothing, the notebook will not turn on nor does the charger seem to work, we changed the fuse and still nothing. If you press the on button there is a rapid flashing light on the left hand side of the notebook which seems to be the charging light but the notebook remains unresponsive. Any ideas please? Thanks

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This problem is from a friend of mine but he doesn't has a computer now. Yesterday he was charging his powerbank through his Laptop (Asus bought 3 months ago) USB port. After a while the computer was shutdown and won't turn on, even when it's plugged through its power adapter.

Is there any solution to this?

A:Laptop wont turn on after charging power bank

Hi and welcome to TSG.

As annoying as it can be to have to do it, your best option if it appears totally dead is to RMA the laptop if it is only 3 months old. Fiddling about with it too much trying to diagnose the problem could end up invalidating any warranty your friend has.

The only simple checks I would do are to try and power it up with and without the power cord connected.
Then remove the battery (assuming it is a removable one) and try it again with the power adapter attached.

It could be a problem with the laptop or that the power brick has just failed, it happens occasionally.

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Please help me. Im really in trouble if I can't fix this problem.My laptop acer aspire one d257 won't turn on. The power button is functioning, the lights at the bottom are functioning. But nothing is appearing on the screen. Please give ideas to solve this problem. 

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Hi,I have a Y700 laptop.I have a  problem.My laptop is off and fully charged and it's still plugged on but the charging indicator light won't turn off.Is there any risk of overcharging?

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My X16C is 4 months old. Operating system is windows10, up to date with the latest updates. Yesterday I noticed a warning icon on the battery saying "slow charger". Now the laptop is not charging at all when it's powered on or charging slowly. I replaced the charger with another one and the same issue happens. Another t480 charges fine, no problem Steps taken to try to fix the issue:- install Lenovo Vantage- updated the bios to 1.44 Nothing solves the problem. Any solutions? Thanks!

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When i connect charger to laptop the power button and charger light starts button white light blinking my laptop model inspiron n5010
I tried all the steps like removing the battery and unplugged the charger and holds the power button for 30 second and reconnect no change.

A:When i connect charger to laptop the power button and charger light starts blinking

Hi ZMR 1986,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
* Are you able to boot into windows normally?
* Please try to boot into BIOS <F2> and check what is the status of the battery / adapter listed.
* Please update the BIOS to the latest available version from our Dell Support Site.
* Can we check with an alternate adapter?
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell

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I have the latest Bios installed but laptop will not chage via usb c using anything but HP charger. Is the a setting in Bios or something I can do to use one of my other type c chargers?thankstom

A:charging via usb c using non HP charger

wingman1800 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! The problem is, if you use a non-HP charger and that damages the PC in any way, you have blown the warranty -- and the total cost of repairs will fall on you. You really want this to happen? If you remember the problems with the Samsung Note7 exploding, ALL the instances of that happening (at least in the beginning) were due to non-Samsung chargers. The problem with USB-C is that it can deliver a LOT of power to the device, which is SUPPOSED to be regulated so the device does not overheat, but chargers that don't adhere properly to the USB-C standard can easily overheat your device. So, you're risking destroying your device in order to save a little money.

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My Samsung laptop charger has the light coming on however it is not charging, the charger is heating up so is this the charger or the laptop? have ordered another charger from coywood.co.uk as they had universal one's and i rang a couple of local computer shops but these wanted 65 to even look at it so advice would be welcome incase this does not work?

A:Charger Light On, Not Charging?


first off dont use anything but an official charger, the cheap ones can and will damage your motherboard due to them being unregulated and supplying to much current.

If the charger has the light on but wont charge then the internal cable is broken and may be shorting out inside the sleeving.

check the cable by eye for severe kinks or bends in the cable.

Should you find one, cut the section just before and after the kink and then strip the cable back and join the wires and test it, if it works then you can either solder the wires and use heat shrink plastic to join them or buy a new one.

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I purchased the Anker PowerCore + 20100 USB-C charger in order to be able to charge my laptop at school without the need for the included powercable or a wall outlet. When I plug the included USB-c cable into the corresponding port it displays the message "For full performance, connect to a higher capacity power adapter" (HP system information) . Is there a way that I can get this to go away and charge via the PowerCore, or is that not possible? Also not really sure what board I should have put this in but oh well

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my pc is not charging,light is blinking and power icon is showing plugged in. but battery not getting charged.i have removed battery and replugged. still no use.please help me with the issue. thank you..

A:G50-80 - charger plugged-in not charging

Hi madhu7799!
Welcome to the Community Forums!
Are you still using the Original Battery of the computer? If you are running on Windows 10, open the Lenovo Vantage app and check the condition of the Battery. 

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I plugged in my charger in the morning two days ago and it was working fine. Then i plugged it in at night and it didnt work. I kept trying these past two days it still doesnt work. The charging light doesnt go on. the charger works fine i dont know what the problem is..i have had this laptop for 3 months so it is still new. Can anybody help me with what may be causing this problem?

A:Charger plugged in, not charging.

Hello and welcome to the forums,

does your laptop shut off when the charger is dissoncected? What does the battery information say?

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i'm trying to charge via the essentialphone charger which charges at 9v 3a (27w) but it's not working. it SEEMS to be able to keep it not discharging, however it doesnt charge. and if i turn off computer, it still doesnt charge. very weird?

A:Yoga 720 13" not charging via 27W usb-c charger

Not weird.  The 720 needs 20V to charge.  If your adapter can't provide that or correctly negotiate that it's not surprising that it doesn't work.
"AC adapter  20 V, 45 W (Lenovo YOGA 720-13IKB)"

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Battery won't charge, have 2 batteries and both in great shape. Now for some reason they won't charge and checking under power options it shows they aren't charging but reads the battery.

Can this be caused by a software problem?

A:Battery charger not charging

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