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Lenovo g50-70 won't charge or run from charger

Q: Lenovo g50-70 won't charge or run from charger

The other day when I went to use my laptop there was a pop that came from the charge socket, then the laptop would shutdown if the charger was plugged in. Then the next day the laptop said it was charging when plugged in but the battery continued to drain until it won't turn on anymore. I checked that the fuse hadn't blown in the charger and also opened up the laptop and couldn't see any burns near the charge socket.

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After being assured (by an otherwise seemingly well-informed Best Buy sales clerk) that it was compatible with my Yoga 730, I bought an Insignia NS-PWLC908 90W adapter for travel use. Turns out, it will only charge the Yoga if the computer is asleep, hibernating, or off. When I plug it in to the machine when it is awake, the Yoga does not charge and the power light does not illuminate. Bottom line, I can't work on the machine and charge it at the same time...which, as you might imagine, is....problematic. I believe the first time I plugged the Insignia in to the Yoga, there was a message about it being a higher wattage than the Yoga charged at...or that it wasn't delivering enough power?...and that the Yoga would not use it to charge. (I don't recall the exact wording, and just swapped out with the charger that came with the Yoga.) But that doesn't seem to explain why it will charge from the Insignia, just not when the Yoga is awake. FWIW the label on the Insignia lists its outputs as "5V @ 3A or 9V @ 3A or 15V @ 3A or 20V @ 4.5A".  Thanks for any answers anyone can provide!

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I am only able to use the laptop when connected to mains power and not on battery.
 

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Hi! I have 4 years old Lenovo Yoga Ideapad 13.  The problems started couple weeks ago, when the computer wouldn't run or start up without being plugged in. I followed some other people's advice and got a new battery. It seemed to fix to problem for while. Now few weeks after the same problem stands with the new battery. It won't start or run, but when plugged in it says the battery is 100% and charging.   I tried checking if the charger isn't working, but it charges all fine on my other Yoga, which has the same charger model. So please note that this isn't the common problem that is seen here on the forums, that the battery doesnt charge. I'm pretty frustrated, as this problem persists even though I changed the battery. Anyone have ideas? I figured it could have something to do with the battery wire connecting battery to the motherboard, but there doesn't seem to be any defects or loose wires.  However, I tried taking off the battery connection wire when plugged in, and then I get the message "No battery detected" instead of the regular "100% Fully charged". Any help is appreciated. 

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Hi All My Elitebook 850 battery recently stopped holding charge.  I took the battery out, and the AC Charger still provided power so was able to use without battery.  I then purchased a new battery.  Now, the AC charger won't show charging on the new battery, but when I take the battery out, I can use the laptop without the battery. When the new battery is installed, it doesn't say anything like "plugged in, not charging," it just says nothing at all.  But obviously the charger works as it powers without the battery in. Have tried uninstalling the drivers in Windows through Device Manager > Batteries > Uninstall Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Battery Method + Uninstall AC Adaptor, with no result.  Turned the computer off, took the battery out, then powered up without battery, uninstalled the drivers, powered back off, reinstalled the battery, powered back up off residual charge in the new battery, with drivers reinstalled, still no luck. Anyone have any thoughts?  Please and thank you. Mike 

A:AC Charger won't charge old or new battery

Hi, Kindly follow the steps here and check if this will work on your case. Just give it a try.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Hp-envy-laptop-battery/m-p/57212...




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Well, my HP laptop charger is not working so I tried to charge with a Dell charger I had and it worked.

Now reading in the internet, I read that it might be dangerous especially since I am using less amps than specified. The specs of the 2 chargers are as follows:

HP Charger: 19 V, 4.74 A
Dell Charger: 19.5 V, 4.62 A

I read that the voltage difference should not cause a problem but using a lower Amp capacity charger than the original might. Will this small difference matter or can I still use the charger?

Thanks
 

A:Can I use my Dell Charger to charge my HP Laptop?

In a word... Yes. As long as the Dell chargers connector fits snugly and it doesn't get too hot, it should be fine
 

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Hello, I justed started having the following problem with my laptop (P# L3Y43AV) When my laptop is on, if I plug in my charger, it doesn't acknowledge that it's plugged in AND my battery doesn't charge. The AC Adapater / Battery Light will either be white (not blinking) to signify the batter is charged OR will become white and blinking to signify the battery is starting to get low. However, even with the charger plugged in, it doesn't register anything. When I turn my laptop off OR put it in sleep mode, the power light turns Amber to signify the battery is charging. I decided to test it and let it fully charge, and to my surprise, the light eventually turned white. When I turned my laptop on, the battery was fully charged BUT as soon as I turned my laptop back on, it didn't register the charger (the charger was plugged in) I've tried just about everything I could think of / find online. A) I let the battery drain itself completely. I then shut off the laptop, and let it charge for a while. Turning it back on though, the laptop never registered the power cord / AC adapter B) I uninstalled all drivers related to the battery and then reinstalled them. No luck C) I updated the BIOS and still no luck. The laptop is only 1.5 years old and shouldn't be having problems like this. The battery seems to be holding a charge fine, but I usually work for long periods on my laptop and need to have it be able to be plugged in while I work. Thank y... Read more

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Hello So my laptop will not recognize that the charger is plugged in or charged when it is on, BUT will charge when the laptop is off. I have the following product #: L3Y43AV and this problem started yesterday. Here are scenarios When the charger is plugged into the laptop, the laptop does not even register that the charger is plugged in and continues to work on battery power. It does not transfer over to being powered by the AC. The AC/Battery Light is either solid white when the battery has a near full charge, or eventually goes to blinking white to signify the battery needs charging. When the charger is plugged into the laptop, and I put the laptop into Sleep Mode or Turn it off, the AC/Battery light turns to Amber to signify that the battery is charging. Eventually the light goes back to white to signify that the battery is fully charged. However, once I turn the laptop back on, it immediately goes right back to battery mode. The battery seems to be working fine as it's holding it's charge like it was before this problem came up. I tried the following methods to fix it. 1) I let the battery drain completely with the AC pluged in. I then let it charge while off and turned the laptop back on. No Luck. 2) I deleted all the Battery Drivers and re-installed them. Then I ran the update checker to see that they were all up-to-date. No Luck 3) I ran a complete BIOS update. No Luck If someone could help me with this, it would be greatly... Read more

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My notebook is not charging. I don't know if it's the charger that's not working or could it be the charging port on the notebook itself. I have been charging it for the past few days and it's doing pretty well until I plugged it on a socket and didn't charge anymore. Tried checking the charger, it smelled a little burnt on the blue end with the pin and also on the charging port. When I plugged it, there was no popping sound whatsoever that could lead to me assuming it had a short circuit. Checked the socket, it was compatible with the charger. What am I to do?

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I have had my HP Stream for a year and 1 month. I was able to use it for 5-6 months and one day I went to charge it and it would not charge and no light came on. I have not been able to use it since. I do not have a receipt because it was a gift from my son for my birthday.

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I was wondering since my Spectre x360 charges with USB-C could I just charge it with any USB-C cable and plug it into a car charger?

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few days ago my AC charger pin demage then i repaired my charger now laptop working  on AC charger but charge the battery  

A:laptop work on AC charger but not run nd charge the battery

@khwaja107207? Did the pin get damaged???  REO

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Laptop only powers on with charger and switches off instantly when charger is disconnected. Works like a PC. It does not charge. Does not work without charger. White charger light just blinks continuously.

A:Laptop doesnt charge and only powers with charger

@the_carr_fan Sounds like it is time to replace the battery. To better help you we would need the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108 REO

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Hi. I have a Toshiba Satellite L40. It's kinda old, but I've always been able to get it to work. It's battery is shot, so I've been using it plugged in all the time (which is okay, since I don't move it around that much). It's originally charger went bad a while ago, so I bought a new one from Toshiba (it's a better one, in my opinion since it has an LED indicator).

It's been fine for roughly a year, but suddenly went crazy an hour ago. It stopped providing power (the power supply light on the laptop is off), and the LED on the charger is blinking rapidly. When it's plugged in to the outlet, but not to the laptop, the LED on the charger is a steady, bright green.

But the moment I plug the tip in to the back of the laptop, it starts blinking. Since the battery is shot, I quickly lost power and now my laptop is completely drained and inoperable. I've tried removing the battery and plugging it in, but the same thing happens. Also, when I unplug it from the socket, the charger retains enough power to stay on for a maybe 20 seconds (and it's the same thing: steady if it's unplugged on both ends, blinking if it's still plugged into the laptop, even if it's unplugged from the socket).

Has my charger or laptop gone bad? Or is there just something to fix? I've tried unplugging everything for 45 minutes to let it discharge and cooldown, but no luck. Should I wait some more? Thanks.
 

A:Laptop doesn't charge, LED on charger blinking

Try checking out this article, perhaps it could help you. If not feel free to post back.
http://time4tech.com/article34_troubleshoot_laptop.htm
 

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My battery will not charge.  The laptop will only turn on if it is plugged in with the charger.  Does this mean that I need a new battery?  

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This started almost a week ago. I would plug in my charger and it would blink orange but if I took out the charger and re-plugged it in it would charge normally. Currently my PC completely died and every time I try to plug in the charger the light simply blinks a few times and nothing happens. HELP!'

A:Charger blinking orange but computer won't charge

Blink orange is an indication of : The battery has reached a low battery level, a critical battery level , or there is a battery error. Try the following steps Shut down the system and disconnect all the external devices connected to the PC.Disconnect the AC power from the wall outlet. Remove the battery from its compartment.Hold down the Power button for 30 seconds continuously.Now put back the battery & reconnect it to the AC power wall outlet. If the notebook it coming on try performing battery test using F2 diagnosis?s. Turn off you unit ? restart ? keep tapping esc at startup Press F2 from the status up list and perform a battery test. Depending on the results we may suggest you. Please click on the below link to view the steps. http://h20628.www2.hp.com/km-ext/content-webapp/document?docId=emr_na-c01443317




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My Laptop Sometimes Wont Charge, Turn On Or It Even Wont Show Any Sign That It Is Charging It Happened To Me Twice Already The First Time It Happened Was After Sembreak When I Used My Laptop 20 Hours A Day For 1 Straight Week Then I Tried Doing What The Internet Says ( Remove Charger, Remove Battery, Press Power Button For 30 Seconds, Put All Back In And It Shall Be Working Again ) But It Wont Fix It , After 1 Week Of Not Using It I Plugged It Again, It Worked!! Now Its Not Booting Up Again Or Powering Up This Morning, This Morning I Opened Up My Laptop Charged It And Pressed Power Button It Opened Then Closed I Tried Pressing It Again It Opened Then Closed Until It Wont Turn On Again I Also Tried Changing The Battery With A Bigget One But The Problem Is That The Big Battery Doesnt Have Charge . Help Me Please I Need To Finish My Thesis

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Hi, Recently the main fan on my notebook failed. Thus, I found a new cooling assembly part on ebay, ordered it, and installed it. The installation process required the complete disassembly of the notebook. I followed a video guide for this. I am well aware that disassembly voids any kind of warranty, this machine was already well out of warranty. After re-assembling the notebook, it doesn't boot or show any signs of life. I have tried all combinations of powering on with and without battery, with and without AC adapter, and with and without the hard drive. The computer's charging light doesn't light up when the adapter is plugged in, but right after I insert the plug to the computer, I hear a very faint clicking once or twice where it plugs in. I am curious if possibly during the disassembly/reassembly process I broke a power component to the computer or possibly shorted out something on the motherboard. I didn't use an antistatic wristband during the process however in hindsight I definitely should have. I'm curious as to which part could possibly need replacing according to the symptoms described above. I double checked that all plugs were properly inserted as well. Hopefully someone can point me towards whether the problem is with the DC-in power component within the computer or perhaps the entire motherboard. If it's just the little DC component, could that be easily replaced? Thanks,Matt

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I'm really very fond of the size/portability and acceptable performance of my Yoga 700-11ISK convertible, however... the onlu thing that was always my concern is the ridiculous power charging port (this modified USB) that we are forced to use... Due to current availability of Quck Charge 3.0 chargers (that I use for both my mobile, and HP608 tablet) I'm just wondering if anybody knows whether there is any "adapter" that would adapt thi ridiculous usb charging socket into usb-c socket. AFAIK Lenovo's charger delivers 20V with 2Amps (40W) to the laptop. Available on the market "standard" USB Quick Charge 3.0 charges are able too deliver 20V and 1Amp (OK, let's be honest - 18W only) (that would mean aprx. twice that long charging time, which would be perfectly acceptable for over-night charging!). I wouldn't mind to charge slower (anyway that's why my HP tablet travels with me just in case of need of some more hours autonomous work (squeezing more then 5 hours of working time out of my yoga 700-11 seems to be impossible), or just as a second monitor, or auxilary machine).I wasn't able fo find mentioned ridiculous_yoga-to-USB-C adapter, but it seems to me, such a thing should (might) be available... Don't you thing that carrying only one power brick with you will be just perfect on-the-go? Not mentioning that USB QC3.0 chargers are available almost everywhere (imagne: nespaper, burger and one USB QC 3.0 charger, please for dining out ;-) ). No more problems with broken charg... Read more

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Recently, I disconnected the AC power supply to be able to work elsewhere in the house.  When I reconnected the AC power supply and left the computer on the computer had gone into a hybernate mode.  It did awaken and I could continue until the task was finished.  Again I left the computer on.  When I returned the screen was dark and I assumed that it had reverted to the hybernate mode.  However it would not resume.  I checked the socket on the computer for the light which would indicate that power is being fed to the computer.  It was DARK.  Since the power supply is plugged into a power strip, I checked to make sure the strip was on.  The indicator light remained DARK.  I plugged to power supply into a known live outlet.  The indicator light remained DARK.  Using a volt meter, I found that the AC outlet was good and the output at the DC end of the power supply showed 19.88 volts DC.  At this point I assumed that the Power Jack Cable Harness had broken somehow. Searching the internet, HP support, and HP forum pages revealed no clear solution.  I left a message on "HP Support Forum Home>Notebooks>Hardware>Re: Charging Pin and Power Connector Broken"on 6-20-16 but have had no reply at this time except to offer a phone conversation. Since then, I needed to have access to the information on the hard drive.  Removing the hard drive meant that the top of the computer had to be removed. &nb... Read more

A:Sudden computer failure - won't charge but AC Charger output...

Well, assuming the AC adapter is good (which appears to be the case) then it is either the power jack harness or the motherboard itself. I am a bit confused how the light on the AC adapter brick stays dark when the output is testing OK. I assume you have removed the battery and tried to hold down the "on" button 30 seconds. There are lots of power-related daughterboards like the power button board and it is so hard to test them. Do you have the Manual: Service Manual  

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Asus u45jc-a1 laptop. My laptop charger cable is in pretty bad shape. You see the wiring broken in the wires on the top part, thus you see the grey wiring inside.


When i charge my laptop recently, the charger would go on and off. Such as charging then not charging. I then took a look and the green light on the laptop charger is green then dims then green again over and over again. So the only way i can fix this issue is unplug the other part of the 2 charger, theres 2 parts then put it back together over and over again then connect it to my laptop. Many times it has same issue. However, few times i would get it to work and thus it would be charging.


However few times it would have same issue where problem arises again. But few times however if i make sure i dont move any part of the laptop charger cable... then it would always be charging which is good and thus working. So i figure it has to be my laptop charger as you see its broken the wiring part and its mainly at the top of the wiring near the place where you plug it into laptop.


Well i then read online that it might be the battery. So I then took out the battery and just connected my charger to my laptop without the battery. Obviously it shows no battery detected... however, the laptop doesn't have an issue with the power going out. Thus it shows green light all the time on the charger.


Does this mean i have to get a new battery as oppose to a charger? First thought was charger is bad since the broke... Read more

A:Laptop Doesn't Charge, Charger or Battery Problem?

The charger also provides AC power so doubtful that's the problem. It could be the battery or the charging circuit on the motherboard. Former is usually less than $100 to replace but the latter is much more.

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My original charger came up missing. Looked everywhere no luck. I bought an off brand,charger that had the right specs and was a 2 prong ac cord. It would turn on the charging/power indicator light, but would not power on the laptop after being on charge all night. Returned it after remembering my original charger had 3 prongs. Got a 3 prong ac/dc charger that claims to be compatible with the charging specs on my laptop. The led on the dc half of the charger is on but now the charge/power indicator light doesn't come in at all. It's the only laptop I have.

A:Laptop charge/power light not coming on with new charger

Hello mallori2003, Welcome to Forum !!   You might want to take a look at this document: Battery Does not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge. It suggests troubleshooting steps to determine if the problem is the battery, the power supply, or the system board.You might find the answer to your battery/power issue as you work through the steps in that HP support article.   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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Hi guys, I've had my HP Envy for just over 2 years now, and already gone through one charger due to fault, and have had this new charger for over a year now which has worked fine till now. It is a genuine charger and of the right power output as far as im aware (19.5V, 6.1A, 120W) but only now does my laptop greet me with a message saying along the lines of 'thanks for using hp parts, you'll need a higher capacity output' and now my laptop doesn't charge but is kept alive when plugged in. I've had so many issues with this laptop, it massively overheats, its massively slow, and the charge the battery holds has always been an issue, and I probably won't buy another HP.Is it the battery, charger, or something different altogether?Sorry for the rant but I hope someone can help. CheersAdam

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I'm really very fond of the size/portability and acceptable performance of my Yoga 700-11ISK convertible, however... the onlu thing that was always my concern is the ridiculous power charging port (this modified USB) that we are forced to use... Due to current availability of Quck Charge 3.0 chargers (that I use for both my mobile, and HP608 tablet) I'm just wondering if anybody knows whether there is any "adapter" that would adapt thi ridiculous usb charging socket into usb-c socket. AFAIK Lenovo's charger delivers 20V with 2Amps (40W) to the laptop. Available on the market "standard" USB Quick Charge 3.0 charges are able too deliver 20V and 1Amp (OK, let's be honest - 18W only) (that would mean aprx. twice that long charging time, which would be perfectly acceptable for over-night charging!). I wouldn't mind to charge slower (anyway that's why my HP tablet travels with me just in case of need of some more hours autonomous work (squeezing more then 5 hours of working time out of my yoga 700-11 seems to be impossible), or just as a second monitor, or auxilary machine).I wasn't able fo find mentioned ridiculous_yoga-to-USB-C adapter, but it seems to me, such a thing should (might) be available... Don't you thing that carrying only one power brick with you will be just perfect on-the-go? Not mentioning that USB QC3.0 chargers are available almost everywhere (imagne: nespaper, burger and one USB QC 3.0 charger, please for dining out ;-) ). No more problems with broken charg... Read more

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Hi there Pls help My friend gave me this laptop HP Pavilion 6500 but the laptop cant charge well. The issue is the port from the laptop is loose so you need to push-in harder in order the laptop can be charge to AC wall adapter. any other way that I can solve this issue ? maybe I need to change the port from the laptop or need to buy the AC charger ? Pls let me know ThanksIrsan   

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Can we charge a u920t ultrabook on solar powered voltaic charger

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I have a problem with my elitebook 8740w with ati graphics card. Sometime it charge sometime it wont no matter what i tried. When it ran out of battery and it cannot charge, its blinks nine times in charger icon " lightning bolt icon" everytime i plug the the power adapter. I'd try different power adaptor and different battery in good working condition but still the laptop wont boot. But when i go to technician for repair they easily fix it as i see them pressing f12 or something combination of key..They would not tell me how to fix it. They only like to collect money charges. As this happen to me 4 times still not figure out how to fix this problem without greedy technician help. I search Hp furom about this 8740w problem with no answer.pls help

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Hey guys

I have a big problem and I do hope you can help me with- my Cube-i7-Book don't charge not by the Wall charger nor by the Usb-c charger.

I read a lot about the coube-I7-book and just before they started talking about the new one I bought it (+original keyboard). It arrived and I start using it about 3 moons ago.

1. Last moons I bought a Aukey fast USB desk charger (charge other devises ) and try to charge my cube-I7-book with the USB-c cable I got with my LG smartphone. It looks like the charger is connected but it doesn't charge (I try again and again).
2. Last night my cube-I7-book buttery was very low. I connected it to the wall charger as I always do and went to sleep. In the morning I took a look at the cubeI7-book. I was surprise to see it was still charging. I let it to continue charging. At the evening I checked again. It got 61% and stop charging. I re connect it to the charger and to a different wall socket - there was no reaction. I restart the cubeI7 book -nothing.
3. Could the problem is in the wall charger? If so what different charger l have to look for in order to check?
4. If it's not the charger, what can it be and what can I do to make it work? It is a new device and I really want it to work.
5. What about the USB-c charging? Why isn't it working? Can I do something about it?

Thank you for your help
 

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Toshiba click mini if I buy an asus 20w charger will it charge faster?

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Help my Laptop Inspiron 5558 won't charge
I'll write my full story here so please bear with me
when i turned on my laptop i got a message that says
"ac charger type and wattage cannot be detected. system will adjust performance"
i have red many post and articles about this laptop problem and it seems that it is common in Dell
my laptop got drained and wont turn on but after i left it with the charger plugged in it heated and luckily it turned on but it wont charge, just running with an ac charger. if i removed the charger my laptop dies
In my research there are 3 options for me
first is update the bios
second, check ac Charger
and lastly check battery

I tried to updated my bios (Bois A14) and nothing happened. My laptop have 0% available on it so i have to  force run it
next is i checked my charger by checking set up... the charger is labelled unknown and i tried to plug my sisters charger and it is still labelled as unknown. i also checked the charger tip if the ground and the positive is connected.
then i checked my battery by running set up(same with the one i used to check my ac charger) and it is labelled excellent. i also tried right clicking the battery icon on the right side of the task bar to check my battery on the dell power manager and it is also labelled as excellent
i also tried opening the back of my computer(i read a lot about computers and once got to college and study computers)  to see if there are wires removed and to see the c... Read more

A:Laptop Wont Charge/ AC charger type and wattage cannot be detected

When the AC adapter is plugged into the system,does the power indicator light on the power adapter lights up ? Does the light blinks ?
AC Adapter Not Powering on the Computer or Charging the ...

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I recently bought a wireless 3G USB modem / hot spot. Although i use it primarily by plugging in my PC USB port, It just occurred to me that my smartphone charger also has a USB port. So i was wondering if i can use the modem by using the charger USB port or not. That way i will not have to keep my PC powered on all the time. My charger has a output rating of 5V and 830mA. I reckon there shouldn't be a problem but want to be sure lest i damage the modem.


EDIT: The title should read 'Power' instead of 'Charge'. Apologies for any confusion caused !!
 

A:Solved: Can i charge my USB hot spot by plugging it in the cell phone charger?

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A:Samsung Q430 laptop wont hold charge. Is it charger or battery

It is highly possible it's the battery.

How old is the laptop?
 

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My HP pavilion dv7 laptop charger won't stay connected long enough to charge. The light flickers on and off like their is a loose connection within the charger port. The charger is fairly new so I don't think that is the problem.

Any advice on how to fix this problem would be greatly appreciated
 

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A:Samsung Q430 laptop wont hold charge. Internet Security it charger or battery

It is highly possible it's the battery.

How old is the laptop?
 

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Good evening! I have a Lenovo Edge 2 that has been babied since purchased. Never abused, dropped, no scratches or dents, it's in fantastic condition still. I purchased the extended warranty, hoping I'd never need it.Last year, it stopped charging properly. The battery power dropped to 0%, and hasn't increased since. The machine will only power on when plugged in to AC power, and will immediately power down when the adapter is disconnected. The charging status indicator LED on the right side of the machine flashes orange in a non-steady, intermittent pattern, and the charging indicator in the taskbar in Windows 10 does the same thing. I returned the machine to Best Buy, they sent it to their "Geek Squad" facility for repairs, and the AC Adaptor and battery were replaced, under warranty. The machine was returned to me, and still doesn't charge.I contacted Lenovo, they advised I would need to return it to their facility for repairs. I put it in the provided box, and dropped it off to FedEx on 6/24/17. It's now been 2 weeks. I contacted Lenovo to inquire about the status of the repair, and was told "The technician found evidence of damage, and the upper case will need to be replaced as well, but damage isn't covered under warranty, so you'll need to cover the cost of the repair." I asked for the price, was told "A technician will email you with the price." I inquired about the status of the original repairs, they told me the claim was on hold, pending my review and... Read more

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My Dell Inspiron 17R 5720 doesn't recognize charger any more. And unfortunately my warranty expired 2 month ago.It was plugged in and working in the morning, but then in the afternoon I noticed that it was running on the battery only. It wont start without battery (just charger plugged in).
1. So here what I have done to debug. Me and my brother, we have purchased the same Dell laptops at the same time a year and a bit ago. This is why for a debugging purposes it was good.I took my charger and plugged in to his computer. And it works. Definitely not the charger issue I guess. And when I plug charger in to my computer, green light is still on the charger. And I have the original charger that came with the laptop.
2. Now, laptop works on the battery only, so this means that motherboard is working. I guess.
3. Next thing I did was unplugged charger and removed the battery from the laptop. Then I pushed and hold "Power" button for 45 seconds to discharge a flea charge. Plugged charger back in but laptop wont start.
4. Next I started laptop on the battery, went to BIOS and checked if the charger is recognized in the BIOS. No, it doesn't recognize charger. So, if it is not a charger then what else can it be?
5. Laptop doesn't have any strange smells so I'm not sure if anything happened with the motherboard, but I would assume mother board is ok because it works of the battery.
6. I was thinking updating the BIOS, but I can't, because it wont update whi... Read more

A:Dell Inspiron 17R 5720 doesn't work with charger. Charger is not recognized. Not charger problem.

Hi CJ777,
Thanks for reaching out with your query. You pretty much figured out all points of failure. Good job.
If the adapter is not detected in BIOS, it most likely is an issue with the mother board. In the BIOS set up, AC adapter should show up as 65w or 90w. If the adapter status is 'None' or 'Unknown Device Installed', it indicates that the mother board is not detecting the adapter for which the battery is not getting charged. Once the battery charge drains, I'm sure the adapter will not charge it again. Replacing the system board should resolve this issue.

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Hi Everyone, I'm sorry if a similar question has already been posted here, but I couldn't find it myself. I'm having really weird problems with my brand new Y580. It doesn't detect the charger, and because of this - won't charge. I managed to figure out how to temporarily fix the problem, but it keeps on happening. Long story short: What's wrong: (after applying a temporary fix and the laptop IS charging) when I unplug the charger and plug it back in again, the laptop doesn't detect it (it keeps on draining the battery and does't prompt that a charger is connected). The same happens when I close the lid and open it again - the charger magically disconnects itself. My temporary fix: I somehow managed to get the laptop working when connected to the charger after applying these steps: OS shut downbattery removedcharger unpluggedpressed power button once (just for a second)charger plugged to a different wall socketcharger plugged to the laptoppower button pressed once (laptop boots up)when the OS loads up, battery inserted again As I mentioned, this fixes my problem only temporarily as I can't close the lid or unplug the charger without repeating the same procedure. I'm pretty sure the same thing happens when I simply switch the laptop off from the OS level. I'm using Windows 8 now but the same thing happended when I was on Windows 7. Has anybody had a similar experience? I appreciate your help and advice. Piotr 

A:Y580 doesn't charge and doesn't detect the charger

Hi again, I checked the charger again and it seems that it's not working when I unplug it a plug it back in. If I get the charger working and close/open the lid or restart the machine, it is still working fine. Any ideas why unplugging and re-plugging the charger makes it unavailable for the laptop? Piotr

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Hi, I have a Lenovo 100-14iby laptop and I lost the battery charger. I tried to find charger for the specific model but Lenovo has charger with 35-40-65-90-etc watts.I don't know what charger to pick and I'd like help from someone to tell me which one to buy. Thanks in advance for your answers

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i have 2 laptops a dell mini which is working fine and a fujitsu v5535, basically the fujitsu will not power on there is a light on the charger but no power to the laptop, so i do not know what is up, a local pc techincian wants nearly 50 to check and thats before he finds the fault. any idead, help please
 

A:laptop charger wont charge laptop

It could be the charger has died.this can be checked with a voltmeter.
You can probably pick one up on Ebay for about 20
 

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My charger unable to charge my laptop but it is able to charge other hp laptop ,and other charger is able to charge my laptop. Give me solution for my question as soon as possible??

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Hi everyone, sorry for posting such a simple question but buying thinkpad stuff here is crazy. Long story short, I wanted to buy a 65W travel charger for my X1 yoga 1st Gen, here in Portugal I called Lenovo, then IBM, then some partners and noone was capable to tell me the part number and if I could buy it or not. Was becoming fed up with all of this and just imported it from US. Now, I know the tip is interchangable, but noone (here in Portugal) is able to tell me where I can buy the EU tip, obviously I can always use it with a small adapter but would be neat to have the EU tip. I attached some photos for reference,  thank you in advance, Hugo


























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Hello, i live in argentina, sorry for my english. I ve forgot my ac/adapter in Buenos Aires (at least 1000km from here), so Ive decided buy another adapter in Cordoba (my city). I only could buy the ac adaptor for de Lenovo YOGA 900-13ISK (part number ADL65WDA 20V/5V 3.25A 65W).I have a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro wich use de adapter (part ADL40WDA 20V/5.2V 2A 40W), Ive didnt see any difference between both chargers, in fact i think the charger for the Lenovo Yoga 900 will work with my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro.Anyone could helpme with this thanks in advance Pablo

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Hello there folks. I've got a ThinkPad T410 that I has no charger as I threw it away, the cord frayed, didn't work and threw off sparks everywhere. Since then the T410 has just been sitting in storage but now I'd love to get it up and running again. Thing is, I don't remember which charger I need. Lenovo's official page for the T410 says it supports a 65w and a 90w charger and I don't know which one it needs. Does it matter? Thanks, have a good day.





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A:Need a charger for Lenovo T410

Hi Ram,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As I understand that you have query regarding T410 AC adapter. Yes, you can use both 65W & 90W Adapter depending upon your usage.
Normally 90W Adapter is used when you are using the system with dock as it will consume more power 
List of universal adapter for your T410 65W & 90W
And for more details you can go through the parts list or HMM, page 179
 
I hope the above information helps. Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
 
Regards,
Prabhansh
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Is there a different charger fitting to N500 compared to for instance T43/42/41. The plug seems to fit but it's not charging...










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A:Charger Lenovo N500

According to the N500, T41 and T43's Hardware Maintenance Manuals the problem is related to voltage output of the AC adapter.  The N500 needs a 19 to 20 VDC adapter and the T41 / T43 uses a 15.5 to 17 VDC adapter.  Here is a link to those manuals for your reference.
 
N500....
http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/45n3577_01.pdf
 
T41.......
https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/39t6192_01.pdf
 
T43....
http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/39t6193.pdf
 
 
The AC adapter should have a label that lists the DC output of the adapter.
 

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