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T410 (Windows 10) - Battery Not Charging Above 74%

Q: T410 (Windows 10) - Battery Not Charging Above 74%

Good afternoon all, While I have researched the heck out of this issue I have not been able to come up with anything useful. I have been having this ongoing problem with my Lenovo T410 laptop and the battery charging above 74%. Sometimes the charging light will turn amber, sometimes it will stay green with a random quick flash here and there. I'm trying to determine for a fact if the battery I have is not functioning, or if it's something else causing it. Below are the steps I've taken to troubleshoot. Completely discharged battery and recharged with laptop off.Reseated battery, and attempted to remove dust from battery connection port.Checked Windows 10 registry for settings regarding charging actions at certain percentages.(This was initially upgraded to Win 10) - Fully remove Lenovo Power Manager from machine.Verify using HWInfo64 that it appears the battery health is good (can provide image if requested)Completely reformatted and fresh installed Windows 10There may be a step or two I have forgotten, but if someone asks I'll let you know if I did it or not. I would love to get this fixed as the laptop serves my purposes other than having a fully charged battery. If there's a surefire way to know factually if it's the battery, then I'll go ahead and replace it.Thanks all!!!

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A: T410 (Windows 10) - Battery Not Charging Above 74%

Have you tried recalibrating the battery? Open Lenovo Power Manager -> switch to advanced -> Battery -> Battery Maintenance -> Perform Reset. It will take a lot of time to complete, don't remove AC power while this is running. Let it run while you are sleeping or something similar so that you won't have to interrupt the process.

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Recently my T410 laptop has had issues with charging the battery, the battery is plugged in and not charging.I have attempted updating the firmware for the battery, it failes half way through as the battery cannot be not identified.The lenovo power mannager does not resolve the issue either as it cannot detect the battery. Any advice on diagnostics or resolutions would be greatly appreciated, as after contacting lenovo support, they simply told me to replace the battery. Which I am happy to do but only as a last resort. 

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The thinkpad hasn't been used for nearly a year and two months since i purchased it from my friend. Lenovo Power Manager recongnized the battery for a few seconds then says:  Could not detect battery, please reinsert battery or recharge the battery. I applied double sided tape to the thinkpad battery so it wouldn't wobble. Still the same problem. Battery was purchased 2014-06-04.It is an aftermarket battery.

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I am having a problem with charging my battery. If I take the battery out the t410 will run ok. If I put the battery in it will shut down. If I leave it shut down it will charge the battery up. I can then run the computer until the battery goes dead again, at which time I have to shut it down and let it charge. Any ideas as to what is wrong?

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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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My thinkpad is charging very slow or some times it is showing plugged in but not charging.. Can some body help me..

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When my T410 is on AC power,  it meter shows the battery fully charged.  But: When I boot it on the battery, it immediately shows "0190: Critical low battery error" and shuts down. When I unplug it from AC power while it's up and running, it stays alive for a minute or two (still showing the battery to be charged), then dies with the same message.The machine is several years old, but the battery is only one year old.  The machine Type is 2537-22U. I read the post on this forum that suggests updating the firmware (https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/ThinkPad-Battery-Firmware-Update-fix-a-l...), but the link to get the firmware update doesn't seem to offer any for the T410. Is this fixable, or is this machine a dead duck? ~ Thanks in advance for your help!~ Ken 

A:T410 suddenly won't run on battery

I don't think that your machine is a dead duck...the battery perhaps, but not the laptop itself.   You could update the BIOS if it is not current, but you need to be very careful in doing so, because if you were to lose AC power during the update with a weak battery, you could leave the system unusable.     I suspect that you probably need a new battery.   I do not know what brand of battery you bought before, but the price and quality of of aftermarket batteries varies greatly.   From my experience, the cheaper batteries found on ebay etc. never last very long, because usually they are from old warehouse stock that have been in storage so long they have already deteriorated to some degree, and/or are built with inferior Lithium battery cells.     If you travel a lot and/or need a a battery that lasts, you can buy a genuine Lenovo brand battery from Lenovo via Encompass parts for $55 bucks (6 cell) or  $73 bucks (9 cell) (both are on back order) or you can pay around $100 bucks for a 6-cell, or $110 bucks for a 9-cell at places like Batteries Plus.     Fortunately the batteries on that model can be easily replaced, unlike some of the new models that require you do take the laptop apart.   Cheers, ThinkPad T410 and T410i Hardware Maintenance Manual (possible battery part numbers start on page 154)https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pd... Read more

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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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Hi Can I use Battery from Lenovo ThinkPad T410 in Thinkpad T400?

A:Can I use Battery from Lenovo ThinkPad T410 in T40...

No.  It is a different shape

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Hi  if you please i need help my charger says that it will charge up to 60 % the not charging i have windows 10 64bit  please help thank you

A:60% battery not charging windows 10 64 bit

Open Lenovo Settings, choose power and then disable conservation mode

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ok well ive had this red cross icon over my battery for the last few months since i upgrade to windows 7 which i see a lot of people have had this problem too. but today my battery has stoped charging even though windows is telling me its charging.. if i take the power cord out it turns off instantly. can anyone else and has anyone had this problem.

i have a Dell Inspiron 1501 with windows 7 installed.

A:Battery Not charging even though windows says it is..

Contact Dell your battery is dead or faulty.

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I upgraded my Lenovo Thinkpad T410 from 4GB to 8GB RAM a while ago. The new memory seems to work without a problem, but the battery has started acting up.

Sometimes the laptop won't start unless the charger is plugged in, even though the battery monitor says 98% full after starting. If the charger is pulled off after this, the laptop shuts down instantly.

Sometimes the computer does start without the charger plugged in, but it might randomly shutdown at some point, again instantly as if the battery had been removed while running.

Could this be somehow caused by the RAM upgrade? Or is it more likely the battery or the connection between the battery and the laptop is broken?

Specs:
Lenovo T410
Windows 7 / Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot
Intel i7 M620
Intel Ironlake Mobile graphics
8 GB RAM
500 GB HDD
 

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Hello, I have an issue switching on my laptop since two days ago and I am not sure if the problem is with my laptop's external battery, the motherboard or the power charger. My laptop model is on the list of laptops affected by lenovos battery recall so maybe the issue is with the battery. But then theres also this:- With the external battery in the laptop and the charger plugged in, the laptop powers up and displays "Error 0190 : Critical low battery error" and then switches off.  I looked this error up in my laptops manual and it says that I should replace the system board-The laptop also doesn't run with the charger plugged in and the battery removed, so does this mean the charger is broken as well?

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Hello and peace on you..
I have a DELL Inspiron N5110 from early 2011
I was using the laptop correctly..The laptop was plugged in and the battery was charging..Then i removed the charger let the laptop on battery until suddenly the laptop shuts down without even telling me that the battery is low or even leaving some "emergency" charge on it (usually 7% or 5% i don't know)..I plugged it in to charge it again and open my leptop and i found out that the battery is not taking charge anymore!
I tried to see if the propblem is with the connector and tried to remove and put in again the charger and it ddid not work
i tried also to remove the battery and put it in again, it did not help
Now it is stuck on 2% of charge from 5 days and it's plugged in!
The laptop says that the battery is charging, but actually it is not charging and the charge level is the same from days
I looked up some solutions online like uninstalling ACPI microsof from Device manager and reboot the laptop..It did not work
"Jauge de batterie" which is an integrated software related to DELL, says that the battery health is good and that my battery is working properly
The laptop works fine with only the charger plugged in and battery out
PS: the laptop heats usually but i think it did not affect the battery at all since it was working fine and the charge took me about at minimum 30 min on high performance to be emptyed before this happens.
Please, i'm seeking for help
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A:Battery says: Charging, but it is not actually charging while plugged in and is stuck in 2% for 5 days !

First thing to check is wherther the sysetm recognizes the AC adapter - F2 at powerup to check that.
If it doesn't, try a new Dell OEM AC adapter - if that doesn't fix the issue, replace the DC jack board, and if that doesn't solve it, the mainboard.  Note:  you MUST use a Dell adapter - NOT a third party unit.
If the system DOES recognize the AC adapter, but won't charge the battery, chances are the battery is bad and will need to be replaced.
You cannot solve the issue without checking and, if necessary, replacing these parts.  

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Hi everyone,I am facing a problem here. My G505 doesnt show battery charging animation; when i boot up the animaion shows upto 5 cycles, and then stops. My lenovo enerygy management is in the 'Maximum battery life'mode. The AC power adaptor works when I remove the battery and start up the computer. The indicator lights for battery remains amber colored with slow blinking.Please help me with my problem.Thanks, Vicky


























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Hi ! Over the past two weeks I've spent my time troubleshooting why my recently (used) bought X240 is not charging the internal battery. Short timeline: 1. Bought used X240 in good condition but with dead internal and external battery - working well when using power supply.2. Came home and tested that thing -> both batteries show "0% - not charging" (with Win10Pro installed) *suprise, surprise*3. Ordered both new internal and external battery.4. External battery came 1.5 weeks ago. Installed it and worked like a charm (Battery 2 (external): X%, charging).5. Internal battery came the day before yesterday. Installed it and did not work -> "Battery 1: 53% - plugged in, charging - Battery 2: 6% - plugged in, not charging)6. Waited the recommended 6-12 hours like it was written in the "manual" to get it fully charged.7. Next morning -> Batterystatus unchanged (see point 5) ... It's stuck at 53%. Though the status says it's charging, it doesn't.8. Simply tried out what's going to happen when I pull the cable of the power supply -> Notebook instant off *hmmm*9. As the external battery was obviously blocked from charging by the internal (as it was not charged), I've taken out the internal battery again and et voila, external battery is charging again.I've tried to remove both batteries and perform the "Magic Trick" (press the main power switch for 30 secs) and I've also pushed the "reset" switch on the backside near the battery. Sadly without any result ;-(... Read more

A:X240 internal battery not charging though "plugged in - charging"

Did you buy Lenovo or aftermarket batteries?  It could be defective

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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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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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I have had problems once or twice with my battery, but not for a long time. I installed Windows 7 a couple of days ago and twice today my battery stopped charging even though it was plugged in. The first time it said it was plugged in but not charging. The second time it said nothing. Both times, I rebooted and it resumed charging. So, I am suspicious that this is a software problem and not a hardware problem.

A:Battery Stops Charging in Windows 7

Is the battery fully charged? On my laptop, if my battery needs to be charged and I connect to A/C, it will charge and when it's full, the battery icon has an X over it. If my battery is good, and I'm connected to A/C (for instance, resuming from sleep), it shows fully charged with no X.

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Hi  I upgraded to Windows 10 and ever since then my laptop battery is not charging. I am a computer illiterate and travelling at the moment so can not even seek my IT departments help. The problem is that the battery shows 1% charge and when connected it to AC the laptop works well - as soon as I disconnected, it goes into hibernate. The symbol for AC connection does show so the laptop is detecting the charger. Along with this I keep on getting a battery calibration suggestion and says that I have not calibrated my battery in a long long time - although I do it every time it shows up. So I dont know what that is. Before the Windows 10 upgrade, my laptop on a 100% charge was giving me up to 6 hours of usage so I doubt there's anything wrong with the battery physically.  Would appreciate an experts advice on this. Please speak to me as you would to a 4 year old as like I said I'm completely computer illiterate!  Thanks & Regards

A:Yoga Pro 3 - Windows 10 - battery not charging

Dear AlqtedarS,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Kindly try to install the link below for the power Management,
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles/4ab301af.exe
 
Thanks to use lenovo community.





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I have a HP Pavilion g7 running windows 10.  I have been having trouble with my battery, it was telling me that it was plugged in and charging but would not charge up all the way.  Now a couple of days it told me that there was no battery when there was and at other times it says 0% available (plugged in, charging) but it does not charge.  Yesterday when I did the diagnostics it told me that there was a problem with the battery and needed to reboot but when it turned off it would not turn on until I removed the battery.  Is this a defective battery or a problem with the battery or the charger?  Is there any recall on this?  How do I find out the answeres and find out if I need to get a new battery or charger?  I never had a notebook battery go bad on me in all the HP notebooks/laptops I have had over the years.  I hope someone can help with this problem and give me the correct answers.  Thank you.

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Have an R61.  My battery isn't one of the affected in the battery tips sticky. I upgraded to Windows 7 a few weeks ago from Vista, and upgraded my bios at the same time.  I couldn't get audio to work on the laptop, so haven't used it until I fixed audio today.   Since I hadn't used my laptop since I just noticed, but the battery is at 0% and I have the plugged in not charging error.  I doubt this is a hardware issue since it happened right after a Windows 7 and bios upgrade.  Any idea what I should do?










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A:Plugged in, not charging battery after Windows 7/b...

have you installed the Thinkvantage power manager?
 
Also, if you left the laptop off, and charge the battery when it is off, does it work?

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This week (August 8) there was a Windows 10 update.  It has impacted the Envy's drivers and the even though the laptop is plugged in, the battery is not charging.  Is there a fix?











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A:windows 10 update prevents battery from charging

djreth wrote:This week (August 8) there was a Windows 10 update.  It has impacted the Envy's drivers and the even though the laptop is plugged in, the battery is not charging.  Is there a fix?Hi, Follow the steps carefully: Go to Device Manager and look for BatteryDouble click or expand the BatteryRight click on Microsoft ACPI-compliant control method battery and uninstall itTurn the computer off completely by pressing and holding the power button down for 5 secondsUnplug the charge and check if you could unplug the battery as wellPress and hold the power button for 15 secondsPlug in the batteryPlug in the chargerTurn the computer back on and check if the charging change status If not then download the latest Bios update from HP's website http://support.hp.com/ and search using the product number then go to Software and Drivers and look for BIOS. Cheers!

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I just recently reset my whole HP laptop and I notice that my battery status is still low so I clicked on it and it says 0% available plug in , not charging. I don't know what to do with the problem.

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Hi Support,
I have issue about battery with my laptop (Dell Precision M5510). Windows 10.
It stop charging at 45%. Show mess plugged in, not charging.
I try fix with tutorial on youtube
In Bios, I try change to option Standard. Battery infomation Excellent
But cannot fix. Please help.

A:Battery stop charging at 45%, plugged in, not charging

Does the system correctly identify the AC adapter, or does it show "unknown"?  F2 at powerup to check.
Is the battery the original one that arrived with the system?

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For some time have received the error message regarding under power smart adaptor with newer replacement HP adaptor matching original.  Battery icon lists % charge & "not charging".  Battery tests good in HP Support Assistant battery check.  Power adaptor will power my older Pavillion laptop but not  the Envy with or without battery installed.  Battery charging LED does not light.  Have tried re-calibration by deleting Microsoft devices in Device Manager.  Envy will operate with and without battery while using Dell power adaptor. Computer repair shop says Smart adaptor produces 0 voltage (even though it powers Pavillion) and I need a new battery (even though diagnostic test indicates good). Help!!!

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Hi,
I have a dell xps 12, bought in 2012. Recently the battery stopped charging. The battery shows 0%, so I have to be plugged in to turn the laptop on. When it is on, the battery icon on the task bar says "plugged in, charging" but after a day it is still 0%.
Since then I bought a new battery. Just fitted it, but now the battery icon on the task bar says "plugged in, not charging". Furthermore, when I Fn+F3 to show the battery meter, it says "battery charging diabled". There is no option here to turn battery charging on. Nor is there an option to enable battery charging in BIOS. 
BIOS does show battery performing normally, so does the battery meter (Fn+F3). BIOS also shows AC adapter as 45W, which is the original adapter.
Any help is appreciated!

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Battary not charging showing plug in not charging , laop top was purchase in july 2015 from Vijay Sales mumbai chembur. Pl give some solution

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I've had my HP Envy laptop for about 3 months, and yesterday I noticed that when it was plugged in it wasn't charging (the battery icon says "plugged in, not charging"). I turned it off overnight, plugged in, and this morning the battery was fully charged. It only seems to not charge when it is turned on. I have tried removing the battery, turning on, deleting the ACPI-compliant control method battery, turning off, and turning back on again (as advised in other forum responses), but with no joy. At first I thought it could either be a battery issue, but the fact it fully charged overnight whilst off would lead me to believe it's not, and is probably a software / settings issue. Any ideas please, I've run out of google search ideas!!

A:HP Envy Battery Problems - not charging when on, charging fu...

Hello HowfenClaret, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I would encourage you to post your product number for your computer. I am linking an HP Support document below that will show you how to find your product number. As well, if you could indicate which operating system you are using. And whether your operating system is 32-bit or 64-bit as with this and the product number we can provide you with accurate information. How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Which Windows operating system am I running?Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit? Please re-post with the requested information and I would be happy to provide you with assistance. Thank you for posting on the HP Forums. Have a great day!

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Good afternoon all,

I have been in the process of making my laptop, a Lenovo Thinkpad T410, a much better device to use. While I've been having HDD issues, my main issue right now is the battery that I had purchased. With the IBM Power Manager software, the battery is listed as a Sanyo 42T4710. It is a 9 cell battery and I will provide any other information you need.

When I had first purchased the device, after charging for awhile the battery icon on the laptop would begin to flash amber. It will not charge to 100%, and usually stops at 96%. With the battery manager, the charge threshold is set to "Always Full Charge (Start when below 96% and end at 100%). I tried to run the battery gauge reset option, however the laptop permanently stayed at 96% and never discharged lower than that.

Are there any recommendations that you can make for what I should do with the battery?

Thanks!

A:Lenovo Thinkpad T410: Bought a different battery, issues reporting %

Does it charge to 100 when laptop is shutdown?

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Hello guys,

I have laptop Asus UL30A for more than 2 years with windows 7 home edition. Everything worked fine, but suddenly on change occurred:

The battery charging stops exactly at 33%. It is stated that "33% available (plugged in, charging)", but it never exceeds this value. Since it is that "nice" value (exactly 1/3) I am convinced, that it is not hardware or battery error, but something with the operating system and drivers.

(I know that in windows 8 is software, which allows to not charge a battery fully in order to extend its lifetime, but I don't have such a software in my windows 7).

Does anybody have an advice for me, how can I charge my laptop fully please???

Thanks a lot in advance.

A:Battery charging stop at 33% on my Asus laptop with windows 7

Hi welcome to the forum
Do you know anyone that has the same laptop that you could try their battery. Sounds to me the battery is going bad. Two years on a battery is about the lifetime for it.

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Hi can anyone assist me on this weird issue. At first when i plug in ac adapter, the battery icon was not there. But i check on the notification area. The setting are correct. I try to swap a new ac adapter same outcome. I try to swap battery same outcome as well. I try to swap machine 1 battery to machine 2. Its is working. So after testing i swap back. Machine one battery able to see the icon. But after restarting of laptop the icon missing again. I have try both battery on machine. No issue at all. Can anyone advise me what going on?

A:battery charging icon missing on laptop windows 7

Sorry, I'm a bit confused. Not sure if Machine # 1 or Machine # 2 is having the icon issue. Whichever machine isn't showing the icon ... try rebuilding the icon cache.

Icon Cache - Rebuild

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Hi I own a Lenovo G560 with an Intel Pentium CPU. I upgraded to Windows 10, and it worked fine for about a year. After I deleted a few viruses and a few garbage programs off the machine, the battery refused to charge past 87%. I have heard to check Lenovo Power Manager, but there is no such software on the system. Is there any other solution I could try?

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Hi there,  I have recently acquired an T440 [Type 20b6] and everything was working fine until I upgraded to Windows 10 Pro (Three days ago). I initially had some issues which I resolved, however I am unable to resolve the issue with "Battery 1" not charging. It is staying at "0% and not charging". I have tried the following; - Upgrading the Lenovo Power Management  driver to 1.67.13.12 - Removal of the "Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery" driver- Removing the battery and charging it in a Windows 7 machine (works fine) - BIOS/UEFI upgrade to GJET92WW 2.42- Removing the external battery and charging "Battery 1" on its own using Windows 10- I know the hardware is fine because it was charging under Windows 7 I'll appreciate any tips on how I can resolve this issue,  Thanks, XX00A1

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Hi can anyone assist me on this weird issue. At first when i plug in ac adapter, the battery icon was not there. But i check on the notification area. The setting are correct. I try to swap a new ac adapter same outcome. I try to swap battery same outcome as well. I try to swap machine 1 battery to machine 2. Its is working. So after testing i swap back. Machine one battery able to see the icon. But after restarting of laptop the icon missing again. I have try both battery on machine. No issue at all. Can anyone advise me what going on?

A:battery charging icon missing on laptop windows 7

Hi,

What make and model laptop please?

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Hello, I have a Lenovo u330p machine that was bought in Sept 2013, upgraded to Windows 10 in 2015. Recently, the device stopped charging (as of now: 96%, plugged in, not charging). I checked the Lenovo Energy Manager, the Conservation mode is disabled. I checked the Power Options on my Control Panel and it is on Daily Mode. What is the problem that is causing my battery to not charge? What can I do? Please help, thanks! 


























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I have a Compaq CQ61 with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. When I plug the charger in to the laptop, the light on the side will illuminate and the charging light in the front will go solid. When I boot into windows the battery icon will not show a charger connected, just my battery, although my battery will still charge. I have watched the charge rise while plugged in. If I remove the battery, then windows will switch to show an AC adapter.

I have replaced the battery with a new one and there was no change
I replaced the charger with a new one and there was no change.
I reinstalled windows with no change.
I ran SFC checker and no errors were found.
I uninstalled Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery with no change.
I've switched power plans with no change.

I can't seem to get Windows to show a charger connected which causes problems with things I need to do occasionally that require a charger to be connected. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Can someone help me with this problem? So I just received my brand new Dell Inspiron 15 3000 and the battery is not charging. It says it's "Plugged In, Charging" but it never goes up and stays at 0%. At first I thought I just need to plug it in for several hours but it's been 5 hours now and still the battery stays at 0%. I tried running the BIOS Diagnostics just to see if there are problems and there's none. The battery status says everything is running normally and the Battery State says it's Idle. I tried draining the flea power several times, removing and reattaching the battery, but to no avail. I'm getting really frustrated and I'm really close to throwing this laptop back to Dell. 
I read somewhere that I have to update the BIOS but it won't update unless the battery is charged at least 10%. Someone also suggested that Windows 8.1 is causing the problem. I haven't even started using this laptop and it's already giving me a *** ton of problems. Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks guys! :)

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Hello.  I would be grateful if someone can help me with solving the following battery issue.
My XPS13 9343 (with Windows 10, 2015 model) recently stopped charging when connected.  I have conducted BIOS test, stress test, system test, battery test recommended on Dell forum, but could not find any issues.
Then ran device manager and checked & updated drivers, tested for virus, scanned the system, but could not detect any issues.
Lights on AC adopter is on (static) , and the front light under the touch pad turn on white briefly when connected then turn off immediately when plugged in (when disconnected, orange light comes on).
It seems charging is disabled...I might have touched keys without realizing (I checked whether there were hot key to enable/disable charging, but could not find one).
Since it is an ultrabook, and the battery has no issues, I have not opened the back to take out the battery.
I brew into the connecting hole, but it did not solve the issue.
Please help!

A:XPS 9343 (2015) battery not charging - no issues with battery or AC adopter when tested

Dear ejn63,
Thank you very much for the quick reply.
I just did F2 at powerup and found the adapter was displayed as 'Unknown.'
I would order the new AC adapter today and see how it goes.
Will report when solved.
Thank you again.

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The battery status toggles between not charging, not used, and unauthorized battery after it was calibrated using one key. Before that, the battery was working perfectly, lasting close to 5 hours. Now the laptop shuts off when unplugged and the battery status is constantly changing. I've had this laptop for approximately a year now and it was unused and left in an unopened box for the first 8 months. 

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Hi All, I need help. My laptop is not charging. Cable is plugged and the status 8% available (plugged in, charging). i have waited for 2 or 3 hours, but the battery won't increase. I already uninstall "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery", but it did'nt work  I have been searching how to fix it, but did'nt found it. Now, i am getting depressed. T_T

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HI , I'm have ing trouble with my HP Pavilion 15p077TX  Notebook (1yr 6 months old), its battery charge got stucked at 2% (nor further charge loss nither is it getting charged), I'm currently using it via my AC Adaptor and the irony is that I'm posting this from it in the same condition. Things i've tried so far:- Updating the bios (Current BIOS Version/Date : Insyde F.42, 18-03-2015) {I have a doubt about the bios version here cause when I tried to check the current bios its showed me this one and F.7 for Intel Processor, not sure If its the proble with this case.}- Uninstialling the ACPI -Compliant Control Method Battery andn then redetecting it- Updating the support assistant and running the battery check which gives an unknown 93 error (tried both VERSION:  8.2.8.25 and VERSION: 7.7.34.34 )- Unpluging the battery and the ac adapter and holding the power button for a whole minute-Tried HP Diagnostic Tools' Battery Check which took like 10-15 minutes and responded as no battery is pluged in. Right now I don't have much in my mind to try on this, If anyone knows anything please do share, that might me helpful.Thanks in Advance.Enigma 











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A:Battery check Unknown 93 status, Battery not charging, stuck...

Hey @EnigmaDimirti, Welcome to the forums. I'm here to help. I would strongly suggest Testing and Calibrating the Battery. Should that not solve the issue, I would suggest calling in for support to see about replacing the battery, as it should not be displaying "no battery is pluged in" when you run a battery check. Please use the following http://www.hp.com/contacthp and create a case for your issue and contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link below to get the contact information for your region.http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html If this helps, please hit that Thumbs Up, and Accept as Solution. Cheers,TechSurge.

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I have an older SL510 laptop, which has been working very well. But recently the battery power was continuing to diminish until recently, it stopped holding a charge altogether. At this stage, the orange battery indicator started to blink continuously at a rapid rate. I am still able to power up the laptop with my power cord connected. Purchased a new battery to replace the old and assumed light would go to green after charging. Unfortunately, after several hours connected to the charger, the battery light continues its constant orange blinking. Went through the process of uninstalling the ACPI file as noted in another post. Followed these steps:1. Disconnect AC2. Shut down3. Remove battery4. Connect AC5. Startup6. Under the Batteries category, right-click all of Microsoft's ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery, and select Uninstall (note that it is all right if you only have one).7. Shutdown8. Disconnect AC9. Insert battery10. Connect AC11. Restart your computerAfter completed this process, battery light continues to blink rapidly and battery doesn't seem to want to charge, or provide any indication that battery is inserted in computer. This happens whether I'm using either of the 2-power adapters I have for this laptop.What can I do to get this fixed??? Thank you in advance for any assistence provided!!!

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I have just replaced my CMOS/BIOS battery today, as , I have faced some critical problem regarding regular BIOS date/time reset after system shutdown. But I want to know how do i recognize, that my new batter is totally ok or functional.

Battery Meter gadget shows that "battery Not charging"
Is it a gadget problem?

Is there any method available so that I can track that my new installed CMOS battery in PC is working fine?

Please help me.

A:Battery Meter shows CMOS battery not charging

The battery you have replaced is solely there to maintain the clock and other BIOS settings (if you have changed them from their defaults). It will not prevent you from booting your system if it is dead/missing; all it means is that you will have to enter the BIOS each time and make the correct settings and time. This battery is not rechargeable.

Do you still have to enter the correct time, or is the BIOS maintaining this now you've changed the battery?

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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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Laptop will only charge to a max of 86%. Battery test indicates OK. After recalibrating batterythe max charge was reduced to 76%. Will a new battery solve this or could this be something more die?If new battery is necessary, can HP provide it or am I forced to go to 3rd party supplier?

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