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Laptop has problems with charging unless I wiggle the charging pin.

Q: Laptop has problems with charging unless I wiggle the charging pin.

Hi, I'm having problems charging my gateway laptop unless I wiggle the charging pin and power brick a certain way. I have tried replacing the charger and battery. It doesn't help. Also If I run on straight AC with no battery the laptop will shut off if it moves due to the contact problem. Does any one know why this happening?

Thanks for the Help.

Also its a gateway t-6859 laptop.

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A: Laptop has problems with charging unless I wiggle the charging pin.

how old is the laptop sounds like your ac in port has de-soldered from the psu part of the motherboard. its the most common thing to break on laptops since they get a lot of stress from the cables pulling on them or they are built cheap either way. is is it still in warranty?

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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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Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging I brought Dell Inspiron 14R laptop 2 years back . My laptop is not getting on with battery..only when power cable is plugged in its getting on..but getting message saying "plugged in not charging"...replace the battery.

Is this an issue with battery or do i need to change the AC adapter. Do i need to buy a new battery?

Please let me know your suggestions. Thanking you in advance.

A:Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sirisha


Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging I brought Dell Inspiron 14R laptop 2 years back . My laptop is not getting on with battery..only when power cable is plugged in its getting on..but getting message saying "plugged in not charging"...replace the battery.

Is this an issue with battery or do i need to change the AC adapter. Do i need to buy a new battery?

Please let me know your suggestions. Thanking you in advance.


Hi sirisha,

We truly regret for the inconvenience. Please check the link below which would help you resolve this issue:

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Kindly perform these steps and let us know, so we can advise you further.

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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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My charging port got pulled from inside of laptop. Where inside does it connect back?

A:My laptop was charging & got dropped and broke charging por...

I am not sure how you think we can help without knowing the model or product number. Once we have that we can find the manual which will show exactly how to get to it and what parts you will need. Without it, no way to know. 

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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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I found out yesterday morning that for some reason, the battery on my laptop isn't charging. I'm staying at my mother's house for the weekend and since then the problem has occured. At home, it always charged properly and never gave me any problems.  Could I need a new battery? I've tried going to Device Manager and uninstalling and re-installing drivers and the whole 9 yards, yet the problem still persists. Thank you in advance

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Hi, My HP 15-AC035TX (warranty was over by Oct 2016), when plugged in - till 30 - 40% it's getting charged without any issues. Then it's charging & not charging intermittently. It's getting charged for 1 min then not getting charged for few seconds.  If i run the laptop without batterires, no issues. Laptop is running smoothly without any disconnection.  I tried with one of my friends charger and the same thing happens. So i guess the problem is not with the charger.  I've tried everything mentioned in this two threads. Nothing worked1) http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/HP-G62-Intermittent-charging-pro...2) http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/not-charging-starts-then-stops/... As far as discharge is concerned, battery is holding the charge as usual (say it it gets charged for 45%, it will run for 2.5 hours) Any suggestions ? Battery test report:

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Hello,

I have got an ASUS k56cb for more then a year now and it has been working fine for my. But now i came across this problem while trying to charge the laptop while windows 8 is running. When the laptop is turned off i can charge my laptop but when i try charging it while windows 8 is running it keeps flickering.
I have reinstalled windows 8 but that didnt fix the problem. And if i try to run the laptop on ac-power it will shut down when booting or shut down after 10-15min. Before this problem i was charging the laptop while working. I dont know if its the charger or the battery. I have measureed the charger and it is gives 19v all the time. I dont really know what to do know and any help will be appreciated.

Thanks!

Verstuurd vanaf mijn LG-H815 met Tapatalk
 

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I have got problem on my laptop, I already had a problem where my laptop used to go on sleep mode whenever I plugged the charger or press the brightness increase or decrease button, but i managed to work despite the problem. But, now my laptop has stopped charging at all,
whenever i put the charger my laptops shows sign of charging but donot actually charges, as the charging light remains off ... if i try to move the charger tip then the charging light glows sometime. I am really in a problem so plz help me.

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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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i have been using this laptop for 2 years i get it from my friend .

from start it always charges battery upto 56 percent.

and i thought that there is problem in the battery cell and in few months battery backup becomes very short.

Yesterday i bought a new battery for my laptop but it is giving me the same problem which i had with my previous battery.

So this is not battery problem.



Things i have tried



1)Removing battery and uninstalling windows ac adaptor from Device manager.

2)Removing both battery and power Adaptor and pushing the power button for 20 sec if there is any residuel current.



Nothing has worked for me so far.

I would be thankful for your guidance.

Thank you
(I'm running windows 10 X64)

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Hello! My ProBook 4540s was working fine until few half hour ago, when I unplugged it to move it and then attempted to plug it back in, and it stopped charging.  When plugging in the power cord the light above the power jack (and no other lights) flashes white 9 times.   This is the exact same problem as posted here http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/ProBook-4540s-not-charging/m-p/4...but there is no solution. Please help

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Hi again fellas,

I've been having a problem with my laptop. When I plug it into the back, I have to be very super sensitive otherwise the computer will die on me, but still be on. The screen goes blank. It's as if the entire thing fries. Up until now I've been real cautious as to where I put the laptop so it does get touched and ends up freezing. Yet, it gets really annoying when it does.

Just to clarify things: when anything touches the "outlet" itself that goes into the laptop, the entire computer just freaks out and freezes on me. Screen goes blank. I'm curious as to whether or not this is typical with them or not. I find it hard to believe its typical considering I have a battery running with the laptop. It's uber annoying.

Thanks.
 

A:Laptop A/C Problems - Wiggle cord, and it dies

1. It could be that the power supply in the laptop has become loose or unsoldered on the laptops mobo
2. try using another AC adapter to see if it is not the adapter it self that has any frayed or damaged wires. You can usually find universal AC adapters at stores like best buy circuit city and many office supply stores like office depot and staples. You could buy one, try it and if you are still having problems you can return it.
3. check your outlets with a multimeter and see the voltage in the outlet isnt spiking. The outlets should run about 120 volts on AC (plus or minus 5 volts is okay)
4. you could try to discharge the laptop of any built up charge by unplugging the laptop and taking the battery out and holding the power button for 30 seconds
 

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Hi supporter,
I buy a laptop DELL XPS 13 9350 from Microsoft store (NY) last week. But it stop charging at 80%. I have read all related topics on this forum, but my issue isn't solve. I did: - Update Window- update BIOS ver 1.4.4- BIOS > setting > general Battery Information: health excellent, 80% (Idle), AC Adapter = 45W-Power Management > Primary Battery Charge Configuration: Standard- all step here (www.dell.com/.../SLN296542), except (step 5 & 6).- I ran diognasis test in BIOS: everything passed. What could I do next? Thanks

A:XPS 13 9350, stop charging at 80% (plugged in, not charging)

Today, battery not charging at 70% but if I unplug power cord, it turns off immediately and can not power it on until I plug in. So I must charge battery continually during using. My laptop now becomes desktop!
Check battery heath (F2): "battery must replace". My laptop is OK except battery.
What happened with my new laptop for using 3 weeks?
Thank for your support.

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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 bought hp 4530s four months ago and today i have found that it is not charging though it says "plugged in,charging". I have tried several methods like uninstalling Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery but nothing happen... wot might be the problem? plz help me !!

A:hp probook 4530s plugged in,charging but it is not charging

Hello thambu90, i understand that your battery is not charging. Test the battery to make sure that it does not have any problems.Here is a link to a document that will walk you through the steps. Here is a link to a number to call HP if the battery does not charge. Let me know how everything goes. 

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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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For some reason my laptop once stopped charging, I tried a few different outlets at a library and non of them made the laptop start charging again (charging = organge light glowing). I got home, and my outlets there didn't work either. THen after a while I tried an outlet again, and it worked. Then this problem occured one more time (then I fixed it somehow). And the last time it occured  I haven't been able to fix it. Trust me I've tried almost everything, I tried turnign it off taking the battery out and holding the powere button then trying to charge it, I tried waiting for hours, but  have not tried a new charger.  So here is the problem I see: I plug in the charger, and the charging LED does not glow, instead it randomly (it seems random) blinks.  I once left my laptop to do that for hours, and it still didn't even charge. Also I can't turn on my laptop without the battery (not sure if thats even possible, as I have not heard it is possible).  I'm going to send it back to Costco soon, but before I do, please help me figure out how to fix it, thanks

A:Pavillion 15 not charging, but charging LED blinks randomly

I also cannot turn it on because the battery is probably at o%

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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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Hey,

I just got my computer back from having the motherboard switched out because of another problem, but now my battery will not charge. The light is on and it says it is charging, but it isn't. Should I attempt a gauge reset or something else?

It is a Lenovo y50, which I have had for 3 months. The battery needs to be unscrewed from the back.
Thanks!
 

A:Says plugged in and charging, but is not charging. Just got motherboard fixed.

If it is not charging maybe the battery is defective.
Did they gave you back the original charger?
Did they install another different motherboard which might use a different charger?
You may need to contact the person who repaired it to find out.
 

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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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I have Toshiba satellite model C875?7304. The battery indicator on the desktop says that it's charging but the percentage is depleting. This is on a brand-new battery that came with 67% full and a new adapter. When the laptop is off the LED indicator in the front is lit like the battery is charging. However it is not. After leaving it plugged in for a few hours the percentage was the same as when I turned it off. Also the adapter wasn't warm at all. I've tried all Toshibas recommendations removing all power from the laptop and holding the power button down for 30 seconds to a minute. Also removing the battery for the bios and reinserting it. Still that hasn't worked. I removed the laptop battery and the laptop will not power on using AC power only. It's almost like the laptop is only using battery power and the adapter is not charging the battery or keeping the laptop on. Laptops only about a year old. Any suggestions anyone?
 

A:Toshiba satellite charging but not charging

As the laptop's only a year old the original battery should be fine and not need replacing. Also if it won't run from the AC power only something is wrong. Look for your receipt and if it's still under guarantee take the laptop back.
 

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To whom it may concern.I am in desperate help..... I have tried every solution i have managed to find on the internet but none of them work. I have a HP ProBook 450 G1 Laptop. When plugging the power supply in the batery shows that its charging but it never actually charges but simply remians on at same level.....I have checked the power supply as I have an exact duplicate laptop at my disposal, same with the battery. The battery charges perfectly in the other laptop but not in my laptop. When swithcing the batteries form the other pc it will not charge in my PC. bot both are fine in the other PC. I have removed the battery, checked power supply, un-installed and reinstalled the ACPI-complaint and adapter as suggested by most. I have done what ever solution i can have managed to find but neither have worked but the battery works  just fine when inserting into the other duplicate laptop and charges fine. I have tried to instal or upgrade BIOS settings etc. Nothing has worked for me! Please can someone point me in the correct direction!!!!!! Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

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hello, thanks to hp for your service and quality   i have hp-d002tx model laptop but i am facing problem with charging issue ,when i plugged charger its not charging getting one message over on battery symbol (plugin not charging) some people suggest me its charger or battery issue but my brother having same model laptop , i check changing battery and charger - but facing same issue so it would be nice if someone suggest me what i do ? and how ? thanks for your help

A:Charging issue (plug in not charging)

Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank You for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like your Notebook is not charging the Battery, We will surely assist you with this issue Please perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallNote: This Battery driver will get re-installed automatically when you restart the Notebook againStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery icon After performing all the steps if you are facing the same issue still, please perform three more steps:1. Run a Battery Check in HP Support Assistant[Install the Software if it's not available]Note: Replace the Battery If Health Check Status shows Replace2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site3. Please check your Notebook with a known good Power Adapter & Battery from a different Notebook Note: If a known good battery is also not charging we need to replace the system board How to improve the life of a ... Read more

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I have HP pavilion RT3290 from 2 year,Nowadays i find when i plugge in charger it will charge but after 84% of charging it show plugged in, not charging tag.Simmilearly on bettery system get shutdown when 40%bettery remaining without showing any battery warning  of 7% and 5%.

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Client's relatively new Yoga 500 is exhibiting a weird problem in Windows 10 anniversary edition. The battery is currently at 47% but keeps flickering between charging and not charging. The icon changes every second, possibly faster. Tried swapping power supplies so it's not that. When first reported, the battery was at 40% but then got to 47% during a reboot. The battery on the Yoga 500 is internal so not possible to try swapping batteries. Any ideas or suggestions?

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Need Help!

The problem started from June 2, 2015 about 4 AM (UTC +8:00 Philippine, Manila)

I open my Notebook that morning to check on my e-mails and bills at gmail but it's not powering up. At first I thought that the battery was slightly drained because I saw my sister still using it at midnight. I asked her if she did not plugged in the charger when it is nearly drained but she said she plugged it and it is still full when she shut it down.

It is Li-ion Battery

I tried plugging in the charger to check whether it still has remaining battery. It powered up.
On the taskbar/notifications/running apps it says 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging).
So to check out the problem, I left it turned off charging for about two hours.

Then after two hours it still says 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging)
What the hell is this?! I asked my self.
I installed an app to check the status of the battery (Battery Bar)
Battery Bar says something like this:
Capacity: 2K of 8K mWh (not sure about this)
Charging: 0 mW
Running on AC
7.9% Available
Something like that.

Summary Notes:
1. Does not power up without Charger
2. It detects the Battery saying 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging)
3. Though Plugged In, Charging it does not charge at all because of 0 mW charge rate
4. It turns off when the Charger is plugged out.
5. It still run even without the Battery (when the Charger was plugged in of course, then a red x mark shows in the notification taskbar battery icon)

Thus:
1. The problem is som... Read more

A:Help!!Battery:Plugged In,Charging(but not really charging)

How old is it? Most likely the battery if you use it a lot on battery power, not plugged in.

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My dell Inspiron 3420 bios version A09 suddenly stopped charging battery , and the power icon show this message(Plugged in and charging) but my battery does not charge.
I tested another charger and another battery but did not help.
Thinking that changing bios might  help,I am trying to change the bios but can't downgrade even i tried /forceit command. 
I can access logic board if for troubleshooting someone could educate me about  voltages of sda, scl and dc jack connector to the board.
Kindly help me.

A:(Redirected) Plugged in, Charging but not Charging

 
As you have a laptop, best to post this in the Laptop Forum here:http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/default.aspx Bev.

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HelloHP EliteBook 840 G2The indicator shows: Battery plugged in, chargingbut really the battery not charging - bar doesn't movePlease help, what to do?

A:Battery plugged in, charging - but really not charging

Dear Customer,Welcome and Thank You for posting your query on HP Support ForumIt looks like your Notebook is not charging the Battery, We will surely assist you with this issuePlease perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallNote: This Battery driver will get re-installed automatically when you restart the Notebook againStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery iconAfter performing all the steps if you are facing the same issue still, please perform three more steps:1. Run a Battery Check in HP Support Assistant[Install the Software if it's not available]Note: Replace the Battery If Health Check Status shows Replace2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site3. Please check your Notebook with a known good Power Adapter & Battery from a different NotebookNote: If a known good battery is also not charging we need to replace the system boardHow to improve the life of a Battery:1. It is not advisable to use the Notebook when ... Read more

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Lately my 910 has not been charging consistently. I'm at 46% battery and the charging light keeps flickering on and off as if my charger is bad. Tried my backup charger and same issue - and I don't think my port is bad because wiggling it doesn't have any effect.  When I toggled conservation mode recently it temporarily fixed the issue so I assume it's software. Anyone else having this issue?

A:910 constantly toggling between charging and not charging

Also - this isn't normal behavior. The light isn't blinking in a regular pattern and my battery is just going down.  When the computer is powered off it still doesn't charge.

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Client's relatively new Yoga 500 is exhibiting a weird problem in Windows 10 anniversary edition. The battery is currently at 47% but keeps flickering between charging and not charging. The icon changes every second, possibly faster. Tried swapping power supplies so it's not that. When first reported, the battery was at 40% but then got to 47% during a reboot. The battery on the Yoga 500 is internal so not possible to try swapping batteries. Any ideas or suggestions?

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Hi,
I have Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop and from 3 months or 6, the battery would not charge but tells me 
"0% available (Plugged in, Charging)" but not charging. I took the battery out and opened it and everything was fine!
Please help me because i need the laptop battery working because i use the laptop for work and i need it
Thanks!

A:Dell Inspiron N4050 Battery says "0% available (Plugged in, Charging)" but not charging

Hi HassanWael,
Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
Please boot into BIOS <F2> and check the status of the battery and adapter listed there.
Please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.
Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information

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When laptop is connected to the charger it won't charge. It states "plugged in, not charging".

A:Laptop not charging

Hello, There might be an issue with the adapter/battery or the system board - the point where the adapter pin gets connected. Kindly check if there is any damage to the point on the laptop or the pin of the adapter. You can test the adapter and the battery by referring to the steps in the document. To troubleshoot the issue, you can refer to the document which illustrates the steps to do it.http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c00259897 Hope this helps and you have a great day!   I am an HP employee.Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking my answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem.***Click on "Thumbs up" button to the bottom right side of my post to say thanks!***





I am an HP employee.

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Hi guys, absolute novice/village idiot here. Recently updated my Pavilion G6 Notebook's OS, and ever since, when I hover over my battery reading in the bottom-right-hand corner of the screen, it says "Plugged in, not charging". This might be completely normal, and it might start charging once it gets to a certain low percentage of battery (currently at 15%), but I'm worried that it's not charging when plugged in. I don't have enough money to buy a new laptop without selling my limbs on the black market, so please help! Thank you.

A:Laptop not charging

@dnipropetrovsk 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 was using my HP laptop and it switched off due to low battery even it was on charging. I was observed that when I was charging it, its charging light keep ON for just 5 to 10 seconds then it went OFF. I tried it many times but issue remained persisting. I removed battery and try it to POWER ON through direct connecting its power supply charger but POWER button became ON for a moment and then again it switched OFF.Please resolve the issue OR guide me to resolve it.Thanks   

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HP2000-369WM Notebook PC My laptop displays (plugged in, not charging). why doesnt it charge the battery?













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Hi Please try this steps might help you to fix the issue. This post was updated by Mumbodog check the link below has resolve the issue.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware/quot-plugged-in-not-charging-quot-problem/td-p/159301  Try this:.Disconnect ACShutdownRemove batteryConnect ACStartupOpen Device ManagerClick the plus (+) sign next to Batteries category, right-click All of the "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" listings, and select Uninstall In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK. (it?s ok if you only have 1 of these listings).Click the plus (+) sign next to System Devices.Right-click the ?ACPI Fixed Features Button" and select Uninstall. In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK.ShutdownDisconnect ACInsert batteryConnect ACStartup 

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My laptop hasn't been charging. It keeps blinking when connected and when i turn off my system it shows the orange light, i would leave it for a while but when i turn it on i realized it wasn't charging.

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Please provide the full model number. Run the battery diagnostic test (F2 as you power up) in the UEFI diagnostic program. The laptop is old enough that it might be nothing more than a battery that needs replacement due to age and length of service. 

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laptop not charging,works fine on mains adaptor

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@mick1951 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! What you describe could be the battery not charging or not holding a charge and/or the charger not working.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try:http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c00259897http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03325217http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00363266?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0006If those confirm the battery is not charging or not holding a charge, you would need to replace it.If those confirm the charger is not working, you would need to replace that.If both the battery and charger check out OK, then it's and internal problem with the circuitry in the laptop, and unless the laptop is still under warranty, it's likely to cost more to fix that than to replace the laptop, outright.Good Luck

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Hi! My brother just got a
Dell Inspiron I5555-0012 laptop, but knows nothing about laptops---neither do I. I was looking up how to charge the battery, and for a Dell 6000 it says you have to plug it in, then press F2 and some other button. I can't find any info on his model. Is there some sequence of buttons you have to push to get it to charge the battery? Should he charge it right away? If the battery runs out, does that mean that the battery is dead, or will it still charge up? I assume---I know about assume, you just plug it in for a certain amount of time, then it charges. Can you ruin the battery by over-charging it? Is there a meter, software that he can use to keep track of the battery charge? Any and all responses will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
 

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My Toshiba Satillite L305D-S5934 has been acting really funky for the past 2 weeks or so. it started when my charger stopped charging my battery when it was on, i would unplug it and plug it back in and that would solve the problem. now that i'm not traveling so much anymore i use my laptop as a regular desktop, so naturally i removed the battery and plugged it straght into the wall and that worked for about a day. the next day when i turned it on it only got as far as the starting windows screen untill it turned off. so i put the battery back it and fiddled with the cord some more but now it seems like my luck has ran out. the machine can detect the battery if its there or not, its just that it won't charge it. so i'm wondering if its my cord, the AC connection or something inside my laptop thats wrong
 

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The power connector could be damaged... also the battery is most likely worn out.... but if its just the battery, then it has NO effect of AC power. But a quick look on google, the notebook model isn't very old, about a year.

If its still under warranty, get it to a service center ASAP. Unless its been damaged (dropped) or used roughly, then its defective.

Next time you get it powered up again, backup your data onto an external HD or DVDs.
 

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Hi, my laptop has a slightly broken charge slot. As in i have to toggle it a bit it get the charging to work and if a strong vibration occurs it could stop charging anytime. I usually play video-games in full screen allot, so I can't tell if my charging suddenly stops or not. I need a way for it to be obvious for me to notice just when my charger stops working. And before you tell me to set it so that my screen dims down on brightness once it stops charging, I have a moniter connected to my laptop and that method does not work as my laptops own monitor is turned off and not in use.

Is there some sort of program that will ding, make a sound, minimize me or w.e when it notices once my charger stops working, or maybe even some different method all together. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks.

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Well, you could leave the lappy screen on while you are playing on the remote monitor, or at least program an annoying system sound for the low battery alarm.

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Hi,

I have a HP Compaq 6730s and all of a sudden it isn't charging. The first thing I thought to test was the power brick. I used a tester to check how many volts it is outputting and it appears to be 15. The charger says 19 and the laptop is a 19V so I'm just wondering would this cause any problems? Is there anything else I can test?

Thanks,
Sam
 

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Well thats too low for sure. Do you have access to a similar model Compaq/HP charger with the same voltage and at least the same amp rating?

You can also usually buy universal chargers at most stores or order a compatible charger online if you need one.
 

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I have a brand new laptop, well pretty new (6 months) It's still under warranty but i would rather try to fix it myself if i can as sending my laptop away would be very hard during the last few weeks of school. My question is i have a gateway mt6451 laptop with vista. It appears to charge at my friends house altho i do use a 3 prong plug to change it back to a 2 prong plug because she does not have the proper outlet for my computer anywhere in her house. Well i just get home today and plug my laptop in the wall at my house and it wont charge, it blinks on and off then off completely after a while. I brought the laptop upstairs and it charged in the upstairrs bedroom, could it be the outlet? BTW the outlet does work to charge my cell phone, alram, etc... and it used to work b4 to charge my laptop....any suggestions would be great.
 

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sounds like something on the outlet to me....

if it does not work on just one outlet - but works on all the others
 

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I have an Advent Roma 3000.

Basically i was given the laptop as it wouldn't charge and a relative couldn't be bothered to get it fixed or sell it.

What's happening is when i plug the charger in just a little bit of the way, there's like a faint spark sound and the laptop trys to power on, however as the charger is pushed fully in, the laptop just dies again and doesn't charge.

I can't hold the charger at the point the laptop turns on as any movement just shuts it off.
Things done already;

Replaced DC Jack + Wiring Harness
Replaced Battery
Replaced Charger

As i've already done the above, i think something motherboard level is preventing it from charging. Does anyone have any ideas?
 

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