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Q: Battery only charges when PC is off. Won't charge when PC is...

I tried rebooting several times and nothing helped.I also checked the AC charger and all seems fine. Please help! If you need further information, please tell me.

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I've got a Thinkpad 600E running WindowsXP, which has performed pretty well, although the original battery (understandably) just refuses to hold a charge very long any more - although it will reliably recharge when the laptop is running on A/C.

I decided to invest in a new (genuine) IBM replacement laptop battery, which upon receipt, just wouldn't seem to go into the recharge cycle. The recharge light (lower left screen hinge) only blinks orange. Assuming "defective battery", I requested and received a return merchandise authorization, and returned the battery and requested a replacement. The replacement arrived, and the same problem.

Although not outside the realm of reasonableness, it seems improbably that two consecutive replacement laptop batteries would be defective. Under power options, the replacement battery appears to be being recognized - although just not charging (graphic shows a "circle and bar" running through the battery image).

So, clearly (at least to me),

There's nothing wrong with my A/C adapter
There's nothing wrong with my existing (old) battery
There's nothing wrong with the battery charging circuitry

Again, this is a genuine IBM laptop battery, with the exact same model as the old one and it seems to defy reason that this battery also has some sort of defect. Any suggestions on a way to "kick-start" the new battery into recharging?
 

A:New Thinkpad Battery Won't Charge - Old One Charges Fine

You might see what lenovo support has in the way of manuals for that model, maybe some insight in one of them.

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/s...s/browseByProductLandingPage.vm&validate=true
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Not sure where I'd submit a bug report, has anyone else experienced the following? I have my charging thresholds set to 80% in Lenovo Companion for my T470. However, it seem like half the time it will end up charging one or both batteries to 100%. What seems to happen is it charges to 80%, and it might sit there for a little while, and then a battery creeps to 81%, at which point it then gets charged to 100%. I'm assuming the code behind the threshold portion of the program is saying if charge == threshold rather than if charge >= threshold to determine when to cut the charging off. 

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my hp 15 notebook is at it again.It is plugged in but not charging. but when I shut it down' and pluggin ,it charges. it only and only charges when sleeping or off..where could this problem be and how should I solve it? please help.

A:hp notebook doesnt charge. it charges only when off or sleep...

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, apparently last night my laptop decided that it no longer wants to charge while it is on. i have tried pressing the power button fix i have tried opening the laptop and checking the charging port, i also opened the charger to see if something is wrong in there, nothing is wrong its all fine. the laptop only charges while it is off, when i press the power button the charging light turns off and also does the AC light, and it boots up on the battery fine. i really need help and a solution for this.

A:laptop wont charge while it is running but charges only when...

Hi @Kashiffc154,

 

Good day .and thank you for choosing the HP community. ! It is a great location to find resolutions.

 

I reviewed the post about charging issues with the unit. It charges only when the unit is turned off. I?ll be more than happy to assist you here.

 At the outset, you?ve diagnosed the issue perfectly and performed great analysis of the situation before posting the query on HP forums.

 Excellent job on that score. Kudos to you. It is always a privilege to work with technically savvy customers.

 I take it as a privilege to share this platform with you. We value your relationship with HP and wish to serve you better.

 

It looks like a hardware issue with the unit. The battery controllers that supply charge to the battery are not functioning while the computer is powered on and work only when it is powered down.

 

For better clarity and to assist you better I would require more information regarding this.
Did it this begin after any update like windows update, bios update or any other update?
Have you tried with a different battery or charger if you could get hold of one?
For now please follow these steps.
Uninstall the ACPI drivers from device manager for the battery.
 Then test and calibrate the battery.
Then change the power plan to the windows default plan.
 

Steps to uninstall the ACPI drivers
Right-Click on start button> click device manager> Batteries>then select th... Read more

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Hello! I have had my Lenovo for a couple of months and it seems to have stopped charging. I'm not sure if it's from the charger not working or if something is wrong with the battery. Also I have noticed that while charging the laptop gets really really hot. Does that happen to anyone else?

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My Dell laptop will charge and operate for several hours off a new 6000 MAh battery but the icon in the tray inidcates that it is always on line power. Although both the CD and floppy drive work when installed in a bay the system not indicate that they are present. I have updated the bios from Dell but that does not help. Any ideas would be appreciated.

Jerry
 

A:Dell Inspiron 3500 charges and runs on battery but cannot find battery or bay devices

Still under warranty, isn't it? Call Dell for a repair trip.
 

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Ever since yesterday I've had this problem, I tried several solutions and none of them worked. Basically the problem is: The laptop only works on battery now. When the battery is at 0% the laptop turns off even if the AC is plugged in. To make matters worse, when the laptop is on I get this message "plugged, not charging". So basically the AC no longer works by itself and only charges the battery when the laptop is off. Here is what I tried so far:- Changing the settings on the Lenovo Energy Mangement tool- Uninstalling the Lenovo Energy Mangement tool - Taking off the battery and AC, pushing the power button for 30 seconds, putting them back in and turning on the laptop.- Starting the laptop on safe mode- Praying to God None of these things worked. Somebody help.

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I've an Inspiron 15 7560, it's just just 3 months old. The design capacity of the battery in this thing is 41,998 mWh but windows batteryreport and hwmonitor are showing a full charge capacity of 39,079 mWh. That's 7% less. But the strange thing is that batteryreport as well as hwmonitor show a charge level of 107% when the laptop is full charged. And that's not on one occasion, every full charge is shown as 107%.. The thing that's even more strange is that according to battery capacity history of powercfg batteryreport that drop in capacity happened just around the time I changed the battery charge setting from "Adaptive" to "Primarily AC Use" in Dell Power Manager Lite. What's happening here?

A:7% battery wear on new laptop but battery charges up to 107% according to batteryreport

The lowering of the threshold is what is intended.
This link will give you more information on the charge options.

For your specific case  
"Primarily AC — Extends battery life by lowering the charge threshold, so that the battery never charges to 100 percent capacity. Recommended for users who primarily operate the system while plugged into an external power source."

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After my friend's laptop wouldn't run on battery power OR charge the battery I tried many "fixes."
 
Shockingly none worked that I found.
 
Only one thing worked for me to my surprise.
 
A last ditch effort was to open up the laptop (sony pcg-81114L) and disconnect the cmos battery for a few minutes to reset the CMOS.
 
To my surprise, when powered on, the battery instantly showed it was charging AND when removing the power plug the battery POWERS the laptop now! (and I'd thought I was wasting my time.)
 
Worked with an off brand battery also.
 
Many times this has saved many computers that have odd "unsolvable" things wrong with them.
 
Surely someone else has done this also but I haven't seen it posted anywhere to my knowledge.
 
Thank GOD for bringing the idea to remembrance!

A:sony vaio won't charge battery or run on battery power (CMOS BATTERY FIX!)

Hi askfault,
Do you have any information on how this fixes the battery problem? would be interested to know.
 
Xen

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I have a 12 GB i7 t440s. All functions are normal, dirvers and bios updated.The 24(Len 68 ) and also 48 ( Len 68+ )Wh batteries will both charge without trouble. I also have a fewof the  72 Wh (68+) odd that the 48 and 72 have the same reference (68+?) battery as well.PROBLEM: all 3 72Wh batteries will not charge on this device? they are fitting properly and proper spec for this laptop. The 72 is not charging although recognized in the Lenovo Diagnostics software -battery diagnostic?Machine Type Model: 20ARS1R703 Is this related to the Power supply? I think i am currently using a 65w Lenovo Original  with the flat yellow tip.What else can i try? I would really like these extended batteries to work. They are rated as a specified option for this T440s device.Both sizes are typ 68+ and they fit this generation of T440 models? Not recognized- 68+  72Wh :  These will not Recognize in the Laptop?Batt 1: FRU - 45N1737  Rating MIN. 6080mAh   ( 2013.12 SKU )Batt 2: FRU - 45N1738  Rating MIN. 6040mAh  ( 2014 08 SKU )Batt 3: FRU - 45N1737  Rating MIN. 6080mAh  ( 2013 .12 SKU ) Recognized 68+  48 Wh:   THESE CHARGE AND WORK FINE in the PCBatt 4: FRU - 45N1767Rating MIN 3930 mAh  ( 2017.03 SKU )Batt 5: FRU - 45N1735 Rating MIN 4100mAh  ( 2014.02 SKU ) Please help?   

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My battery never charges above 10% and is at 0% or close to 0 most of the time.  Desktop is always plugged in, the power supply diagnostic test passed.  Originally was plugged in to a UPS/surge protector, tried plugging directly into an outlet, does not appear to have changed anything.  The computer has shut down a few times even though it is plugged in - it does start right back up. 

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Hello everybody,my problem: Lenovo Y700 15 ISK with Windows 10 x64 charges the battery only to 95%. The bar at the bottom always shows "95% plugged in, charging?. I have no battery settings (maintenance mode etc.) activated, especially because I have no software to do so. As far as I know there is no such settings in Windows 10. I just bought it. Have immediately (without looking whether it loads to 95%) formatted the SSD and Installed Windows 10 and Drivers from http://support.lenovo.com/de/de/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-y-series-laptops/y700-15isk?qu...I installed only the Drivers and Lenovo Utility + Lenovo System Interface Foundation (which have no interface). I also tried to install Lenovo Companion and Lenovo settings and change battery settings such as conservation mode, etc. While it change the indicator from "charging" to "not charging" and back it still does not move over 95%. Does anyone have any advice for me? Should I return it?

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My Dell XPS battery charges only to 99%. Technical support said this is a "normal" occurrence if you have "adaptive" charging on in the BIOS. They asked me to update the BIOS and then change it to "custom" charging. The battery now charges to 100%.
Is this normal behaviour or just a messy "fix"? I just want to confirm if this is a papered over fault, because I suspect that it is. Personally I am not too pleased with having to call Dell technical support on the day I opened my new laptop!

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Hi all, My laptop is new, i've had it for just about a month now. There's usually an orange charging light on the side of the laptop that illuminates when the charger is plugged in. However recently, whenever my laptop is on and i try to charge it, the orange light illuminates for a matter of seconds and comes up with the message "plugged in but not charging" and then the light just turns white and the laptop continually runs as if nothing is plugged in. However, when the laptop is turned off, the orange light will iluminate and will  charge to 100%. The charger is completely fine as it appears to charge the laptop when it is off. I have even purchased a new charger and that has made no difference. It appears as though it's some type of settings problem, but i have checked settings and nothing seems to be different. Any help would be appreciated, as i'd hate to have to keep switching of my laptop just so that it will charge.

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Hi all, My laptop is new, i've had it for just about a month now. There's usually an orange charging light on the side of the laptop that illuminates when the charger is plugged in. However recently, whenever my laptop is on and i try to charge it, the orange light illuminates for a matter of seconds and comes up with the message "plugged in but not charging" and then the light just turns white and the laptop continually runs as if nothing is plugged in. However, when the laptop is turned off, the orange light will iluminate and will  charge to 100%. The charger is completely fine as it appears to charge the laptop when it is off. I have even purchased a new charger and that has made no difference. It appears as though it's some type of settings problem, but i have checked settings and nothing seems to be different. Any help would be appreciated, as i'd hate to have to keep switching of my laptop just so that it will charge.

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I have a HP amd a8 laptop - approximately 15 months old. Over the past 3 months I have noticed that it is not charging when plugged in. I used to be able to fully charge it, unplug it and work for 2 hours plus before having to recharge it. I would then plug it back in to top up the power. 3 months ago I noticed when I was doing this it was no longer topping up the power. In fact, the red light (which normally stays on when charging) would only flash once - and then go white and stay white; draining  the remaining power very quickly. I have tried other charges but to no avail. The laptop battery will charge when the laptop is off (lid closed) and in sleep mode. The battery port does feel a little loose but I don't think this is the problem as when I take the battery out and plug the main power in the laptop will power up. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Clary

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Just curious how the long the battery lasts on some of the laptops out there that I haven't used or worked on before. Here's mine @ 97% charge.. the 2nd one taken a few minutes before that right after I took it off the charger.

A:How long does your battery last between charges

my battery last 2-3 hours lol 4 if im lucky

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Hi, my battery no longer holds charge. I've checked it with HP support assistent, which has told me that my battery has failed and that it needs replacing. What battery would I need? that's the laptop that I have http://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=c04814927&doctype=data%20sheet&doclang=EN_GB&s... serial no: CND539806P product no: P0U73EA#ABU

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My Yoga 2 will no longer charge after I saw green and blue sparks from a crack in the charging cable. I was tried two replacement cables and therefore think there must be an internal problem. Is this fixable? I need it to run my business. Thank you.

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My Yoga 2 will no longer charge after I saw green and blue sparks from a crack in the charging cable. I was tried two replacement cables and therefore think there must be an internal problem. Is this fixable? I need it to run my business. Thank you.

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My problem is the the following, I have a laptop ( hp pavillon zd8000) and the battery will only charge when the computer is turned of or if it is in sleep mode. once i turn the computer on the battery stops charging and computer uses the AC adaptor. my battery works finee i think because it charges to 100% and when I use the battery without the AC adapator my computer works fine for 2 hours. i have tried different batteries and different AC adaptor problem not solved. I sent my computer to HP and they have changed my motherboard and when i got my computer back it still had the same problem. what could it be?? can anyone help me?? hp pavillon zd8000service tag: zd8410eas/n: [personal information removed]OS: Windows Xp home

A:battery only charges when computer is off or in sleep

umm the thing i can say is that the laptop is using alot of power and its using the power from the wall to still use the laptop well it happens to me when it getslow on battery then i charge it it says pluged in ,not charging because im using alot of juice from the wall so once it slows down in processing it charges the battery im not sure  the thing i would trying is not to do any thing and see if it charges or even update the bios

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Battery only charges if the laptop is plugged int to power but off, when turned on, it never indicates that the battery is being charged. Runs only on battery power even when the AC adapter is plugged in. I am having the issue posted here before :http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/battery-only-charges-when-compu... So far I have not been able to find a solution. Windows 10, version 1607 Heres what I have tried so far:Recovery using HP tool for recovering windows (HD wipe, erased all settings)As other suggested on that thread, let battery run out and turn laptop back on (did not work)Another HP suggestion was to upgrade the BIOS, I did that too and that did not workTook the Laptop to the Bestbuy it was purchased at to test a different power supply, that did not work eitherHere is a curious thing, if I boot up the laptop with the battery on, and once booted, I can remove the battery, the laptop stays on, but it indicates that the battery is missing, however it does stay on.If I try to turn on the Laptop w/o the battery in place (but AC plugged in) it will not come on. I also tried the suggested compnents diagnostics (ESC at the time of boot up, and then F2 to enter diagnostics), the battery passes the test, but the AC adapter is never regognized or fails (as long as the batter is on), however, a different adapter was tested, so it is not the adapter. Here's another thing someone else suggested, to try booting up to a US... Read more

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Hi

For a few days, my Tecra A5 has begun to beep and shut down (as when the battery gets low) while it was connected to the power supply AC adapter.

I finally realized that when the computer is plugged in, the battery discharges and does not use the power supply to recharge.

On the other hand, if I switch off the computer, the battery starts to recharge.
I replaced the battery a few months ago, so I think it is still OK.

Could the charger be faulty? Seems strange since it can still recharge the battery when the computer is off.

Thanks in advance for your inputs.

A:Tecra A5 - battery charges only when computer is off

> Could the charger be faulty?

Theoretically; yes? but it could be also possible that the power supply electronic on the motherboard is affected? but at first stage the AC adaptor should be checked and notebook should be tested with new, good working AC adaptor.

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Serial number: [Personal Information Removed]
Product number: E6M69EA#ABU
 
Whenever I have my laptop turned on and plugged into the mains now, it'll give a message saying (plugged in, not charging) after the power percentage and stay at that level without charging up. But it'll charge when I have my computer off!
 
It will run off the battery and charge when the computer is off so it's not the battery itself. And it'll boot up and run if I have the AC adapter plugged in with the battery removed, so it's not that either. How do I fix this?
 
I looked all over the web for a solution to this but nothing I found worked at all so I had to come here.

A:Battery "plugged in, not charging", only charges when off.

Sorry to hear about the problems with the power.Many times when there are issues with the battery or power to the notebook, it will be one of three things: the power supply, the system board, or the battery. You might want to take a look at this document that has instructions to troubleshoot each of these.  If you follow these instructions, you might find the problem, or at least you will be eliminating them as being the issue.  But I think maybe you'll find the answer in this document, Battery Does not Power the Notebook or Hold a Charge, Thanks, 

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I have dell inspiron n5110. I upgraded to windows 10 pro.... Everything was okay but since the past week it shows a battery issue. When I plug in the charger, the battery shows charging for like 5-6 seconds and then it shows not charging. I again pull out the charger from laptop and plug it again and the same happens. Nothing changes on moving the charger a bit here and there...... Only charges  for 5-6 seconds when I plug it off and on.

A:Battery issue (Charges for a while then says not charging)

And yeah it actually charges for those 5-6 seconds. Don't know what's the issue.

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hi

ive got a brand new battery in an old dell inspiron n4030 lappy, win 7 64bit. It never charges more than 86 pc and runs out of juice at about 26pc [on the task bar] . To try and calibrate it ive run full charge/discharge cycles 4 times. Only a couple of pc better

using power plan called "balanced" and default settings, anyway, the recommended one

currently the pc is set to shut down/sleep at 2 pc but because the battery expires much earlier [around 26pc] it just crashes, which cant be good for the HD. Will change this setting.
any ideas anyone

thanks

A:laptop battery never fully charges

I think you need to select power saver and make a plan for battery. Maybe it works in your case.

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Just purchased Envy M6-W103DX. The battery charges when the unit is off or asleep, but it shows "plugged in, not charging" when in use. Performed battery test with HP Assistant, and it says the battery is okay. Why is the battery not charging during use? I have not had a laptop ever do this.

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I am running One Key Optimizer and have a red dot on the battery level, which I thought meant that my computer needed to be optimized. (It did, to be honest.) However, after I did the Checkup, nothing showed up as wrong, but then when I went into the Battery area, it showed that the battery should be calibrated, which I tried starting. It started, but it only charged my battery up, and not discharged it to recharge it. I have it currently on high performance setting to help drain the battery, and I have it unplugged to try and discharge the battery. I know it has to be plugged in, not allowed to sleep, or not to power down the PC, but if it won't discharge, then what's the sense of a calibration? What is wrong?  

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Hey Guys, I purchased hp au006tx 2 months ago. There has been this issue with the battery. Everytime I put the laptop on charging, the battery goes staright to 99 % in like 40 minutes or less and then its stuck there. I kept it on charge for like straight 3-4 hours, nothing changed . The battery check tool from HP shows status as good but it shows the full charge capacity as 99% . Why ? Should I get my battery replaced by HP. I have it under warranty?  Any help would be appreciated. 

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As and IT Professional I realize that the more information that I provide the easyier to dignose the issue.  So here is the issue and what I have already done to resolve the problem. LAPTOP IS An HP Paviliion g7 Notebook product number B5Z52UAR#ABA. OS - Windows 10 - 64 bit.  My Laptop stopped showing charging even though I have it plugged in.  I thought at first it was the charger but now realize it is something else.  Here is what I have done. I ran the HP Diagnostics on the battery and the diagnostics shows the battery is good.  What is strange is when the diagnostics is running the battery icon starts showing charging and when I hover the mouse pointer over the icon it says plugged in an charging.  But as soon as the diagnostics finishes the icon stops showing charging and when I over over it the battery shows plugged in and not charging.  If I continue to run the diagnostics the battery charges a little more each time. I have performed a routine suggested on a website where I unplug the power cable, power down the laptop, remove the battery, plug the laptop back in, and start the computer.  Then go to Divice Mangaer and Uninstall the Microsoft ACPI-Complient Control Method Battery, power down the laptop, unplug the laptop, re-install the battery, and plug the laptop back in.  Then when I load the OS the Microsoft ACPI-Complient Control Method Battery reinstalls.  When I do this the battery icon sh... Read more

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I have an HP laptop with core I7 processor 2.4Ghz with 12Gb ram and 1Tb HD. Just purchase a new battery as the old one would no longer charge. Now, when plugged in, and the battery charges to 100%, the laptop shuts down. Any suggestions??
 

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Hi!

For the past couple of weeks I have been having trouble with the battery of my Satellite L50-A. It stays at 0%, even though it does charge. If I remove the power adapter, the notebook keeps working for a while. Now here comes the odd part. If the notebook has been charging for a while, it shuts down. If I remove the power adapter it will start again and still indicate it's at 0%, but now it works for about 1.5 hours before the battery is actually empty.

So I use my laptop without power until it shut down, then I charge it for a couple of hours and then it shuts down and we start all over.

Does anybody have any idea what I could do to solve this issue?

I have tried:
Charging it overnight without using the laptopUpdating several driversDisconnecting the battery, booting with power adapter, shutting down and connecting the battery again

A:Toshiba Satellite L50-A battery charges but stays at 0%

Hi

Did you find a solution? I have a similar problem and can only run the laptop with the power connected.
I have a warning message that the battery needs to be replaced and if I do this it won't boot even though the replacement battery has been charged.

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This is a v simple question but my pc is really important so I wanted to make sure I was in a knowledgeable place

My HP laptop is a few years old and the battery has done That Thing where it no longer charges and now it can only be used when plugged in (if unplugged it will shut off immediately). The battery however shows a set charge % on screen that is very slowly decreasing. When this charge runs out, will my computer cease to turn on altogether? Or do you think it will still work when plugged in? (or can it not be predicted)
 

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Hi guys, I have a problem with my laptop battery. It refuses to charge unless it's completely drained to 0%. It has no problem charging back up to 100% afterwards, but it just won't charge if it's anything above 0% even if the laptop is turned off, which has me baffled. I've searched for this problem but all I've found are instances where the battery WON'T charge after a complete drain, which is like the opposite of my problem...

I have an Averatec 2100 laptop running Windows XP. My battery specs are as follows:

Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery
Name: MS-1013
Unique ID: (blank)
Chemistry: LION
Power state: On Line
Manufacturer: (blank)

Any help would be appreciated, thanks
 

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Long story short - I spilt water over my laptop keyboard and uplugged both AC cable and battery. 3 to 4 days later i plugged it in again, placed the battery and it was charging and running on it without any problem for 2 hours. Then i decided that it's just fine so I plugged the AC cable and I haven't used it on battery for 20-30 days. Well, today I unplugged the AC cable and my laptop turned off.
I downloaded a diagnostic tool called BatteryMon and it says:
(Since I'm unable to post images which is sad - please copy and paste it into your browser adress tab)
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So, can anyone please tell me what does it really mean ? I can see that it says it's 120% charged which is overcharging, isn't it ? I'm not really into electrics, so please help me - how am I supposed to get my laptop battery working if it isn't dead ?
 

A:Lenovo G560 battery charges but laptop won't run on it

The battery contacts could be corroded by the spilled water. It takes time for this corrosion to develop so that's why the time that the laptop worked. The water could have affected other internal circuits too over time. The laptop needs to be opened up and inspected
 

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Hey, i finally got all the drivers instal, There all the right ones, and its a fresh copy of Windows Xp Home SP3, The batter only charges Up To 7% then stops, so when i dissconnect from the mains it Says plug i to the mainsm even on the lowest Battery level.

Cheers In Advance, Mark
 

A:Toshiba Satellite A100-200 Battery Only Charges a little But

check battery terminalls free of dust dirt etc, battery may be shot, they do not last as long as we think
http://www.friedbeef.com/top-15-ways-to-extend-your-laptop-battery-life/
 

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Hello,
I have a Dell XPS 17 L702X service tag <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy>.  I just bought a new 9-cell battery direct from Dell.  I installed it today, and it charged to only 90%.  Now it says "Plugged in, not charging."
I have tried unplugging the adapter from the machine and plugging it back in, and restarting the machine, with no success.
The last BIOS update for <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> was released in December 2013, so I know I am running the latest BIOS.
Any ideas?  Thanks.

Kevin B

A:XPS 17 L702X brand new Dell battery charges to only 90%

Have you tried checking inside the BIOS of the computer if the AC Adapter and the Battery is working fine? Also try to run some diagnostics to the computer.

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