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Q: Battery found drained after shutting down.

Hello there,
I have a Dell Inspiron 3542 and for the past few weeks I have found that the battery drains after shutting down the laptop. The following is a step by step explanation of the issue :
1. After charging the laptop to 100 %, I clicked Start > Power > Shut down.
2. After waiting for like 5 minutes and ensuring that the laptop is, like "dead" ( no sounds, vibrations or anything ), I closed the lid and kept it on the table.
3. Next day, switch the laptop on and it does not turn on. The battery light flashes for a second and goes off. I connect the AC adapter and the laptop switches on. It shows 0 % battery.
I have run a full diagnostic check up of the laptop and the results do not display any issues related to memory, hard disk or the battery. Lid sensor also works perfectly.
However, I found something interesting. I checked the Event Viewer and I found the following logs :
1. Information 10-09-2017 21:16:51 User32 1074 None :
The process Explorer.EXE has initiated the power off of computer DESKTOP-GJRG6VA on behalf of user DESKTOP-GJRG6VA\Dell Inspiron 3542 for the following reason: Other (Unplanned) Reason Code: 0x0 Shut-down Type: power off
// That's when I shut down the laptop.
2.Information 10-09-2017 21:16:54 Winlogon 7002 (1102) : User Log-off Notification for Customer Experience Improvement Program
3. Information 10-09-2017 21:16:56 Kernel-Power 42 (64) :
The system is entering sleep.
Sleep Reason: Application API
4. Information 10-09-2017 21:16:58 Kernel-Power 107 (102) : The system has resumed from sleep.
5. Information 11-09-2017 10:19:32 Kernel-General 1 (5) :
The system time has changed to ‎2017‎-‎09‎-‎11T04:49:32.500000000Z from ‎2017‎-‎09‎-‎10T15:46:58.855067000Z.
Change Reason: System time synchronized with the hardware clock.
// That's the time I switched it back on.
As seen, the laptop was shut down on 10-09-2017 21:16:51. But, did it enter Sleep mode on 10-09-2017 21:16:56 ? and the log shows it resumed from sleep on 10-09-2017 21:16:58, but I did not see any response like the screen turning back on or something.
Does anyone has a solution to this issue ?

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 My G700 has had this issue recognizing its own OEM battery since I got it, and there is a long drawn out way of trying to resolve this, but the core problem I believe is that when the battery is Fully Drained it can't Self Identify as an OEM battery, so the laptop won't charge it.  Without charge, it will never get out of this state. Problem:  Battery not recognized correctly as OEM, so won't chargeFix:  Charge battery at least a little bit Yes, I know it won't charge, so how do you perform fix? Plug into power and take battery in and out 5-10 times, leave battery in and remove and replug power cord in side of laptop 5-10 times.  Then leave for 15 minutes, then boot normally. Battery will now be recognized!  Why because you managed to get just enough juice in there while trying to identify the battery 10x or so, for the battery to be able to successfully identify itself when you did start it up. This is a HACK fix, but way better than uninstalling, reinstalling power software, BIOS software and device drivers a number of times (which does not work all that well, I have found). Hope this helps you, let me know! OHHH, and keep your battery charged at least a little to prevent this from happening, and turn power off when not using.  I am not sure if this is just some faulty batteries or all batteries, let me know if other batteries behave better than mine. Best,Mark Eckdahl

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At the time of reseting windows 10 due to battery drain my laptop shut down..After starting it shows message "installing windows 10 64%"and suddenly restarted repeatedly again and again.what should i do to start my laptop with windows 10

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Hi,        I notice when my HP EliteBook 745 G3 is completely off the battery getting drained.The computer is off, all ports are disconnected (no mouse, etc...), the AC is unplugged. In one weekend the battery reduces de value from 100% to 85%.(Friday 10 P.M. - 100%, Monday 8 A.M. 85%) The battery was also replaced to a new one, but the problem continues de same.This excludes a battery issue. This is normal? Can I get the feedback from another users who have the HP ElitteBook 745 G3, in one night how many percentage the battery reduces? Best regards

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hello, i bought a lenovo ideapad few months ago (500-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) now i have a problem that the battery suddenly dropped from 60% to 6% in a few seconds so i need your support to know the reason for that and to solve this problem thanks

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when i diagonalised my battery status, i  found that battery cycle count is about 550/300

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As title suggests - is it better to drain a battery then store it?

I.e. I have a spare laptop battery....

Thanks....

A:Best to store a spare battery drained?

hi there





Quote:
If you have a spare lithium-ion battery, use one to the fullest and keep the other cool by placing it in the refrigerator. Do not freeze the battery. For best results, store the battery at 40% state-of-charge.

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Hello,

I own a Dell Studio 15 laptop, usually I get about 3 1/2 to 4 hours of battery life on powersaver mode, depending on what I have turned on and stuff. But when i checked my battery a day ago, I only had 1 hour and 45 minutes of battery life at 100%!! I know that battery life drains over time, but this was so sudden! I lost 2 hours of battery life overnight! Could anyone explain what has happened and how I could go about fixing this problem?

Thanks a bunch!
Ricky
 

A:Battery life suddenly drained

if windows 7 you can manage battery a bit better but batteries do suddenly go, like a car really, one day it starts next dead, can try to fully drain it then fully charge it and whilst charging do not use the laptop till fully done this may help
 

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Hi,

I've a problem with my Z930-164 : The battery loose around 8% every 12 hours while it is off.

I've the latest bios (6.80) and the latests drivers. I'm with windows 7 64 bits.

By trying many things, I've founded that it is the option : "Sleep and Charge" in the bios. By default it is on Auto mode (1.5 A), there is a 2.0A mode too. If I turn it off, the battery only loose 1% every 12 hours while it is off.

In default mode, why it does not power the USB while sleeping ONLY if there is a device ? Not to drain the battery !

It is a huge problem no ?

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A:Satellite Z930 : Battery is drained while off

The enabled Sleep & Charge function affects the battery working time.
Sleep & Charge allows to charge external connected devices (like smartphone) even if the notebook is in sleep mode.

Furthermore enabled ?Wakeup? options (Wake up on LAN, etc..) which are available in BIOS would lead to battery discharging.
Therefore disable these options if you don?t want to discharge the battery.

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I left my T400 on overnight running on battery (clearly not the brightest idea), and now it won't start up.  The plug and battery lights do illuminate when I plug it into an outlet; when I turn it on, the num lock and caps lock lights illuminate briefly, and the power status indicator light illuminates.  It makes a few whirring noises, and then just sits there.  Does anyone have any suggestions for troubleshooting this?  Thank you!













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A:T400 won't start up after battery was drained

Did you ever get a response at all or figure out what was going on? This same issue just happened to me.

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my laptop battery is draining too fast because some local host process is taking too much of CPU usage .... when i close it ... it again get started .... so please help me with it ..... 

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hello,
 
i bought a lenovo ideapad few months ago (500-15ISK Laptop (ideapad)
 now i have a problem that the battery suddenly dropped from 60% to 6% in a few seconds 
so i need your support to know the reason for that and to solve this problem
 
thanks
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Hi, I have purchased a new HP Notebook recently. When i am shutting down laptop with full charge and after 2 days i am trying to open the laptop. Complete battery is getting drained. I have another laptop from Dell  i am not facing the same issue. If this is the case in case of emergency it will be difficult to use the laptop on travel . Is it the problem with OS or battery can some one clarify?? Regards.Kishore 

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Hi

When I do a suspend to ram during the night, battery can lost 20%... don't think is really normal.

How much charge do you lost during the night?

Thanks

A:Satellite Z830 - Suspend to RAM -> battery drained

Even when notebook is OFF battery will lose the capacity so it is ?normal?.
How many percent will battery lose is different and not the same on all notebook models.

To be honest if you use notebook on battery power supply it is logic to me that during the night you use hibernation and not stand-by mode. Stand-by mode is for short period of time only.

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Does anyone have any idea what could cause a netbook battery to not charge unless it's completely drained of power first?

If you don't know the answer to that, then how easy is it to replace an Asus netbook battery?
 

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I have received my new X260 laptop a month ago (also my first Lenovo), I did a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro and a bunch of drivers. It has been working well until now. Two days ago, I used it all-day with original adaptor plugged in. At the end of the day, I unplugged it and close the lid to put it to Sleep mode before I left work. The day after, I came to work and found my X260 battery was at 5%. I thought I have mistakenly set the Power Option so I checked and it was set to Sleep when I close the lid. Yesterday, I did the same, put it to Sleep before leaving work, but this time I clicked Start > Power icon > Sleep to make sure it entered Sleep mode and I watched the red LED on the lid blink slowly. Today I came to work and the battery was at 5% again! I am suspecting that X260 woke up at some point during the night. I don't know how, no cables connected. Please guide me if I need to update any driver or check any settings on Windows/BIOS. Thank you.

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I have an old Dell Inspiron 2200 laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit, and I recently replaced the battery that originally came with it.

The new battery is good, it lasts about 4 hours on a charge, but Vista seems to be reacting to it very strangely. Immediately after I take it off AC power, Vista will alert me that my battery power has reached 99% and is critically low.

After that it'll run fine for about an hour, then when it hits 75% or so it will put itself into sleep mode automatically as if the battery was dead. After it's asleep, I can turn it right back on and it will run for an additional 3 hours before shutting down again (this time because the battery really is dead).

I've tried full-discharging the battery to calibrate it a couple of times, but it made no difference in the behavior. As far as I can tell the battery is fine otherwise (the percentage and time remaining that Vista tells me seem to be accurate), and the computer has no problems when it is plugged in to AC power.

This strange behavior happens exactly the same way every single time I run the computer on battery. Low Battery warning at 99% and false shutdown around 75%. After that it's fine. Any ideas what could be causing this problem?

A:Computer going to sleep before battery completely drained

Hello Chefgon, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Double check your advanced Power Plan Options (Control Panel) settings under the Battery options for what levels it should warn you at. You can adjust these settings for what it should do when it reaches the level you set.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Greetings all! I'm struggeling with my lenovo 920s battery.I've adjusted the settings so that when i press the power button, the laptop should go into hibernation, and so it does.But the battery is drained! about 3% an hour or more! I've googled around and tried a few things,1. i tried turning fast boot off. 2. I tried disabling "intel management engine interface 2.5 uninstalled it and updated it with vantage app. 3. Reset bios to defualt,4. updated BIOS from 5NCN28WW to 5NCN41WW neither have worked.any other tips? 

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The lap top has been working with no issues since purchase, but last week it was being used and the battery was completely drained and it switched off. As it was not needed at that point, it was left until the following morning. When it was plugged in, it woudl not start. So we left it charging and still nothing. When you push the start button the keyboard lights up for a few seconds and then goes off and that is it. I have read through numerous other similiar issues and have tried all of the following with no success: 1. Pushed and held power button for times ranging from 20 seconds to 1 minute2. Tried reset button3. Opened up back and pulled plug out of battery, then tried various combinations of pushing power for extended periods, with no power cable etc, and then plugging back in again So now at a bit of a loss as tried everything I can read on line with people suggest, the only other but I have read is about removing RAM, but not sure where they, I think below the battery. So not sure if I need to completely remove the battery etc, but wanted to see if anyone else had any better / easier ideas before I try that. Thanks for any help and guidance Model number - Lenovo Yoga 2 13, Model name 20344  

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This first time it occurred when I was browsing websites for a school project. The laptop suddenly turned off. I did hard reset by holding the power button and everything but it won't turn on. The backlight key and fan still working but the screen is black.I let the laptop there for some hours. Then it was able to turn on normally. I then charged the laptop to 90% and turned it off. This time the problem occurred again. It won't turn on correctly unless the battery is completely drained !!! I contacted Microsoft and they had me reset my laptop, but the problem still occurs! I've tested many times !!!I was frustrated so I took the battery off with some screwdrivers. So now I only use the AC adapter. However, the freaking thing still happen! I can't identify what is the problem !! I need help !

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my laptop is hp envy 15 j110tx and its battery is drained or what laptop is not charging and i want to buy pi06 but is'nt availaible

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I tried factory reset and my battery died. After i pluggued my laptop to the charger, a black screen appears with a msg saying " an operating system wasn't found. Try disconnecting any drives that don't contact an operating system" and asks me to restart my laptop followed by a continuous beeping sound. Can someone please help me...

A:Factory reset but battery drained, probook doesnt log in

Hello, Welcome! Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Despite the fact that the battery power drained during recovery, I suspect the recovery partition is still there and intact. You just have to restart the recovery process. Here is how: 1. Please, shutdown the computer using the power button2. Power it on.2.1 As soon as you press the power-on button, imeediately start hitting the Esc button (like tap-tap-tap).This should open a HP Startup Menu which may look similar to this one 3. Choose F11 for System Recovery options.The computer should boot from recovery partition to open you various recovery options. Note, that F11 option will only work if the recovery partition is there (not deleted) and intact. From there, you have prenty of options to choose from. Follow the on-screen instructions . Details here >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00006110 Let me know if this helps. If you experience any issues, do provide details and let me know.

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I looked at the Event Viewer and it appears it entered sleep, and then resumed from sleep two seconds later (I'm guessing right after I shut the lid).  How do I stop this? I have the power options to "sleep" I have tried to turn off all the "Allow this device to wake up th computer" - no matter what I try, it seems to not go to sleep. It does *sometimes* but the vast majority, it doesn't if I just shut the lid.  My BIOS is updated.  Is there any lesser known fix?  EDIT: Oh yeah, and sometimes it won't wake up from sleep when pressing power, or opening lid, or pressing fn + 4. 

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I kept my laptop on sleep mode at night, morning the battery was completly drained. When I plugged in the charger the wifi led is orange and doesnt boot up! I cannot do an hard reset my beats button is dead its not working. Tried removing the battery, Ram, power connector no success. Please help!!

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I am having an issue with my battery draining quickly after I put the HP Pavilion x2 in sleep mode.  It doesn't drain completely as some others have mentioned, but it does seem to drain fairly quickly in comparison to other laptops I have had.  Am I doing something wrong with how I put it in sleep mode?  I press the button on the top left of the screen/tablet.  Please let me know if you can help me.  Thanks.

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Dear forum users,
I have a big problem as my Dell Inspiron15 3000 series laptp started to behave strangely since I updated the bios from the version on the dell drivers and support website. 

I upgraded to the V12 version Dell Inspiron 3442,3542,5748 System BIOS Version: A12 ,A12, when originally the laptop came with version A06. 

However, since the upgrade, my laptop battery drains after I have switched the laptop off. Therefore I'm having all kinds of issues starting the laptop in the morning and I am afraind this behaviour will lead to a disfunctioning laptop rather soon.
Downgrading the bios version to version A06 is not possible as the utility exists with the message that Dell doesn't recommend downgrading the BIOS version.
What can I do?

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hi,

i have a dual boot laptop dell insperion 1710. dual boot xp and vista on a partitioned disk
last night my battery ran out while it was doing an update for xp.

tried to boot into xp but it would get stuck on the xp emblem.

i can however boot into vista just fine.

im thinking either my MBR was corrupted or my boot ini

any other ideas?

if all else fails i guess i will have to reinstall XP again. and i know that is a pain cause i have to go into dos commands an mess with the bootlaoder.

evrtything is backed up on a external drive.

any help or ideas would really help me out

thanks!
 

A:my laptop battery drained out while doing updates, now it wont boot

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Hi,

I have the following big problem with my Satellite Click Mini L9W-B - this happened already two times.

I suspect that this may be connected to some Windows 8.1 setting. It also may be it is BIOS related.

PROBLEM: if I leave the laptop in a sleep mode (by just closing the lid), then If I do not use it for some time (>10 hours) then after that I could not switch the laptop on - it simply does not respond to any keys including the power on button. It does not matter whether I connect the power or disconnect it, I still can not power on the laptop, also it does not matter whether I try it with or without the keyboard attached. BUT: the battery on back on the screen is warm ,so obviously the laptop has not been switched off completely and something (i.e. windows sleep mode or bios or something else) is preventing me to power it on.

The solution I have so far is to leave the laptop for a very long time disconnected (to drain the battery completely - it will not be warm any more!) and then connect the power and then it will be able to switch on. Alternatively, opening the screen cover and manually disconnecting the battery and then connecting it again also work. After that the laptop can be switched on and works fine.

Obviously it is not very good because to wait very long (several days!) or to open the cover is not really a good option when you need the laptop!

Can you help?

May be it is something to do with some power-saving features of Windows?

Many thanks!

A:Satellite Click Mini L9W-B - could not switch it on until battery is fully drained

There is a quick workaround instead of waiting for the battery to drain...

Hold down power button for around 20-30 seconds. That should hardware turn off the power completely allowing you to turn it on again.

Update the bios to the latest version and apply all windows updates after that, that may solve the sleep bug issue

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any help or explanation to a symptom like this ?
pushed power button then over night, the battery is completely drained, also no boot, repeatable.
shutdown the machine but no goes into sleep mode, the battery is safe without overnight drained issue, but still some leakage about 10% overnight. The battery report generation mechanism has wrong ? or really the PC hardware fault ? or Win10 bug ?!

A:win10 battery drained so fast unexpectedly, Dell Inspiron 15-5559

Turn off Fast Startup. Under Windows 10, your computer does not totally shut down with Fast Startup on. It can actually be running processes when you think it is "shut down". If you leave it off AC power for any length of time, it can drain your battery. With Fast Startup off, your computer will boot slightly slower, but it should not make a big difference.
JohnD

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I have a Dell 7737 laptop and from time to time it develops a firmware glitch where random keys stop working for both BIOS Setup and Operating Systems. After such thing happens neither shutdown (Full shutdown / Fast Boot disabled) nor restart get the keyboard back to a normal state. At this point the only workarround is to disconnect the AC power cord and then either drain the battery or physically remove it.
This laptop's battery cover is not designed for daily removal and it is starting to get loose because of this BIOS bug.
I am running BIOS version A14 but this bug was present since I purchased the laptop with BIOS version A07. Sometimes I cannot even type my password because the random keys that stop working match those it uses.
Please Dell could you provide a BIOS hotfix for this annoying issue? 

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I have a brand new battery in an Acer travelmate 5720. It has a BRAND NEW battery in it. at 50% power, the laptop dies as if the battery is totally drained. Will not even post to bios. Just dead.
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A:win 7 shutting down laptop at 50% battery

yes I think alot of ppl here are backing up windows 7 but YES it is probably a windows 7 problem because ALOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT and when I say alot i mean thousands of ppl are saying it's a windows 7 problem because, most Battery problems occur AFTER the installation of windows 7, my problem is that it drains alot of power it use to have 3hrs battery life after installing windows 7 BAM! 15 mins of battery life it made my Laptop a Desktop computer now and I don't think it's when your computer is turned on because I also noticed that when my laptop is turned off and after like 8-10 hrs it would already be unable to boot up so now what i know is that It screws up battery life it's most likely NOT in the system but windows does something to the laptop's battery. a solution for the broken computer NONE
the solution GET A WINDOWS 7 LAPTOP THAT THE DEFAULT OS IS WINDOWS 7 thats the only fix available. this problem is very common AFTER the installation of windows 7 so I'm sorry microsoft but you kinda screwed up somewhere here

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I am new to IT forums and almost clueless with hardware problems and IT jargon. My ASUS has recently been shutting down without warning when inadvertently not plugged into mains power, then improved very slightly to at least give me a minute or two's warning with a message saying that there was just 1% battery power, although the icon on the task bar indicates that it is fully charged... I have watched it charging when on mains power. The battery orange light (that sometimes lights) is currently not on, and I don't know what that means. The battery default is on the balanced power plan. It may seem silly, but I am not sure if this indicates that the battery or the adapter requires replacement. But there is another possibility; could it be that my computer is overheating? I don't know what is normal for this or any computer. I downloaded HWMonitor but can't copy it here, so will have to type in manually below, not understanding the jargon included. It is changing up and down as it continues to monitor my laptop's functions.

Computer Temps THRM Value 54-56 deg C Min 54 deg C Max 76 deg C

Fans CPU Value 3200-3300 RPM Min 3200 RPM Max 5100 RPM

Intel Pentium Temps
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Core 1 Value 50-56 deg C Min 50 deg C Max 77 deg C

NVIDIA temps TMPIN0 Value 60 deg C Min 60 deg C Max 75 deg C

Battery
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Capacities
Designed capacity Value 48400 mWh Min 4... Read more

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Hi, For the last couple weeks my laptop will just shut down when it is not plugged in - without any warning. The battery shows plenty of power. I am only usually able to get 20-30 minutes without it plugged in before it does this. The battery is not warm when it shuts down so it is not overheating. It works fine when it is plugged in. Any ideas how to fix this? Thanks.

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A couple of days ago I closed the lid of my xps 15 9550 to come back an hour later and hear the fans on and the laptop was very warm. I opened it and a blue screen appeared titled - "Recovery", with the message "it looks like windows didn't load correctly". This was after simply closing the laptop over to put it into sleep mode. 
Now I've noticed this only happens when the laptop is running off its battery and is not on charge. No matter if I close it or manually put it into sleep mode I have to use the power button for it to start again which leads to the blue screen appearing. At the blue screen if I select restart PC everything seems to work fine. 
I'm puzzled, any suggestions?

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Hi! I have a HP envy 14-2020nr that shuts down unexpectedly even though the battery power is 90% and I am trying to turn the laptop on again it shuts down before it could even display the microsoft windows logo. When I click on the battery icon it shows that there is a possibility of using two batteries(battery 1: plugged in or not present(if the battery is not inserted) and Battery 2: Not present),so I would like to know if this is an error or is there a possibility of inserting two batteries. Sometimes when the charger is plugged,it says the battery  1: Not charging.  

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My laptop is about a year old, at most, and works just fine for the most part. No great glitches or anything else of the sort to report. The battery life is also perfectly fine...But for absolutely no reason that I can comprehend, it shuts down with a sort of a 'blip' sound in the middle of whatever I happen to be working and won't boot again. There is no significant overheating to report either. Just slightly on the warmer side.I haven't been dropping it, on any hard surface or water and I don't believe there has been any significant high voltage supplied.Until this morning, it didn't do this when the power cord was plugged in but unless that came loose when I wasn't looking, it now turns off even when the power cord is plugged in.What could be the reason behind this?

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hi,
my dell inspiron i3 battery still drains when I shut down the machine using the Power "shut down" option in windows 10.
after i'm done using the laptop and turn it off using the shut down option. it either I see a red light indicating low battery or the machine won't turn On at all because it has run out of battery and I need to connect the charger

A:battery still drains after shutting down the laptop

Disable fast boot:
<<www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4189-fast-startup-turn-off-windows-10-a.html>>
Once that's done, Windows 10 will shut down rather than hibernate. 
If that doesn't solve the issue, it may be time for a new battery.

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When my laptops battery reaches critical it will usually hibernate as all of them do. When it's switched back on it'll give you the option to do a system resume. The past 3 times it hasn't though, it has brought up the black screen saying windows didn't shut down properly, and giving me the options to start in safe mode etc.

Any ideas why this happening?

A:Not Shutting Down Properly At Critical Battery

Hello Sonic,

* Windows stores the Hibernation file "Hiberfil.sys" (which stores the hibernate information) in the Windows root drive where you have installed windows.

* Now, do you have enough space in your Windows root drive? In this issue I feel that if there is not enough space in windows drive and hence, windows is unable to store the Hibernate file and hence the issue is caused.

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Mine and my boyfriend's HP's have randomly been shutting off when the battery is at about 30-20%. Also, both of our batteries won't fully charge. Even when plugged in, the charging stops at around 80-95%. Our computers are only about 2-3 years old. Is there anything we can do ourselves to fix the issue? or are we just going to have to get a new battery? 

A:Computer Shutting off and Battery issues

@Bill_F? made it a topic. See here.

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Hi!

I'd like to know if it is safe to connect and disconnect a laptop battery while the AC power cord is connected and the computer is on?

Thanks
 

A:Disconnect battery without shutting off computer

its never done me any harm, i regularly swap batteries around on my laptops.
 

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Mine and my boyfriend's HP's have randomly been shutting off when the battery is at about 30-20%. Also, both of our batteries won't fully charge. Even when plugged in, the charging stops at around 80-95%. Our computers are only about 2-3 years old. Is there anything we can do ourselves to fix the issue? or are we just going to have to get a new battery? 

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Hi, I have a Lenovo Yoga 3 14, but it seems to be having some issues with power, here's what I've tried so far and the results. 1. Running with just battery: Device powers on for about 15-20 seconds, can hear the internal workings going on, such as the fan, and then it suddenly shuts down. Nothing ever displayed on the screen. 2. Running with just battery plugged into TV with HDMI: Same as before, except the TV shows Windows 10 booting up, it gets to the "Please Wait" screen just before Windows asks you to login, and then the laptop shuts down before it ever gets to the Windows login screen. 3. Running with Battery and Power adapter plugged in: Identical to 1 and 2. Whenever the battery is in, the display NEVER works. 4. Running with Battery unplugged from the Motherboard and the Power adapter plugged in: Display works on laptop, and the device runs reasonably smoothly, but still shuts down randomly sometimes, quite often when playing games, if I'm just messing around with word processing or internet browsing, it can last hours before it shuts down. Can withstand the Lenovo solution center testing (Full CPU and disk load) without powering down. I'm at a loss as to what's wrong with it, I assumed it was a power problem, and the battery alone can't send enough power to run the display, whereas the AC power supplies more power, but it still shuts down randomly sometimes, and the laptop is on a solid desk, it's not caused by the l... Read more

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I've been having a frustrating time with my laptop the past few weeks. Basically, it just shuts down out of nowhere after a few minutes (fluctuates...sometimes happens after a few hours). I noticed that every time it happens, the fan on the side gets loud for a few seconds right before it shuts down. That led me to believe that my CPU was overheating so I installed software that checked the temperature. However, I saw that my CPU was consistently around 40 C which I believe is normal.

I tried a few things to try to figure out what was going on. What I did notice was that when my battery is disconnected and I run the laptop just plugged in with the wire, it does not shut down at all. Could it simply just be a bad battery?

Here's the exact computer: http://www.cnet.com/products/lenovo...tel-core-i7-3630qm-2-40ghz-1600mhz-6mb/specs/

I appreciate any help with this.
 

A:Laptop randomly shutting down (battery problem?)

could be anything but if you suspect battery then just change it , it never hurts to have a spare battery -
 

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I am totally stumped by this one. My laptop makes this click sound at about 70% battery power (no AC) and shuts down (actually goes completely black). There is no warning and it does not go into hibernation mode. I bought an after market battery from the same vendor which I bought my previous battery. I have a battery monitor software (Battery Mon) that shows the battery is performing well. I have had my Dell since 2006 and this is my 3rd battery. I still have the original Dell battery which can hold a charge for about 1/2 hour. The battery mon program shows it can not hold a charge.

I am running Windows XP pro.

On AC power, laptop works great with no issues. Any ideas or suggestions? I have to travel and I can't have my laptop die out on me. Thanks
 

A:Dell E1505 shutting down at 70% battery power

Have you checked Event Viewer for any error messages?
 

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I've had my Yoga 710 for about a year now and it's never had any issues. However, I was using it yesterday and it randomly shut off. Since then, every time I attempt to use it without plugging it in, it will shut down after a few minutes. It will only stay on if I keep it plugged in despite the battery saying it's 100%. I'm not too good with technology so I'm not really sure what the problem could be. I checked all my hardware and there aren't any issues. My laptop is also up-to-date with Windows updates.

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My daughter has a Dell Inspiron i7 (N7010) laptop with service tag 983TCN1. The laptop is about 16 months old. It is shutting down randomly when running while plugged into the charger. It will run on battery only, and runs with the charger only with no battery; so we assume the charger works. (Not sure yet how it behaves long term with battery only, or charger only, as it usually is with the charger plugged in and battery installed).

Power Management reports the battery is fully charged (100%), but then shows there is a problem with the battery, and the computer may shut down suddenly. I am troubleshooting from 1800 miles away. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Laptop Shutting Down. Battery Problem?

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