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z410 Battery Guage Reset Issues

Q: z410 Battery Guage Reset Issues

Hi Everyone, So after a few months of use with my z410 I decided to take the Energy Manager's (program) advice and preform the suggested Battery Guage Reset. After the reset I have had a terrible experience. The z410 will at times not boot up on battery alone, and when I plug the charger in it will tell me the battery is dead, but shorlty after it everything is running it will tell me i have 100% battery. Now - if I were then to "pull the plug" the computer will act normally and get great battery perfromance...HOWEVER - if I plug ghe charger back in, the battery drops back down to 0%. I don't know what to do - please help...I can't win right now with this computer. I love it, but can't trust it. Please advise - please, and thank you!

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A: z410 Battery Guage Reset Issues

Hi shoosh1,

Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!

Turn OFF the computer.
Remove the AC charger
Press the OKR Button
Once the scren powers up , Stay on that screen and let the computer overnight on that screen until it turn itself off because of power loss in battery.

Now plug the AC back and charge it till 100%

Let me know if this worked for you
Thanks
Solid Cruver






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My Yoga 3 pro is still a nightmare and so far is unusable given onging battery problems. However I digress. The thing wouldn't charge past 72% and took 2 days to get to that from 51%. So yet again I searched the net hoping to find something new and I noted yet another updated battery guage realeased only a few days ago. I also noted that someone had suggested deleting the windows battery drivers in Device Manager after disconnecting the battery which I figured couldn't hurt so went ahead. Once I reconnected the battery, plugged it in and waited for it to download the battery drivers, I noted it didn't install the ACPI component. Now lo and behold, I have no battery guage at all. In fact it says "The battery is not used", but of course it is. I then tried the latest battery guage driver but no improvement. Can anyone help in this age old problem? Cheers 

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My computer is a 7 year old IBM Thinkpad R31 series, factory installed battery still in place. I rarely, if ever, use battery power, am always connected to an AC outlet. Battery power usually stays at 98% but today it has dropped to 0%. I am a computer novice so I don't know what this sudden drop means, will I damage my computer by continuing to use it? Should I purchase a new battery?

Help will be appreciated. Thank you.
 

A:Battery max-miser guage at 0%

Remove the battery (And power adaptor !)

Hold down the on switch for 30 secs (dispersing all internal voltage)

Re-insert the battery and adaptor

Turn on

Is it now charging ?
 

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I have a strange issue. I have a Lenovo T60 laptop and I am experiencing problems with the power management/power guage.

It will often show the battery not installed (power gauge is a greyish-white color with dashed lines) or it shows a red X. It does not matter if I am on AC power or on Battery power, it will show the full range of power, battery level, not installed, or an error.

I have searched Lenovo's site and I seem to remember seeing an FAQ about this, but now that I need it, I cannot find it.

What can I check or do to stop this? While it is annoying, I am not sure if I am having a battery problem or not. I did check my battery on Lenovo's site to see if it was recalled and it is not.

I do appreciate any help that any one can give me.

Thanks!
 

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Hi,Have been using Ideapad Z410 from past 6 months.  From past week the Laptop shuts down without warning, and the battery level is at 99% or 100%.  Only when the unit shutsdown, and when I start up again, that the battery indicator starts from 0 and goes to 99% or 100% and stays there.  I have also doen the Battery Meter Reset, but of no benefit.What is the problem, and what should I do.Should I claim under warranty ?

A:Idepad Z410 battery always at 99% or 100%

I wouldn't expect much of an answer from them, the same happens to the Z510 I have and it happens to the Z500 models before it, they'll tell you to send it in under warranty but that will not solve the problem as it will happen again after a few months and I need the laptop for work, I didn't buy it so that after half a year I would have to send it away for 2-3 weeks, I bought the thing because it is needed here. They need a battery firmware update but that too is too hard for them to do. These problems are being experienced by people worldwide and I am seriously considering reporting them to watchdog here in the UK. They should not be shipping laptops that have known issues and then offer no fix.

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I have to replace the battery in my Ideapad Z410.  Lenovo customer service tells me to contact product support, but my machine is out of warranty.  The model number on the back of my computer is 20292. I have tried entering my model# on the Lenovo website, so I can find a compatible replacement, and I get a message that they have no info for my model number. I have tried major retailers, and their customer support cannot tell me what is compatible. I just want to buy a %$#@ compatible battery, and it seems like no one can tell me what will be compatible.  Help! Thanks.  











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A:what replacement battery for Ideapad Z410?

Here is a snapshot of the batteries for your unit taken from the hardware maintenance manual.  From Ebay this battery seems to fit the third list from the top. Note it is of the 41.6 Wh capacity.

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Startup only on AC adaptor. 100% battery fails to startup.  Battery gauge reset shuts machine down.  I have tried all the suggested fixes.  Battery says good in Management program. Thanks in advance. Bill

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HiI have been using Z410 since almost 1 year now (warrenty expired) but since couple of days I can notice that in 2 mins of removing the power adaptor from the laptop, it just shutdowns.  Looking into the forum I can understand that the battery is not functioning correctly however the power manager shows battery as normal. I did the gauge reset also.  issue still presisst,Is replacing the battery only option in this case?













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A:Problem with z410 - battery draining immediately

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
From what you have described it sounds like the battery is failing and needs to be replaced.

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I have had my Lenovo IdeaPad Z410 since around January, and I have just recently expierienced the problem of the battery dropping to zero. What happens is my battery will be draining at a normal pace then all of a sudden my laptop will shut down and will not go back on as it thinks the battery is dead. If it is plugged when this happens then the orange battery low light will begin flashing and the message goes from saying "Fully charged (100%)" to "1% remaining (plugged in, charging)". This is quite annoying as I cannot take my laptop anywhere without fear of it randomly dying on me. I would assume I wouldn't need a new battery after only having the laptop for a few months. Also, if you are not familiar with this model, the battery is built in internally so I cannot try removing it and putting it back in myself. Any advice would be appreciated; I'd rather not deal with Lenovo's customer support unless I absolutely have to.

A:Lenovo IdeaPad Z410 Battery Suddenly Drops From 100% to 0%

hi LordMothim,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Based from your findings, it's possible that:
- the battery circuit inside is not working to unload the charge, or
- one of the battery cells have already reached its life span
- the chip that handles how the battery gets charge/discharge and checks the charge level of each battery cell (both are controlled by a firmware) is malfunctioning.
 
Batteries degrade overtime due to heat and daily use. If you're still under warranty, I recommend you contact lenovo and report the issue as you most likely need a replacement battery.
 
More info:
How Lithium-ion Batteries Work
 
 
Regards

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I just received a nice used HP 7110 officejet All in On printer. The color cartridge is full and I am trying to overide the ink level Guage. I have followed the manual which says press the arrow buttons at the same time and then push 456. Nothing is happening. Does anyone know how this is suppose to work or have any suggestions?
 

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

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

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

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So, I bought this top of the line Latitude 12 M7 with 4K screen, and that was a biggest mistake for all...
The battery life is like 2h 2o min, and that horrible keyboard with a stand behind the screen is not user friendly. I can't even use it on my lap, and thank you for some "horrible" re-engineering design, the Latitude 12 doesn't have a keyboard like the 11 or 13 has! So no built in battery to power the tablet, and no regular laptop style closing lid. Why??? Why someone design something backwards ?
By any chance the Latitude 11 keyboard with the built in battery would fit with the 12? Or in the near future they will realize this model is way overpriced, and the battery life is a joke ?
I am at the point to sell this, forget about I7 and 4K and just buy a Latitude 13 6 gen M5 with a working battery life. Any of you have a suggestion, what I should do? Is any other model recommendation with size of 11-13 , with a decent battery life? 
 

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Suddenly, the battery meter shows a very low battery level (5% ?) and an error message says I might have to change the battery. This after two years of usage only.
Before buying a new battery I want to try a battery reset.

https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-reset-a-laptop-battery says there is a battery reset button. I don't see it on the R930-1C8.

Any idea how where to find a reset button on a R930 ? Does it exist ?

The user manual says about resetting on p.5-6
Fully discharge the battery by leaving it in the computer with the power on until the system automatically turns it self off.Connect the AC adaptor to the DC IN 19V jack in the computer and to the power network.Charge the battery until the battery indicator glows green.Repeat these steps two or three times until the battery recovers normal capacity

Did you reset a worn-out battery and did the reset solve the problem ?

TIA
ftr

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Hi there, we have a 9 month old Acer Chromebook 11 model CB3-111Had a black screen problem, and the suggested way on the Acer support website was to do a hard battery reset. As the battery is not user-removable this reset was to be done via a pinhole in the underside of the unit. But I cannot find the pinhole. Does anyone know where it is please? 

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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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My battery keeps jumping from 40% to 7% within a matter of minutes. I tried resetting my battery but the battery won't go to 100% charged to be able to reset it (it only charges to 99%). How do I fix my batter if I cannot fully charge the battery and then fully discharge the battery?

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Recently replaced my battery and noticed the level is not correctly reported. As a result, it shuts down without warning. Is there a reset procedure I'm missing?

A:New Battery Installed in S3-951 ... How do I reset...

Hello, Try this:Go to Device ManagerExpand BatteriesUninstall Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method BatteryStay in Device Manager and Scan for hardware changesThe device will be re-installedCheck if the battery level is correct

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2 months ago my laptop was not running on UEFI mode, suddenly I realized when it goes to sleep it turn off and can not turn on anymore, unless I open the back cover and dettach the battery and connect it again, it happened every 6,7 days. I decided to re-install my windows and run it in UEFI, it was fine but after one month , now again I have the same problem. Is it a problem of BIOS or what? Any body has a solution?Thanks. 

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2 months ago my laptop was not running on UEFI mode, suddenly I realized when it goes to sleep it turn off and can not turn on anymore, unless I open the back cover and dettach the battery and connect it again, it happened every 6,7 days. I decided to re-install my windows and run it in UEFI, it was fine but after one month , now again I have the same problem. Is it a problem of BIOS or what? Any body has a solution?Thanks. 

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My 8 time cycles batter now only have 50Wh left compare to 56Wh design capacity. Wanna do a battery gauge reset, but everytime I plug in power, click and confirm the reset, the reset action will be canceled automatically in 1 min. anyone have the same situation? 

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All, I bought a brand new battery for my W530 running Windows 10.Somehow I was able to change the battery threshold to 70% but now I want to get it back to 100% and cannot find the setting I used to change it the first time.Feels like I am stuck with a battery that can only charge up to 70 % now... Thank you for your help.  



Thinkpad W530 /i7-3720QM [email protected] /RAM 24 MB /BIOS 2.62 /NVIDIA Quadro K1000M /Windows 7 Service Pack 1

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I have a Toshiba laptop which decided to setup a bios-password , for who knows why..

After many scratches (both on the laptop and on my hands) I managed to disassemble the laptop, to remove the cmos battery.
Now I can see the cmos battery soldered into the laptop. 2 small wires that are connected to the +ve and negative sides of the battery are soldered to the mobo.

Is there an alternative to unsoldering the battery. I don't have any experience with soldering and would like to try safer alternatives, if any, before I have to try unsoldering. Is it possible to shot the battery or do something else that would reset the bios?

Thanks

Oh and I have searched like crazy for 'software' solutions and master passwords but can't find anything that worked.
Laptop -Toshiba satellite a135-s2276
 

A:reset cmos battery without unsoldering?

Cut the wires, then reconnect them later... even if you have to insert a length of wire... but learn to solder asap.
 

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I have successfully restarted my unit with the "hard set" method, with the battery NOT installed. I have yet to restart the computer with the battery installed. My question is: How do I know if the battery is faulty? This unit is less than 6 months old. Please advise.

A:Battery Status after a "hard reset"

Please explain exactly what you mean by "I have yet to restart the computer with the battery installed."   Use the UEFI diagnostics to test the battery. Press the power button and then start tapping the F2 key. Choose Components and then choose battery. Run the test. In the first year of ownership, the battery is covered under warranty for replacement if it fails.

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hi guys i want to know how do i perform reset of battery gauge in a situation where there is lot of power break down in my country like i cant have a 6 hours electricity in a day every 2 hours or 5 hours electricity goes out so please guide me to a  solution?



T61 , T420 , W520

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Hi, guys!

I am in need of some help here. Mine is a Compaq Presario 2100 series Laptop, and I've been using it since it was new (some 3-4 years ago). My battery pack provided me with up to two hours of power, of course, depending on use, and open applicaions, until about two weeks ago...

These past two weeks it has been behaving very strangely: it began marking 100% charged, but provided with about only 30 mintes of power... this week it came down to 10 minutes; tday I couldnot get it past 4 minutes. It doesn't even has the power necessary to hibernate or suspend.

... I understand battery's normal wear and tear, but I use it with a lot of care: I discharge it fully at least once a week, I calibrate it using a Batery Optimizer tool... and I believe this reduction in power capacity is not normal; but rather excesive; I had an older laptop (Texas Instruments) which lasted with me for some 5 and a half years, and the battery could last for an hour and a half by the time I sold it...

The Compaq Presario battery has a power indcator built on it, and it shows 5 leds which lite green, yellow, or remain off, depending on the charge. When fully charged, this gauge will lite in yellow (meaning low charge), on the first led, and green (indicating full charge) on the other 4 leds.

I believe this is an indicatr of the battery stuck on charging maybe only one cell, and leaving the others empty. Another indication for this is that it used to take a long time to charge, an... Read more

A:Laptop Battery Reset/Restart

The only way to reset the "memory" on the battery is to completely drain it.
Unfortunately,draining it once a week has probably worn it out.
Should only drain it when it shows signs of not fully charging.
 

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i replaced the cmos battery on a pc with a bad onboard graphics card and now the pci graphics card is not working, when i turn on the pc i get no signal to the to the monitor, so now i cant even access the bios, is there anything i can do? any reply's would be appreciated
 

A:no display after cmos battery reset

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Hello,I have this habit of sometime puting my laptop into sleep or hibernate mood. So, that's what I did last time when I used my laptop Z410. Last night, I picked up my laptop and turned it on. It started up fine. The user login screen of windows 8.1 also loaded fine. The battery level was above 50%. Then, I connected my charger and the laptop, all of sudden, died.Now it does not boot up. Nothing happens when I press the power button. There's also no indication for charging. I checked voltage of my charger and it seems to be fine.Anyone have an idea of what might be the cause?Thanks in advance.    

A:Z410 wouldn't boot!

Hi Andyy,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with system not booting in your Lenovo Z410 laptop.
 
Try to charge the battery for sometime and try to power on the system, also check with different adapter. If still the issue persist then it might be issue with the motherboard please visit the nearest service center.
 
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if the issue persists!
 
Best regards,                                                          
 
Ashwin. S





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A:Power Reset and Battery Calibration Problems

uninstall all acer power management software. just look what the windows will tell you about battery. the battery assembled with bq2085 battery controller. it's quite smart and it will do all work for you
 

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I have performed the battery reset procedure by pressing the reset button on the underside of the laptop. The computer will only remain on for a minute or two before randomly turning off. The computer has no issue while the power adapter is plugged in. Any other suggestions?

A:The battery reset procedure will not solve my powe...

Hi dlyssy84 See if you can borrow a similar charger for your model (just check that the power input/output is the same). Let it "charge" for a while, then try to run it on battery. A friend once had the same problem on an old Aspire 5315 (I think) latop. The charger had enough power to run the laptop, but not to charge it as well. He bought a universal charger that solved the problem! Obviously, if the problem persists, then the battery will be at fault & will need replacing.

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Hi, maybe it was already posted but little had no results so i'm opening another message - there is no fix. I have Y510P with Windows 8.1 alomost a year (still have waranty). For now I'm using Battery Gauge Reset several times. The last time appear a problem. I started Battery Gauge Reset and when the PC goes 0% it power off and I can't power on it. After some struggle i found a way to charge it; I have to follow these steps exactly:1. Turn the machine off2. Remove the battery3. Remove power cable from the laptop4. Remove the powercable from the socket5. Insert the cable in socket6. Insert the cable in laptop7. Start the laptop8. Insert the battery while the laptop is starting Then I start to search a solution. I tryed everyting that I found. I already measured my voltage on the power adapter and that seems to work properly, reset BIOS to default setting, power off the PC and hold down power button for 20-30 seconds, reinstall Lenovo Energy Management, charge battery and disharge (from this acticle http://mobilesupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-y-series-laptops/ideapad... ), remove battery and uninstall windows battery driver then insert battery back. Nothing helped! Is there a fix for this problem or I have to go to service?

A:Y510P not charging after Battery Gauge Reset

Hi guys. I try with my car power supply for PC and it works. When I put car power supply to Y510P it alarm me for high current drain for a 1 second and then alarm power off and PC and car power supply works fine. When I put AC power supply it doesnt work but after it have no DC voltage on the out. I have to unplug it from wall soccet and plug it again to works. I think that AC power supply have any high current safety system and power off the voltage.  Maybe problem is in battery.

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I have a problem with my battery gauge which doesn't seem to show the right battery level and at this point my laptop just dies with no warning when the gauge is at around 40 %. The battery gauge reset doesn't help at all. I've even tried with a new replacement battery, but the results are the same.I hope there is a way to fix this.

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I have an Acer Veriton X490G,with Core i3 cpu,4 gig RAM,running a windows 7 32 bit...now this machine requires the CMOS battery to be reset all the time it to boot. Otherwise it doesn't seem like there's any form of power that's going to the motherboard. How do i go about fixing this? 

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I have performed the battery reset procedure by pressing the reset button on the underside of the laptop. The computer will only remain on for a minute or two before randomly turning off. The computer has no issue while the power adapter is plugged in. Any other suggestions?

A:The battery reset procedure will not solve my powe...

Hi dlyssy84 See if you can borrow a similar charger for your model (just check that the power input/output is the same). Let it "charge" for a while, then try to run it on battery. A friend once had the same problem on an old Aspire 5315 (I think) latop. The charger had enough power to run the laptop, but not to charge it as well. He bought a universal charger that solved the problem! Obviously, if the problem persists, then the battery will be at fault & will need replacing.

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I forgot my password and did not have a reset disk and could not create one, so I am trying to reset to manufacturer settings. Anyone done this? Have tips? Also, it is overheating and read about recall? how do I get new battery?

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My laptop was working fine while i was playing (league of legends to be exact) when suddenly my fps went down greatly then i found out the problem was my laptop was running on 800MHz (using realtemp) and won't go up. I could not find the problem much less the solution. When i couldn't find anything i tried the one key recovery to revert to factory settings, but still the problem persisted. I found on the net that most people with this problem used throttle stop so i did too. It was working fine but then my charger broke (my battery is dead too, broke around a week or two before my charger). I thought that my charger was causing the throttling because my laptop worked great again after buying a new charger. But that lasted only for a day. It is now throttling again at 800MHz. I am afraid that something will break again but i can't seem to find the problem. temperature is consistently around 40-60 degrees C. I hope someone knows or previously had this problem that found a solution. or at least knows exactly what the problem is. Thanks in advance SpecsOperating System: Windows 8.1 Single Language 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600) (9600.winblue_gdr.130913-2141)Language: English (Regional Setting: English)System Manufacturer: LENOVOSystem Model: 20292BIOS: 8DCN38WWProcessor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4702MQ CPU @ 2.20GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.2GHzMemory: 8192MB RAMAvailable OS Memory: 8104MB RAMPage File: 3193MB used, 6190MB availableWindows Dir: C:\windowsDirectX Version: DirectX 11DX Setup Parame... Read more

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Hello everyone--I just put together a computer and when I turned it on for the first time i had to reset the cmos for anything to happen--other than the fans running.. Installing the os was a nightmare because it would never reboot unless I cleared cmos..

This is a TF8200 from Biostar and a 9950 amd x4. There is a pci firewire addon card and no video card--there are 2 sata wd 640 gb hard drives and i did not set master slave---did i have to?? with them being sata...antec case with 430 watt ps

I have never heard any beeps

There are also 8 gigs 4x2gb of patriot memory in it now . I tried only x4 gb of crucial [1.8v] and problem was still there--I also tried with 2 x 2g of Patriot--no go..

The memory is in good...

I have had to clear cmos a lot,but have not removed the battery---it has 3 clips holding it in?? Is that normal ??

could i get some help with this--it is not my first build but my first problem.

Does The fact that I had to clear cmos on initial start up to get it to post mean the battery is dead.

The winxp pro 64 bit os in installed but it was a nightmare.

I have not updated the bios mostly because it did not start up right the first time so while the bios update will help some thing i don't feel this is caused by an old bios

Thanks for any help
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A:had to reset cmos on initial startup--dead battery???

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Hello everyone! My name is Kevin and I've had my Lenovo Y410P for a little less than 2 years. So recently I downloaded Battery Bar as I was realizing that my battery duration was slowly receding.Battery Bar, a program that shows battery level and wear, stated that my 6 cell battery had experienced 54.3% wear. I browsed the internet for specific tips on how to increase my battery duration and came upon battery recalibration. I tried it a couple times manually, but I didn't get any results. So, I then turned to the battery gauge full-charge/discharge function in my Energy Management. After running that through the night, I realized the next morning that the battery was depleted and I couldn't turn on my laptop or even charge my battery unless I followed the steps:- Remove the battery from the laptop.- Plug in the AC adapter and use the laptop without a battery.- The battery can be reattached. The battery is able to start charging. - If I remove the AC adapter for a second and reattach it, it will not be recognized and it will not charge the battery. As of now, Battery Bar shows that I have 0% wear of 52,830 mWh which is significantly less than the full capacity of a 6 cell battery; however, it's still better than what I had before. Anyways, does anyone else have this problem? And if you have, how did you resolve this issue? Thank you!

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Anyone experience the same problem W550S for window 10 unable to Perform Reset under "Battery Reset Gauge" on menu "lenovo setting". Further, unable to install power managment 1.67.12.16 nor 1.67.12.14.

A:W550S window 10 "battery reset gauge" failure

I have a similar problem with my X1 (20A7).  Did all the latest updates yesterday (Sep.13, 2016) and now power manager doesn't open if you double click the batttery - nothing happens.  And to get the battery to show up, I had to unload TP settings dependency, re-run the PM driver, then reload TP settings dependency.  Still can't open power manager.

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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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Hey all, I want to do a complete power down of the laptop. Windows has a habit of remembering errors through a reset.
Since I cant remove the battery in this one, how do I complete a power down, yes remove the AC plug, what do I do next to simulate a battery removal.

I remember one model you could push a button through a hole underneath, I cant seem to find one on this model or... I need better glasses to find it hehe.

Also I have a recurring issue with some update, shut down only type, not a restart type, and its always there. I was hoping a complete power down might help fix this.

I have run the windows mr fixit windows updater fixer but no joy....

Thanks in advance for any help, I specially want to Power down without having to unscrew the back and disconnect the battery.

Cheers.

A:Satellite Z830 PT22LA-001001- Battery reset

To do a reset you hold the Presentation Button and the Power Button down for 10-15 seconds.

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Anyone experience the same problem W550S for window 10 unable to Perform Reset under "Battery Reset Gauge" on menu "lenovo setting". Further, unable to install power managment 1.67.12.16 nor 1.67.12.14. after upgrade from 8.1 to 10In addition, whenever you open any lenovo setting, system update or companion, it always left several window update tools .dmp  files on C drive

A:W550S window 10 "battery reset gauge" failure

In addition, whenever you open any lenovo setting, system update or companion, it always left several window update tools .dmp  files on C drive

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