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

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

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

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

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

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

from start it always charges battery upto 56 percent.

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

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

So this is not battery problem.



Things i have tried



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

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



Nothing has worked for me so far.

I would be thankful for your guidance.

Thank you
(I'm running windows 10 X64)

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

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

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

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

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sirisha


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

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

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


Hi sirisha,

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

http://dell.to/12GnZpB

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

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Hello all,
I need help. I'm pretty frustrated with Dell and I'm hoping there's some resolution I can find here, because the four tech support/customer service reps I've spoken to have been unable to resolve my issue.
I ordered my XPS 13 9350 on Monday July 29th, with 2 day shipping. It arrived on Wednesday, the 31st. I plugged it in, started it up, and began configuring it. Once I got to Windows, I noticed the "Plugged in, Not Charging" status on the batter in the task bar, with a battery of 1%. I did some research and found a number of suggestions, but most of them either A) happened to their laptop after they had owned if for a while and/or B) it would not charge past a certain percentage. I ran a diagnostic at startup and it indicates it cannot detect a battery. The Diagnostics page in BIOS indicates no battery communication (though the stock 45W charger is working fine). BIOS version is 1.3.3, and I know 1.4.4 is out, but Dell requires there to be at least 10% battery to update BIOS and well, I fall about 9% shy of that number. Splendid. 
After this initial investigation I hopped into tech support chat. After some discussion, it was recommended to return the defective device and receive a new one. Annoying, but acceptable. After being transferred around to a number of CSR's I eventually was told I could not return the device for a new one, so I could either send it in to be inspected and fixed which would take 14 business days, or go bac... Read more

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

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

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

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

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Hey,

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

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

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

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

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

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Need Help!

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

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

It is Li-ion Battery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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I have a HP Probook 4740s laptop. When the laptop is open (ON) and I plug in the power it shows Plugged in, Charging but it does not charge. The only time it charges in  when I have the laptop closed (cover down). I have run the EUFI and systems diagnostics, uninstalled and re-installed the battery drivers in Device Manager and the battery report is fine but the problem still persists. Anyone ever had this issue kindly assist. I don't have any warranty on the laptop.

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My flex 1580 is having issues again..... The battery percentage will not go up even when it is plugged in. It's been almost a month now and every "fix" I tried did not work.1) new charger/no2)new battery/no3) battery flush/no4)Microsoft acpi/no5) factory reset/no6) BIOS update/ I can't my battery is at 0%7) factory reset/caused more problemsNow the laptop is extremely slow when loading windows files, and it blacks out frequently (a know issue that got fixed with a BIOS update, but I can't anymore). I haven't been able to work on my laptop at all, and been resorting to my phone.Any other tips? Only had this laptop for 1 1/2 years and I'm supprised it's having issues. 

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My 4540s recently has problems with battery charging. When I plug in, on the taskbar it says : "Plugged in, charging", however it is not charging. It is not going above 0%. I followed the steps that are here like uninstalling "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" and then removing battery, holding power button for a minute and then putting back battery and turning notebook on. But it was useless. My laptop still not charging. Please help me with this issue.











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A:It says: "Plugged in, charging", but it is not charging (454...

Farahim wrote:The result is the same even when the laptop is turned off: It's not charging. It's always 0% and the light does not change its color to green (which indicates that its charged).That is incorrect. Off, as in no color, indicates fully charged. See the image I provided to you in my previous post. If you purchased the battery from a vendor who provides a guarantee, it should be still in warranty since it has been less than a year. Contact them for a replacement.

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

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I own dell latitude e6410 and had its bttery replaced bout 4 months ago. the battery did good giving me 4 hrs backup (9 cell). now whe i hover above the battery icon in the taskbar it says 0% available plugged in charging.................but not actually charging i've tried the power button thingy and uninstalling and re installing the battery driver, didn't work for me. what should i do??

A:Plugged in charging but not charging

Update System Setup (BIOS):
https://youtu.be/mWn9YfxtYBo

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I don't know where to post this...
So...
I think theres a problem with my battery
But I don't wanna risk buying a new one. (cost a lot)
So I wanna be sure of what's the problem...

it shows
35% (plugged in, charging) but it never goes up to 36% at all.
But after some minutes...
(plugged in, not charging)
and my battery charge LED indicator is flashing....

I did this Method that I seen here

Battery Charging Is Not Indicated in Vista or Charging LED Does Not Turn On HP Pavilion dv4-1117nr Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

But well, it still didn't go up to 36%

Some say that I could just take the battery off the laptop...
and still use my battery charger...
But I don't wanna risk damaging the charger...
If that happens, I have two things I need to fix
And I don't think I can take it.

A:35% (plugged in, charging) then not charging. :|

Hello and welcome. I read those instructions. and from your post, i can assume that you did those steps correctly and are still having issues. To further trouble shoot this , how bout testing what happens when you are running on battery and the charge is waaaaay low. Plug it in and see if it charges. and if it just charges to the one level of 35% . If this happens after it ( battery ) has been run down to a low power state and only charges to 35% , then to me that would indicate a battery issue. So, with that in mind, let battery run down and then plug it in and report back how far it charges back up to. Also, note how long it takes it to run down to a state where you need to recharge it.

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 My note book charges when I shut it down battery shows 100% when I power it back on.  As I use it  the battery drains even though it's still plugged in ?  HELP !

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My Dell XPS 13 was working fine for about 9 months. Recently, I have to go through a lot of trouble just to get it charging. When I plug in the adapter, the light on the end of the plug turns on, but to get the charge to work, I have to push the cord extremely hard into the laptop. Even when I do this, the laptop usually only stays charging for about 5 seconds. After about 20 tries, I got it to stay charging. The warranty is still (thankfully) active, so worst case, I can just get it replaced. But before that, what can I do to try to fix it? 

A:Dell XPS 13 9350 having trouble charging?

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would request you try a known good charger on this system and also try this adapter on a different system and check if the same issue occurs .
We would also request you private message the service tag to the system and the charger port and also the pin of the adapter .
Thanks
Robin

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Is this common? Have had the laptop for only 7-8 months. It started getting real flakey this past week. Charging and then stopped every so often. Yesterday it just flat out failed. I went into the bios to verify. Battery was excellent but wall adapter said unknown.

Also noticed when plugging in the adapter by itself. The little white light was not coming on. Contacted Dell. Had to do the protocol troubleshooting and they determined it was a faulty adapter over the phone. They are sending a new replacement. I also have a question.

Is it safe to leave the charger plugged in all the time? Or only plug it in when I go to charge the laptop? Btw. Getting back to the adapter. I tried different outlets and surge protectors. Same results. Not working.

But for the heck of it. I tried this morning and the adapter is working again. Crazy. Is it safe to use until Dell sends me the new one? 

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Hi my laptop today morning had an issue. When I plugged my charger I was not charging and there was no indication of being charged. Even the charging indicator light didn't show up when connected. I tried all the procedures of connecting charger with battery plugged out it didn't boot. And my laptop s updated until today. Any help????

A:Laptop no charging no signs of plugged in when plugged

Hello Remove the charger and the battery press and hold the power button for 30 secs. if in case the unit is not powering on with only the charger then the charging port is faulty, contact hp #hpexpertday




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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Hi, I have a XPS 13 9350 and would like to know if it's possible to limit the charging or stop battery charging? I saw that this is possible with Dell Battery Meter but I can't find the right version for my laptop.
Also, I would like to know if it's possible to make the keyboard backlighting turn off after a longer period of time? Right now, it turns off far too soon after interaction. I saw that this is possible with Dell Quickset but once again, I don't know which is the right version for my system. Thank you!

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I have a Dell Inspiron E1705 running windows 7 RC and recently developed this problem a couple of nights ago. On and off before that I would get the message, unplugged the AC power, plug it back in and it would start charging again. It has now developed into a permanent problem. I have googled this issue and found everything I can find on how to fix it, but nothing seems to work. Others have tried replacing batteries, motherboards, power supplies and reloading OS's. What works for one person doesn't always work for another. Most solutions are just temporary band-aids to what seems to be a growing problem. Has this issue been addressed in the final release? I had been running windows XP for years and never had a problem; it has only been since installing Windows 7 that the problem began. If this is a driver issue inside of Windows is Microsoft planning on issuing an update to fix the issue or are they just banking on 7 fixing all the issues that Vista has? This is not a brand specific issue as far as PC's go, I am an IT professional and have spoken with many other IT folks about it and nobody has been able to get an answer out of Microsoft and the laptop companies (Dell, HP ect.) are milking more money out of users by telling them they need new batteries, power supplies and motherboards that at best are a temporary solution. This issue really needs to be addressed.

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Hi,My laptop is "HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC" with "windows 10" and it shows the problem "0% available (plugged in, not charging)" from last week, whenever i disconnect the charging wire it shutdowns at once. Someone plese help me out.Thanks.

A:0% available (plugged in, not charging)

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

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Hello team, So ... I?m using HP elite 840 g2. The laptop is connected to docking station (HP UltraSlim Docking Station(D9Y32AA). It was on for a few hours when I was outside. When I came back I saw that it's not charging. First thing that I done was to restart the laptop, but that didn't work. After that I saw few post from the forum here and did all the step suggested in this order: 1. I have updated the BIOS to the latest version from the HP Support Center. Sadly, that didn?t fix the issue... 2. Power off the laptop, remove the battery and the charger. Then press the power button for around (and at least) a minute. After that turn ON the laptop with no battery, only with charger. After all this when the windows were loaded I did turn Off the laptop again, placed the battery back and then started the laptop again and as you can guess - plugged in, not charging. 3. From the Device Manage under the battery tab I did uninstall the Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery (btw I do have this driver twice so i did uninstall both of them ...). Then I did turn off and on so it could find the the driver automatically...  And after all this - nothing: /So I guess that probably something from the hardware and not from the software but there is still hope I guess ...I didn't done any battery check. Will try this now and will update the post.  Here is the result from the HP Battery Check using the HP Support Assistan... Read more

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HI, I HAVE BEED HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THE BATTERY I PLUGGED IN THE CHARGER AND IT SAYS THAT ITS NOT CHARGING, I HAD STARTED AND ON THE SCREEN IT APPEARED THAT MY BATTERY WAS HAVING PROBLEMS AND THAT I NEEDED TO GO TO A PAGE, WHICH I DID. ALSO, I HAD RESARTED IT AGAIN AND PRESSED     F2    AND TRIED TO  ANALYZE THE BATTERY AND IT SAID THAT I HAD TO WAIT FOR 3 OR 4 HOURS WHICH I DID AND IT DID NOT WENT MORE THAN 1% . I TRIED TO ANALYZE IT FROM THE HP SUPPORT AND THE HP BATTERY CHECK AND IT DID NOT GAVE ME ANY SOLUTION.  I DID EVERYTHING, I CHECKED MY CHARGER AND IT IS WORKING PROPERLY I HAVE LIKE 10 MONTHS WITH MY COMPUTER AND THE CHARGER IS NOT DAMAGED, THE LIGHT THAT INDICATES THE PLUGGED IN IS WHITE IT IS NOT RED. MY COMPUTER DOES NOT WORK IF I UNPLUG THE CHARGER  I DONT KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO BECAUSE MY COMPUTER DOES NOT HAVE THE BATTERY TO TAKE OUT AND DO SOMETHING ELSE, I THINK ITS BECAUSE IS INSIDE OF THE COMPUTER AND I HAVE TO TAKE THE SCREWS TO LOOK FOR THE BATTERY, WHICH I DONT WANT TO DO THAT :/  PLEASE WHAT I CAN DO IF THE BATTERY DIAGNOSTIC DOES NOT WORK EITHER

A:PLUGGED IN NOT CHARGING

HiTry this: Disconnect ACShutdownRemove batteryConnect ACStartupOpen Device ManagerClick the plus (+) sign next to Batteries category, right-click All of the "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" listings, and select Uninstall In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK. (it?s ok if you only have 1 of these listings).Click the plus (+) sign next to System Devices.Right-click the ?ACPI Fixed Features Button" and select Uninstall. In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK.ShutdownDisconnect ACInsert batteryConnect ACStartup

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I have the Elitebook folio 1040 G2. After doing the BIOS update as per HP SUPPORT ASSISTANT, I now have nobattery life. I have done the battery check & all is ok, but when i hover on the battery icon i get "plugged in, not charging" PLEASE HELP!!

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I have had it with Vista. Out of all the 6 computers I have had, this is my only one with Vista and to tell you the truth, this has had the most problems. This never happened to me since recently. Whenever I plug in my computer to AC power, it shows as plugged in, not charging. I take it out for a while to cool it down, and then after about 15-20 minutes I put it back in, and it shows as fine. When I scan it with HP Battery Check (during "plugged in, not charging") it shows as "Replace Battery". When I scan it after I fix the problem (plugged in, charging) it shows as "Good". Then after approximately 2 hours it again shows as plugged in, not charging. Does anybody know why?

Thanks,
RF

P.S. I am still under parts and labor warranty, just in case.

A:PLEASE HELP! Plugged in, not charging?

Originally Posted by Computer Age


...I am still under parts and labor warranty, just in case.



Go for that.. not sure there's anything you can do yourself.

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The laptop is plugged in and the little LED light is on. The laptop is currently at 8% and is working fine but the battery is not charging. Further, the fan inside the laptop has been working continuously for the past half an hour. I request you suggest me ways to take care of this myself as I have exams  right now and won't be able to take the laptop to a service center. My laptop is an i7 5th Gen with serial number 5CD5174XQ6. 

A:Plugged in but not charging

Hi,Thanks for using the HP Forums. Can you try to do  a system restore to before the problem started and check if the software causing the issue? Also, you may consider running a battery calibration.  This resource will be useful useful:HP Notebook PCs - Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 10)  Let us know if that works!

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Hi,      Basically my Hp laptop that i have had for just over year is coming up with 'plugged in not charging' or just doesnt recognise the charger at all. My laptop will only charge if it is in sleep mode or completely turned off. With just AC adaptor plugged in with no battery, my laptop will not turn on. I have ran all the tests on the battery and they have passed. Really need help to figure out what is wrong because all methods used on internet does not work. One did work for about 2 weeks then started to play up again. I have even downgraded the updates on my laptop form windows 10 to 8 and still doesnt work.  Need advise soon as. Many thanks. 

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when i do a search online, this seems to be a common problem with acer laptops. obviously you cannot remove the battery since it is built in the S3 as a lot of people have suggested to do that with removable batteries to reset it. the issue appears to be intermittent. sometimes it says 100% charged but other times it says 98% available (plugged in, not charging). even though there is a lot of people complaining about this on the internet, i cannot find a solution to this issue. please help. thank you. 










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A:98% available (plugged in, not charging)

Hi Igbalfa This problem isn't particularly an Acer fault - it is a Windows Anomaly! Shutdown laptop & remove power cable. Underneath your laptop there is a battery reset pinhole. Use a pin or a paperclip to reset the battery. If that alone doesn't work then additionally: Connect power & restartGo to device manager (right click "Computer" & select manage)Under the Batteries section, right-click all of the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery (or similar) listings, and select Uninstall.Shutdown laptop & disconnect mains powerReset your battery (as above)Connect power & restartHopefully, the message will be gone & it should now charge.












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It has been 3 months the battery is not getting charged. When I hover the mouse, it shows "Plugged in, not charging" And now the battery is not giving any backup at all. The moment I remove the AC Adapter, it turns off. I know it can be fixed by the Firmware update but I am not able to find any BIOS update on HP website.Please help me with this issue.  Just give the steps and I will be doing the troubleshooting myself.

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Do you know if the laptop is still under warranty? Here a few things to try: 1. Unplug the powercord from the outlet, wait a few minutes then plug it in a different outlet in a different room. 2.  Examine the entire length of the power cord for tears, dents, and worn-down insulation. If you notice any, or if the power brick is warped or smells like burnt plastic, the cord is probably faulty. 3. If the cord's attachment to your laptop wobbles or feels loose, there could be a problem with the connection. Unplug the cord, remove debris with a wooden toothpick, and remove heavy dust build-up with compressed air. 4. Shut down the computer, remove the battery, and plug the computer in. If the computer won't turn on, you probably need a new cord. If you can start it up again in this situation, the charging issue is probably due to the battery itself, or your computer's interaction with the battery.   

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Hey Guys, My HP Omen says plugged in, not charging. I have already tried to reset the computer, upgrade BIOS, and uninstall Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery. I tested power using HP PC Hardware Diagnostics and it said ok. I also tested HP battery check using HP support Assistant, it also said OK. I'm unable to remove the battery, so I'm kind of stuck. I'm also getting "Please connect a higher capacity Smart AC Adapter for full Performance", but I was getting that before and it still charged. There is white light next to AC Adapter when it's on and orange when it's off. The computer also seems to charge only when it's in sleep mode or fully shut down. I also got it to charge one time when the AC light flicker between orange and white when plugged in; however when I unplugged it I got back to plugged in and not charging. I'm also getting really low fps. Going from 200 fps to 10-20fps. I can make it go up to 40-60 when I unplug the computer and replug it, but I have to constantly unplug and replug whenever I play a new game. Help please. Thanks,Ben

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I just installed anew battery and also the power pack and cord. I keep getting the message 0% available "plugged in, not charging.  What can I do to fix this?

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Hey guys! I have a compaq laptop and whenever i plug in the charger to the laptop, it says 'Plugged in,Not charging'..My battery has 0% charge left..Whenever i plug it out,the laptop shuts down.I just need to know how to fix it and if buying a new battery would solve the problem because i have been having battery issues for years..
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Hi!  My battery reads, plugged in, not charging.  I have an internal battery so the previous solutions does not apply to my problem.  I did the battery diagnostics and it said my battery is ok.   I tried troubleshooting tutorials in you tube and it still did not solve my problem. Please help.

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I have been experiencing this issue for a few weeks now. The battery icon indicates my percentage of available battery and then "plugged in, not charging". I have gone through all forums and tried the following:- Uninstalling the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery, then shutting down and searching for hardware changes to reinstall. When I click uninstall, it starts uninstalling, then stops, removes it, but this doesn't help.- Updating the battery drivers and the adapter drivers.- I ran a battery report to see if there was an issue with the battery (my laptop is 2 years old) and it came out clean.- I have tried to run the battery fix in the HP troubleshooter, but it comes back with "battery current status unknown".- I have refreshed the whole laptop, deleting and reinstalling everything.All the HP fixes on your webpage is only for removable batteries, while mine is integrated and I would have to pick apart the whole laptop to get it out. Of course I have also checked that there are no issues with the charger itself and that there is no smell of burnt plastic etc. in any of the parts.Hope someone can help as a last resort before handing it in to tech repair.

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Hi, Youre on the right track you just need to follow the steps PROPERLY. Note:  Do it the right way..  1. Go to Device manager and uninstall Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery 2. Turn your computer off completely 3. Unplug the AC Adapter 4. Unplug the Battery 5. Press and hold the power button for 15 secs 6. Put the battery back in 7. Put the charger back in 8. Turn your computer off Your computer should be working right now For your reference: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Hp-envy-laptop-battery/m-p/57212... If your using a solid state battery just skip 4 and 6..




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Hi, I need some advice about my Dell Inspiron Laptop not charging. I have a new battery installed and for some reasons at times it appears to charge and at other times it's not charging. At this time the computer is on/plugged in and when I click the battery icon on the bottom task bar icon it states "22% available (plugged in, not charging)". I had the computer shut off, but plugged in and it didn't charge the battery. Any ideas as to where to start looking? I appreciate any advice.

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Seems to be a lot of good information here. Maybe it will help.
Laptop computer is not charging battery.

This one seems very good
http://www.raymond.cc/blog/archives/...en-plugged-in/

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I have a hp envy 15 x360 pc laptop windows 10. Battery icon on the bottom right of the screen says "plugged in and not charging.if i keep it plugged in i can use it after waiting a while so that it actually turns on. If i unplug it the laptop will shut off on the spot. I tried everything i can possibly think of, also tried everything said on the forums and as directed by hp support assistant. Last i tried was the battery check. Status was "primary battery unknown"(93). Im at a lost... I need help plsssss!

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Hello @Rjmoralea, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I understand that you are having an issue with the battery charging, and wanted to assist you!  I see that you already performed the battery test. Try removing and reinserting the battery.  Check to see if you have any updates in the HP Support Assistant.  In particular, try updating the BIOS, using the document here: HP Notebook PCs - Updating the BIOS Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great weekend!

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I have a Latitude E5440 and I just started getting the dreaded plugged in, not charging issue. It charges to about 60% and then just stops. I've tried about everything out there aside from replacing the motherboard. I noticed that during charging, it stops when power crosses charge. Not sure if this means its a software issue or not, but was interested to see if anyone had a solution.

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Ok heres the wrap up.

My dog ate my Keyboard, and mouse while they were plugged into my laptop. i took the laptop outside came back inside and saw that he ate my battery charger. I bought a new charger the first one was faulty had to bring it back now i have one but it isnt charging my laptop it keeps power it just doesnt store any in the battery im only at 8% and it wont charge anymore past that but if i unplug it i will lose battery power... How do i enable it to charge again or it it a malfunction with the hardware?

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Sounds to me like the dog has damaged the lappy as well as your battery charger or that the battery has died of natural causes. Best to take it to a qualified tech and get him/her to test the battery/charging circuitry. See if you can get hold of another battery (borrow one) and test the system with that. At least then you will be able to rule out some of the possible faults. Does the lappy run properly when the charger is connected?
 

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2 days ago my battery stoped charging it says "plugged in not charging" i took the battery out to work with the ac adapter,but my laptop runs very slow now!
could someone help me how to fix this error and make my laptop's performance again fast.

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There could be a few reasons for that. The motherboard is broken, the battery is broken, the AC adapter is broken. Contact the manufacture of your laptop.

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i have Dell inspiron N5010 and i can't charge it's battery.
when i plug in the ac adapter i get "plugged in not charging".
i have tried different charged,different batteries and all the youtube guides on how to fix the problem for example re installing the hardware driver.
has anyone ever experienced this problem and managed to fix it?

thank you

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Hi NIRO222,
Is the adapter frayed? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter jack hold still and firm or does it fall off easily? The alternate adapters and batteries you have tried, are they Dell products certified for your system model?
If possible, update the BIOS - http://dell.to/1WweDdU
Restart the system and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status with and without the adapter connected. Also, wiggle the adapter jack while connected to the system and check if the adapter status changes at any point in BIOS.
Restart the system and press f12 key on startup - choose diagnostics. Let it run the diags and if you encounter any errors - make a note of the complete error and report the same to us.
If the system is under warranty, write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details. If there is no warranty, then we can help with a paid service call if required.
Keep us updated.

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good day, new member here, i have a lenovo ideapad, i have read some of the threads under "plugged in, not charging" with the solutions on the device manager control method battery uninstall and install. but here is my scenario, my laptop is 4 years old, everything was working just fine, my laptop was unplugged and im working with it running on battery power, when it suddenly turned off (the battery was not drained it was 95%), it did not re start until i plugged it and it was running plugged to the AC charger, but now it wont charge, if you un plug it, the laptop turns off as well even if it still had some battery percentage left, it is now a compact desktop, can somebody help?

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Most likely you need a new battery.

Four years is a pretty good life span for laptop batteries, and when they go they do not always give warning. Sometimes it is "blink", just like a light bulb.

One thing to check is that the battery is fully seated and clicked in, and that the contacts are clean and not obstructed by dust.

Other than some change you made to settings or hardware, if everything was status quo and it just stopped working then it is probably no more complicated than that.

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