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Latitude E5540: "Power connected, battery not charging" at 39%

Q: Latitude E5540: "Power connected, battery not charging" at 39%

Hi there,
I have some serious trouble with my Latitude E5540. In Windows (10, 64bit), it says that it's working on AC, but does not charge. It stays at 39%.
I've done some reading on the Internet and found several approaches which I followed. I updated BIOS and cleaned the connectors of the battery, which obviously didn't help.
Now, I've really run out of ideas and cannot come up with anything more. I've contacted Dell support, but I guess they won't help because the device is more than two years old and I only had 1 year NBD service.
Something I haven't tried is uninstalling the battery hardware from the device manager. Is this a serious option?
I'm looking forward to hearing from you. Any suggestion is most welcome! Thanks in advance.

Greetings,
Achim

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A: Latitude E5540: "Power connected, battery not charging" at 39%

Hello, Nice to hear from you. The battery seems to be the culprit here. Should you wish to go ahead with purchasing battery do do PM us the system tag# by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message.
Though you mentioned you do not have a spare battery, can you borrow one from somebody or take it to a local store to try (if possible)

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19679806
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A:Battery not charging, message says "Battery has experienced permanent failure"

Hello SHUBHAMSINGH.ARARIA,
It's quite possible your battery did suffer a failure; the Lithium-Ion chemical reaction may (which produces electricity) have finally broken down.
First thing to try is to run Dell's diagnostics. When you first power it on, press F2 to run the ePSA Diagnostics & see if any failures occurred.
Have you tried powering the laptop on with the power cord and battery, then once it's loaded removing the power cord to see if it stays on?
Another thing to try: remove the power cord & battery from the laptop, then hold the power button down for about 10 seconds. Then reconnect the power cord, power it on, then reconnect the battery.
From here, once it's on, you can try removing the battery again to see if it stays powered on or leave the cord connected to see if the battery begins charging.

Hope this helps!

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A:New Battery toggling between "charging" and "not charging"

Hello and welcome drpvrvena mate sounds lie you have a dud battery my friend the voltage difference could be a possible cause even though it is only 0.3v.

The cycling stuff is also in my humble opinion indicative of a faulty battery. Now battery drivers?? I have never heard of such a thing I mean a battery is a battery I think maybe you mean something to do with the charge circuitry

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in that order delete any rubbish the malware scans find
Personally I would dump the AVG or at least pause it and see what happens with that charge problem.

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A:battery plugged in/not charging and then "no battery is detected"

What is the exact model of Dell laptop you have? Look underneath on the label for Model information
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Read about this issue here- and especially about the little test you can do before your power is all gone- you should do it just once, and I think you will get the "Unknown" message....

http://www.laptop-junction.com/toast/content/inside-dell-ac-power-adapter-mystery-revealed

Note that there is more than just one thing that can be wrong- the motherboard, the adapter chip, the power jack.... Please do NOT attempt the adapter repair at that site.... The power jacks can be replaced by a good repair shop that does soldering on motherboards.

test yours and if you do need a Dell AC adapter they can still be found but it does take some hunting since a LOT of helpful sales sites claim "Genuine Dell Replacements" but I have tried some of those and they did not work but when a real Dell AC adapter was connected, that BIOS message disappeared.

look on the label of the LAPTOP and see what AC Adapter watt rating ....ex: 65watt or 90w..... yours calls for and purchase the correct model.

I can help you find a genuine Dell if needed but test things first. Hope you can do this before the battery is all gone.
 

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A:Dell Latitude "battery not installed" preventing BIOS update

It may be referring to the CMOS battery which is wired to the computer beneath the keyboard. The battery can be replaced for $8.95 to $29.95 depending on where you purchase...

But regardless, you do have a problem that must be resolved. The D610 has been one strange little irrelevant problem after another... but you cannot afford to irritate it and have that mysterious unremovable password appear as it has on so many D610 and D620 Dells.
 

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A:Laptop shuts down at 96% battery and "Plugged in, not charging" issue

This is battery issue, nothing relates to windows &or battery drivers, if any.

If you leave the battery plugged in all the time, with the main power on.
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The percentage you see may not be real, hence it may force the laptop to shutdown without warning.
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Update to my below post:
One day later, after the battery fully charged and all was well, I come back and it is back to the message "plugged in, not charging". I might see if reflashing the bios and rebooting will work again.
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Yes, it sounds like your battery is dying. This is quite common, as they only have a lifespan of X number of charging cycles. Get a new battery.

A replacement laptop battery should be less than $100 US from the manufacturer. There is nothing wrong with generic batteries provided they are the EXACT same specification as the OEM battery (original equipment). These you should be able to find in the $50 -$60 range. You should be able to find a replacement battery on Amazon in minutes (or anywhere else - dedicated battery websites will provide you with more details for making an informed choice).

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The guy at Best Buy is an excellent salesman. A poor excuse for a human being, but a great salesman. I bet he won an award that year.

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A:"Plugged in, Not Charging" - Battery

Hi there
Hate to say it but your battery needs replacing. It DOES happen on laptops from time to time especially if you have had the laptop a while.

Also modern manufacturing tolerances or QC isn't as good as it used to be --emphasis is on cheapness and get the stuff out of the door as fast as possible so you could have got a "bad" one too. Just the luck of the draw unless its within warranty period.

When they die they go quite suddenly -- no warning or whatever -- rather like car batteries -- OK one day and then dead as a dodo the next.

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Minidump file is missing. Please upload it.

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Hi TOM3636,
Restart the system and press f2 on startup to enter BIOS - Go to Power Management -> Primary battery charge configuration and change custom settings.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name and Email) for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19987557
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A:Dell Latitude D600 - AC Not Charging Battery

This can happen when you run a battery right down to 0%. Once there, it may never come back. I had a C600 battery do this to me. I fully discharged it, and it never took a charge again
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-latitude-d600-ac-not-charging-battery.786460/
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Welcome!

It does look as if your USB drivers are causing the issue.
BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY
Code:

Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Wed Apr 28 03:41:32.255 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:31:47.502
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??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
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PROCESS_NAME: System
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
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BugCheck 1000007E, {c0000005, 9444b19c, adb53b40, adb53720}
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*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for libusb0.sys
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PROCESS_NAME: System
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x7E
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Sun May 9 16:04:28.103 2010 (GMT-4)
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BugCheck 9F, {4, 258, 863e9798, 83943b24}
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BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F
PROCESS_NAME: System
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Sun May 9 16:35:12.200 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:13:06.447
BugCheck 9F, {4, 258, 86403020, 8396ab24}
Probably caused by : WUDFRd.sys ( WUDFRd!RdDevice::MarkForDelete+15 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F
PROCESS_NAME: System
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
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*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for libusb0.sys
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??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
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BUGCHECK_STR: 0x7E
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
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*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for libusb0.sys
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PROCESS_NAME: System
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x7E
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
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* bump *

Tricky, this one!

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This particular unit fired up, as expected, and took our standard image. Somewhere along the way (probably during one of its reboots), I noticed that the display went out. Powering it down and back on didn't resolve it, nor did resetting the BIOS. Dell Diags run without issue, and I can boot Windows into Safe Mode...but as soon as I boot Windows normally, it blanks after "Starting Windows" flashes by.

A:Latitude E7440 Display goes Black / Blank after "Starting Windows"

Aarrgghh! I'm kicking myself. It was something I discovered some time ago, and since forgot...

I had them stacked! I shut down one E7440, placed another on top of it, and proceeded to image this second unit. At some point, I must have shifted it ever so slightly...putting it right over whatever the heck is in the cover/lid of the first unit's display!? (A magnetic field, is my guess.) And "blank" goes the second unit's display...knocking out the power button's light, as a bonus.

It worked as expected, when I moved this unit to another location, in order to tap into an HDMI flat-panel. And it blanked out, as soon as I put it back on top of the first E7440. Mystery solved.

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It would be great to have a ~32GB boot drive in this slot, with the primary HD slot reserved for a large mechanical "storage" drive.

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A:Latitude E6520 "FLASH SATA" port - **what* can be used in this slot???

It is for an m-SATA SSD card.  For example,
www.intel.com/.../solid-state-drives-310-series.html

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A:Latitude e5420 can't find "Mass Storage Controller"

Hi benhenny,
You might need to install the O2Micro OZ600xxx memory card reader driver from link: http://dell.to/Zh2RDQ 
 
Please reply for further clarifications.

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A:Laptop battery problem: "No battery is detected"

Hi and welcome to TSF please try removing the battery and the ac adapter and hold down the power button for 45 secs then try booting with the battery alone

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Recently, before I signed into windows, a message on a black screen popped up stating something about my internal battery needing to be replaced. I'm on an HP pavilion laptop // HP pavilion entertainment PC.

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A:"Internal battery" notices..what problems could a low battery cause?

This is the CMOS battery it is talking about. It should be replaced asap. But this is not a do it yourself job in a laptop. Better have some expert deal with it.

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A:Laptop Charger reads "Plugged in, not charging"

If you don't use it on battery then I would say no need to replace it - its not required for the proper operating of the computer. It does provide one nice feature, if the power goes out then you can keep running the laptop and not have it power off on you and lose your data. However being less then a year old I would be contacting HP and complaining, a battery should last more then that. If HP advises a BIOS update when you talk to them then I would do it, if it breaks its their fault, but it doesn't affect the data on the drive which if you care about then you'll already have it backed up to at least one other location.
 

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i have dell inspiron n4050
3 days ago when i plugged in charger my laptop is not charging. when i put mouse on battery symbol it says "plugged in not charging"
when i shutdown my laptop sometime it getting charged(1,2 times a day).
when i start it same problems occurs.  a notification appears" The AC power adapter type cannot be determined"

A:Dell Inspiron N4050 "Plugged in not Charging"

Hi waqas189,
I’d suggest that you follow the steps mentioned below and check for issue resolution.

Switch off the computer.
Disconnect the AC adapter from the system.
Remove the battery from the computer.
Press and hold down the power button for 15 seconds.
Then connect back all the peripherals and check for issue resolution.

I would suggest you to update the BIOS on the computer. Please enter your service tag # on the link below, then download the BIOS required onto the system and install it.
http://dell.to/18r60nI
Also, we will need to determine if the issue is with the AC adapter or Battery. We will have to check the status of the adapter in BIOS; if the adapter is not detected properly the system will continue to receive power but will not charge the battery. Please follow the steps mentioned below to check if the adapter is detected properly.

Start the computer by pressing the power button
Press the F2 key 2-3 times you will now be on the BIOS screen.
Under the Main Tab look for the option that says AC Adapter Type If the Adapter Type says Unknown or None with the adapter plugged in.
Reconnect the adapter to the machine and if the status now shows as Unknown then the AC Adapter needs to be replaced.
Also, I would suggest you to run a thorough test on the battery. You can download Support assist from the link below and run the PC CHECKUP on Battery to check for issues
http://dell.to/1hAPOXr

Please let me know the findings.

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A:Dell Studio 1425 "plugged in, not charging"

More than likely the laptop battery will have to be replaced.you can get an exact replacement from dell but i doubt any warranty will cover it.
 

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SO

I need a way to get my Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery back because now I have TWO problems.. 1, still won't charge.. and 2, I cannot see the battery icon or enable it and don't have my Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery.

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A:"plugged in not charging.." - driver deletion issue!!

I have userd the method on a few laptops, It is only partially succesful. But, Nomally on a reboot, it reinstalls itself unless you do actually have a hardware problem in your machine.

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A:Need to add "TASKBARS" (MSese for "Launchpads", "Docks" NOT "Toolbars"

Several possibilities here: Second taskbar in windows7? [Solved] - Windows 7 - Windows 7

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A:Dell Latitude e5540 doubles letters and spaces randomly

This is now fixed with the latest BIOS update. 
http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=N08MD&fileId=3384660450&osCode=W764&productCode=latitude-e5540-laptop&languageCode=EN&categoryId=BI

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Hi,

I recently installed Windows 10 Pro 64Bit on this Dell Latitude E5540 laptop but can't get the fingerprint working... 

I also installed the Dell data protection security tool for windows 10 (version: 1.6.1.1055,A14) from Dell E5540 Support and Drivers page.

Windows had already recognized the the fingerprint reader as Synaptics FP Sensors (WBF) (PID=003f) under Biometrics. But whenever I run the Dell Data Protection Console and try to register my fingerprint it always says:

"The fingerprint reader is not connected. Connect the reader."

The device is enabled in device manager and has no errors. It used to work fine when I had windows 7. Am I missing some drivers or software for Windows 10? I need the FP reader working ASAP.

Can anyone please help me out?

This has been resolved. See AFURSTER Posts below.

A:[Solved] Latitude E5540 - Fingerprint / Biometric not working Windows 10

Still waiting to hear back... I need to get the fingerprint reader working... :(
Is anyone else having issues with the fingerprint reader on their laptop?

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I need this too. The backlight keeps turning off and it's driving me crazy!

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any help would be great!
 

A:No operrating System " Dell Latitude LS "

A system that old isn't going to support booting from USB. Since it originally used a proprietary media bay connection, your options are limited. A new laptop is probably more economical at this point.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-operrating-system-dell-latitude-ls.731971/
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Im the owner of Dell Latitude e6430.
Two days ago, I tried to reinstall my Win7 from recovery partition.
I did it before, using ctrl-F11, and everything was ok.
But this time, ive just seen "bootmgr is missing...".
I called technical support in Poland, where the guy told me that only one option, since my gyarantee is over, is to download Win10 and install it from bootable cd.
He also told me, that after this it is possible to return to Win7, using the recovery partition.
I did install Won10 and everything is fine, but i really dont like it.
So i want to return to Win7.
And this is the problem.
Recovery partition is still there with all the files on it.
But ctrl-F11 or F8 option doesnt work.
Does anybody know how to use this partition to return to Win7 in my case.
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Hi,

When our website users click on an html attachment embedded on a web-page in IE9, the download manager will not display the "Open" option. It will only display "Save" and "Cancel" which our users don't like, having to save the
html document in a folder to open it. Whereas, when downloading attachments like pdf, word etc. all three options are displayed. 

Is there any setting to tweak , which will display all the 3 options for HTML attachments as well?

A:IE9 download manager will not display "Open" option (only "Save" and "Cancel" is displayed) for downloading HTML documents.

Hi,
As you know, the Open-Save-Cancel dialog box helps you prevent your computer from affecting by virus while downloading. 
So I suggest you test to reset all zones to a lower level temporarily and then please attempt to download this html attachment again.

However, since you can normally download the other documents, I suspect there is some restriction in the website which you are trying to view. I recommend you to contact the administrator of that website if possible.
could you please send me the link of the website from where you are trying to download the html attachment?
Thanks!


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A:Compaq laptop "plugged in, not charging"

Does is says "plugged in, not charging" when battery is at 100% or around 100% like 80-90%.
Because its normal for laptop to turn off charging when battery is nearly full to let it discharge for a bit and then turn on charging again.
If battery isn't charged when it drops low for example 50-60% or lower then its a problem.

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Bump.

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A:Solved: On the "my computer" list, I double-click on disks and get "search" instead of "open"

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A:Solved: Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE

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A:Hard Drive Failed on Latitude E5540 - SHOCKING TECH SUPPORT - No resolution!!!

What's the exact error (starts with 2000-) the diagnostics return?

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19987428
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A:Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE HELP)

**(DONT KNOW IF THIS WILL HELP..)***

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39723 MB, Free - 23484 MB; D: Total - 12684 MB, Free - 3633 MB;
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/whole-computer-studders-skips-lags-have-event-viewer-report-please-help.981932/
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A:Yet another "plugged in, not charging" thread

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Ask your IT dept if they will lend you another battery for a quick test of the charging system on your laptop.. or maybe borrow a battery from a co-worker.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/287617-yet-another-plugged-not-charging-thread.html
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A:another "plugged in, not charging" dell - tried everything so far!

chances are its just the charger thats had it. the only true test for this is to try another charger. But one little test is to take out the battery and try and power the laptop on with just the charger plugged in, if it works its not the charger its more than likely the battery.

with a different charger as long as its output is roughly the same ~19v and 2amp+ youll get an idea to see if it works or not.

if it does charge then you have your answer. if it doesnt then you dig deeper and let us know whats what!

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Inspiron 5547

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19994139
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A:Windows 8.1 "plugged in, not Charging"

What are the steps you have tried?

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Surely, in 2006 with IT advances there must be a professional rock solid solution somewhere to this problem?

I run windows xp, with SP2 and auto upload all the latest updates.

Thanks to all for any help

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A:2.5" external HDD "power surge on Hub port"

mike9inch said:

hi,

I have a problem with a usb fed external HDD.

When I plug in via the usb, I get the message: "power surge on hub port".

I am running a Dell inspirion 8600 laptop and it has 2 usb ports. I want to run my digital In
one usb port and my 2.5" external HDD in the other.

I have scanned the web but so far all i have seen is:

1. cover up the problem by removing the error message - not really what I want!
2. Use 2 usb ports for the external HDD - not really what I want as I only have 2 usb ports and want to keep one free for digital camera or other things perhaps.

Surely, in 2006 with IT advances there must be a professional rock solid solution somewhere to this problem?

I run windows xp, with SP2 and auto upload all the latest updates.

Thanks to all for any help

mike9inchClick to expand...

The external drive may require two USB ports, one for data transfer, and the other for power. Unless there's the option for a power adapter to plug into the enclosure, you may not have a choice.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/2-5-external-hdd-power-surge-on-hub-port.466228/
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A:Dell Latitude c400 not using battery power

I would suspect a harware fault in the power section in the laptop, in the interface between the battery and the converter circuitry, as the battery works in the other laptops.

I doubt it's a software issue.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-latitude-c400-not-using-battery-power.447783/
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A:Problems with my battery "Battery is not Recommended"

I have a warning: The battery is not recommended for this system, the system will be unable to charge this battery. But this is the battery that came with the Laptop.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19563255
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A:Battery not charging after power adapter replacement

Dead batteries cannot be charged. Remove the dead battery and try using just the original dell adapter that came with the laptop alone. You cannot use other models adapters or batteries. 

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19974667
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I have attached the folder from the SF Diagnostic Tool and would appreciate any advice!
Thank you!

A:BSOD every few hours: mostly "STOP: 0x00000F4", "c00021a" & "c0000135"

Welcome to the forum.

MSINFO32:
Please go to Start and type in "msinfo32.exe" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Save the report as an .nfo file, then zip up the .nfo file and upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Also, save a copy as a .txt file and include it also (it's much more difficult to read, but we have greater success in getting the info from it).
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Upload a screenshot using: CrystalDiskInfo For how to upload a screenshot or file, read here
Test your Hard Drive(s) by running: Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure
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Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+: RAM - Test with Memtest86+


   Tip
Pay close attention to Part 3 of the tutorial "If you have errors"
Test the RAM with Memtest86+ for at least 7-10 passes. It may take up to 22 passes to find problems. Make sure to run it once after the system has been on for a few hours and is warm, and then also run it again when the system has been off for a few hours and is cold.


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Monitor hardware temperature with system monitoring software like Speccy or HWMonitor. Upload a screen shot of the Summary tab as well:Piriform - Speccy
CPUID - HWMonitor
For how to upload a screenshot or file, read here

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BugCheck F4, {3, 87a2e968, 87a2ead4, 83a55cf0}

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Probably caused by : csrss.exe

Followup: MachineOwner
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BugCheck F4, {3, 87a7bd40, 87a7beac, 83a1fcf0}

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Probably caused by : csrss.exe

Followup: MachineOwner
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Ok so I'm using a custom visual style made by another user however I don't really like the buttons used that I mentioned Changing of "minimize" buttons a theme and "close" "maximize" the above The creator states it is acceptable to change the theme to however you like Changing the "minimize" "maximize" and "close" buttons of a theme as long as you don't redistribute it anywhere Ok so I opened up the msstyles file using Restorator located in the theme folder of this VS I went into the images directory and located what seems Changing the "minimize" "maximize" and "close" buttons of a theme to be the images used for the buttons Intuitively it seems like it would make sense to replace those images with different ones perhaps from another visual style and it should change them However would this actually work Could the theme get messed up in some other way like proportions or something if the new button images are smaller I don't know of any other way to change them that would be easy But I did run into another problem For some visual styles I can't even locate those buttons in the images directory Where else would they be

A:Changing the "minimize" "maximize" and "close" buttons of a theme

Use Windows Style Builder to do that...

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/200947-changing-minimize-maximize-close-buttons-theme.html