Hello I and fan working. Battery not have the following queries regarding my year old notebook whose warranty just expired - nbsp I want to buy a new battery for my laptop as the original one does not work anymore So Battery and fan not working. I was thinking if I can get a battery with a more capacity than the original one so that it lasts longer How much would the battery cost nbsp My laptop's fan also stopped working a month ago I suspect it might be because of dust collected over time Can I get that checked too along with the battery at HP service center and how much would it cost if I need to replace the fan nbsp I also want to Battery and fan not working. upgrade my TB hard disk with a SSD Is there any exchange or buy-back program at HP And how much would it cost nbsp I want to add another GB RAM to the existing GB Any idea how much it'd cost if I do all the above together nbsp Thanks amp Regardshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Battery-and-fan-not-working/td-p/5827132
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Hello there I have an ASUS K IE laptop that i had for years now been working fine until days ACPI but is battery detect doesn't 7 Windows battery working ago this problem has been bugging me for the last days here's why my laptop suddenly didn't detect my battery thought it was because my battery was dead I searched the net on things Windows 7 ACPI doesn't detect battery but battery is working to do before quot throwing in the towel quot on my battery and today i came across a blog where the instruction was to uninstall the Microsoft ACPI compliant control method battery driver I did just that and my battery suddenly worked well sort of now here's where it gets all weird every time i open my laptop i do the following plug in AC to laptop turn on laptop unplug AC laptop runs on battery log on to windows battery icon shows up as an empty charging icon then shows the quot Battery is not detected quot icon again please take note that my laptop is still ON and WORKING so this means MAYBE that my battery is working is it a battery problem or the driver is just messed up please anyone who encountered this and had SUCCESSFULLY fixed the problem coz i need to fix this right now thanks and more power to you all
I had a problem similar a while back. Try this
1.Shut down the laptop
2.Take out the ac cord and the battery. Hold down the power for about 10 seconds to remove electric charge in the capacitors.
3.Put the battery back in and reboot.
4.Start windows normally, and See if the battery is recognized.
I recently purchased a used Ultra-slim Battery Not Working (Flashing LED) Battery EliteBook p and was disappointed at the battery life probably Ultra-slim Battery Not Working (Flashing Battery LED) due to years of use on the battery so I decided to buy an Ultra-slim battery to maximize my battery life Today it arrived in the mail and I plugged it in only to find it doesn't seem to work nbsp When I plug it in with the internal battery still installed the battery lightning bolt LED starts to flash amber and for the most part does not stop until I remove it In Windows the internal battery shows up as Battery and reports nothing installed for Battery nbsp If I only have the external battery installed the computer will not power on without the power adapter plugged in and the computer reports no batteries installed nbsp I have tried resetting the computer as instructed by another post on here unplug power and all batteries and hold the power button for seconds but that did not help nbsp I can't find any kind of battery diagnostic tests within BIOS settings so I'm not really sure if this is an issue with the computer or the battery I bought the battery used but the seller guaranteed nbsp it was tested and that it worked Do I need to use the docking station to charge it My guess is no since it has its own battery connection but I can't really find much information about it There is a button on the front of the battery with a battery icon on it but it doesn't seem to make any difference I've tried both tapping it and holding it downhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-Notebooks/Ultra-slim-Battery-Not-Working-Flashing-Battery-LED/td-p/5739262
I have my hp elitebook 850 G3 for one month now. When it was new i could use it for 9 hours on airplane mode but now fully charged only 4 hours on airplane mode. I want it to be 9 hours on airplane mode aigain. I have also noticed that my precentage is going down faster than before and I only use word and microsoft edgehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/My-battery-is-not-working-like-before/td-p/5799407
I have a Dell Inspiron 15R 5521. Since a while now my laptop is given me messages explaining my battery has a fatal error and needs to be replaced. I have been searching for a different solution than simply replacing the battery/adapter and I've seen that a lot of people had to update their BIOS. I currently have BIOS A07. When I try to update using the driver I've gotten from your site this window pops up and tells me I have to plug in my battery and adapter. Both are plugged in but I can't seem to manage to start the update.
I hope you guys can help me,Dries Vanden Broecke
Hi Dries Vanden Broecke,
Download the A14 BIOS here - http://dell.to/2diZOfL
Now, for the BIOS update to run, it is required that the battery be connected and battery should contain a minimum charge of 10% and the adapter needs to be detected in BIOS.
Having said this, Are you using an original Dell OEM Adapter? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Is there any damage on the system? Could you test with another power adapter if possible?
Restart the system and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status in BIOS with and without the adapter plugged in. Also, wiggle the adapter cable at the end and see if the status changes in BIOS at any point. Check the battery health in BIOS (if applicable).
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.These are onboard diagnostics and they might possible pick some error if the hardware is not functional.
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.
I juse recently purchased a lenovo ideapad 100s and my laptop won't turn on unless i have it plugged it into the charger. But the second i unplug it the laptop dies becuase the battery is always it 0% even if i have it charging for hours .https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/BATTERY-IS-NOT-WORKING/td-p/3426987
Hi all of you that are reading my post.Here where i live the electricity is not good that means that we have electricity for two hours
then it dissconect for five minutes or more.I have a pc with UPS(battery) and when i go for work i let my pc turned on downloading,but as we know when the electricity missing the UPS take pc turned on for 15-20minutes and then it turned off without command.And i want to know if Pc have the ability to know if its working with turned electricity or UPS and if it knows which are the components that make it(software or hardware).Please help me!!! Thanks
I replaced the battery of my laptop ( Inspiron 17R SE 7720) with a new one.
But the Old one is 48 Wh and the new is 60wh.
When the laptop has started, this message appears " Warning, this battery is not recommended for this system use. It may only have limited features and non optimized performance. " .
What shall I do ?
After my friend's laptop wouldn't run on battery power OR charge the battery I tried many "fixes."
Shockingly none worked that I found.
Only one thing worked for me to my surprise.
A last ditch effort was to open up the laptop (sony pcg-81114L) and disconnect the cmos battery for a few minutes to reset the CMOS.
To my surprise, when powered on, the battery instantly showed it was charging AND when removing the power plug the battery POWERS the laptop now! (and I'd thought I was wasting my time.)
Worked with an off brand battery also.
Many times this has saved many computers that have odd "unsolvable" things wrong with them.
Surely someone else has done this also but I haven't seen it posted anywhere to my knowledge.
Thank GOD for bringing the idea to remembrance!
Do you have any information on how this fixes the battery problem? would be interested to know.
I put in my new battery; it has had more than 48 hours to charge, but when I turn on the notebook, it trys to start, and then just shuts down before it boots up at all. Yes I used the same kind of battery, same brand, etc.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Pavilion-new-battery-not-working/td-p/5614075
My hp steam 11 says it needs a new battery and i have only had it for 6 months and it says the battey is 365 days oldhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Urggg-my-battery-ist-working/td-p/5679522
I have a Gateway laptop that the Battery AC is not working right When I have just the AC plugged in and the battery removed the laptop works ok When I working Laptop Battery/AC right not plug in the battery the laptop runs off of the battery only and does not recognize the AC being connected The AC will not charge the battery When the battery dies the computer shuts down even though the AC is plugged in Then if I remove the battery and turn the laptop on it works I have plugged in the battery both Laptop Battery/AC not working right with the AC connected and with it not connected I have checked all the AC connections and they appear ok The status lights on the front of the laptop for the battery only turn solid red when the battery goes dead I have purchased new Rayovac batteries and have the same results Laptop Battery/AC not working right When I went into the BIOS to learn my old battery it said it was over voltage condition and it had no charge That is why I got a new battery The first new Rayovac battery was defective when I first plugged it in and I had to get another new battery Can anybody help me out Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack bit Processor Intel R Core TM Duo CPU T GHz Intel Family Model Stepping Processor Count RAM Mb Graphics Card Mobile Intel R Series Express Chipset Family Mb Hard Drives C Total - MB Free - MB D Total - MB Free - MB Motherboard Gateway QTFBQS Antivirus McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware Updated and Enabled nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-battery-ac-not-working-right.973793/
I bought this laptop (Compaq Presario 2596US) off a friend. Its got a 40GB eIDE hdd, and 768MB RAM.
The issue is the battery. He replaced it a year before I bought it, but it won't charge. Looking in the BIOS i see:
BSN : 08274 09/19/2008
The battery is an F4809A. If I hold the self-test (blue botton with a pointer finger next to a percentage bar), no lights show up.
The AC charger works fine, it powers it up and is a geniune HP charger.
Is the C/CV fields where the problem is?
My Thinkpad T530 just stopped working on battery power and only powers/stays on when the AC adapter is connected. When it's connected and the battery is in though, the battery is detected and shows 100% charged. The second I unplug the AC adapter, the computer will cut off and it only turns on when the power is connected. Has anyone else experienced or remedied this issue? Thanks.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Battery-Detected-Not-Working/td-p/3385862
battery is not working. my pc is under warranty. I need a support from gandhinagar service station. please replace it as soon as possible.
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I have a Toshiba A75 laptop. My battery had died and I got a new one but the laptop wont work on battery. It works on the AC adaptor. I got replacement batteries twice but same result. I got the laptop checked by a repair company and they say the motherboard is ok. Is there a possibility that the battery is not working due to software / drivers issue? When I put in the battery, it shows the charging light and charges to 100% but as soon as the power goes, the computer goes out.
Hello I recently took my laptop over to a friends house along with the wall charger and everything was working properly not working Laptop battery I get it home hours later plug everything back in like I normally have it set up and now the battery won't charge The battery icon says quot There is a problem with your battery so your computer might shut down suddenly quot and also quot Plugged in not Laptop battery not working charging Consider replacing your battery quot I did a little research on here and found a forum post from years ago in regards to an Asus laptop battery Laptop battery not working issue In that forum it was suggested to quot gt In Device Manager Under the Batteries category right-click all of the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery listings and select Uninstall it s ok if you only have quot I don't know if that is my best option at this point or if my battery is toast The laptop is over years old If anyone could give me insight on how to fix this that would be great Thank you
Hello Alldayvikings28 and welcome to Seven Forums.
If the battery still has a charge left, you might try running a power efficiency diagnostic report to see what the health of the battery is.
Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report
You could also remove the battery and run the laptop on AC power only just to rule out a computer issue.
I juse recently purchased a lenovo ideapad 100s and my laptop won't turn on unless i have it plugged it into the charger. But the second i unplug it the laptop dies becuase the battery is always it 0% even if i have it charging for hours .
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.
I have a new battery. The laptop is g560 working fine on AC adapter without battery in. When I put the battery in the laptop starts draing the battery without charging. May be it will work if I uninstl the ACPI...thing from windows 7 the problem is that impossible to turn on the machine with the empty battery and the AC plugged in. Evry time switching on it tries to boot on battery ignoring the AC adaptor. I have no idea if the battery is charging when the laptop is turned off.
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
Me and my sister have the same laptop with windows 7 ultimate 32bit running on each one. The problem is my sisters laptop is not detecting the laptop battery charger when inserted. Her battery and charger works fine as I tested them on my laptop and both fully functional and even my own battery and charger does not work on her laptop.
When the charger is plugged in no message or charging icon comes up, just the normal battery icon. I'm pretty sure there is something wrong with the laptop.
any help please?
Hello slizza and welcome to Seven Forums.
Could you post some additional information about the laptop like make and model? Sometimes a computer manufacturer installs their own software that controls how a machine will work. Just as an example, on a Sony Vaio they have what's called Vaio Care. This software can override the built in Windows 7 power plan settings.
In the meantime, you could compare the power plan settings on your laptop to the settings on your sister's laptop and make sure they're the same. You could also run a power diagnostics efficienty report to see if your sister's machine is showing any issues.
Power Plan Settings - Change
Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report
You could also open Device Manager and see if there are any warning symbols for the battery. This could indicate a driver issue.
Can someone please help
I recently bought a new charger cable for my hp compaq 6720s and since then my battery wont charge and when it is plugged in the mains (the only way the laptop works) the mouse on my laptop doesn't work either, i've also tried using an external mouse but that doesn't work also. is it the charger i bought which is faulty or the battery, or even just the laptop itself?
Any help at all will be greatly appreciated, thanks.
There could be a problem internally, with your laptop such as the motherboard, causing both the keyboard and battery problem.
1.) Have you tried removing the laptop battery, and testing it with just the adapter plugged in to see if it still works without powering down? If it powers down while plugged in-with the battery removed, there is a problem with the computer itself or the power adapter.
2.) When you say your are using an external mouse, is it a corded mouse or is it wireless? (It is best to swap with a wired mouse instead of a wireless for troubleshooting purposes)
Hello guys nbsp I have a recognized, or Battery A/C. not without working charging problem with my ProBook for last couple days it won't run Battery recognized, not charging or working without A/C. or charge the battery Windows shows the battery it can also read its capacity with nbsp powercfg -energy all it says is charging but the percentage never moves and if I remove my A C cable notebook shuts down nbsp nbsp What I did as a troubleshoot nbsp Different battery - Doesn't work Same battery in a different notebook G - It works Removing battery drivers from windows and re-installing the battery - Doesn't work Checking the cable connectors on a motherboard - All seems to be fine Changing -PIN cable of a battery - Doesn't work Flashing Updating BIOS - Doesn't work nbsp I've heard read there would be a screw or something which will dock lock the battery in order to work but I can't locate it myself if it even exist nbsp nbsp My very last thought on this would be a matherboard failure but I can't be sure as battery is recognized by windows just fine nbsp What should I try next nbsp Thankshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Battery-recognized-not-charging-or-working-without-A-C/td-p/5821459
New Aspire R3 battery won't charge. Was fine but now just recognises it is plugged in but not charging. Only 12% left.
Hello, Have you tried this:1. Shut down your laptop2. Disconnect the AC adapter3. Wait few minutes4. Follow this procedure Note: The battery reset pinhole is marked with this symbol on the bottom.http://community.acer.com/t5/S-and-R-Series-Laptops/My-new-Aspire-R3-battery-won-t-charge-Was-working-fine-but-now/td-p/422101/jump-to/first-unread-message
I have Dell Ispiron 15 3542 and I am surprised that my laptop has been switched off directly even though the battery is 100% charged and even the charging icon is displaying at task bar when the charger is switched on. But red light for low battery goes on blinking and when the power cord is removed it switches off and if switched on the power cord a message appears as "Your battery has met with parmanent failure and needs to be replaced and press F1 to continue and press F2 for setup utility"
Please help with the issues
I'd suggest you check Battery's status and health in the Battery Meter App. Please right click battery icon at taskbar, and then click on battery health. It should say Your Battery Is Performing Normally, if it say anything else then you most likely need a new one. Secondly, check battery status, if there's a checkmark in box by Enable Dell Extended Battery Life then uncheck it and restart computer.http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19986270
Hi I recently had a new motherboard and lcd screen installed on my Dell inspiron After the tech guy installed the new reconditioned parts and left I went to move my laptop and the screen went black upon unplugging it I went into the bios and made sure that the settings were up on brightness on battery and it was all the way up If I plug it back in it is fine I called the tech that had just left my home and he said that due to him already closing that ticket I had to call Dell and open another The working screen power. not LCD battery on issue was that I was out of warranty that day this was his rd trip due to a faulty motherboard twice I explained to Dell this was an issue that only happened after the guy changed the lcd screen and it never happened before He told me I needed a new battery I knew mine was old but it had a little life in it i knew this wasn t the problem So I had to order a new battery and it obviously didn t fix the problem I called Dell back and they refused to help me due to being out of warranty I again exclaimed that it was due to the LCD screen not working on battery power. issue when I was under warranty He refused to help this was a manager told me I needed to ship my laptop to them to fix and a low cost of Anyway is there any other issue LCD screen not working on battery power. you could think of that could cause the lcd to not work on battery power yet be fine on ac power Also on battery power everything else works so I know it isn t everything effected Thanks in advance nbsp
You might check the power settings in windows control panel.
It could be set for low or no backlight for power saving options.
Start/control panel/power options.
Hi guys.I've search the forum but I can't find anything relevant.I don't like leaving my laptop on charge all the time and I sometimes forget to switch the battery charger on and Windows shuts down.Now in Control Panel - Sounds you can set various sounds for various operations I made my own Chargebattery.wav and enabled it for Critical Battery Alarm and Low Battery Alarm and they both test ok. When the battery gets low it doesn't play the wave file. It does show the low battery tooltip in the systray but you can easily miss that.Does anyone know why it doesn't sound on a low battery or am I missing something in the sound settings?I've downloaded Battery Meter Gadget but thats only a visual warning so you would have to have the sidebar on top all the time plus it doesn't play any sounds?Cheers.
Does no one have any comments on this?I made the Chargebattery.wav with 2nd Speech Center as the default Windows Battery Low.wav and Windows Battery Critical.wav are just bleeps mine says your battery needs charging. I also made a Trash.wav to empty the recycle bin that says your recycle bin has been emptied and that works great. If anyone wants these wav file let me know?The Battery Meter does play a few bleeps which is better than nothing.I put back the default Battery Low.wav and Windows Battery Critical.wav but Battery Meter still played the beeps. I removed Battery Meter and tried it again and it still didn't play the default sounds it just shows the yellow message at 10 minutes and the red one at 6 minutes so this system for playing sounds is obviously crap.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/415888/need-the-charge-battery-sound-working/
The battery is not working at all it keep changing but its 0% nothing when i insert it the small LED that is beside the power change cable start to blink red colour then blue red then blue but when i remove the battery nothing its just blue there is no any red blinkinghttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Battery-not-working-Doesn-t-Charge/td-p/5795163
I've search the forum but I can't find anything relevant.
I don't like leaving my laptop on charge all the time and I sometimes forget to switch the battery charger on and Windows shuts down.
Now in Control Panel - Sounds you can set various sounds for various operations I made my own Chargebattery.wav and enabled it for Critical Battery Alarm and Low Battery Alarm and they both test ok. When the battery gets low it doesn't play the wave file.
Does anyone know why it doesn't sound on a low battery or am I missing something in the sound settings?
Well I posted this thread a week ago and 80 users have read it but no one has made a comment.
As anyone any suggestions to try?
I've downloaded Battery Meter Gadget but thats only a visual warning so you would have to have the sidebar on top all the time plus it doesn't play any sounds?
Hey I ve got an N4050 14 working Inspiron Battery not Inspiron N bought years ago never had a problem with it of the time I used it directly connected to the power outlet at home When I plugged in the battery fully charged it went from to then to its s and s Inspiron 14 N4050 Battery not working real quick maybe in a matter of minutes and then shut down I then bought a new original battery because I thought that the fact of not using it in years and that the original battery was years old could be the reason I ve followed the guidelines and I m now using it for the first time I fully charged it and when I turned on the laptop it said it had around hrs min of battery After a few minutes around hours min Then it set at hr min After one hour of very low usage Used Microsoft Word and read a few PDF s its at with minutes left I checked that the computer was at power saving mode and all that The brightness is set far lower than high nbsp What should I do and where could the problem be coming from Thank youhttp://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19990019
My external battery is not working. I get the following errors when I start my computer. 1. Power Manager Guage - An error occurred while loading this resource.2. There was a problem laodgin (x86)\Thinkpad\Utilities\PWMTR64V.dll A dynamic link library (DLL) initalizaiton routine failed. Under Lenovo Settings - Power manger it says my second battery is in bad condition. I bought a new battery and it still displays this message. Under battery gague reset it says 90% remaining for the second batery. I'm running windows 10 / 64bit and have done all the lenovo updates and attempted to reinstall the related driver.
Hi Dan, Do you have a setup.exe file located in the c:\program files\Lenovo\settingsdependency\power folder, and if so, can you try running that and see if the problem goes away? I should add, that it might just say Setup, and not actually say Setup.exe depending on your view settings, but run it anyway.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T440s-external-battery-not-working/td-p/3307951
Hi guys, I have a Tecra A10 0n Win 7 x64 Pro and has been working perfect for ages, all of a sudden the laptop went into hibernation and will now only boot up with AC plugged in.
The battery is fine as I have tried it on a different laptop without issue.
When I try to boot laptop without AC connected it loads to the Toshiba splash screen for a couple of seconds then dies.
Has anyone else had this or have an idea what the issue could be. Latest BIOS has been on for a while and all correct drivers are installed.
Laptop runs perfect with AC connected but tries to hibernate as soon as AC disconnects.
Could it be that the laptop cannot take power from the battery for longer than a couple of seconds?
Any help is greatly appreciated.
> Laptop runs perfect with AC connected but tries to hibernate as soon as AC disconnects.
For me it sounds like the battery charge level is very low and that the power management of the Win OS set the notebook to hibernation mode due to charging level.
Possibly the notebook does not charge the battery properly.
If you said that the battery is OK (don?t know how you test this) then there must be a issue with the battery charging system. This means that the motherboard is not OK.
However, in your case I would test the notebook with a new battery to be 100% sure that this issue is not related to a faulty battery.
Hello HPForums,I realized the battery had troubles when I unplugged my laptop to take it to the bathroom (haha). I turned off inmediately. So I checked for the battery to be well connected and it was OK. When I removed it, i found this gummy yellow substance that smells sweet on one of the sides. It was both in the battery and on the slot.(See photo attached). Battery is PI06 manufactured on 2013. The battery doesn't work but the computer do knows it is plugged in. Is there a fix? And what was the cause of this leak? I handle my computer really carefully and don't leave it plugged often. Thanks!f
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I have a Dell inspiron 5521 and it's 8 months old. Today when I opened it this message appeared : "Your battery has experienced permanent failure and needs to be replaced. I can open the notebook when ac is on but the red led of battery is blinking and the battery can not be charged. Also in bios i get the same message about battery. Is this really a permanent failure ? It's just 8 monts old. What can I do ?
I burrow with my friend to check the battery when i replace the battery it works is that battery suddenly death ?
I have updated the Bios also
Also I diagnostics
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please boot into BIOS <F2> and check on the status of the battery listed.
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell
Hi all appologies for the long post nbsp I am using Windows and nbsp re-building an image for the Lenovo X & on working powerpoint ThinkPad X260 battery not as a few users have reported an error with Power Point in Office nbsp When on battery Power Point slide shows won't advance through the slides it just stops and won't move to next slide on keypress or mouse click on mains power it works fine I had a mess around with a users laptop that has the issue and installing Lenovo System Update and installing all the available updates and drivers solved the problem so I re-created the image on another nbsp X nbsp ThinkPad X260 on battery & powerpoint not working and the problem returned but now installing Lenovo System update and all software amp drivers doesn't fix the issue this is on a clean install of Windows nbsp when the slide show pauses I can press the Windows key and click Power Point and there is a little box that says Resume slide show clicking this sometimes works and sometimes doesn't all windows updates are installed if I use an external keyboard and mouse it works OK I've tried disabling ThinkPad X260 on battery & powerpoint not working all power management in BIOS and Windows the only permanent fix I've found that works everytime ThinkPad X260 on battery & powerpoint not working is to disable Hardware Acceleration in Office settings but some of the docs users have are massive so don't want to cause any slowdowns or nbsp issues plus it's anoying that I can't find another solution even though it worked on a users laptop nbsp Anyone else seen this issue or have an idea of a fix nbsp Cheers Solved Go to Solution
I believe your system has the Intel HD Graphics, so if that is the case, open up the Windows Control panel, and check for an Intel HD graphics control panel. If the present, it usually has its own power management settings in Windows 7, and if so, set it to maximum performance when on battery and see if that solves your problem. Other video card manufacturer may have similar power settings as well if yours is not the Intel variety. Other than some form of power management issue, I cannot see any other reason battery vs AC should make any difference.. Good Luck,https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/ThinkPad-X260-on-battery-amp-powerpoint-not-working/td-p/3469381
Hi. When I'm working on my Flex 3 on battery only, after about 20 minutes, the screen will "turn off." I use quotations because the sreen turns black but it is back-lit. Sound still works. No buttons get me out of this frozen state and I have to hard restart the computer. Anybody else have this issue? Computer is 1 month old. Thanks!
I have exactly the same problem. Works fine when plugged in, but absolutely useless on battery, due to this random "black screen". My screen too is backlit, but the only way I have found to "wake-up" the screen is to reboot the computer. My Flex 3 came from Costco, and I am planning to return it.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/Flex-3-screen-turns-off-when-working-on-battery/td-p/2237326
i just purchased a brand new battery for my laptop and it still will not charge or play off it and it needs to be plugged in.
any suggestions are grealy appreciated
I am working on a relatives computer and am having major difficulties. When I received the computer it would not boot. It would hang up when running the bios and stop with the error message no mouse, no keyboard or keyboard error. I was able to get the mouse recognised but not the keyboard. The cmois battery was removed and replaced and now there is no video. I am not sure what this computer is running. Theres a digital readout on the front that says 200 when you start up. It has a diamond video card. When I power it on the cpu fan works power supply works, theres no lights on the floppy or on the cdrom that light up. Any suggestion on what to do to get video back and resolve the original keyboard error message. I did try to boot from a floppy before the batteries removal and that did not work.
Once I plugged in charger while my notebook was turned off.
It lighted Plug LED and Battery LED was blinking after 3 seconds.
I reinserted battery and it charged fine.
One day I was using my NB200 and it run out of charge, I plugged in and same thing happen but even after reinserting battery it won't start.
Plugging in it for long time doesn't heats up battery nor notebook. I can only start it without battery plugged in. Inserting battery shuts down PC after 1 seconds and LED of battery again blinks after 3 seconds.
What does it means? I tired putting battery in fridge because I read on internet it might fix but no luck.
Any idea how can I fix it.
First of all you have to know that the notebook should run properly without the battery but with connected AC adaptor.
Even if the battery would be faulty or empty, the connected AC adaptor should supply power and you should be able to power up the notebook.
In case this isn?t possible, I assume an power supply electronic malfunction.
However, you could test the following workaround:
Try to power up and to boot the notebook without the battery.
Then go to device manager and uninstall the following entries under batteries:
- Microsoft composite battery
- Microsoft ACPI compliant control method battery
Then reboot the notebook.
Power OFF again and insert the battery.
Power On the notebook and check if the unit would run properly.
Of course it would be also recommend testing the notebook in connection with another good and tested battery.
I didnt use my laptop for 2 weeks and when I finally get to use it, an error message shows up on startup saying of an hp battery alert where the storage capacity is supposedly very low and now it is not charging. There is also the case of the keyboard not responding if left idle for a while and will only respond if the whole laptop was restarted. It was perfectly fine before so i used system diagnostics and ran an extensive hard disk check and i got this: failure ID Q09K2F-00086P-MFKR6J-61D603product ID G2G88PA#UUFHARD DRIVE 1 please help. thank you.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/After-2-weeks-of-not-using-laptop-battery-isnt-working/td-p/5710951
I ve been having a strange problem with the battery for my Thinkpad laptop I noticed Battery Stopped Working Thinkpad Suddenly the other day that Thinkpad Battery Suddenly Stopped Working it wasn t charging when I plugged the AC adapter in Eventually it ran out completely and would not charge at all This happened very suddenly it was working fine a week ago If I have the battery installed and AC attached and hit the power button the system will start up for a few seconds and then shut down Sometimes it will randomly start AGAIN for another few seconds and then shut down The only way I can get the computer to run is with the battery removed and AC adapter attached If I start the computer up with the AC adapter attached and then insert the battery the computer immediately powers down I really want to get this problem resolved I m hoping that it s just the battery itself but it seems strange that it would stop working so suddenly From my experience laptop batteries tend to lose their power over time And even if the battery was no good shouldn t the computer still work as long as the AC line is connected I have no problem replacing the battery I m just not certain that this is the real issue It seems that the AC adapter works fine Is this likely just a battery problem or is it possible that the motherboard is damaged nbsp
Hi Dan and welcome to TSG.
I assume your Thinkpad's warranty has run out.
It could be a problem with the motherboard power circuitry but that would be expensive to fix.
As the charger looks ok the easiest and cheapest thing to do is to try a new battery.
Sorry I can't be more specific.
My e's got messed up volume i... working not battery properly(and keys volume 11e buttons The LED on the F key stays illuminated regardless if its muted or not Also they keys 11e volume keys not working properly(and battery i... only function to toggle the mute on or off F F F and the volume buttons on the side To raise or lower the volume i have to use the speaker icon in the task tray nbsp Also and this is far more worrying I charged the battery to and then unplugged it to put it aside About 11e volume keys not working properly(and battery i... days later i grabbed it take it to a friends and when i got there it wouldnt turn on Turns out the battery had run TOTALLY dead in those days even though it was fully powered down 11e volume keys not working properly(and battery i... not standby Is this an issue with the e's My last thinkpad was a T but in the interum i have used lots of other laptops and netbooks none of which were this quick to self-discharge nbsp Its the nd gen N non-yoga running windows pro gb ssd gbhttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-11e-Windows-E-and-Edge/11e-volume-keys-not-working-properly-and-battery-issue/td-p/3453551
I have done a soft restart as suggested elsewhere. No resolution. Any suggestions.http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/437325-i-have-lumia-635-i-bought-new-battery-phone-not-working.html
I have a HDX16 laptop running windows 7. The battery is a year and a few months old, and yesterday was giving me at least 50 min of battery life. However today, it wont hold a charge at all and my computer shuts down completely whenever the power supply is interrupted for a millisecond. I ask because this is the second time a battery has suddenly stopped working on me and I am wondering if there is a reason for this. I tried to check the battery condition by hitting esc + f2 when my computer starts up, but there is no battery check option. Any explanation or advice would be greatly appreciated Thanks for your time.
Hey Aitchpk, I'm sorry you're having a battery issue. I would suggest running a battery check using HP Support Assistant if you have it installed on your computer. You could also try using this standalone Battery Check. Do you have any issues like this if you operate the computer without the battery and just have the power cord plugged in?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Battery-suddenly-stops-working-computer-shuts-off-despite/td-p/2560581
My machine is getting older still works like a champ but some wonky things are happening power working is battery pc tho failures even packup during restarts Last week during a storm the computer restarted I have always used battery backups with avr and it really shocked me It never gave me an error just restarted itself So I checked it and my battery back up seemed to pc restarts even tho battery packup is working during power failures not be doing its job I unplugged everything and plugged in a lamp and then unplugged the back up and the light flashed I could not remember when I bought it but I was sure it was over years So I bought another one well the same thing is happening and this time I installed the monitoring pc restarts even tho battery packup is working during power failures software and did a self test and the computer still restarted itself and the battery back up says it is working fine I changed the outlet the back up was using too the test with the light on the new one seems to show the back up is working too I did have a new power supply installed before I replaced the back up cause it seemed the fans were not working in it that was determined at the place I had it installed it was not working but I didn t have time for a diagnosis And now I even have a weirder problem too half my icons that used to show up in the task bar are not there now the things I always closed I am happy about but now I don t have icon for my usb things nothing to click to safely remove hardware The things that have changed in the last bit of time is that I had a problem with my avg security suite it seemed that when I started to do anything using a bunch a bandwidth I would lose my dialup connection and I asked the support if all the filters and stuff running could be causing that Just asked they suggested upgrading to that might solve any of those kinds of problems cause it was supposed to be less resource intensive Dumb me did it Now I am talking with their tech people about why this version s firewall will not configure One change but that major change was after the power supply change and the battery back up change To install the software for the battery back up I added a powered usb hub and I think that is when my icon for the usb disappeared but not sure seems that the some of the icons had been intermittently being gone since I installed the new avg stuff But the weirdest thing is other than that stuff my machine is working well It is a velocity micro gamers edge model p gigs ram pro still as snappy as it was when I got it back in sept of The main reason I noticed the fans in the old power supply not working was because I have temp gauges for the ambient processor and video card installed and I know they are not really right but it gave me an idea of what was going on and the temps had increased like degrees c Checked and they were not moving I just really worry about the restarting thing I never get an error or anything just restarts I know in the last few weeks it has done that more than in the whole time I have owned it I know all this stuff is really weird and probably not connected but gees this has been the best computer I have ever had and believe it or not nothing has ever been done aside from the power supply and a harddrive failure right after I got it no reformatting or anything Maybe that is what is needed but since I don t do that myself my experience is no matter who I get to work on my machines they are never ever the same I would rather just buy a new one I guess mainly does anyone have any idea of these things sealing the doom for my machine Like I should be ready for the worse nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/pc-restarts-even-tho-battery-packup-is-working-during-power-failures.702345/
I have a compaq 610 notebook. it says charging everytime i plug in the charger but does nott exceed 0% and its internal speaker does not work but the headsets work. this has taken sometime, and has disturbed me alot esspecially when power goes off abruptly. please help me
Dear HP Customer, I understand that you have 2 issues on your Compaq 610 1. Unit not charging the battery and shows 0% 2. Internal Speakers not working.
I work for HP
Hi Need some help, I have an inspiron 5100 that I bought couple of year ago. few month back I noticed that the machine is not charging the battery when the laptop is on. as sson as I shut down and turn off teh laptop, teh charger stats working on the battery. So I don't beleive it is a battery problem but rather a charger one, I'm wondering if someone know if it is a software related and how to fix it.
Check very carefully for full contact from the charger points, and the best way to clean them is with a pencil eraser, followed by denatured alcohol and a queue tip. The contacts do become weak or bent, which can cause the problem.
There is no software that affects that model, but there is a chip in the battery that counts the number of full charges. Onces it reaches that magic number, it stops further charging even though good otherwise. This is to prevent fire and other damage as the battery ages.
Otherwise, you need someone with experience using a soldering iron, to replace a couple of doohickies inside the case.
I was previously using Win8.1Pro and the charging would stop at 95% (plugged in, not charging) and after charging would go below that level, charging would kick in like 90% (plugged in, charging). However, now i'm using Win10Pro and the smart charging feature isn't working. I've tried google, but to no avail. What worries me is, keeping the charger plugged in at 100% all the time will wear the battery out and plugging and unplugging all the time is just a nuisance!How can I revert back to the previous state? I've tried HP AC Power Control, but it's not made for Win 10 as it just unresponsive even after we apply and okay and frankly, it's just a poor software. HP should learn from Sony or Dell, their Battery Care Function and Battery Life Extension are very much user friendly.I would appreciate help in this matter. Thanks.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Battery-Care-Function-While-Charging-Not-Working-Anymore/td-p/5821410
my dell d600 wont charge batteries
I have purchased a new power supply, new battery
nothing worked so I took it to get it repaired and I was told that there is a problem with some connector in the montherboard I guess thats what detects the battery..
and in the bios it reports the battery as unknow as does windows
does anybody know if this is DIY job? instead of spending money on getting it repaired?
also is there a way to recharge a battery without have it inserted in the laptop?
I wouldn't waste any more money on a laptop that old. It's unfortunate that you spent money on a new battery and power adapter.
There's no point in charging the battery externally, which would require yet another purchase if such a device exists for that model battery. The odds are the problem is with the laptop itself.
Hello My cpu has begun running at to with the ieexplore exe and system processes eating up most of it working bad popup running 100%, message to CPU not USB and battery Ports 75% This has been happening for the last few weeks but I can t think of anything I did that may have brought it on I don t know if these are related or not but my usb ports haven t been working properly either and my computer now says that I am using the wrong power cord the power cord I use is the one that came with the computer a Dell Latitude with the XP operating system I disabled Spybot and have Symantic Antivirus Corporate Edition running right now CPU running 75% to 100%, USB Ports not working and bad battery message popup As per your instructions I am posting DDS txt I m not a techie so I may need to extra patience Thanks for anything you can do to assist me DDS Ver - - - NTFSx Run by at on Sat Internet Explorer Microsoft Windows XP Professional GMT - Running Processes C WINDOWS system svchost -k DcomLaunch svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe -k netsvcs C Program Files Intel Wireless Bin EvtEng exe C Program Files Intel Wireless Bin S EvMon exe C Program Files Intel Wireless Bin WLKeeper exe svchost exe svchost exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE svchost exe C Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support bin AppleMobileDeviceService exe C Program Files Bonjour CPU running 75% to 100%, USB Ports not working and bad battery message popup mDNSResponder exe C Program Files Symantec Client Security Symantec AntiVirus DefWatch exe C WINDOWS system imapi exe C Program Files Symantec Client Security Symantec AntiVirus Rtvscan exe C Program Files Intel Wireless Bin RegSrvc exe C WINDOWS system igfxpers exe C Program Files Intel Wireless bin ZCfgSvc exe C Program Files Intel Wireless Bin ifrmewrk exe C WINDOWS stsystra exe C PROGRA SYMANT SYMANT vptray exe C Program Files CyberLink PowerDVD DX PDVDDXSrv exe C CPU running 75% to 100%, USB Ports not working and bad battery message popup Program Files DropBox DropBox DropBox exe C Program Files iTunes iTunesHelper exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe -k imgsvc C Program Files iPod bin iPodService exe C Program Files Intel Wireless Bin Dot XCfg exe C WINDOWS system taskmgr exe C Program Files Internet Explorer iexplore exe C DOCUME XXX Desktop dds scr Pseudo HJT Report uStart Page hxxp news google com news ned us uSearch Page uSearch Bar uInternet Settings ProxyOverride local mSearchAssistant BHO AcroIEHlprObj Class e f-c d - d -b d- b d be b - c program files adobe acrobat reader activex AcroIEHelper ocx TB E BD F- B D- E-CCB -B EEDBE C - No File uRun Uniblue RegistryBooster c program files uniblue registrybooster RegistryBooster exe S mRun BluetoothAuthenticationAgent rundll exe bthprops cpl BluetoothAuthenticationAgent mRun igfxtray c windows system igfxtray exe mRun igfxhkcmd c windows system hkcmd exe mRun igfxpers c windows system igfxpers exe mRun IntelZeroConfig quot c program files intel wireless bin ZCfgSvc exe quot mRun IntelWireless quot c program files intel wireless bin ifrmewrk exe quot tf Intel PROSet Wireless mRun SigmatelSysTrayApp stsystra exe mRun vptray c progra symant symant vptray exe mRun PDVDDXSrv quot c program files cyberlink powerdvd dx PDVDDXSrv exe quot mRun DropBoxUtility quot c program files dropbox dropbox DropBox exe quot s mRun AppleSyncNotifier c program files common files apple mobile device support bin AppleSyncNotifier exe mRun QuickTime Task quot c program files quicktime QTTask exe quot -atboottime mRun iTunesHelper quot c program files itunes iTunesHelper exe quot IE E amp xport to Microsoft Excel - c progra micros office EXCEL EXE IE e e dd -d - - b -f ba - windir Network Diagnostic xpnetdiag exe IE FB F -F - d -BB E- C F - c program files messenger msmsgs exe IE B - CC- C -B BE- C C A - FF E -CC A- E E-BF B- E D - c progra micros office REFIEBAR DLL Trusted Zone turbotax com DPF A BB - - EC-ACCB- EAE B - hxxp support dell com systemprofi... Read more
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Product Name: HPVI04 Notebook batteryUsed in Laptop: HP ENVY 14 Notebook PCBattery life: 15 months Issue: The battery(HPVI05 NOTEBOOK Battery) stopped working only 14months after purchase. Tried to buy the product online but this product is one of the worst product with 100s of poor reviews and helpless customer service facing the same problem. The customer service is equally bad with hours of waiting time and no solution. Tried to point out the poor feedback given to product but seems Team HP does not bother. Please Help P.S: http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/hp-vi04-notebook-battery?jumpid=Accessories_Finder_PDP #product details #poorcustomerreviewhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Battery-stopped-working-month-after-warranty-period-was-over/td-p/5854512
I have installed Windows 7, on my Vaio VGN-SZ660N and I`m having lots of difficulties with installing its new drivers.
I can not install Windows Shared Library, So My Function keys do not work any more and more important I do not have my "Battery Care Function" any more which resulted in damage of my battery. Can you help me where I can get "working drivers" for my Model? Because the ones on the Sony website do not seem to be working...
Have you downloaded the correct Windows 7 drivers for your VAIO? 32 bit or 64 bit?
Sony eSupport - VGN-SZ660N - Software Updates & Drivers
Edit: I see from your system specs you have 32 bit Windows 7. The drivers available from Sony should work for you. You might try this forum at notebookreview.com, it the "owners" forum for the SZ series.
On Thursday an Intel spokesman confirmed that the company is working to patch a minor bug that will reduce the battery working life bug Microsoft squash Windows Intel, to 10 battery life of some Windows machines by less than percent The good news is that once fixed Intel expects the battery life Intel, Microsoft working to squash Windows 10 battery life bug of a Windows PC to be on par with a Windows system the Intel spokesman said With the Windows launch just days away on July Intel Microsoft app developers and hardware makers are working to finalize drivers and fix bugs Microsoft for example issued an update for Intel s HD Graphics integrated GPU on Thursday for its Surface line along with a firmware update that failed to update for many people In some sense both Intel and Microsoft are on an intercept course with Microsoft s Windows scheduled to hit the market shortly before Intel is expected to begin shipping its next-generation Skylake chips The combination of new drivers new software and new hardware usually means a fertile ground for bugs which all parties are busy patching Intel among them http www pcworld com article windows intel-microsoft-working-to-squash-windows- -battery-life-bug htmlhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/584265/intel-microsoft-working-to-squash-windows-10-battery-life-bug/
hello all, I have a problem in my Dell latitude pp0x1 laptop which is like following: 1- When I press power on button, the power light LED become light ON for 3 or 4 second and return back to off state and the laptop not powering ON at all. 2- when I connect it to the Dc power the battery button wink slowly. really I am in trouble and worried of this error plz help. thanks
Bought my wife this computer for Christmas. Apparently Dell has combined the power indicator light/hard drive activity light/ and battery status light into one single light on the front edge of computer. My concern is that the light only comes on briefly when I first plug in the power supply, then it goes out and never lights again. Even when the hard drive is writing or reading the light doesn't come on to show activity. Is this normal? I'm concerned as this is one way I've used to determine if things are happening on my computer as they should be. If the light is not designed to show hard drive activity when it occurs, what use is it?
If you haven't found the answer to your question then this should help you.
Hold down the "Fn" key which is in between the Ctrl & Windows Key then press the "H" key. This action will be required each time you re-boot the computer.
my 2 yr old U920t laptop/tablet satellite ultrabook has poor battery life. The battery will only last a maximum of 2 hrs before requiring recharging under normal word doc/excel data entry.
Any ideas on how i can improve it?
The Toshiba pc health monitor function continually informs me that I need to replace the battery due to normal wear and tear but I thought the battery being an 'internal' item means it cant be replaced?
If anyone can offer some advice that would be great!
In my opinion there is no some kind of ?rule? or ?norm? about battery life in general. On some machines battery hold capacity for longer period of time comparing it with other notebook models.
Fact is that over time battery will lose the capacity and result will be shorter working hours.
You can try to increase working hours changing some power options and shutting off some useless background processes.
Many newer notebook models have newer design where battery cannot be removed so simply and it is placed under the bottom cover but it can be replaced too. One day when you need new one contact nearest Toshiba service provider and they can replace it for you.
Just bought this model a month ago. At first, I thought there isn't any LED Indicator in this model for charging/ HDD activity modulation but later when I saw the guide, I noticed an indicator just below the touchpad. But, the catch is that it isn't glowing at all. Even while charging, I tried the hotkey combination (Fn + H) to toggle that light but to no avail. Any idea as to how to activate this light?http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19996798
My Dell laptop will charge and operate for several hours off a new 6000 MAh battery but the icon in the tray inidcates that it is always on line power. Although both the CD and floppy drive work when installed in a bay the system not indicate that they are present. I have updated the bios from Dell but that does not help. Any ideas would be appreciated.
Still under warranty, isn't it? Call Dell for a repair trip.
Can someone help me with this problem So I just received 3315 15 Status at Inspiron Stuck 0% Charging, Battery Dell Idle? Battery my brand new Dell Inspiron and the battery is not charging It says it s quot Plugged In Charging quot but it never goes up and stays at At first Dell Inspiron 15 3315 Battery Stuck at 0% Charging, Battery Status Idle? I thought I just need to plug it in for several hours but it s been hours now and still the battery stays at nbsp I tried running the BIOS Diagnostics just to see if there are problems and there s none The battery status says everything is running normally and the Battery State says it s Idle I tried draining the flea power several times removing and reattaching the battery but to no avail I m getting really frustrated and I m really close to throwing this laptop back to Dell nbsp I read somewhere that I have to update the BIOS but it won t update unless the battery is charged at least Someone also suggested that Windows is causing the problem I haven t even started using this laptop and it s already giving me a ton of problems nbsp Any help would be much appreciated Thanks guyshttp://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19982101
Battery Issue - Lenovo V570 (Laptop) - Battery Model L09S6Y02
First off I for the most part do not use the battery. It is normally detached from the laptop. I only attach it to periodically charge it and test prior existing charges' performance.
O.K. here is the problem. I attach battery attachment, computer does not make it to the window screen more often than not. When it does, it freezes at the please wait loading screen.
I rarely use the battery at all, but I want all my equipment up and functional. It's life should still be good for I periodically recharge it. I think since I've had the laptop I've only recharged it a total of 6 or 7 times and that's been a year or so.
Battery Issue - Lenovo V570 (Laptop) - Battery Model L09S6Y02
O.K. here is the problem. I attach battery attachment, computer does not make it to the window screen more often than not. When it does, it freezes at the please wait loading screen.
I rarely use the battery at all, but I want all my equipment up and functional. It's life should still be good for I periodically recharge it. I think since I've had the laptop I've only recharged it a total of 6 or 7 times and that's been a year or so.Click to expand...
I, for the moment at least have the battery working power adapter attached. What did I do? I uninstalled Avast (freeware version) ?
I learned from prior experience that running two of any system utility software can cause problems, but it normally restricts itself to what it is protecting. Then I remembered: "If you remove the possible whatever is left however in probable must be the truth."
Next phase of testing is test the battery on it's own.
After a round of Windows updates, I went to turn on my laptop and recieved the "Primary internal battery (601)" error. After this screen, however, Windows would not load. I have tried taking the battery out and 'draining the charge', and starting up the computer plugged directly to AC with no battery. Windows still does not load. The start-up test in the diagnostics menu said the battery needed calibration, however when I go to run the battery test, it gets to "waiting for battery to charge" and exits out of the test without giving me any results at all. Currently when turning on the computer I no longer get the "primary internal battery" error, it just goes directly to a black screen with blinking cursor. Any help is appreciated, I'm completely at a loss here!http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Primary-internal-battery-error-diagnostics-battery-test/td-p/5826046
My Lumia 950 wont detect battery I have original charger, When I connnect phone vibrate one time and a battery with a cross apperar.http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/435168-my-lumia-wont-detect-battery-only-buuz-cross-battery-appear-help-me-plese.html
I ve seen a lot of posts about Dell laptops suddenly losing battery power But I ve not found a post with my particular question Several weeks ago when running on battery only my computer started going into hibernate mode without any warning The battery icon in the system tray would show the battery to be almost fully charged but after about minutes the working"? battery Dell good E1505 - "not hibernate would occur I usually use it with A C power Last night when I removed the power cord the computer suddenly lost all power as if there were no battery installed When I look at the battery meter Fn F It shows charged and the quot battery health quot tab says my battery is performing normally Additionally when I remove the battery and push the little battery icon on it all LEDs light up indicating that there are no dead cells If I push and hold the button for seconds no LEDs light up which supposedly means the battery is healthy I appreciate any suggestions I m running Windows XP SP and using a wireless network nbsp
Your laptop Dell E1505 sounds as though it may have either a motherboard or just contacts issue
Regarding the contacts, make sure both the battery and if possible, the motherboard contacts to the battery are clean (usually blowing out all dust)
Regarding the motherboard, firstly check the warranty status and also have a look at extending expired warranty. As this does sound like a hardware fault.
My hp laptop had its battery flat for 12 hours. After that the laptop can nolonger boot up or charge. Please help
What is the model of your laptop?
my battery was giving 1.5 hour power backup from last 4 months... then last month it decreased to 1 hour...from couple of days it decreased to 1/5 hour(with error 'Consider replacing new battery') and yesterday i was using on battery power... and battery had 34% power remaining.. suddenly battery indicating light turns orange and pc shutdown... after that.. my pc is not charging battery... and if i run pc on battery.. it work 10 to 15 minutes ( with orange light.. and on task bar.. battery icon giving error "No battery is detected" ) and then shut down.
today i run laptop on battery power and open setup..and there was error "No battery installed" in battery info...
what happened.. can anyone tell me????
i forgot to tell you that... according to battery's LEDs.... my battery is healthy enough.. but now only 1 led is working...
Your battery has failed and must be replaced. They're only good for three or four years. Happens to all laptops.http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/238716-my-laptop-running-battery-giving-error-no-battery-detected.html
Hello there I have Battery.. 1YearOld at battery Laptop left. 20% off powers unexpectedly an one year-old ASUS K S Laptop Windows Home Premium bits GB Ram and HDD At Laptop powers off unexpectedly at 20% battery left. 1YearOld Battery.. the beginning my battery lasted gt hours in Balanced power mode which is the one I alway use and now due to regular use it last about hours Everything normal until here About months ago i started playing this game in full screen with the battery on and it last about - minutes until it reached the low battery warning left I would then plug the power on and resume the game charging the battery as well After a few weeks the warning stopped appearing in the desktop and the computer automatically hibernated left with the game still on So i plugged the ac power on and resumed the game right away This kept happening from that moment on every time i played the game it would reach battery left and hibernate for itself whereas it should appear the low battery warning at left where I would plug in the ac power and charge the battery without going into hibernation On top of that my sister kept stealing my ac charger for charging her Toshiba Satellite as she often forgets her own charger at her workplace Now at the present day when the battery reaches about - left the laptop power off unexpectedly as if I had pull the battery off of the laptop It must be from all those time it would reach left with the game still on that quot tired quot the battery and now it won't even last further than left It might be a problem with the battery or the ac charger that my sister used in another computer Both the battery and its respectively ac charger are the ones that came with the laptop Can someone please tell me what is causing my year-old laptop to power off for no reason at all when battery has just remaining Do I have to buy a new one or what Regards conhaqu
Hi there .. Do you have Power4Gear Installed ... If so i would look into the Settings for that could be a power plan so save Battery life ... It should also be able to tell you your Battery's Health status ... I have no idea how good this Program is could be total crap ...http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/322529-laptop-powers-off-unexpectedly-20-battery-left-1yearold-battery.html
It's so strange. Today when I turned on my laptop, suddenly, there was a message that my battery has problems so the computer might shut down suddenly. I tried different strategies, like uninstalling the battery driver, or letting the computer completely die. When it turned off itself at 6%, I turned it back on, and it was at 2 minutes battery life. Then in a few minutes, it said 4 minutes battery life for 6%. Now, it's passed an hour, and it says 3 minutes, but changes sometimes to 1-4 minutes. The battery meter is completely wrong, and I don't know what to do since it is closing the computer way too early. I'm still not sure what the problem is. Please help me.
How long have you been using the laptop with battery? Is it still under warranty?http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/471577/laptop-battery-meter-is-completely-wrong-and-it-says-theres-a-problem-with-the-battery/
Hello I ve been using a Dell inspiron from about years now and exactly after years of my buy the battery failed and it started showing me to battery charge! Bought battery still and dell my doesn't laptop a new replace the battery and always notified me about contacting dell for a new battery Bought a new dell battery and still my laptop battery doesn't charge! I didn t take this of much concern so i just ignored the message and kept on using my battery with my adapter plugged in After - months of such usage My battery completely failed and doesn t Bought a new dell battery and still my laptop battery doesn't charge! even offer me even a minute of backup when i remove the power socket Then i realized the importance of a new battery and then bought a new battery from Dell Its the same battery with the same specs and also the same family type After i removed my defected battery I replaced my new bought Dell battery and realized that my battery is working fine its charging well but at some time it says quot Plugged in But not charging quot Which is rare for any new battery which is bought brand new This is how it looks now after i remove the AC adapter plug and when i depend on the battery backup it is providing me a backup but I see a yellow exclamatory mark beside it Which I think should not be present it also says quot Low battery quot when there s already of battery left I ve also followed some online steps updated by BIOS to the latest nbsp Followed some other steps like uninstalling the battery ACI in the device manager and etc i would love to get this problem solved I m using a PA- family adapter which is also a replaced one So any help on solving the issue would be appreciated THANKS
Hi Utkarsh. I Actually FIXED this problem months back. and I exactly want to help you on this so that you can fix it yourself too..
the problem which is creating your battery to show an exclamatory mark is your power settings.
so follow these steps to get rid of that sign and a perfectly working battery.
1) Click on your battery icon (left click) you should see an option called " More power options" at the bottom of the popup.
click "More power options"
2) Now you will be taken to your control panel where you can see all of your power plans and under each plan, you will see an option called "Change plan settings"
3) Click on "Change plan settings" for your active power plan. Now you will get redirected to another control panel window, where you can see two kind of power options to get adjusted. that is, when you battery is plugged and when your battery is unplugged.
4) Don't touch those options, just click on "Change advanced power settings" at the bottom left of that window. THIS IS THE AREA WHERE WE NEED TO FIX!
5)After you click on "Change advanced power setttings", you will see a POWER options popup, go to the bottom and then you can see something called "Battery" with a plus sign on the left. click it.
6) Now you just have to change the levels for the following values
--> Critical battery level ( you can change it to 10%)
---> Low battery level ( you can change it to 20%)
Now once that's done, YOU WILL NO LONGER SEE THE EXCLAMATORY MARK ON YOUR BATTERY!!!!
So I hope this works!
Reply me back when you've succeeded fixing it.
Ok this might be easy..it might not (COMPAQ M2105)
I ended up replacing my motherboard for a model with more features (SD readers blah blah).
I took it all apart and put it all back with the new board in...now when i go into windows (and even before while booting)...the orange lights would come on for a second...then beging to flicker
while in windows...it just will either not charge the battery..or flicker from AC to battery
i CAN power the unit on with the battery alone, and i CAN power the unit with the cord alone...
lastly, my old motherboard (which had a HD connector problem)...still WILL charge the battery...so i'm sure its not the battery...i don't think...
i also dont' think its the AC adapter since it is the same piece I used on both motherboards.....
what to do................
Hopefully you are experienced in working on and repairing laptops/notebooks... and you carefully handeled the replacement motherboard and didn't damage it. Repairing laptops takes considerable skill and caution.
It does sound like the "new" motherboard is bad unfortunately. How did you handle the "old" operating system restore to the "new" motherboard?
Hi, I am gonna purchase the new Inspiron 17 5000 (5759). Just wondering if I am gonna change the battery in the future? How can I do that? Or we just can't change it? Thank you for your help!http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19996112
My laptop is Inspiron 14R (N4010) and the exsiting 48Whr battery is drain very quickly. So I would like to replace new once.I find 90Whr as url below compatible with mine. But I just wonder, Can 90 AC adapter use with 90Whr battery?
90W AC adapteraccessories.us.dell.com/.../productdetail.aspx
HI nbsp I'm have ing trouble with my HP not status, check 93 Unknown stuck... charging, Battery Battery Pavilion p TX nbsp Notebook yr months old its battery charge Battery check Unknown 93 status, Battery not charging, stuck... got nbsp stucked at nor further charge loss nither is it getting charged I'm currently using it via my AC Adaptor and the irony is that I'm posting this from it in the same condition nbsp Things i've tried so far - Updating the bios Current nbsp BIOS Version Date Insyde F - - I have a doubt about the bios version here cause when I tried to check the current bios its showed me this one and F for Intel Processor not sure If its the proble with this case - Uninstialling the ACPI -Compliant Control Method Battery andn then redetecting it- Updating the support assistant and running the battery check which gives an unknown error tried both VERSION nbsp and VERSION - Unpluging the battery and the ac adapter and holding the power button for a whole minute-Tried HP Diagnostic Tools' Battery Check which took like - minutes and responded as no battery is pluged in nbsp Right now I don't have much in my mind to try on this If anyone knows anything please do share that might me helpful Thanks in Advance Enigma nbsp Solved View Solution
Hey @EnigmaDimirti, Welcome to the forums. I'm here to help. I would strongly suggest Testing and Calibrating the Battery. Should that not solve the issue, I would suggest calling in for support to see about replacing the battery, as it should not be displaying "no battery is pluged in" when you run a battery check. Please use the following http://www.hp.com/contacthp and create a case for your issue and contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link below to get the contact information for your region.http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html If this helps, please hit that Thumbs Up, and Accept as Solution. Cheers,TechSurge.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Battery-check-Unknown-93-status-Battery-not-charging-stuck-2/td-p/5586175
When I switch on my laptop today, I got the warning "Warning battery cannot be identified. System cannot charge the battery." If I plugin my adapter, laptop is running on AC power, if I remove the plugin, laptop is turned off. I have downloaded latest BIOS update but still the problem persists.
Details: Dell Inspiron 3521, Windows 10, latest BIOS V14.
Is the battery OEM or an aftermarket battery? How old is the battery? I know of Windows 7 OS having issues with recognizing some batteries and were relatively easy to fix. I do not know if it carried over to Windows 10. I will have to look up the article to find any relevance.
This problem occurred with prior Win Home O S so I upgraded to Windows nbsp HP If Only. 2000 On ... & Battery Power Both Runs Great Battery Heavens-to-Mergatroid nbsp This laptop runs just fine when only battery is powering it nbsp However once I also HP 2000 Runs Great On Battery Only. If Both Battery & Power ... plug in the power cord the O S does a hard crash within to minutes How special nbsp I can get about to hours when using the HP 2000 Runs Great On Battery Only. If Both Battery & Power ... battery but not if I also plug in the power cord nbsp That means that when the battery gets low I must perform a standard shutdown and then insert the power cord which recharges the battery if I don't turn nbsp on computer nbsp If I then start the computer with both connected it crashes nbsp I am not patient enough to live with a computer that has to be recharged every couple of hours nbsp HELP nbsp I suspected a heating issue so I took the back panels off and thoroghly cleaned the fan vents and other cracks and crevices using canned air but this did not fix the problem nbsp Since in runs just fine on the battery I deduce it is NOT a heating issue neither dust or heat paste issues nbsp I also used a cooling mat to no avail nbsp Im years old living in God's waiting room but parts of my body are to nbsp However I do have Essential Tremors in both hands so I cannot do a full laptop disassembly even if I want to which I don't nbsp I cannot afford to pay a computer repair shop or more to try a fix this vexing power issue nbsp Other than hocking my car it's too old also to buy a new nbsp laptop does anyone have a kind affordable suggestion that might correct the problem nbsphttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-2000-Runs-Great-On-Battery-Only-If-Both-Battery-amp-Power/td-p/5717709
I recently purchased an x and everything is perfect but the battery fit nbsp It moves up and down slightly nbsp I know there are many posts in the lenovo forums for all different models that the battery fits lose in x model and solutions of putting paper foam tape to make the battery fit tighter nbsp and Loose Battery / ... Battery LENOVO wiggle x230 in nbsp What I'm wondering is if anyone has actually had the problem fixed by lenovo nbsp I've read a Battery Loose / Battery wiggle in x230 and LENOVO ... few posts where a Battery Loose / Battery wiggle in x230 and LENOVO ... user has had the base piece of the case replaced where the battery fit's into and that has solved the problem nbsp I'm still within my return period on my x and am awaiting a call back from tech support to see if there is anything they will do but I don't think I will keep it if they can't fix it nbsp nbsp I'm just curious has anyone actually had luck by replacing the base piece nbsp From what i've read a replacement battery hasn't worked for anyone nbsp Also I know everyone says its by design for thermal purposes but I haven't actually seen any official confirmation of this from lenovo nbsp nbsp Thanks nbsp
As a follow up, I'm just curious if this is a widespread issue? Anyone have loose battery in their x230 / x220? I'm not talking about it falling out...but just a few millimeters of wiggle room. Basically when i pick mine up or place it down, I can feel / hear the battery move. I'm just trying to get an idea if this is a real problem or thats just how every thinkpad is. I called support and they are sending someone to replace the base panel and we'll see if that fixes it. I'll update this post when it get's replaced. Edit* I also asked the lenovo support rep if they had heard of this issue and they said no, never. I don't see how this is possible as if you do a google search for thinkpad loose battery there are many results.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Battery-Loose-Battery-wiggle-in-x230-and-LENOVO-solutions/td-p/948935
I have an older SL laptop which has been working very well But recently the battery power was continuing to diminish until recently it stopped holding a charge altogether At this stage the orange battery indicator started to blink continuously at a rapid rate I am still able to power up the laptop with my power cord connected Purchased a new battery to replace the old and assumed light would go to green after charging Unfortunately after several hours connected to the charger the battery light continues its constant orange blinking Went through the process of uninstalling the ACPI file as noted in another post Followed these steps Disconnect AC Shut down Remove battery Connect AC Startup Under the Batteries category right-click SL510 light not flickers battery charging; battery all of Microsoft's ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery and select Uninstall note that it is all right if you only have one Shutdown Disconnect AC Insert battery Connect AC Restart your computerAfter completed this process battery light continues to blink rapidly and battery doesn't seem to want to charge or provide any indication that battery is inserted in computer This happens whether I'm using either of the -power adapters I have for this laptop What can I do to SL510 battery not charging; battery light flickers get this fixed nbsp Thank you in advance for any assistence providedhttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-L-R-and-SL-series/SL510-battery-not-charging-battery-light-flickers/td-p/2258787
Hi i have a XPS M dell laptop and bought a new battery wich came charged to the instructions said that i should discharge the battery to and then chargeit to for first time I used the laptop withouth cord until it was then i plugged it but the amer light that should battery testing of of or port need dell a i help a Hi, a battery laptop appear it is not when i plug the laptop with the battery installed then i check the energy administrator i have xp Hi, i need help testing a battery or a port of battery of a laptop dell and lubuntu and it both was the same and it said quot charging quot but it stayed in i let it more than hours plugged but never charged the battery it is still in and the light of the battery doesnt turn on I dont know if the battery is bad because it worked when had charge or is maybe the laptop that is not charging Is there a war to check if this port is charging electricity to the battery i have a multimeter and i know how to open this laptop Any information would be helpful as i havent been able to found information on this and also is there a way to know with the multimeter if the battery is allowing energy to charge it i hope you have understood im still klearning english thanks for your time nbsp
Testing the DC jack on a laptop
User comes in my office and lost the battery clip. The clip you use to release the battery. When i use a pen to open the clip i can eject the battery and reseat it, but the laptop will not boot from the battery and will not charge the battery. Is there a way to make the laptop know the battery is present without the lock clip? and how does this clip work? I think this notebook can work fine the next couple of years. Or is anybody has a battery clip for the hp probook 6550b, i will be pleased if you can send it to me, i will pay for the stamps ofcourse.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/Battery-will-not-charge-after-i-lost-the-battery-lock-clip/td-p/5623707
My W540 is asking me to consider replacing the battery. The original battery is a 57++, 9 cells, 11.1V, 8.96Ah 100Wh, Li-ion00 battery. Searched on ebay, cannot find an exactly the same one. The closest match one is this: Some 9 cells 57++ is 10.8V, 9.21Ah and Li-ion 20 ----- does this one is better than mine original because of its lower V?----- do you have a reliable seller from ebay or amazon to recommend ? From the Battery Maintenance window I found there is a Battery Health Mode feature somewhere. But where I can find it??https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/W540-battery-replacement-and-Battery-Health-Mode/td-p/3443944
Hi out cuts battery power, on laptop battery good my girlfriend in Beijing has an Acer Aspire S latop She bought a new battery for it laptop cuts out on battery power, battery good a while back and told me it was no good I was in Beijing recently messing around with it and found that actually the battery is fine lasts for gt hours but when unplugged and running on battery power the laptop often just cuts out suddenly loss of power I took the battery out and had a look and cleaned all the connections but they seem fine The next part is the strange part and which I hope might give someone a clue as to what s going on When it cuts out it will never restart again unless the mains power cable is plugged back into the laptop As soon as that s done and the power button is pressed it starts up again and the cable can be taken out immediately I mean immediately - you can plug the cable in push the quot power on quot button and pull the cable back out in less than a second and it will start up and run fine on battery again until the next time it suddenly cuts out without warning Because any unsaved data is lost and because the laptop cannot restart without the power adaptor this very portable and light laptop is now reduced to having to be kept at home all the time and plugged in which is exactly the opposite of what she bought it for Anybody have any idea what the problem could be or suggest some tests that could be done to find out She took it to a local computer shop but the guys there had no idea Thanks in advance for any advice nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-cuts-out-on-battery-power-battery-good.1164783/
Laptop will only charge to a max of 86%. Battery test indicates OK. After recalibrating batterythe max charge was reduced to 76%. Will a new battery solve this or could this be something more die?If new battery is necessary, can HP provide it or am I forced to go to 3rd party supplier?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Battery-not-fully-charging-but-passes-HP-battery-test/td-p/5777397
Recently I noticed that the amber LED on my HP Probook 650 G1 flashing constantly, even when the laptop is powered off. The System Tray battery indication is 100%, fully charged, when on AC power and 100% on battery power shortly after undocking. I find the Probook won't power up if AC power is not available (no response when pressing power button) but remains powered when I remove it from the docking station. Have the electronics that control this LED flashing and power up when not on AC gone bad? Is this an indication of other failure? thankshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/laptop-won-t-power-up-with-battery-but-battery-is-fully/td-p/5655982
Today I found this page in Toshiba Spain website: http://es.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/generic/BATTERY_PROGRAM_2 , and my battery is affected.
I called Toshiba and surprisingly the answer has been: *Yes, your battery is included but we no longer change them. If it has worked for some time then it should not fail.*
I have read many times the information in the mentioned web page and *I can't find the established period for the change*, and the most important thing is *it encourage me to remove the battery to prevent damages.*
I was expecting something else from Toshiba.
I believe you. Customers like you and me have always right and must get everything they want.
Hey battery of my notebook was affected too and it was changed 3 years ago. At this time the whole exchange program was ongoing.
Sorry but after so long period of time I presume the whole exchange program is at the end and out of date.
If you didn't have any problems with the battery in the past I don't think you will have it in the future.
When you will notice the battery is at the end by new one and everything will be OK.
I am new at this stuff and I seek help from all those who can give it. Ok so my first charger stopped working and I bought a new charger. The charger worked great for a few months after purchase. Until one day the charger stopped charging on and off. I unplugged it a few times and then it stopped working. I let the battery die after. I am guessing that it stopped working because i may have screwed up the charger socket by tripping on the cord thus pulling on it im not really sure anymore. The laptop is in a bad condition, it's four years old i think but it can still run. The battery is the same not change. HELP ME for I am an *****
You probably broke the internal AC adapter socket. It can be repaired, but you will have to take it in for service
The battery on my Latitude E6540 has become a little loose. This maybe normal with time? I'm not sure. The battery still charges and performs normally. However, it seems one of the springs in the battery release latch has broken. Thus, I cannot remove the battery to inspect the looseness. The battery wiggles a little. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. My latitude is still under warranty. As I work at an academic institution, the laptop is also registered with the institution. I figured I'd ask Dell first since the warranty is still in my name. Much thanks in advance.http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19995938
Hi, When I first got my laptop, I would click on the battary icon in the tray and it would give me a time remaining estimate as well as the percentage. I have since had to reinstall windows 8.1 and no longer have the battery time remaining estimate, just the percentage. I have installed all the latest drivers from the support site and everything works fine except for that. I have tried every version of the BIOS available on the support site and reinstalled serveral times. I also tried running a battery check which came back fine. Any idea on how to fix this? Thanks.
Hello tm200 The Battery Time Remaining information has been removed from BIOS F.11. The battery time estimator basically looking at what you?re doing right now and give an estimated remaining time. It was common for the readout to go from 8 hours to 16 hours in a matter of minutes. This might cause more customer confusion than it would solve. The trend of mobile devices intended last for whole day is try not to estimate their battery life. For example, iPhones, iPads, Android phones, tablets, etc. all don?t try to estimate. They might give insight into your past usage, but they won?t try to project the future. ThanksWaynehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/No-Battery-Time-Remaining-when-clicking-on-battery-icon-in/td-p/5028266
I have just replaced my CMOS/BIOS battery today, as , I have faced some critical problem regarding regular BIOS date/time reset after system shutdown. But I want to know how do i recognize, that my new batter is totally ok or functional.
Battery Meter gadget shows that "battery Not charging"
Is it a gadget problem?
Is there any method available so that I can track that my new installed CMOS battery in PC is working fine?
Please help me.
The battery you have replaced is solely there to maintain the clock and other BIOS settings (if you have changed them from their defaults). It will not prevent you from booting your system if it is dead/missing; all it means is that you will have to enter the BIOS each time and make the correct settings and time. This battery is not rechargeable.
Do you still have to enter the correct time, or is the BIOS maintaining this now you've changed the battery?
HP g - b us Notebook PCHere is the situation LED charge whi... battery charging battery shows and not Laptop and symptoms nbsp Battery not charging Battery icon indicates battery being charged but it sits at Have bought a replacement HP battery and that battery will not charge also it sits at which I assume is the initial charge it came with nbsp Run the HP Support Assistant and both batteries fail the test saying that cell is bad cells to have charge but cell has a reading even in the new battery Is there a problem accessing charging Laptop battery not charging and battery charge LED shows whi... cell When the battery is installed and the AC adaptor is unplugged and the laptop is turned off the battery charge LED shows a white LED red amber indicates that it is charging the battery now the only time the LED goes out is when the battery is physically removed Before the problem began the battery charge LED would be off when the battery was installed and the charger was not being used Now the battery charge LED goes off only when the battery is physically removed What I have tried Cleaned the contacts Bought a new HP battery Tried the complete discharge method of turning the laptop off removing the power cord and battery and holding the power on key for over seconds Have done safe restarts Reset to HP recommended settings Suggestions recommendationshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Laptop-battery-not-charging-and-battery-charge-LED-shows/td-p/5806061
I was trying to read the chraging cycles of my battery, but I didn't find any software which was able to provide this information. Lenovo settings app and the the new version of Lenovo Solution Center don't display any information regarding the battery. Some people mentioned, that settings app should be able to set charging levels and to display battery info. But there's actually no battery settings menu available.I was trying some other software, but it seems to be impossible to access charging cycle registers. Is there any solution for proper battery management on Win 10 anniversary?
Lenovo Settings app (126.96.36.199 according tothe About box) displays battery cycles count in "Power Status" tab/Show details on W10 1607, on both P70 and W520 that I have around. Battery charge threshold is setup on the same tab.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/W530-Reading-battery-cycles-battery-management-Win-10-1607/td-p/3425125
Been working fine until a few days ago. When I turn it on it says 163 - Time and Date not set - There is no option in bios to set date Non-System disk or disk error replace and strike any key when ready - Bios cannot detect hard drive So the question is if the RTC Battery is weak or dead can it cause above issues Thanks Chrishttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/Question-about-RTC-Battery-CMOS-Battery-and-System-Errors/td-p/5804426
Vista is retrieving me the error message that it is not able to retrieve the power parameters.
Do i need to install a softawre to allow me to access those parameters ?
Thanks for you feedback,
To be honest I have no idea what you are talking about.
The Vista power options are a part of the Vista OS and you don?t need to install anything.
But on Toshiba notebook the Vista power option would be extended by some Toshiba power options.
Are you speaking about this Power Saver options?
If yes, then I would recommend reinstalling the VAP (value added package) because these power options are a part of VAP.
I am becoming more and more concerned about my laptop's battery each and every passing day. When I check the bottom right of my computer screen to check if my computer battery is completely charged, it says "0% available (plugged in, not charging)". I have had to buy two new batteries because of the same thing and they also read "0% available (plugged in, not charging)". When I unplug my laptop from the power source, it turns off automatically. I cannot even bother calling Dell to check this issue for me because I bought this computer off the street for $35.
My question in general is how do I get this problem fixed and how do I keep an eye on how my laptop computer charges correctly (or not)???
Some reading and testing for you
Why is my Laptop battery not charging? – Drivers.com updates
Laptop Battery Not Charging | PCWorld
The common method is:
- Create a System restore point
- Uninstall (Under the Batteries category in Device Manager) the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery.
- WARNING: Do not remove the Microsoft AC Adapter driver or any other ACPI compliant driver.
- click Scan for hardware changes