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Latitude E7450 battery won't charge past 45%, even while plugged in

Q: Latitude E7450 battery won't charge past 45%, even while plugged in

Work laptop received October 2015 running Windows 7 Enterprise and the battery won't charge past 45%, even while plugged in.
I've tried the compressed air thing - no good
I've switched out power cords - no good
Switched between Balanced and Power Saver - no change
I'm running out of options, has anyone else experienced this?

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A: Latitude E7450 battery won't charge past 45%, even while plugged in

Hi HKRIVERA,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please update the BIOS to the latest available version from our Dell Support Site.
Also, check in BIOS <F2> what is the status of battery / adapter 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

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19682782
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Hi TOM3636,
Restart the system and press f2 on startup to enter BIOS - Go to Power Management -> Primary battery charge configuration and change custom settings.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name and Email) for case records.
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A:Battery does not charge when plugged in

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would suspect a hardware failure .Kindly check if you are able to run diagnostics on the system .
Kindly also private message the service tag of the system along with the email address.
Thanks
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Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I am sorry to hear that you are facing the issue with battery not charging completely on your ThinkPad X1 Carbon.
 
Please check with uninstalling Lenovo power manager application from your system and if you find that the issue has been resolved then reinstall the application.
 
Please let us know the findings after performing the troubleshooting steps.
 
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Hi JOVVVVV,
Are you using the 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.
Write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name and Email) for case records.
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Yes its normal to shows standard ps/2 keyboard. 
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Thanks!

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A:Latitude E7450, E-port 2, U2715H - dual monitors - unstable configuration

No responses, so I will add my own, on the way towards a solution, which I believe requires driver enhancements. Are you listening, Dell?
Together with a colleague who knows better than me what to look for, we discovered:- The Intel HD graphics control panel -> Display port topology only discovers one, not two display ports. This could be a problem with the panel or with the graphics driver.- Both Intel and Nvidia have more recent driver releases for their respective hardware components in the Latitude E7450 than those available from Dell but they cannot be installed directly. (NVidia 353.06 vs 341.27; Intel 10.18.10.4222 vs 10.18.14.4099 - I suspect digits 5 and 6 reflect an OEM numbering scheme). Intel says their driver update includes critical fixes for display support.- When we attempted to install the latest Nvidia driver, the display flashed in what seemed to be a non-trivial manner (before the update was automatically aborted). This could be related to a conflict between the two drivers.
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Hi ,
Kindly help me with some more information so that I can understand the issue better,
*Have you had the chance to check in safe mode with networking to see if the video distorted .
*Have you tried to initiate lcd BIST (Built in self test ) on the system by pressing the D Key and the power button once the test is initiated then if the screen works fine then you should be able to view solid colors on the screen without distortion .
*Is the display good on an external screen ( If it is then the system board works fine )
Hoping to hear from you soon .
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Hi askfault,
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A:Battery will not charge or hold charge?!?!

Yup, sounds like a battery problem.

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What is the model of your laptop?
 

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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.

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www.parts-people.com/index.php
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Hi!, @tammieh: Welcome, to Forum !. Requirements for all countries or regions:The requirements, listed below, are applicable, to all countries or, regions:? The length  of the power cord set  must be at least 1.5m.  (5.0  ft)  and  no more, than 2.0 m (6.5 ft).? All power cord sets must be approved  by an acceptable accredited agency  responsible for evaluation in the  country or region where the power cord set will be used.? The power cord sets must have a minimum current capacity of 10 amps and a nominal voltage rating of 125 or  250 V AC, as required  by  each country or  region?s power system.? The appliance coupler must meet the mechanical configuration of an EN 60 320/IEC 320 Standard Sheet C13  connector for mating with the appliance inlet on the back of the computer.

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A:HP 2000 won't turn on/charge when plugged in

Hey Ctfields,  I'm sorry you're running into this issue. If the light is turning solid red/amber and not blinking, that means it is charging the battery.  What happens when you press the Power button? Does the light on it come on at all, blink or remain on? Do you hear any spinning sounds from the fan and/or drives in the computer? Do you see any image on the screen, whether it is just an HP logo or a black screen with a blinking cursor or anything at all? Do you hear Windows' startup sounds? Do you see the Caps/Num lock lights blinking? If so, please let me know how many times it blinks.  I would suggest trying a hard reset, if you haven't already. A hard reset will drain all of the residual electricity out of the unit and give it a clean boot state. This can solve a lot of mysterious no-boot situations. 1. Disconnect the AC Adapter and battery.2. Press and hold the Power button for about 10 seconds, then release.3. Reinsert the battery and AC Adapter.4. Press the Power button to turn the computer on. 

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Hey mangers I got win and suddenly i found the laptop turn off by its own so i tried to switch it on again but fail then i changed the battery from another inspiron laptop which is charged and switched my laptop on just Plugged charge and It charging the in says losing .. - again and looked at the battery icon and found It says .. Plugged in - charging and just losing the charge it saying plugged in - charging also the bulb on charging was lit after a while i found out that i am just losing charge and suddenly with out warning me the laptop turn off again so i went back to the inspiron nbsp have taken the battery from after connecting my laptop battery on and it was charging even when the laptop was plugged in while my laptop don t charge untill it is switched down and sometimes it dont charge the bettery while is is switched down so i really need your help and would like to know how to fix this By the way i tried much thing i have seen on youtube but nothing work thanks nbsp

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19988195
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Hi JURDON,
Was the battery replaced anytime after you purchased the system? Is the power adapter detected fine?
It might have been the case that the battery might have reached the end of its life.
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? Could you check this adapter on another system 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.
Try another adapter and then another battery. If another battery also has the same issue, then the motherboard might be at fault.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19995913
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My wife has an HP Pavilion DV6000. When we plug it into the wall adapter, it charges normally to 46%, but won't charge past that. It still says it is charging, but won't ever climb any higher than 46. When unplugged, the battery will only last about 45 minutes to an hour before it dies. Anyone have any ideas? Do we just need to get a new battery? Thanks in advance
 

A:Wife's HP Laptop won't charge past 46%

re calibration may help
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...&dlc=en&cc=us&product=18703&docname=c00035862

you could also try the Batt check
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...s&dlc=en&product=18703&docname=c00625471#N598
 

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Help appreciated, thanks.

A:Laptop shut's down when charge is pulled out or plugged in?

Hi TDPUK, have a look at this trouble shooting guide Note PC Troubleshooting : Learn to troubleshoot

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A:x240 - battery - plugged battery not charging

I have a very similar problem, how was yours fixed in the end?Someone please help, very frustrating!

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A:New windows 8 laptop says 'Plugged in, Charging' but doesn't charge!

See > New laptop says 'Plugged in, Charging' but doesn't charge!

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PC Specs: [According to DXDIAG]

OS: Win 8

Processor i7-5600U CPU @ 2.60 GHz (4 CPUs), ~ 2.6GHz

Memory: 16384MB RAM
Direct X: 11

Display:

Intel HD Graphics 5500
Render:

NVIDIA GeForce 840M

Do you need sound and input?

Running off battery, fine. As soon as I plug it in, all hell breaks loose inside. Games are so laggy to the point that they are unplayable.

I do not have admin access but I have UniExtract (You'd be surprised at what it can do) and Access to C: Drive.

Thanks!

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My cousins laptop had some issues with the os, so I installed windows 7 ultimate 64-Bit, but the issue is when I plug it in it will not charge, the battery LED says it is but the battery icon says it isn't.
Or sometimes it says its plugged in (The icon) for only a while then it says its unplugged, once I re plug it it will back to say its charging and then so on.
It actually says its charging and have done the power button hold, the Microsoft ACAPI thing in the Device Manager and nothing works. I have no clue what this is and if there is something that could help.
Thanks for the help and If you need more details feel free to ask.

A:Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Acer aspire 5733 Plugged IN but no charge

Welcome to the forums!

This will check your battery life. How old is this laptop? Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report

Does the battery charge at all? I mean , even if it says it isn't does it take and keep a charge?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/282896-windows-7-ultimate-64-bit-acer-aspire-5733-plugged-but-no-charge.html
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A:Acer One ZG5 dead, only brief flicker on charge light when main adapter plugged in

Hi Gmeorge :wave:

Welcome to :grinthumb

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System Specs are always helpful when you seek support, (see the first two suggestions).
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HAVIS tech support indicated the problem is Dell. I am hoping that I don't get bounced back and forth between Dell and HAVIS. 
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NOTES:
Have ruled out the power source by using 2 different high quality regulated switching power supplies. These power supplies run sensitive electronics, the power is good.
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When the tablet is separated from the dock, charging with either cable (45/90 watts) charging is perfect.

 

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A:acer ao725 won't charge past 9 percent, warnings about sleep mode

How old is the laptop? As far as Windows is concerned it only displays what the battery circuitry tells it. Likely your battery needs to be replaced. Either way it is a hardware issue.

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A:Battery #1:1% available(plugged in,not charging) Battery #2:...

How old is the battery? You do not have a Battery #2 more than likely. That would be the optional modular battery not the regular main battery. 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Battery-1-1-available-plugged-in-not-charging-Battery-2-Not/td-p/5808654
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this probably isnt the appropriate forum for this, if not ,, sorry !!
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If i wanted to have another usb cable connected up to CHARGE the BATTERY, what would i need?!?

any help and/or drawings would be highly appreciated
 

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A:Battery won't charge

How to fix “Plugged in not charging” problem in Laptops.
Step 1: Shutdown Windows.
Step2: Disconnect AC Adapter from your Laptop.
Step 3: Remove Battery from Laptop and put aside.
Step 4: Now connect AC Adapter to Laptop and turn on your Computer.
Step 5: Now uninstall all Microsoft ACPI compliant and AC Adapter driver from Device Manager.
Step 6: Shut down your Computer and disconnect AC Adapter from Laptop.
Step 7: Insert the Battery in Laptop and connect the AC Adapter to Laptop.
Step 8: Now turn on the Laptop. All the Battery drivers will automatically install.
Step 9: Allow the Laptop to completely discharge your Battery at least 4 times. Let Battery cool down to normal temperature in between charges.
Step 10: Now use your Laptop normally.

Hope this helps,
John

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Hi.

I've bought Dell Xps 15,9550 and it's amazing, but the problem is I can't plug off the battery, and I use my laptop all the time "literally" and I was a little bit disappointed because I want to keep my battery in a good condition,untli I knew about Dell Command Configure Wizard, which gives you an option to change the way your battery is charging, and there are 5 ways: Standard Charge, Express Charge, AC Use, Auto Charge, Custom Charge, but I really don't know what's the best for my condition.
Like I said I use my laptop all the time and I'm afraid that if I kept the laptop charging while using it all the time, the battery may get in a bad condition.
And sorry for my English it's not my mother tongue.
Thank you very much.

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A:battery charge

Hi oldbanjodb, and welcome to TSG.

Are there any lights or Windows task bar indications that the charger is connected and supplying power to the laptop.

If not, does the power adapter / charger have any lights on it that are supposed be on when it is plugged into AC power?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/battery-charge.1146909/
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*I should add its an Acer Aspire with a 6-cell Li-ion battery and this is the only problem I've had thus far with my laptop
 

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A:Battery Will Not Charge To 100%

mine does the same thing. i dont think its anything to worry about

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A:battery charge

Hi JITH IN,
When was the last time the battery charged for 100%? Are you using an original Dell adapter for this model? Is the adapter frayed? When the adapter is plugged in to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Does the system overheat? Does the battery get very hot? If so, remove the battery and let it cool down to room temperature for about 2 hours and then try connecting and charging the battery.
Update the BIOS - http://dell.to/1G6xT8d
Restart and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status in BIOS and the battery health(if available).
Remove the battery and check the battery health meter by pressing the battery gauge.
If the battery is old and is not durable, then you could get the battery replaced. 
Assuming there is no warranty, then you could contact our team to get a quote for a battery (if in stock) - http://dell.to/1vnT6CQ
You could also get the battery from a 3rd party Dell parts seller - http://bit.ly/1tq2f31
My personal suggestion, is that, if you are using the system in one place, then you could continue using the system with the adapter plugged in - as a desktop machine and that you could invest your money on a new machine.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19982667