I bought an HP Active pen and really only played around with it a little. It sat unused in the laptop case and in less than a month, the battery was completely dead. Very annoying since they're impossible to find. I eventually made my way to a Microsoft store to buy replacements. Do I need to store the pen with the battery removed? I don't see myself using the pen much because it requires too much pressure for anything to happen. Not a natural way of writing.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/Active-Pen-Battery-Dead-in-One-Month/td-p/5600866
I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.
I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.
You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/directdownload.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)
Last month my 7970 died. It lasted me three years before it died. It died after I moved my PC out of my room, and still no one has yet to be able to provide an explanation as to why this happened.
Yesterday, my GTX 970 of one month also died. It died when I moved my PC out of my room. I'm sensing that there's some sort of connection here.
Another connection is one VERY hot CPU. It runs at 100 degrees Celsius, and that's just when I'm browsing Firefox. I wasn't aware of this until three days ago and I'm not sure if conditions were the same when I was using my 7970.
So basically my issue is:
-Two GPUs dead within a month
-Both died after I moved my PC out of my room
-Only other possible connection one VERY hot CPU
What the heck is going on?
These "Month of" projects, where working exploits are publicly disclosed, often do more harm than good for the cause of security. Private disclosure is a safer method of sharing vulnerabilities with software vendors. The month of May might be more active after some quieter times in the past couple of weeks. Two new MS Office ActiveX weaknesses have been noted as follows:MOAXB Project - Month of Active X Bugs http://moaxb.blogspot.com/Day 1 - Powerpoint vulnerabilityhttp://moaxb.blogspot.com/2007/05/moaxb-01...ewerocx-31.htmlhttp://secunia.com/advisories/25092/Day 2 - Excel vulernabilityhttp://moaxb.blogspot.com/2007/05/moaxb-02...1-multiple.htmlhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/90799/moaxb-project-month-of-active-x-bugs/
I know that a battery not holding a charge can sometimes be a motherboard problem, I don't want to spend the extra $50 on a new battery if it is the motherboard. Is there any way to decipher which one is the culprit.
Batteries are consumables... They should always be changed first if a charging problem appears
Decided to take my laptop to scool last week to stream an NBA game during class. When the game was over I had about 20% batterly life. Barely enough juice to use the laptop to view websites. That 20% battery life didn't last long at all. Laptop barely lasted 3 hours total. Yes, this laptop charges quickly but whats the point of that when the laptop only last about 3 hours? Maybe 5 hours if I didn't stream the game. But no where near the 7 hours I read about before getting this laptop.... System Info:2.6 GHz I7 5600UWindows 10 Pro8GB ram
If you feel that your battery is wearing excessively, I would recommend calling Service (info below) to discuss. IIRC, system batteries carry a one-year warranty, unless optionally extended.
Out of curiosity, what battery info (# of cycles, full-charge capacity, design capacity) do you see in Lenovo Settings?
24 hours a day 7 days/week
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 been happily using Active Virus Shield, free from AOL since November 2006.
Since September 1st, the automatic update no longer works - I get a warning that Threat Signatures are not up to date (31 Aug 2007) & an invitation to update manually, which ends with "Updates not required" but the control panel still shows "Signatures are out of date".
I looked on the AOL/AVS site & found AVS is no longer offered, but nothing to say it was no longer supported.
Anybody have any more definite information?
Time to uninstall AVS & try AntiVir?
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I bought this Y40 around a year and a half ago. Within a year (around 9 months I think), the battery got weak, and wouldn't last more than a half hour. Its been another 9 months, and yes, IT IS DEAD AGAIN. I'm a programmer and enthusiast, I know how to treat a lithium-ion battery. This time, my warranty is up, but my battery should LAST MORE THAN A FEW MONTHS. I refuse to pay $200 for one, and I can't figure out how to contact Lenovo; they make it impossible to actually contact anyone. EDIT: Also, this happened after installing lenovo energy manager and updating some drivershttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y40-70-battery-dead-AGAIN/td-p/3318454
I have a IBM 600e notebook, with a lithium ion battery. Lately the battery has been dying very quickly, usually within 3 minutes and when I go to charge the battery, it charges very quickly,and says it's full. Is the battery itself dead, or is there some way to bring it back to life? Thanks for your help!
this might sound stupid but can leaving my laptop charger on all the time as my battery is no good harm my computer thanks
Welcome to the Forum!
Leaving your laptop plugged in the entire time will dramatically decrease your battery life., and so it isn't the best thing to do..
my battery is complety dead where i bought the new one pls informe througu mailhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/my-battery-is-dead/td-p/5653070
How do you know if yor lap tp battery is dead or not being charged?
What kind of laptop is it?
Any help on how to locate and replace battery in Dell Dimension 4600 Dektop Computer
I purchased the Y40 in Sept, 2014. The battery died June, 2015 and was replaced (after a very long wait for a replacement in late August, 2015. Here it is April, 2016 and the battery is dead yet again! I would think a battery would last longer than 8 to 9 months. I have tried contacting Lenovo customer service for a replacement and have had no response. Has anyone else had this issue?https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y40-battery-dead-again/td-p/3314834
I had to get a new hard drive and when I got the laptop back I find that my new battery now dies out after 20 mins. Any good reason for this?
Toshiba Satellite A215 running on Vista (if that makes any difference).
have a read here
toshiba may have a utility for calibrating the battery
So I have 2 audio recording rigs I built, one is maxed the the other I've been recording with for about 6months now. The maxed out rig has an Asus motherboard and the Comos battery is probably dead by now. It wont power on because of this. I need to replace it so badly but what Im wondering is will I lose the memory on it? I definetely assume that the harddrives are not affected by the battery but Im not 100 percent there.
I have never had to replace a UPS system before. I was just wondering can a battery actually be replaced or is it just the done thing to go and purchase a new UPS system?
Any replies here will be greatly received.
I've replaced them before. Depending on what you paid for the unit, it may be more cost effective to buy a new one. I took mine into a Batteries Plus type of a place, and they even installed it for me My APC UPS 650 was around $35 I think.
If it's still under warranty, APC will ship you a new unit, and you just put that one back in the box and return it to them. I did that a few years ago as well..not sure what their policy is currently.
my battery will not recharge, I need a new one! Any help on part number and how to change it would be appreciated, thank you. Toshiba support - hopeless!https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?93421-how-do-I-replace-my-dead-battery
My friend leet beside me <name disclosed> want to know what happened to the battery of Toshiba Satellite A60-JL1.
THe charger is working properly but wont charge the dead battery, just will run off the AC Power instead the battery. Any Ideas?
I currently have an APC UPS as a backup for my VOIP home phone. The UPS's battery is a 7Ah 12volt. I have running off it a typical cable model (not sure of the watt draw), a typical wireless router (which draws about 5 watts), and a PAP2T phone adapter (which also draws about 5 watts).
Anyone have any idea how to figure out the run time off the UPS (perhaps assuming not a total battery drain so it doesn't kill the battery)?
At first, I must say that I have spent more than one hour on this website but cannot find a service phone number or online chat link! I replaced my battery last November (case No. 8005949736) and my PC has become out of warranty after that. However, the "new" battery dead within less than one year! I could not remember when I found the system message "The battery is weak and needs to be replaced". Is there anyone take care of my case? I need to know how Lenovo gonna do to reply this! I must got a "problem" battery because I have used lenovo laptops for more than 10 years and even the battery of my first laptop is still alive.
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One-year-old Dell laptop Vostro Have always used it on AC adapter power Today I decided to run the laptop from battery power so I could work in a different room Only peripheral connected was a USB wifi card Using Firefox and Photoshop CS no other programs running The battery died in about an hour Moreover although my power settings are supposed to have the system warn me when the battery reaches and shut down when it reaches I received no notifications at all except for a beep immediately preceding total system shutdown On retrieving the AC adapter the computer did not exhibit any additional problems I changed the power settings to alert at and hibernate at I m pretty sure this quot never been used quot battery was supposed to last a few hours at least I mean after all this Hour in One Battery Dead is a quot business quot Dead Battery in One Hour notebook Why on Earth did it die so fast Is it time to buy a new battery or whine to Dell s warranty department nbsp
Can a dead cmos battery slow pc , because my pc is just 5 month old and it's slow.
3 cpu 2.10ghz
512 mb ati radeon ?
Ive got a 450WATT PSU and EP43-DS3 MOBO
i was having networking problems so i then took out the PSU power cable then took the little motherboard battery out. Waited 10 seconds then put it back in... the computer wouldn't load at all.. no fans no leds lighting up NOTHING. So then i disconnect the PSU power cable again and then take the battery out again for 5-6mins. Tried flicking the switches , Put it back and also got nothing like before.. no fan spinning NOTHING
WHATS THE PROBLEM? i didn't touch the motherboard when i was taking out the battery i didnt disconnect any cables except the power supply cable...
i accidentally didnt notice the POWER SW cable was not connected into the motherboard
is this now solved ?
IF not would you click on the button at the top of the post "mark unsolved"
taking the battery out of the motherboard has reset the bios- it may need reconfiguring for that motherboard
Just bought the Elitebook Folio G from a Govt Resales shop One year old but looks unused - absolutely scratch free the plastic is still on the touchpad and there's still Elitebook Be Dead Old Battery 1Yr To Seems And a plastic NFC tag on it as well nbsp Turned it on at home with the power cord in it and noticed that the Battery wasn't charging Looked at and followed all the Support advice nbsp ie nbsp uninstalled the Microsoft battery software took out the physical battery pressed for a minute on the Power button reinstalled battery and rebooted but still no charging nbsp Checked the HP Support Assistant which ran its test and said the battery was kaput and needed replacing nbsp Two questions nbsp Is there any other solution nbsp nbsp Is 1Yr Old Elitebook And Battery Seems To Be Dead this a common problem nbsp If so then what the heck HP nbsp I spent about five hours 1Yr Old Elitebook And Battery Seems To Be Dead trying various permutations of the above nbsp That included having to buy a Torx T screwdriver and then having to remove screws to take off just to remove the battery to take off the back and to take out the battery nbsp The laptop is probably just out of warranty but even so the battery dying after one year of 1Yr Old Elitebook And Battery Seems To Be Dead probably light use with the resultant nbsp impost nbsp of an expensive new battery seems nbsp nuts as does screws to remove the battery nbsp nbsp Maybe I've just got a Friday model but even so the number of screws for the battery seems design madness nbsp nbsp nbsphttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/1Yr-Old-Elitebook-And-Battery-Seems-To-Be-Dead/td-p/5816407
ok i need to know if my battery or ac adapter is dead. When i have the battery in my laptop and plug in the ac adapter the charge light goes on for a second then goes away.
a little more details would be nice. if the only issue is the light then it's no big deal.
One simple way to check if the AC adapter is ok is the run the PC without the battery. same thing goes for battery.. does it hold a charge? how long will it run without the AC adapter plugged in?
I have an ASUS Eee pc 904hd - it just doesn't power up at all - the lights on the charger light up - but there is no power to the laptop.
1.Should this run on mains alone ?(thus indicating a dc jack problem)
2.Or is it more likley to be the battery ?
Any ideas how I can test - or if there is a guide to replacing DC jacks ?
When I was in RS I use take the multi-meter and test the AC/DC adapter to if it was reading the correctly. The jack should be soldered in the motherboard. I know my ASUS Eee PC has tiny slot of the power. Got to handle it gentle. You could fix the issue but replacing the motherboard. I
Look at these pictures of your unit inside of it. Everything is on the MOBO soldered.
Hi guys, i need sone help with my battery....
I left my laptop on hibernation mode for 3 moths because i had to travel and i forgot to shut it down...
When I returned and used it again the battery said that is 0% connected and charging, but it isnt charging actually.
I try a few things I saw on youtube like:
Uninstalling the baterry drivers and turn it on again.
Unplugging the battery and plug it again.
Freezing the battery for 1 one covered in a plastic bag.
Nothing has worked yet and i dont want to buy a new one because i am sure i can save it .
My laptop is hp-dv6 and I am running windows 7.
I hope you can help me....thanks.
I would imagine that the battery is really dead. The firmware inside it does not like it going that flat.
The only thing I can think of is to keep trying it unplugging and re-plugging and hope to force enough charge to wake up the firmware, but I wouldn't bet on it.
Freezing will actually do it more harm than good - that trick only works for disks where the bearings have different expansion rates.
Hi everyone nbsp Just wanted to report a problem I've been having with my Thinkpad Yoga core i U GB RAM - EMCTO WW nbsp After only days of light use and a BIOS update to v I found that the laptop would only start when connected to the charger In Windows the battery gauge would show not charging permanently Importantly the system does not seem to recognize that the charger is connected and thinks it is on battery If I pull dead? 460 - Thinkpad battery the charger the laptop dies instantly Also when I plug it back in the charge indicator light flashes orange a couple of times for ca half a second and then stays off even when the laptop is on nbsp First I suspected a software fault and tried a lot of different permutations of uninstalling re-installing and disabling the battery driver in the system manager as well as the different Lenovo-branded system programs The Lenovo Solutions app does always seem to display the same information about the battery importantly with the charge cycle counter unchanged None of it seemed to help nbsp Growing desperate I tried a different power supply no difference I also unscrewed the back plate and unhooked the battery cable While then the system Thinkpad 460 - battery dead? did not recognize the battery anymore everything was back to the old unrecognized state after it was hooked back in I tried resetting the battery as recommended in nbsp this thread but to no avail I tried to downgrade to the BIOS version the one the laptop had been delivered with but it turned Thinkpad 460 - battery dead? out that even when booting from a BIOS-update USB stick the system would think it was on battery and thus refuse to upgrade the BIOS nbsp I think that either the charging circuitry or the battery itself have some issues I suspect a hardware firmware fault now since neither resetting the BIOS nor Windows nor live-booting Linux seem to help All report that the laptop is running on battery with charge but do not recognize that the charger is connected nbsp Is anyone else experiencing the same problems Other battery-related issues are discussed here and here but those might well be different faults nbsp nbsp Any help is appreciated nbsp
I don't recommend taking apart a new laptop that is under warranty. You need to call support or return ithttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-S-Series-ThinkPad-Yoga/Thinkpad-460-battery-dead/td-p/3309002
i bought a dell E1505 laptop about 1 year and 2 months ago. i used to get good battery life and now my battery lasts about 20 minutes if i get lucky. i know that batteries degrade over time due to the half life, but does it occur that quickly? does not seem right that i have to buy a battery that costs over $100 every year. does anyone else have this problem? are there any solutions to this? thanks
Yes, it happens. It depends on the battery, and whether you cycle it from full to dead often or not. The e1505 is also a budget model that eats battery life. If you want battery life, I would suggest that you get get an ultralight, not a low-end dell. =/
Sometimes freezing the battery will help... but make sure it's in a sealed bag with no moisture if you try it. You don't want to short it.
Hello forum, About 2 days ago my Lenovo G50-45 laptop died before I could plug it in to the charger and from that point on the battery wasn't charging and it's been dead ever since. Class starts tomorrow so I come to you guys because I need to fix this asap. I've inspected the brick and cables and everything looks fine. I'm unplugged the brick and held the power button for 10-15 seconds before plugging everything back in and attempting to charge it to no avail. How else can I fix this/test to verify it's the battery/etc?https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-B-and-G-Series-Notebooks/G50-45-is-dead-and-the-battery-won-t-charge/td-p/3415913
If the internal battery on my desktop pc is dead
could this cause my pc not to start?
And if so, by replacing it will I be able to start my
pc normally or do I have to do something else?
Reason I'm asking is my pc has power but no splash
screen shows up. The light indicator that shows
activity goes on briefly and the dvd light indicator
turns on briefly. But nothing happens, black screen.
The most common MB battery is a CR-2032 Lithium. Usually found at most Drug stores, WalMart, etc. Arround $2. That would be a cheap test to try first.
But also double check all your other power connections, but it could be the PSU failure , also.
A young friend as a dell inspiron laptop with a dead battery and he thinks it should run on the charge lead but i say it will not produce enough power to run a o/s with out it freezing or even run on safe mode unless he fitts a new battery, but he thinks the problem with freezing and not running must mean a major component problem because it runs for five minutes on safe mode and then packs up, am i right should i buy him a battery just to prove this, thanks for any help. p/s os is vista.
Hello My battery is not charging i have a acer aspire laptop and im running windows active on not computer charging, while atleast battery im the bit and the problem seemed to start happening soon after i replaced my keyboard Im not sure if it was exactly after i replaced my keyboard because i wasent paying attention but the battery seems to charge some when im away from the computer When i unplug the power adapter battery not charging, atleast while im active on the computer and plug it back in the battery icon will move like its charging for about seconds battery not charging, atleast while im active on the computer then stop If i mouse over the battery icon it says batter and charging but its not really charging as far as i can tell When i left my compter for a few hours it charged up to percent I talked to the people at acer via chat support and they said that if i updated my bios it would fix it but it didnt now there saying i need a new battery but i have a feeling it might be something else since it just started when i replaced my keyboard Any help would be appreciated If you need more information just ask i will be happy to provide it Thanks Cody nbsp
Hi, please advise. I've had this s20-30 just over 2 years and suddenly it began randomly shutting off. It now will not turn on at all.Holding power button down whether plugged in or not just blinks the orange battery indicator 3 times.Holding the safe mode button flashes the white indicator once.How do I determine if the issue is the battery or the power supply?Thanks in advancehttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-U-and-S-Series-Notebooks/S20-30-battery-charger-suddenly-dead/td-p/3365460
I've had it for 4 whole weeks and my XPS13 9350 seemed fine. But now:
- it won't turn on unless it is connected to the main power supply- while plugged it to the main power supply the battery meter is stuck at 37%- if I pull out the power cable while it is turned on it switches off immediately
What is wrong with it ?
It's most likely a bad battery - call Dell for warranty service.http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3519/t/19989066
Inspiron 8200 laptop, XP.
On startup I am getting an error message directly after POST:
Primary HDD not found. Optical drive not found. No bootable device found.
The OS does not load.
The BIOS does not list any primary drive or optical drive. BUT I can run a drive diagnostic from floppy and it says the IDE drive is working fine. After I run the diagnostic the drive will show up in the BIOS for a short time. But the computer still will not boot. I can sometimes boot with the XP setup disk but it stops before I can get to the repair screen.
Does this sound like a dead CMOS battery? I unplugged it overnight. When I plugged it back in this morning the BIOS saw the drives for a very short time but still had the same boot message. Now it doesn't show them anymore.
BTW: I flashed the BIOS to no avail.
I've never had a laptop before. How does it normally behave if the battery is dead?
I opened the Sony Viao FX215. Turned it on. Got initial startup screen. Pressed F2 (wanted to check out the BIOS before anything else). Moved right to "Advanced" and down to I/O, then moved to Parallel Port.
At that moment it turned itself off. Using the power button does absolutely nothing. Don't have a charger here so I can't check to see if its the battery.
Is this the way it acts when the battery has gone dead?
Hi guys I have an Acer Aspire g which is no longer charging and need to find out if this is simply the battery that needs replacing or if the fault could be with the dc connection A while back my loving girlfriend dropped my laptop only a couple of inches onto the floor which she dead battery or another fault Laptop denies to this day despite seeing her do it since then I have had the change battery error message but was told that as long as it s kept on the mains it should be ok which it was apart from the power lead being temperamental and occasionally cutting out but with a little wiggle of the cable it would power up again This gradually got worse over a few months until there were only certain positions the cable could be in to charge the laptop until the other day when the power light stopped and without fail the laptop died within mins I ve tried a couple of power cables which work fine on our other laptop also an acer so i m confident the issue doesn t lie there which has led me to believe it s either the battery connection or both Is there anyway I can diagnose what the actual Laptop battery dead or another fault problem is i ve already taken the front of the laptop off to see if there was anything unusual inside as it did heat up on occasionally but couldn t see anything obvious not that i particularly know what i m looking for Ideally I want to avoid paying out for a new battery if it works out that it s the power connection at fault Any help would be appreciated cheers nbsp
A SONY Vaio laptop is rarely used away from its docking port, but its battery is dead. Apart from he risk of fire can I continue to use it, even though it will only "run on the battery" for a couple of seconds? (I have no need to use it away from its mains adapters.)
I don't see any reason why you can't run it on mains power forever, although if the battery is known to be no good I would take it out.
I did this on my old Fujitsu Seimens laptop when the battery failed and it ran for ages without a problem, as long as it was plugged in
I went to use my thinkpad t23 the other day. It came on in battery mode even though I had it plugged in. The battery seemed to drain faster than usual. Could the ac adapter have gone bad?
That's what it sounds like. Any way to test it? Do you have a meter? Does it still get warm when plugged in or emit any hum?
There are several posts on this topic, but none seem to address this question.
Can I keep using my laptop, which has been 'nagging'me for quite some time to replace the battery. The laptop is really old and is obviously out of warranty, but I have found it still suits my needs well enough. currently however I cannot get it to run for more than 10 seconds as it seems tot draw its power from the dead battery and not directly from the adapter (which works fine). In all its infinite wisdom the designers decided that the laptop can only run with the battery in the laptop, so taking it out is not an option.
Can I keep using my laptop or do I really have to buy a new battery?
Does anyone know of a workaround?
Im looking for the location of the cmos battery on my fujitsu siemens amilo D 8820 laptop,basically so I can change it, as it appears to be dead!
any help locating this battery and how to remove it would be greatly appreciated as Ive had no luck searching on the web
hi, my dad has an old compaq armada laptop, M700. all of a sudden, its battery wont charge. it actually drained straight from 70% to empty. its a li-ion battery, and its supposed to have a negligible memory effect. well since the battery cant charge, its pretty much useless to my dad now. not much different from a desktop for him... the computer does detect the battery though. anyone shed any light on this one?
Sounds like a typical laptop battery failure to me. Dell only warranties its laptop batteries for one year so it sounds like you got plenty of use out of yours. Try buying a new battery if you want to use the laptop without the ac adapter. Lots of places to get them on the net.
Can I upgrade the BIOS on my T61 if it has a dead battery?
Go to Solution.
I know of no way to do ithttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T61-and-prior-T-series/Upgrading-BIOS-on-T61-with-dead-battery/td-p/3287779
I have HP Pavillion Laptop xl255. The battery is dead (3 in 4 years) and I have moved on to another laptop. I stil have a bunch of things on the hardrive I would like to retrieve. Is there a way to bypass the battery and just use the power cord? If not who has the best prices on batteries?
I thought I had this problem licked, but obviously I don't. I noticed tonight, when the battery was allowed to go completely dead, I plugged the machine into AC - and when it booted up, it did so but not to where I was before. Instead, it just boots up to Windows.
In the Power Options / Critical Battery Action, I have it set for Hibernate (for batter) and in the Low Battery Option, I have Do Nothing. This is where the Default takes me and it worked a couple times, but the last couple times it is not.
Any idea as to what might help me overcome this unhappy snag?
It could be the battery itself is worn or faulty. Usually when it goes into hibernate it saves enough power to keep files in memory. But if you lose power completly it will just shut off.http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/275262-battery-goes-dead-system-does-not-boot-up-where-before.html
i have a Toshiba Equium P200D-139 and for the last year or so the battery seems to be dead (so i think).
the laptop will only work with the charger plugged in and if the charger is pulled out then the laptop shuts off.
in windows it says its plugged in but not charging and the charge level is zero %.
the ac power light is on to say i have it plugged in, but the battery light does not come on.
if i pull the battery out and reinsert it with the laptop plugged in, the battery light stays on for about 2 seconds then goes back out again.
is this just a dead battery because before all this happend the battery use to drain from 100% to 0% in around 2 minutes.
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> the laptop will only work with the charger plugged in and if the charger is pulled out then the laptop shuts off.
Yes, this looks like the battery needs to be replaced.
My 6 years old battery is dead too.
It charges and indicates that its fully charged but after about 1 min of usage the battery is fully empty?
That?s nothing unusual?
The laptop will not charge unless the battery goes completely dead and the laptop turns off. If I plug in the adapter it will then charge. If I remove the adapter it will not charge.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Will-Not-Charge-Unless-Battery-Goes-Completely-Dead/td-p/5789139
Hey I ve had a HP Pavilion for years now Its got like MB of Ram a Ghz Intel Pentium Processor and a Radeon series graphics card not sure if its intergrated or not All I know is it s Anyways I cant get the complete specs from the directx diagnostic thing because Pavilion-Display errors-Dead HP Battery? of the following problem For the last years everytime I leave it without power for over a week itll freeze on OS loadup or programs will act all funny if I do get XP HP Pavilion-Display errors-Dead Battery? to load Its usually the time which is at like AD or AD or something ridiculous One time it was at like the th of decemeber or something A friend told me its a dead battery or something I wish I d gotten it fixed all that time ago so I wouldnt have the current problem which is as follows Usually changing the date back to normal fixed the aforementioned problems But this one is in a world of its own We left it without power for weeks and it refused to turn on The LED light would just be on and we couldnt get it to do anything We left it for another weeks thinking it was a gonner Then I fiddled with the power cable while turning it on It burst back to life like someone waking out of a coma The Loading LEd started flashing The power light beside the chord at the back switched on I then pulled the power cable out again and firmly secured it back in The computer turned on and went through its loading sequence but froze Eventually with enough times of pulling the cable out and putting it back in the computer had its sound back It would turn on and off perfectly I could even hear it clicking desktop icons as I moved the mouse But one last problem that messing with the power chord didnt solve There is nothing displayed on the monitor O I could do without the sound but without visuals its worthless So what do I do Have any of you ever heard of a PC acting like this before I sure havent although I dont know much about PCs What I do know is the monitor is perfect its just not receiving anything from the PC tower Anyone know how to solve this I really like the HP and Im now reduced to using a Gateway Windows which would make anyone cry nbsp
Yep. I think you should replace Power Supply. Probably it is too old to continue. Best bet is go out and buy 300W for your HP. I'm not entire sure if it still covered warranty but it is best bet to take your HP back to staples or future shop to have it fixed for a price.
Try swapping PSU and find out. if it didnt work, try add video card in PCI. and yes, ATI 9000 Series is integrated.
Is there a way to flash the BIOS with a dead main battery on a TP 1721 2627-721?
Do you need the newer BIOS that bad that you'd risk bricking the laptop?https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T61-and-prior-T-series/Updating-bios-with-a-dead-battery-on-a-TP-i-Series-1721-2627-721/td-p/50201
My Chromebook 15 CB5-571 will not run on battery power even thou it indicates that it is fully charged. Works fine with mains adaptor connected?http://community.acer.com/t5/Chromebooks/CB5-571-battery-shows-fully-charged-but-goes-dead-when-I-unplug/td-p/463801
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My CMOS battery is dead and I've yet to open and replace. I keep the time set correctly manually. Would this cause the computer to operate as if in slow motion?
I've run several CPU speed checks and all report over double the 1.73 GHz, sometimes as high as 2.8 GHz.
Any and all advice or comments will be appreciated.
I finally hooked up my new laptop to a router so I could "unplug" it and go wireless. Well I did it all successfully. My computer came up for about 10 minutes then it went off... When I tried to restart it the little light for the battery flashes. It says my battery is 100%. So I don't understand. I thought it it was using power via the router why should the battery power matter? I am very confused. If anyone could explain this to me I'd appreciate it. Meanwhile, I just plugged everything back in and things are working fine. Could my battery be dead (even though it's never run on the battery?)
The IBM Thinkpad won't let me flash the Bios without a fully charged batteyr. My battery has completely went to crap so i always have to plug it in. Ive been having some bad on and off memory dump blue screen problems and see that my Bios is way outta date. I want to know how I can flash it without having it run off of a battery, but while having it plugged in. any help would be greatly appreciated
I have an about 3 y/o ThinkPad. It has been few times that I have called support center in my country and recieved professional help without any cost, despite they said in the machine voice that "any support after 30 of perchase will be charged"; they are nice when you have a short question like this.
Try them; call your local IBM or Lenovo support center!
I have a P50. Even though the battery is fully charged when I turn it off when I go to use the laptop a few days later, it is completely dead. Any one have any suggestions? Thanks!https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/Battery-Dead-Every-Time-I-Start-Laptop/td-p/3445346
Hi my computer dies when unplugged It varies in time but usually within - minutes I have run software to tell me how much my battery holds to confirm that the battery isn't gone and I get these results Unless I'm crazy that means that the battery isn't dead I then proceeded to run battery diagnostics and it told me things we're set a certain way that my settings to not reflect such as Sleep timeout is disabled On Battery The computer is not configured to automatically sleep after a period of inactivity I went to check and it said minutes on is dead. when yet Unpplugged Computer not Battery Dies battery Here is the report from that I guess my question is what could possibly be wrong I am getting tired of having to be plugged in --- Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report Computer Dies when Unpplugged yet Battery is not dead. Computer Name TOM Scan Time - - T Z Scan Duration seconds System Manufacturer Acer System Product Name Aspire M - TG BIOS Date BIOS Version V OS Build Platform Role PlatformRoleMobile Plugged In true Process Count Thread Count Report GUID c f f-a b - c - a -a a bba Analysis Results Errors Power Policy Power Plan Personality is High Performance On Battery The current power plan personality is High Performance when the system is on battery power Power Policy Sleep timeout is disabled On Battery The computer is not configured to automatically sleep after a period of inactivity Power Policy Radio Power Policy is Maximum Performance On Battery The current power policy for -compatible wireless network adapters is not configured to use low-power modes Power Policy PCI Express ASPM is disabled On Battery The current power policy for PCI Express Active State Power Management ASPM is configured to Off Power Policy Power Plan Personality is High Performance Plugged In The current power plan personality is High Performance when the system is plugged in Power Policy Sleep timeout is disabled Plugged In The computer is not configured to automatically sleep after a period of inactivity Power Policy Minimum processor performance state is Plugged In The processor is not configured to automatically reduce power consumption based on activity Power Policy PCI Express ASPM is disabled Plugged In The current power policy for PCI Express Active State Power Management ASPM is configured to Off System Availability Requests System Required Request The device or driver has made a request to prevent the system from automatically entering sleep Driver Name FileSystem srvnet CPU Utilization Processor utilization is high The average processor utilization during the trace was high The system will consume less power when the average processor utilization is very low Review processor utilization for individual processes to determine which applications and services contribute the most to total processor utilization Average Utilization Platform Power Management Capabilities PCI Express Active-State Power Management ASPM Disabled PCI Express Active-State Power Management ASPM has been disabled due to a known incompatibility with the hardware in this computer Warnings Platform Timer Resolution Platform Timer Resolution The default platform timer resolution is ms ns and should be used whenever the system is idle If the timer resolution is increased processor power management technologies may not be effective The timer resolution may be increased due to multimedia playback or graphical animations Current Timer Resolution ns units Maximum Timer Period ns units Platform Timer Resolution Outstanding Timer Request A program or service has requested a timer resolution smaller than the platform maximum timer resolution Requested Period Requesting Process ID Requesting Process Path Device HarddiskVolume Program Files x Google Chrome Application chrome exe Platform Timer Resolution Outstanding Timer Request A program or service has requested a timer resolution smaller than the platform maximum timer resolution Requested Period Requesting Process ID Requestin... Read more
seems like false reporting from software... the physical fact that the battery runs out of power seems to be more accurate.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/537568/computer-dies-when-unpplugged-yet-battery-is-not-dead/
I'm new here and have a problem with my laptop...it wont turn on! When you plug the power lead into the laptop, the battery light is lit but when you try to turn the laptop on it goes off- there's also a small clicking sound each time I try to turn it on. I've tried running the laptop without the battery and still no success. Also if you leave the power lead in the battery light goes off within a minute...I'm absolutly stuck with what to try next- I've used compressed air etc to try and clean everything out...still nudda.
Any help much appreciated!
Sounds like a failed HardDrive (if it is you will need it replaced)
Just in case though:
Remove all power (battery and adaptor)
Hold down the power ON button for 30secs (dispersing all internal voltage)
Plug the power adaptor in only (for the moment)
If it still doesn't work, I think the HardDrive has gone (ie clicking noise)
As you can see from the above results an Access query there are periods without any data. I need them to be displayed within the query as a zero. Can someone tell me how to achieve this easily please.
My query currently reads:
SELECT Format([TimeOfCall],"yyyy/mm") AS [Month], Count([INCIDENT NEW].SALESIncidentIdentifier) AS Total
FROM (SALES LEFT JOIN VICTIM ON SALES.IncidentIdentifier = VICTIM.SALESIncidentIdentifier) RIGHT JOIN [INCIDENT NEW] ON SALES.IncidentIdentifier = [INCIDENT NEW].SALESIncidentIdentifier
GROUP BY Format([TimeOfCall],"yyyy/mm");
I have a question. Will BIOS gets corrupted if CMOS battery is left dead for a while? The reason I ask is because I bought a P4 mobo from vendor and it is an non-retailer box. Apparently when I receive the mobo, I tested the CMOS battery is dead and when I put everything together, there is no POST or beep at all coming from the mobo but power light and fan are on. Any idea?
I suspect the BIOS is corrupted because the baterry is left dead for too long. Is my theory correct? Please advice. Thanks.
"I suspect the BIOS is corrupted because the baterry is left dead for too long. Is my theory correct?"...
I would say yes. This doesn't happen all the time, but in your case, after a new battery was installed, no POST is a bad sign... Did you try resetting the CMOS by moving a motherboard jumper? Is the CPU and memory supported by the motherboards model? Was the CMOS battery totally dead or did it show some DC voltage?
I just repaired a Compaq desktop computer that was built in September 1999. It had an AMD K6 550MHz CPU. The CMOS battery was bad, but it still showed 1.3 volts DC. It should have been 3.0 volts. A new battery brought this old baby back to life
My laptop battery has been dead for some time and have been using the power cord only - has been working fine, but today when switching it on the screen stays blank with the caps lock and number lock lights flashing on and off. Am unable to access menus.
Hello everyone--I just put together a computer and when I turned it on for the first time i had to reset the cmos for anything to happen--other than the fans running Installing the os was a had battery??? reset to initial cmos on startup--dead nightmare because it would never reboot unless I cleared cmos This is a TF from Biostar and a amd x There is a pci firewire addon card and no video card--there are sata wd gb hard drives and i did not set master slave---did i have to with them being sata antec case with watt ps I have never heard any beeps There are also gigs x gb of patriot memory in it now I tried only x gb of crucial v and problem was still there--I also tried with x g of Patriot--no go The memory is in good I have had to clear cmos a lot but have not removed the battery---it has clips holding it in Is that normal could i get some help with this--it is not my first build but my first problem Does The fact that I had to clear cmos on initial start up to get it to post mean the battery is dead The winxp pro bit os in installed but it was a nightmare I have not updated the bios mostly because it did not start up right the first time so while the bios update will help some thing i don t feel this is caused by an old bios Thanks for any help Last edited by joneq -May- PM nbsp
Here's a problem that just started when my battery goes completely dead. Before, when I would plug it back in, I would hit the power button and all would be restored to where it was before.
Now it doesn't - instead, it boots up to Windows but nothing I had before is saved, where before it was.
Can one point out to me what I must to do have the computer do what it did before should the battery go dead. I'm using a Toshiba laptop P200 with Windows Vista Home Premium.
Did you change your power plan? Try resetting to default
Power Plan - Restore Default Settings=Power Management
Go to help and support, try looking for sleep and hibernate. I think the change may have ocurred in that area.
Hibernate saves before shut down
I have a HP - d wm series laptop It has gb of ram gb hard drive running Windows Home Premium Service pack AMD E Ghz processor The problem is that it is not detecting or connecting to wifi networks around it The battery on this thing is dead It would indicate over a long period of timie weeks connected but laptop dead Can on affect ? a wifi battery in plugged a not charging and go down in percent slowly from xx percent till it ended up totally empty to the point where it said quot no battery is detected quot Laptop powers and and does all other functions but wifi indicator has Can a dead battery on a plugged in laptop affect wifi ? a red X through it Won t pick up ANY networks even after restarts and even a couple of system restores back to dates when Can a dead battery on a plugged in laptop affect wifi ? wifi WAS working I used my Android smartphone and it fully detects and connects to the networks in that area so it is the laptop that s quot blind quot and quot insensitive quot not the networks Also maybe a causal connection but it never had this problem till the battery was totally dead it is now plugged and starts up directly like a desktop Could the dead battery be the cause of the wifi not working or am I three bases off to outfield here Thanks nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-a-dead-battery-on-a-plugged-in-laptop-affect-wifi.1165898/
I own a Dell Inspiron 15 3521, bought on jan 16, 2015.
As the title says, I get the error: "Your Battery has experienced a permanent failure and needs to be replaced." It also comes on QuickSet. The Battery is stuck at 86% and isn't charging nor discharging. I can only operate via AC power supply which seems to work fine.
I've pretty much tried all the methods suggested in the other posts related to this issue in the forum(s) and still it isn't resolved. The Battery light flashes Red continuously when the battery is plugged.
So is there any other thing I can do?
Battery Type: MR90Y 65 Wh
Dell Is just taking down his brand name in india.
18-24 months is a normal lifespan for a battery - time to replace it.http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19987696
Last week the battery showed 50% but would not charge, then the power went off in a storm so I tired to use it , and it would not work with still 50%, just would not lite up or run. Now this week the battery showed 2% for awhile but now shows 0%. Is the battery shot and will it harm do any harm just leaving it as it is and just using AC all the tim?. Thanks buck
This query may sound kinda 'odd' but I thought of it giving it a try all the same.
It is my ol' trusty Fujitsu Siemans Lifebook S 4546, the P3 one.
It has Win XP Pro as the OS.
Now the battery is dead a do do, it wont boot or start at all.
I have ordered a new lap top battery but being XMAS, no action until after New Year.
And right now I am in dire need of some urgent files on the HD.
So the question is-
is there anyway we can get it started, perhaps some guyz have some tricks n tips up their sleeve.
Pls share that with us. Wil apprec that a lot.
Thx a lot and a Merry Xmas to all.
Hi All nbsp I foolishly ran the Lenovo software update tool and one of the updates that installed was battery firmware v nbsp The update failed part way through and ever since my battery is having an existential crisis - I know it's plugged in and charged but it dead E420 after Battery firmware upd... Edge Thinkpad reads or sometimes a red X and the machine shuts down when AC power is removed nbsp Thinkpad Edge E420 Battery dead after firmware upd... Being out of warranty the phone line people just keep trying to sell me a new battery and have no ideas on how to fix the existing one I've tried the firmware update multiple times but with no joy Also tried sourcing previous versions of the firmware which doesn't work My battery was not one of those listed for recall Latest and best suggestion was that it may be a motherboard issue and I could confirm by plugging in a different battery to see if it works - with absolutely no suggestion who would let me borrow their battery and plug it into my possibly killer machine nbsp Has anyone else had a similar problem and found a fix nbsp Is anyone based in Perth Western Australia and want to let me experiment with their battery you crazy fool nbsp Does anyone know how to contact an actual Lenovo person rather than the useless call centre from Australia seemingly connecting to Malaysia or Thailand judging by the accents nbsp Consumer law in Australia would suggest these guys owe me a new battery regardless of warranty status but I don't know how I can force the issue if I can't even speak to them nbsp Appreciate any help or suggestions you can offer nbsp Thanks nbsp Dave
This happened to me today. The solution is to restart the computer and enter the BIOS. Then use the arrow keys to move to the config tab, then down to the power option, hit enter, scroll down to the disable built-in battery, hit enter, then follow dirctions on the right. You will unplug the power cord to shut down the computer and when you plug it back in and turn it back on the battery will be recognized. if not , try the process again as it took me two tries. hope this helps.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-11e-Windows-E-and-Edge/Thinkpad-Edge-E420-Battery-dead-after-firmware-update-1-13/td-p/1541274
Just purchased a Lenovo Yoga 2 13" about 3 weeks ago. I like the PC, but I have an issue. I was using it last night and I shut it down and left it to charge. Today when I went to turn it on the battery light blinks 3 times (1 second on, 1 second off x 3) and that's it. It won't boot at all. Have tried holding the power button for 3 - 30 seconds and pressing the reset button but all I get is the 3 blinks of the battery light (no power button light at all). Is there anything I can do? Hard reset button combo or anything like that to try? Thanks.
if you tried holding the power button with ac power, un-plug the adapter and try again.if the opposite, try to plug the ac power and check if it works.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-2-13-quot-Dead-Battery-light-blinks-3-times-but-will-not/td-p/1573630
The battery on my HP Pavillion Laptop will not charge and is likely dead. I have gone through all of the troubleshooting steps including: (1) uninstalling and reinstalling the batterty driver, (2) reverting back to a previous restore point and(3) reinstalling Windows 10. None of these steps have work so I concluded that the battery is dead. My product is still under warranty but after an hour on this site, I still cannot determine how to get my battery replaced. Please advise me on where I can request a replacement battery.
Hi, What is your machine ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/WARRANTY-REPAIR-FOR-DEAD-BATTERY-Cant-find-instructions-on/td-p/5687138
Hi I own a Compaq Presario laptop AMD K II MHz V MB RAM GB HDD x CDROM model number VQLIN or years old I think and the darn thing won t power on I gave it to my sis and it came back dead She had taken it to compusa I bad Dead laptop battery? - Presario Compaq 1247 believe where the guy told her to replace the battery When I plug it into the wall socket the LED to indicate it s plugged in comes on but the one that indicates the battery is charging doesn t The battery has a light indicator to say how much charge is in it and none of the leds come on I guess Pressing the power button has no effect whether or not the battery is inserted into its bay I d bring it to compusa here but they charge just to look at the machine since a battery costs less I thought I d try getting a new one first but it seems strange to me that the computer won t boot when the battery is out of the bay Am I barking up the wrong tree Should I be looking for other causes fried motherboard maybe I dunno Thanks mucho for any help at all or even Dead laptop - bad battery? Compaq Presario 1247 sympathy - FaxData nbsp
Hello everyone--I just put together a computer on initial startup--dead battery??? to had reset cmos and when I turned it on for the first time i had to reset the cmos for anything to happen--other than the fans running Installing the os was a nightmare because it would never reboot unless I cleared cmos This is a TS from Biostar and a amd x There is a pci firewire addon card and no video card--there are sata wd gb hard drives and i did not set master slave---did i have to with them being sata antec case with watt ps I have never heard any beeps There are also gigs x gb of patriot memory in it now I tried only x gb of crucial v and problem was still had to reset cmos on initial startup--dead battery??? there--I also tried with x g of Patriot--no go The memory is in good I have had to reset cmos on initial startup--dead battery??? had to clear cmos a lot but have not removed the battery---it has clips holding it in Is that normal could i get some help with this--it is not my first build but my first problem Does The fact that I had to clear cmos on initial start up to get it to post mean the battery is dead The winxp pro bit os in installed but it was a nightmare I have not updated the bios mostly because had to reset cmos on initial startup--dead battery??? it did not start up right the first time so while the bios update will help some thing i don t feel this is caused by an old bios Thanks for any help nbsp
I think I posted this in the wrong forum I reposted in Hardware forum--you can delete this
I'm trying to create an Access query that compares invoices generated in May of 2002 to invoices generated in May of 2003 so we can see how much money we made compared to last year at this time.
I've tried datediff, dateserial, dateadd but can't seem to get it right. Can some kind soul give me a hand here?
I figured it out. Had to use "between". I was trying to just hone in on a particular month last year but I guess that was the lazy way out. Anyway, here's what I ended up with to compare May 02 to May 03:
Between DateSerial(Year(Date())-1,Month(Date())-1,1) And DateSerial(Year(Date())-1,Month(Date()),1)-1
Hey all, sorry if this is the wrong spot for my post but I'm new around here. Yesterday, my Ideapad's battery malfunctioned when it was around 20%, and when I tried to plug in the ac adapter, it wouldn't charge. Eventually the battery ran down to 0, and now I'm stuck with a dead battery and laptop. Is there anything I can do? I initially thought it was the charger, and I ordered a new one, but even the new charger won't charge it either.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-U-and-S-Series-Notebooks/Lenovo-Ideapad-U530-touch-screen-Battery-dead/td-p/3341723
I battery Click - on mini dead Toshiba Dock arrival Satellite had purchased this device from amazon Below is a brief history and the issues Toshiba Satellite Click mini - Dock battery dead on arrival with the dock battery Initially turned the tablet on while connected to dock - Took over minutes to charge it I assume this was because of the battery being discharged Thankfully it did eventually start charging In Windows the dock battery was showing as and the tablet battery was rising as it was being charged The seems to Toshiba Satellite Click mini - Dock battery dead on arrival have been an issue with the installed bios on the machine Which was showing when it was empty in reality Updated the bios to V Now the dock battery was showing as Upgraded to windows No amount of charging would charge the keyboard battery Once the tablet was at it would give the status of quot not charging quot for battery I tried the following Kept the device connected overnight on occasions But bear in mind this was for around hours only - perhaps hours may do the trick but could not Toshiba Satellite Click mini - Dock battery dead on arrival do this as I did not want to risk keeping a device charged while I was at work Will try this in the weekend Turned off the device fully and then charged overnight This would show the two status indicators for the batteries and did show a charge icon next to the second battery but no change in battery status Attempted to remove the dock battery kept it removed took out connection to circuitboard for minutes then reconnected it to the tablet and power but no change Attempted to power the device via low powered usb connection PC USB port at ma No difference Attempted to remove reinstall battery drivers in device manager trying different combinations and reinstalling Overall I am rather disappointed that Toshiba are selling laptops with discharged batteries This seems to be very common with this model A few people I know also seem to have purchased this device and are having exactly the same issue In regards to the charging of the battery for hours Is it not well known that this type of battery if fully discharged can be permanently damaged already And does the charging start usually after hours of constantly being connected to the AC
Ok partially solved the issue via dismantling the device.
I pried open the tablet taking care not to break the ribbons that are connected to either side.
Swapped the batteries over.
Put the tablet on charge (with the fully depleted battery)
it started charging (power adaptor also got warm)
Left it for an hour or so (was then at 55% battery life)
swapped back the batteries
The issue still here is that when the tablet is fully charged 100% and in the keyboard dock. I assume the keyboard dock will then get charged. Unfortunately it is mentioning.. Not charging....
I'm trying to create an Access query that compares invoices generated in May of 2002 to invoices generated in May of 2003 so we can see how much money we made compared to last year at this time.
I've tried datediff, dateserial, dateadd but can't seem to get it right. Can some kind soul give me a hand here?
I figured it out. Had to use "between". I was trying to just hone in on a particular month last year but I guess that was the lazy way out. Anyway, here's what I ended up with to compare May 02 to May 03:
Between DateSerial(Year(Date())-1,Month(Date())-1,1) And DateSerial(Year(Date())-1,Month(Date()),1)-1
I am a i nsurace agent, i have to collect the premium with my client every month. Every time need to check 1 by 1 is tired.
i also find many tutorial but still not understanding the step. if any can help just to help. can be the due date client put in a notice boxes?
Here is my file:
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.
Hi I active when Google active redirect? No but scripting enabled viruses found ve been fighting with some sort of redirect virus Checked my computer with Malwarebates in Safe MOde Normal Mode etc It did find some viruses but removed them and nothing is present anymore I also checked my comp with BitDefender online scanner SuperAntiSpyware HijackTHis They don t find any viruses Computer works fast although aftre all this checking and removal I found that sometimes when I click two windows too fast it locks and I have to reboot it by reset button Now the Google redirect? No viruses found but active when active scripting enabled annoying part is that when I do Google search it still redirects me to various random sites I also found that when I disable active scripting it does not do that but then I cannot view YOuTube movies etc Is ther a way to analyze and search for scripts that cause this I assume it s just some stupid script that gets activated when I m on line because none Google redirect? No viruses found but active when active scripting enabled of the AV programs I use finds any viruses anymore Any help would be appreciated Thanks
Could you please post the log files from all the programs you ran? (MBAM and SUPERantispyware) Do NOT post the Hijackthis log.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/221224/google-redirect-no-viruses-found-but-active-when-active-scripting-enabled/
I am new here and actually after I checked different contributions, I liked the place, it's really helpful, and I hope to be a permanent member. Well, I am new to VBA, and I just got a macro that runs on active open sheet, then I need to run the same macro, but this time on more than a file/ sheet (actually it's a big number, like 1000+), closed and already saved in a folder. I would pretty appreciate if anyone helps me to add the necessary code ( which will direct the macro to : focus on a specific folder in a specific location (e.g. E:\myfolder) , then run on every excel file in that folder, and to save every file before close , doing that until the last file in that folder .. that's it .. Any help?
My Application that is active and 40 users are using that, It was working fine on windows xp , but when we installed Windows 7 on users machine , they are facing issues that after few minutes their icon is disappearing and once we are going to check from
taskbar>>customize and try to change the dropdown of the application it is showing "This
notification icon is not currently active. It will be shown next time it becomes active"
I tried almost all solutions that are on internet , deleting registry/scan system etc. but problem is still there.
Please help me on this.
Hello, I am trying to find out what kind of network connectivity is typically required between 2 Active-Active data centers? (Keeping in mind the global traffic management would be required between the 2 sites and all the traffic would typically be coming to Site A first though Akamai).
We currently have a GigE (provided by InterNap) coming to our data center.
I m In a dilemma to need Dead 2 T2792 Supplies Ressurect Power Emachine Dead Help with An Emachines T I received the pc from a friend whom knows I work on PC s on the side when I plugged it in I found it to be stuck turned on The green indicator light was lit like 2 Dead Power Supplies need to Ressurect Dead Emachine T2792 Help it was turned on but no signal was stated on the monitor then after 2 Dead Power Supplies need to Ressurect Dead Emachine T2792 Help trying unsuccessfully to press and Depress many times did nothing so I unplugged and replugged in the same so I unplugged again and messed with button some more then replugged in nothing no green indicator light then i noticed a soft whistling and clicking sounds from power supply so I got another brand new power supply correct power supply when I plugged tower in it lit the green indicator light on tower then softly went out I tried pressing in power button nothing no response Now my question is I am pretty sure I need to buy another power supply now But I need some ideas on what to replace to get the pc up and running again would it be the switch or the motherboard nbsp
I had a similar problem with an emachines T2825. When I plugged it in, it automatically came on, and wouldn't turn off unless I unplugged it. It wouldn't POST or anything. After testing everything, I found out that the motherboard was bad. So that would be my guess, is that it could possibly have a bad motherboard.
When I have any programs open that have gone to the taskbar because another program opened... How do I get any of those programs to activate again from taskbar?
This has driven me nuts since I got Win 10.
I click on the program icon on taskbar, and nothing happens. Only way I can get program active again is to right click, and start another instance of it.
I hope I'm making this clear. Cuz I really want to know how to get around this.
See if this tutorial can hep...................
How to Clear and Reset the Thumbnail Cache in Windows 10
Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset in Windows 10
Please use Option Two.
It's easiest and fastest.
And, just in case................
How to Rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows 10
Icon Cache - Rebuild in Windows 10
Nothing happens if I hit WinX, and if I right click START cursor moves up and right a bit but nothing happens. Right click an icon, very poor response, yet shellexview shows nothing odd. Had separate issue - couldn't log into to other IDs, fixed that by copying clean DEFAULT from other Win 10 PC. I've done everything I can find, the DISM stuff, the reinstallation of 'window' apps. This appears to be a common problem. It used to work fine some weeks ago, don't know exactly when this started.
System is a laptop with 16gb ram, I7, HP with hybrid graphics, build 10586 / 1511 up to date HOME.
Computer was given to me because the cdrom was dead.
The tick of death started, so the harddrive is dead too(it is dead now sure)
XP licence is stuck under laptop.
Pity to throw this laptop away, I would liket to get XPback on, but failling that anything is accepted.
my toshiba laptop was dead, the powerlight came on, the hard-disk was spinning but the screen remained blank.
I tried everthing , stripping it completely, trying a new ram and narrowed the problem to the motherboard or the cpu. i.e I can conclude that the problem is with the the mobo or the cpu.
This was a month ago.
Today I switched on again and voila! it worked, the bios loaded! I had removed the hard-disk, so switched it off, attached the HD and started it up again.. this time it didn't work. And hasn't since. I have again stripped it down , but it still doesn't work.
CAn anyone plzzzzz exlplain what is going here?? I mean it started , that means nothings fried, right??
btw the fan spins for exactly 5 seconds before turning off.
there is something like a "hardware reset" available on many laptops.
- try to plug out everything except cpu and memory
- remove the battery and do not attach the power supply
- open the lid and hold the power on button for like 20 seconds
- plug everything back in and try to boot
that worked for me for some compaq and dell laptops which did act like yours
my two cents...
I'm working on a 10-yr old HP pavillion pc. The pc would not turn on at all, monitor displays 'no signal'. the pc lights flicker. I had an older atx power supply and tried that- it worked. so I know that the old power supply was bad. the case was VERY dirty. almost all the vent holes were clogged. even after I tried my 'new' power supply, the cpu fan does not come on and I still get 'no signal' on monitor (the hard drive/cdrom drive DO come on). I'm thinking the power supply blew, taking the mobo with it. I don't want to spend alot of time on this, but can anyone offer any thoughts on this? thanks.
A 10 year old system that you don't want to spend a lot of time on. What can I say?
hi sony vaio xp sp lots of peripheral usage we have front and rear usb ports digital cameras printers mp players one morning when switching the usb printer dead Solved: all dying...DEAD. usb ports....not cable from the laptop back to the front usb port on the desktop the computer froze and NONE of the usb s front or back have worked Solved: all dead usb ports....not dying...DEAD. ever since important to note is that we do lots Solved: all dead usb ports....not dying...DEAD. of plugging unplugging usbs for the above devices what we have tried to awaken our usb s keep in mind we are in the early learning stages of computer knowledge static discharge boot reboot safe mode reinstallation of usb root etc system restore didn t work no matter how far back we went last ditch chance is a system recovery so we bought an external hard drive and are backing up as with everything Solved: all dead usb ports....not dying...DEAD. we do not without problems but that is another post here in preparation for the recovery any other clear step by step advice for us thanks in advance nbsp