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Q: Active Pen Battery Dead in One Month

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
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A:Motherboard not charging battery or battery dead

Batteries are consumables... They should always be changed first if a charging problem appears
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/motherboard-not-charging-battery-or-battery-dead.91756/
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Good day.
 
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?
 
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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Barely-3-hours-of-battery-life-on-a-3-month-old-3rd-Gen-X1/td-p/2270418
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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..

Good luck!
Nommy

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A:dead battery

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dead-battery.1046499/
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A:Solved: Took little battery out, now its dead

is this now solved ?
IF not would you click on the button at the top of the post "mark unsolved"

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-took-little-battery-out-now-its-dead.934062/
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A:Laptop Battery dead?

and???

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A:Thinkpad 460 - battery dead?

I don't recommend taking apart a new laptop that is under warranty.  You need to call support or return it

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A:Dead Dell Battery

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. =/

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dead-dell-battery.683646/
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A:Dead Internal Battery

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A:XPS13 9350 Battery dead?

It's most likely a bad battery - call Dell for warranty service.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3519/t/19989066
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Inspiron 8200 laptop, XP.

On startup I am getting an error message directly after POST:
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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.

Thanks

BTW: I flashed the BIOS to no avail.
 

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Is this the way it acts when the battery has gone dead?
 

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RGDS
 

A:laptop - running with a dead battery

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
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-running-with-a-dead-battery.832139/
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A:thinkpad t23 won't use ac adapter battery dead now

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?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/thinkpad-t23-wont-use-ac-adapter-battery-dead-now.690066/
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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?

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19990051
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/amilo-buffer-battery-dead.137176/
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A:laptop battery dead all of a sudden

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.

http://www.batterytown.com/product_p/btlco38m.htm
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-battery-dead-all-of-a-sudden.289334/
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Any idea as to what might help me overcome this unhappy snag?

A:Battery goes dead - system does not boot up to where it was before

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
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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.

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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A:Equium P200D-139 - battery seems to be dead

> 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?

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?71952-Equium-P200D-139-battery-seems-to-be-dead
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A:HP Pavilion-Display errors-Dead Battery?

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.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/hp-pavilion-display-errors-dead-battery.62187/
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Is there a way to flash the BIOS with a dead main battery on a TP 1721 2627-721?   

A:Updating bios with a dead battery on a TP i Series...

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
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2080 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 12
Processor Count: 2
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Hi:

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?

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A:How do I update BIOS on my ThinkPad with a dead Battery?

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!

Good luck,
R Jade
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-update-bios-on-my-thinkpad-with-a-dead-battery.734840/
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A:Computer Dies when Unpplugged yet Battery is not dead.

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/
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Any help much appreciated!
 

A:Laptop wont turn on- dead battery?

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)
Turn on

If it still doesn't work, I think the HardDrive has gone (ie clicking noise)
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-wont-turn-on-dead-battery.104811/
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http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/getting-month-periods-to-show-in-access-query-as-0-when-there-is-no-data-for-the-month.4070246/
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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.
 

A:Will BIOS gone if CMOS battery is left till it's dead

"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
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/will-bios-gone-if-cmos-battery-is-left-till-its-dead.134335/
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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

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A:stranger things haven't happened when battery goes dead

Did you change your power plan? Try resetting to default

Power Plan - Restore Default Settings[11]=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
http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/1...nate-in-vista/

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/274630-stranger-things-havent-happened-when-battery-goes-dead.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-a-dead-battery-on-a-plugged-in-laptop-affect-wifi.1165898/
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I own a Dell Inspiron 15 3521, bought on jan 16, 2015. 
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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.
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Battery Type: MR90Y 65 Wh
Dell Is just taking down his brand name in india.
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A:Dell 65wh Type: MR90Y (Battery Dead in a second)

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
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/toshiba-laptop-a85-s107-satellite-dead-battery.678497/
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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.

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Thx a lot and a Merry Xmas to all.

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A:Thinkpad Edge E420 Battery dead after firmware upd...

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
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A:Yoga 2 13" Dead? Battery light blinks 3 times but ...

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
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A:WARRANTY REPAIR FOR DEAD BATTERY - Cant find instructions on...

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
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A:had to reset cmos on initial startup--dead battery???

I think I posted this in the wrong forum I reposted in Hardware forum--you can delete this
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/had-to-reset-cmos-on-initial-startup-dead-battery.825643/
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A:(Resolved) Compare this month's sales to this month last year

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/resolved-compare-this-months-sales-to-this-month-last-year.136980/
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A:Toshiba Satellite Click mini - Dock battery dead on arrival

Ok partially solved the issue via dismantling the device.

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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....

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?84787-Toshiba-Satellite-Click-mini-Dock-battery-dead-on-arrival
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A:Compare this month's sales to this month last year

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:

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/compare-this-months-sales-to-this-month-last-year.136979/
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A:sony vaio won't charge battery or run on battery power (CMOS BATTERY FIX!)

Hi askfault,
Do you have any information on how this fixes the battery problem? would be interested to know.
 
Xen

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/511609/sony-vaio-wont-charge-battery-or-run-on-battery-power-cmos-battery-fix/
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A:Google redirect? No viruses found but active when active scripting enabled

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/221224/google-redirect-no-viruses-found-but-active-when-active-scripting-enabled/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/2-dead-power-supplies-need-to-ressurect-dead-emachine-t2792-help.556254/
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A:Dead laptop came back to life, now dead again

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that worked for me for some compaq and dell laptops which did act like yours

my two cents...
mscrx
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dead-laptop-came-back-to-life-now-dead-again.94468/
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A:power supply dead;cpu fan dead,mobo?

A 10 year old system that you don't want to spend a lot of time on. What can I say?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/power-supply-dead-cpu-fan-dead-mobo.362828/
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