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Laptop only runs on AC power without the battery in the slot

Q: Laptop only runs on AC power without the battery in the slot

i was facing the problem of the laptop compaque 2134 ad , abruptly shutting down and restarting , gicing blue screen with error msg on next restart ..... fan sound start stop with power light blinking etc ....... changed it with another old battery lying with me .... but the same problem .... then i noticed that ... with ac power , but no battery in the slot the machine is running fine ...... but with the battery in it ... it gets funny ........ please help me!!!

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A: Laptop only runs on AC power without the battery in the slot

Buy a new laptop battery just like the one that originally came in the laptop. Don't trust old laptop batteries. They go bad just laying around
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hi all, and thanks for this forum :grinthumb .
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I m lost. why would the computer do BSOD only when it runs on batteries???
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A:BSOD when laptop runs on battery (OK on power outlet!!)

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

It sounds like the battery needs replacing. It`s obviously not providing enough power.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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I have a laptop which slows down as soon as i plug it into the mains. When running on batteries it is as fast as it should be and is perfect. I could comprehend the problem if it was the otherway around but this is too wierd.

I have rebooted the wholes system, it is clean as a whistle, over 30G of space, Virus checker / Firewall / ADaware remover / Registry cleaner / Defraged / Disk Cleanup - everything is in working order to keep this machine clean and healthy and it is.

The problem is most apparent when watching movies or clips, as the image goes out of sinc with the sound, freezes or goes super-slow, yet as soon as i remove the plug, and it's running on batteries it's fine again.

I know someone out there must have a solution.


A:Laptop runs slow when plugged in, but fine on battery power

Do you have access to another power cord to try. It kind of sounds like that there is a problem with the one that you have. I suppose that the problem could be internal to the laptop itself, but the swapping with a known good cord would tell you where the problem is. Of course, if you always use the same wall outlet, the problem could be there.
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I have the same machine and I have exchanged HDD to and installed my own OS version but it has no influence on battery power supply so I cannot imagine your battery behaviour has something to do with new HDD.

Make the battery completely empty and make full load again. Still the same problem?
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HI copyright!

I seen this before with an IBM laptop but never could figure it out. However the link below goes to dell's website and if you enter your service tag then click submit you will end up talking to a dell tech support chat staff. Best I can do for ya.

Dell - Hardware Chat

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Hello and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please upload your msinfo32.nfo file. To get this: Start Menu -> Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box -> When it opens, go to File, Save -> Save as msinfo32.nfo and save in a place you will remember -> Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info -> Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder -> Upload the .zip file here.

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Have you reported this issue to the place you got the battery replaced from?

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa80080b0060, fffff80004fb53d8, fffffa800fa97950}

Probably caused by : pci.sys

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time (usually 10 minutes).
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa80080b0060, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff80004fb53d8, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa800fa97950, The blocked IRP

Debugging Details:


IMAGE_NAME: pci.sys



FAULTING_MODULE: fffff88000e00000 pci







fffff800`04fb5388 fffff800`02eff8c2 : 00000000`0000009f 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`080b0060 fffff800`04fb53d8 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff800`04fb5390 fffff800`02e9a84c : fffff800`04fb54d8 fffff800`04fb54d8 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000002 : nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x33af0
fffff800`04fb5430 fffff800`02e9a6e6 : fffffa80`0c2e6ab8 fffffa80`0c2e6ab8 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiProcessTimerDpcTable+0x6c
fffff800`04fb54a0 fffff800`02e9a5ce : 0000019a`b2042536 fffff800`04fb5b18 00000000`00ac8877 fffff800`0300e168 : nt!KiProcessExpiredTimerList+0xc6
fffff800`04fb5af0 fffff800`02e9a3b7 : 0000005c`03767bc6 0000005c`00ac8877 0000005c`03767b26 00000000`00000077 : nt!KiTimerExpiration+0x1be
fffff800`04fb5b90 fffff800`02e8790a : fffff800`0300ae80 fffff800`03018cc0 00000000`00000002 fffff880`00000000 : nt!KiRetireDpcList+0x277
fffff800`04fb5c40 00000000`00000000 : fffff800`04fb6000 fffff800`04fb0000 fffff800`04fb5c00 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiIdleLoop+0x5a



FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x9F_3_NETwNs64_IMAGE_pci.sys

BUCKET_ID: X64_0x9F_3_NETwNs64_IMAGE_pci.sys

Followup: MachineOwner

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flavallee said:

Read here for instructions.

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To be honest I have no idea what you are talking about.
The Vista power options are a part of the Vista OS and you don?t need to install anything.

But on Toshiba notebook the Vista power option would be extended by some Toshiba power options.
Are you speaking about this Power Saver options?
If yes, then I would recommend reinstalling the VAP (value added package) because these power options are a part of VAP.
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A:HP EliteBook Battery Runs Out Very Quickly

Hi Luke Try updating the bios to at least F.33 if not already there. The battery is adressed in F.33 You may also want to download HP suport Assistant and run the battery check that is in it. The battery you referenced is a long life battery and carries a 3 year warranty.  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again * * * * * Click the "Purple Thumbs Up Icon in the lower right corner of a post" to say thanks * * * * ** * * * * Please mark Accept As Solution if it solves your problem * * * * *Regards,FreddyAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP
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A:My v580c heats up and battery runs out quickly

Hi Noon2015,        
Welcome to the Forums  
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with system overheating in your Lenovo V580c laptop.
As you have mentioned that the system overheats, try to clean the fan through dust removal from the energy manager. Go to energy manager select maintenance and guide and select run under dust removal option.
For low battery backup try to perform the battery gauge reset and check for the issue.
Let us know the result.
Best regards,         

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Access the BIOS and turn OFF the options like: Waking up on LAN and Keyboard.
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A:Power slot problem on motherboard.

Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following if custom or home built, Mother Board (including Revision number), Processor (Exact Model Number), Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.
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A:DELL E6530 Event 41, Kernel-Power on battery power

Follow the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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A:Battery Issue - Lenovo V570 (Laptop) - Battery Model L09S6Y02

jonasdatum said:

Battery Issue - Lenovo V570 (Laptop) - Battery Model L09S6Y02

O.K. here is the problem. I attach battery attachment, computer does not make it to the window screen more often than not. When it does, it freezes at the please wait loading screen.

I rarely use the battery at all, but I want all my equipment up and functional. It's life should still be good for I periodically recharge it. I think since I've had the laptop I've only recharged it a total of 6 or 7 times and that's been a year or so.Click to expand...

I, for the moment at least have the battery working power adapter attached. What did I do? I uninstalled Avast (freeware version) ?

I learned from prior experience that running two of any system utility software can cause problems, but it normally restricts itself to what it is protecting. Then I remembered: "If you remove the possible whatever is left however in probable must be the truth."

Next phase of testing is test the battery on it's own.