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

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

Hi I just bought a refurbished HP Envy M laptop from PCWorld and for some reason when but Charging' in, says windows 'Plugged charge! 8 New doesn't laptop I plug in the New windows 8 laptop says 'Plugged in, Charging' but doesn't charge! charger the battery icon says 'plugged in charging' however it has been stuck on for over hours now The battery level on the icon increases at first i e it goes up and down showing it is charging for about a minute and then the icon stops moving at all When I got the laptop the battery level was about and I used it at first without charging it until it got to and now its been stuck ever since I would be extremely grateful if someone could shed some light on this issue for me I would take it back to PCWorld however I bought it from the ebay outlet and the only option they have given is either a full refund or a partial refund however I would prefer to keep this laptop and get this issue sorted out Thanks

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

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A:Lenovo Z50-70 battery plugged in not charging, won't charge no matter what I do

Sounds like it may be either the charger or the charging port at fault here.  However, I have a couple of questions...1. Does the battery charge increase at all if you leave the machine turned off and plugged in, or does it still report 45%?2. Does it power on when only on battery power?3. Was the new battery a new, genuine Lenovo part?There seem to be a lot of people reporting similar issues with this model unfortunately.

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A:Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sirisha


Dell laptop not charging..getting message plugged in not charging I brought Dell Inspiron 14R laptop 2 years back . My laptop is not getting on with battery..only when power cable is plugged in its getting on..but getting message saying "plugged in not charging"...replace the battery.

Is this an issue with battery or do i need to change the AC adapter. Do i need to buy a new battery?

Please let me know your suggestions. Thanking you in advance.


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Hello Remove the charger and the battery press and hold the power button for 30 secs. if in case the unit is not powering on with only the charger then the charging port is faulty, contact hp #hpexpertday




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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A:Sony Vaio Laptop Battery Replacement Windows 7 (Plugged in, not charging)

Is this new battery a SONY battery?
If NOT, I would take it back to where you got it, get your money and get a REALLY Sony battery.

All I can find at http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-list.pl?mdl=VGN-FZ180E&region_id=1 is Vista, no Windows 7 support.

Did you install a retail version of Windows 7 on a Vista machine?
 

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A:Laptop charging but charge % staying the same?

I would search their support forums looking for similar complaints. If you find a bunch perhaps it's a bad piece of hardware. I don't know your terms of purchase but I would guess there's a good chance you could make them take it back within 30 days. So I'd find out if there's some fault with that model before that time.

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A:Laptop charging but charge % staying the same?

does it charge while the laptop is off??
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A:Laptop plugged in not charging

Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank You for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like your Notebook is not charging the Battery, We will surely assist you with this issue Please perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallNote: This Battery driver will get re-installed automatically when you restart the Notebook againStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery icon After performing all the steps if you are facing the same issue still, please perform three more steps:1. Run a Battery Check in HP Support Assistant[Install the Software if it's not available]Note: Replace the Battery If Health Check Status shows Replace2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site3. Please check your Notebook with a known good Power Adapter & Battery from a different Notebook Note: If a known good battery is also not charging we need to replace the system board How to improve the life of a Battery:1. It is not advisable to use the Notebook when the Power Adapter is connected2. It is not advisable to keep the Power Adapter plugged in even after the Battery is fully charged3. You need to let the battery drain completely before charging again4. Power Plan should be set correctly for extended battery life5. Please keep the Screen Brightness at lower level6. Please turn OFF Wi-Fi Connection when not in use7. Please remove the CD/DVD's from the Optical Drive when not in use Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 8)http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03325217 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R KAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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A:My HP Laptop Says 'Plugged In, Not Charging'

I had this happen on a HP laptop before. I found a fix online that when I read it, I thought to myself there was no way that this would work, but I was wrong, and it did work.

Basically, here are the steps that I would do when my laptop had the same problem. Clean all contacts for the battery using a dry toothbrush. Make sure the power is off and disconnected when doing this. Once done, connect the battery to they laptop and pop it in and out really fast about 30 times. With the battery in, and the system plugged in, turn on the system. Check to see if it is still not charging. If still not charging, with the system on and plugged in, pop the battery in and out of the system really fast about 30 times again. At this point is where my system would all of a sudden show that the battery was charging again.

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A:Laptop showing plugged in not charging

Contact Lenovo. Make sure that the battery is properly seated also.

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A:Laptop plugged in, not charging. Battery at 0%

Your battery has died, you need to buy a new one.  Same thing happened to me a couple of times over the over the years.
 
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In my opinion old battery was definitely defective.
Is your new battery original Toshiba battery or some third part product?

When you start notebook without battery and put it in place when Windows is loaded does the problem persists?

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A:HP Envy Laptop Plugged in but not charging

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Hi joy37,Greetings,Thank you for reaching us here. Sorry to know that you're facing charging issues with your computer, I would certainly like to review the system details and assist you with the best resolution possible within Dell support boundaries. Hence I request you to share the system service tag, registered owner's name and email on a private message.I request you to hover the mouse pointer over my name, to add me as a friend. This would allow you to send a private message.

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Esmmy, look in the hole on your laptop where the power adapter would plug in and you'll see the silver power pin. Using a push button pen, put it on the end of the power pin and see if you can move the pin at all. Any movement on that pin means it's broken and the DC Jack needs to be replaced. Most DC Jacks are soldered to the motherboard and need to be repaired by someone experienced in desoldering and soldering.

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I have had this issue with a MacBook Pro and it turned out to be a 4 pin connector under the keyboard that was faulty.

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A:Laptop Charger Plugged In But Not Charging

There is a BIOS update available that is specifically for the intermittent charging issue. I recommend installing it.  

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A:[SOLVED] Laptop Plugged in not Charging

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Typically charging is dealt by the BIOS.

You may want to attempt downloading and installing the newest BIOS. Ensure you are using the CORRECT BIOS before performing the update.

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Sounds like the battery... how old is this laptop?
 

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A:HP Pavilion G6 Notebook (laptop) plugged in, not charging.

Hi, You can help us help you by posting the following information. 1.  The full Model No. and Product No. of the notebook - see This HP web documentif you are not sure that you how to locate the model number and\or product number. 2.  The complete version and name of the operating system you are using ( ie Windows 7 64bit ). Go into the Device Manager. (type device in the search programs and files box and click on device manager as seen in the following image) Expand the Batteries device. Right-click on the Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and select uninstall. Do the same thing with the Microsoft AC Adapter device.    After you have uninstalled both devices ,then you can right-click on any of the devices in the Device Manager and select  and click on scan for hardware changes.  When you have done that, the operating system will reinstall the drivers for both devices. 

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Hi volleyforlife95, Could you share your device product number?  




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Things i have tried



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Howdy.

Symptoms: Dell Laptop (about 1 year old) only turns on when charger is plugged in. The second the charger is pulled out, the laptop shuts off. The laptop does not seem to charge as it doesn't even recognize a charger as being plugged in. I'd really hate to spend $150 for a new battery/installation already. It has been doing this for 1 day, since coming back from Vegas where I took the laptop with me.
Is there are fixes to this?
 

A:Solved: Does My Laptop Need a New Battery?? It doesn't seem to charge

Depending what type of battery, they can be pretty short-lived. If NiCad, they die fairly quickly if recharged when they are not completely dead. They need to be "cycled" and die before being recharged or they "remember" the point they are at when charged as being their new minimum and will not hold much charge.

Lithium batteries and NiMH should last a long time.

Check with Compaq for a battery calibration utility for your machine. It may be that simple. But if the battery still doesn't work right, it probably needs replacement. The chargers are almost never the problem.
 

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A:Laptop doesn't charge, LED on charger blinking

Try checking out this article, perhaps it could help you. If not feel free to post back.
http://time4tech.com/article34_troubleshoot_laptop.htm
 

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Thanks.

A:Laptop doesn't turn on/charge anymore

Hi

There's usually a small light on the power adaptor... is it on? If not, it's probably dead. Try another main lead.
If the light is on, remove the battery from the laptop and connect the power adaptor. Does the laptop turn on?
If not, try the reset again.

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

Welcome to the forums!

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

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

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A:Laptop Battery Doesn't Charge if Laptop is off

a bios update is often needed when using a different battery than what the laptop was designed to use, and since you bought a generic battery, i highly doubt that Sony will provide support of any kind for it.

Check Ebay for actual Sony brand batteries (not another generic), you can get them on Ebay for 1/2 (or less) the price that you would pay in a store or from Sony
 

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A:Plugged in, not charging battery after Windows 7/b...

have you installed the Thinkvantage power manager?
 
Also, if you left the laptop off, and charge the battery when it is off, does it work?

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A:Laptop Doesn't Charge, Charger or Battery Problem?

The charger also provides AC power so doubtful that's the problem. It could be the battery or the charging circuit on the motherboard. Former is usually less than $100 to replace but the latter is much more.

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A:Lenovo G710 Windows 10 - Plugged in, not charging ...

and why the battery isn't even charging when the laptop is turned off, but conected to the AC, is beyond me

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I just got my computer back from having the motherboard switched out because of another problem, but now my battery will not charge. The light is on and it says it is charging, but it isn't. Should I attempt a gauge reset or something else?

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Thanks!
 

A:Says plugged in and charging, but is not charging. Just got motherboard fixed.

If it is not charging maybe the battery is defective.
Did they gave you back the original charger?
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You may need to contact the person who repaired it to find out.
 

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A:hp probook 4530s plugged in,charging but it is not charging

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A:My laptop doesn't recognize that it is plugged in.

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A:Dell laptop doesn't recognize it's plugged in

Its possible the jack on the back of the laptop is broken where the adapter plugs in, that commonly happens. If thats the case it may just need to be re-soldered on or the jack be replaced. That shouldn't be a very expensive replace. But if its something else then it likely won't be worth fixing, ie. the motherboard.
 

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A:Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. Battery plugged in not charging. Can I use adapter from a Dell Inspiron 630M laptop ?

If the adapter has the same plug and the same or higher power rating, you can swap them.
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A:Laptop shuts down at 96% battery and "Plugged in, not charging" issue

This is battery issue, nothing relates to windows &or battery drivers, if any.

If you leave the battery plugged in all the time, with the main power on.
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The percentage you see may not be real, hence it may force the laptop to shutdown without warning.
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A:Laptop Charger reads "Plugged in, not charging"

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A:New HP laptop battery - "Plugged in, not charging" message

Its either that the new battery is faulty or theres some kind of power supply problem.you might want to have it checked out to see what the exact problem is and go from there.
 

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HelloHP EliteBook 840 G2The indicator shows: Battery plugged in, chargingbut really the battery not charging - bar doesn't movePlease help, what to do?

A:Battery plugged in, charging - but really not charging

Dear Customer,Welcome and Thank You for posting your query on HP Support ForumIt looks like your Notebook is not charging the Battery, We will surely assist you with this issuePlease perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallNote: This Battery driver will get re-installed automatically when you restart the Notebook againStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery iconAfter performing all the steps if you are facing the same issue still, please perform three more steps:1. Run a Battery Check in HP Support Assistant[Install the Software if it's not available]Note: Replace the Battery If Health Check Status shows Replace2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site3. Please check your Notebook with a known good Power Adapter & Battery from a different NotebookNote: If a known good battery is also not charging we need to replace the system boardHow to improve the life of a Battery:1. It is not advisable to use the Notebook when the Power Adapter is connected2. It is not advisable to keep the Power Adapter plugged in even after the Battery is fully charged3. You need to let the battery drain completely before charging again4. Power Plan should be set correctly for extended battery life5. Please keep the Screen Brightness at lower level6. Please turn OFF Wi-Fi Connection when not in use7. Please remove the CD/DVD's from the Optical Drive when not in useTesting and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 8)http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03325217Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again**Click the KUDOS star on left to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem.Thank You,K N R KAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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Need Help The problem started from June about AM UTC Philippine Help!!Battery:Plugged charging) In,Charging(but really not Manila I open my Notebook that morning to check Help!!Battery:Plugged In,Charging(but not really charging) on my e-mails and bills at gmail but it's not powering up At first I thought that the battery was slightly drained because I saw my sister still using it Help!!Battery:Plugged In,Charging(but not really charging) at midnight I asked her if she did not plugged in the charger when it is nearly drained but she said she plugged it and it is still full when she shut it down It is Li-ion Battery I tried plugging in the charger to check whether it still has remaining battery It powered up On the taskbar notifications running apps it says Available Plugged In Charging So to check out the problem I left it turned off charging for about two hours Then after two hours it still says Available Plugged In Charging What the hell is this I asked my self I installed an app to check the status of the battery Battery Bar Battery Bar says something like this Capacity K of K mWh not sure about this Charging mW Running on AC Available Something like that Summary Notes Does not power up without Charger It detects the Battery saying Available Plugged In Charging Though Plugged In Charging it does not charge at all because of mW charge rate It turns off when the Charger is plugged out It still run even without the Battery when the Charger was plugged in of course then a red x mark shows in the notification taskbar battery icon Thus The problem is somewhere in the Laptop or in the Battery It is not the battery ports connectors nor in the charger connector because the OS still can detect it

A:Help!!Battery:Plugged In,Charging(but not really charging)

How old is it? Most likely the battery if you use it a lot on battery power, not plugged in.

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My dell Inspiron 3420 bios version A09 suddenly stopped charging battery , and the power icon show this message(Plugged in and charging) but my battery does not charge.
I tested another charger and another battery but did not help.
Thinking that changing bios might  help,I am trying to change the bios but can't downgrade even i tried /forceit command. 
I can access logic board if for troubleshooting someone could educate me about  voltages of sda, scl and dc jack connector to the board.
Kindly help me.

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As you have a laptop, best to post this in the Laptop Forum here:http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/default.aspx Bev.

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I am not sure if the battery is the problem but it seems to be When plugged in the battery will not charge UNLESS the computer is shut down Then it seems to charge When turned back on it might charge for a minute or two but then it's back to the message plugged in not charging The battery life stays consistant when Not In - when Plugged Plugged Works Charging In, plugged in it just won't charge Plugged In, Not Charging - Works when Plugged In any higher At the moment it is stuck at after dying on me this morning I was working perfectly last night nbsp nbsp I have taken the battery out and turned the computer on with only the AC plugged in and it does work My theory is it's the battery but I'm not sure nbsp nbsp The last thing I did was run a battery test and an AC adapter test through the UEFI menu Both passed nbsp Can someone please help I am so lost on what I should do now

A:Plugged In, Not Charging - Works when Plugged In

CluelessTech88 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about your charging problem with the laptop and wanted to help.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try for testing the charger: HP Notebook PCs - Using and Testing the AC Power Adapter | HP® Customer Support If the charger checks out, and given that the battery already checks out, then it's likely some connection inside the case is broken, and to check that out, you would need to take the laptop to an HP Service Center. Here is a link with information on HP Service Centers:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372730?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0004Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------Please click "Accept As Solution" on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on the left of the Reply button to say thanks fopr my help.========================================================================

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I'm using a Dell Inspiron laptop that I've had for a little over a year. All of a sudden it stopped charging today and nothing I do seems to work. When I plug the charger in, it works normally for a few seconds, then stops and says "plugged in, not charging" instead of "plugged in, charging". I've tried uninstalling the Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery driver and reinstalling it, but it's just not working. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. If the problem is unsolvable, how do I know if I need to replace the battery or the charger?

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I bought a new adapter universal V- V and set it on V like my original charger was It worked for a while and then stopped charging although it still powers the computer So I tried uninstalling Microsoft ACPI-Compliant in, not "plugged charging" Compaq laptop Control Method Battery Compaq laptop "plugged in, not charging" from the Device Manager and rebooted nothing happened Eventually I got it charging again when I set it on V but now it seems to decide it doesn't always want to charge it like that Compaq laptop "plugged in, not charging" either So now when it stops I either take out my battery and put it back in does not always work or differentiate between V and V Is there a possibility that Compaq has a fail-safe against using third-party chargers Or could it be a software malfunction somewhere I'd like to try everything before I go buying a new battery charger Before you ask I have charged my comp with a Dell charger and it worked then again it was only once so I don't know about what it'd do in the long run

A:Compaq laptop "plugged in, not charging"

Does is says "plugged in, not charging" when battery is at 100% or around 100% like 80-90%.
Because its normal for laptop to turn off charging when battery is nearly full to let it discharge for a bit and then turn on charging again.
If battery isn't charged when it drops low for example 50-60% or lower then its a problem.

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