Hello, I bought a new laptop Lenovo last week but I have a problem.The laptop works fine except the battery will not charge.Windows shows me : "Battery plugged in, not charging"I tested several solutions but until now none of them work.Could you send me ideas?Thank youLaurentPs: sorry for my English!
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The Lenovo Energy Management is probably limiting / protecting the battery from overcharging.
Can you try the following:
1. Apply this Plugged in not charging message fix (Windows 7 only)
2. In Windows 8, uninstall Lenovo Energy Management and test. If battery stays charging, reinstall Lenovo Energy Management and observe:
Lenovo Energy Management Lenovo Energy Management
Windows 7 32bit / 64bit Windows 8 32bit / 64bit
cagt26ww.exe em184.108.40.206.exe21.2MB 45.4MB
3. If you still get the same error, try to:
a. turn off the computer and remove the battery and AC adapter.
b. press and hold the power button for 30 secs and reconnect the AC adapter
c. turn ON the computer and continuously tap F2 to boot into the BIOS, when you're in, press F9 to load defaults and press F10 to save and exit.
d. boot into Windows (while still having just the AC adapter plugged-in) then reinsert the battery.
Edit: added links
Let me know your findings.
I have a dell xps 12, bought in 2012. Recently the battery stopped charging. The battery shows 0%, so I have to be plugged in to turn the laptop on. When it is on, the battery icon on the task bar says "plugged in, charging" but after a day it is still 0%.
Since then I bought a new battery. Just fitted it, but now the battery icon on the task bar says "plugged in, not charging". Furthermore, when I Fn+F3 to show the battery meter, it says "battery charging diabled". There is no option here to turn battery charging on. Nor is there an option to enable battery charging in BIOS.
BIOS does show battery performing normally, so does the battery meter (Fn+F3). BIOS also shows AC adapter as 45W, which is the original adapter.
Any help is appreciated!
Hi, I have read many people have similar issues for other models other than my Thinkpad x240 20AL but removing the battery won't solve my problem. It is plugged in, it says plugged in but battery is not charging (none of the two batteries this laptop has). I have gone to Driver Manager and uninstalled the 3 Microsoft drivers under battery section. After restarting or scanning for new hardware these drivers appear again and the problem is not solved. I have restarted de computer. Problem not solved I have removed the batter and put it back. Problem not solved. After one night, I switched on the laptop and one of the battery has charged. Right now it says plugged in, charging and it shows already 100% although it keeps charging. The other battery still shows 98% not charging.. I believe this must be a software issue, some power management that prevents the laptop from charging the battery. But where is that software and how to configure it or remove it? I have looked for Lenovo Power Management and similar and it is not installed on my laptop. Anybody knows what I am talking about?
I have a very similar problem, how was yours fixed in the end?Someone please help, very frustrating!3 more replies
For a few months now, at some point my battery would indicate nn% (plugged in, not charging) and would maintain that charge as long as it was plugged in. Running on the battery, the charge would eventually diminish and in order to get the battery to charge again, I have gone through to process of uninstalling the ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery in Device Manager. Usually within 24 hours, things would revert back to plugged in, not charging. However, that is no longer remedying the problem. (When this was an issue the indicator light next to where the AC Adaptor plugs in would flash blue. Also, I upgraded from Win 8.1 to 10 a few weeks ago, but this issue has been occurring for a few months now). Now the battery reads 2% (plugged in, not charging) and when I use the HP Support Assistant to check the battery, I get the message ?HP Battery Check was unable to access the battery?. I have performed a hard reset, reset the BIOS, and updated the BIOS, all to no avail. If I unplug the adaptor, the computer shuts off. Any suggestions for additional fixes? I have seen one additional suggestion to do a system recovery but I have not yet made a recovery disk for win 10 (I do have one for the win 8.1), and would it make any difference anyway since the plugged in, not charging problem was occurring under win 8.1?More replies
HelloHP EliteBook 840 G2The indicator shows: Battery plugged in, chargingbut really the battery not charging - bar doesn't movePlease help, what to do?
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 ... Read more8 more replies
The problem started from June 2, 2015 about 4 AM (UTC +8:00 Philippine, Manila)
I open my Notebook that morning to check 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 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 8% 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 8% 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: 2K of 8K mWh (not sure about this)
Charging: 0 mW
Running on AC
Something like that.
1. Does not power up without Charger
2. It detects the Battery saying 8% Available (Plugged In, Charging)
3. Though Plugged In, Charging it does not charge at all because of 0 mW charge rate
4. It turns off when the Charger is plugged out.
5. 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)
1. The problem is som... Read more
How old is it? Most likely the battery if you use it a lot on battery power, not plugged in.2 more replies
My new HP worked well for two months and now the battery is at 0% and wont charge. Im using windows 10 and its a new gaming laptop. Not sure what to do. Cheers Matt
Its under warranty, I would think. Start a Support case. Where are you located (country)?1 more replies
My battery now shows 0% available. I have run the diagnostic from hp assist, and got the message to recalibrate. I cant. My battery wont charge, and my computer wont turn on when it is unplugged. I ran the system extensive test and got , in red; FAILURE ID : U4XCXV-75F83H-MFPV7G-C0B303. Can somebody please help me?
Was the failure ID associated with some specific component of the hardware test? What is your exact model number, please and how old is the laptop and the battery?1 more replies
My battery is at 0% and says "plugged in not charging". Whenever I unplug my charger my computer dies so all the solutions that require me to take out my battery dont work. How can I fix this problem so i can use my computer when it is unplugged. Thanks!
Hi,there coudl be several reason for this... such as.1) if the battery is charged for around 90%(depends on model to model it may be 80% also) its normal to avoid anty unwanted charge cycle. this will help improve battery life.2) if the machine is not charging because to used in too hot ambient temprature or its heating up for some reason. option is to let the machine cool down and it will start charging. this is again technology limitation and safety measure.3) if above are not true: Try this:.Disconnect ACShutdownRemove batteryConnect ACStartupOpen Device ManagerClick the plus (+) sign next to Batteries category, right-click All of the "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" listings, and select Uninstall In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK. (it?s ok if you only have 1 of these listings).Click the plus (+) sign next to System Devices.Right-click the ?ACPI Fixed Features Button" and select Uninstall. In the "Confirm Device Uninstall" dialog box, click OK.ShutdownDisconnect ACInsert batteryConnect ACStartuphope it helps, Good Luck !1 more replies
Hello! I have an ACER Aspire M laptop which is about 3 years old. The battery cannot be taken off, it's under the back cover. I have Windows 10, 64 bit. I didn't use my laptop for a few months and once I turned it on again, I got the message that the bettery is not charging. So I cannot unplug my laptop. Battery seemed to work fine before.. - I read that updating BIOS could solve the problem, but I can't do it because the system requires battery to be at at least 30%. - I can't take off the battery, so the solution with holding power button down doesn't work as well.- I also can't unplug my laptop to reinstall the drivers. Someone help please!More replies
Hi Once my laptop was working fine then all of a sudden it shut down automatically and then I tried to start i was not able to start it without adapter.The battery says it is plugged in charging but actually it is not charging at all.It is stuck at 0%.And sometime it doed not even detect the battery.I hope you can help me. My Laptop name : Hp envy 15t-j100 select editionProduct number:F0D26AV And I purchased this laptop from US and I am using this in India.I contacted the customer care of India and they says that this model is not available in India.So they cannot do about it.
Hi there @Jogi43?, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome! This is a great site to get answers and ask questions. I read your post on the HP Support Forums. I understand that your battery is saying that it is plugged in and charging, but it does not actually charge. I did some research and found some documents for you based on the issue you had described. HP Notebook PCs - Battery Does Not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge - If your notebook computer battery does not power the notebook or will not hold a charge, troubleshoot the battery to see if it needs to be replacedHP Notebook PCs - Improving Battery Performance (Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista). HP Notebook PCs - Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 8) - To know the condition of your battery, use the steps in this article to test your battery and calibrate it if necessaryPlease follow these provided troubleshooting steps, re-post and let me know the results. Thank you! Have a great day!4 more replies
The last 2 days I have had this problem with a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop, and have been using it with the power adapter/charger plugged in. Yet this morning I have started up the laptop with the power plugged in, and now it shows that the battery is plugged in & charging !!
Checking the battery yesterday it showed " battery life- moderate." As everything works fine with the power adapter plugged in, I assume that the adapter is fine.
If the problem arises again, can I use a power adapter from a Dell Inspiron 630M laptop which runs Windows 7 ? This Inspiron 1545 laptop runs Windows Vista.
Hopefully someone can advise re the use of the 630M adapter with the 1545. Will it be safe ? I do not want to cause damage to the Vista machine.
I apologize in advance if this has already been addressed here, I do not see a way to search this forum.
I have an Inspiron 15, 5000 series laptop running Windows 10. It worked using AC power, but not battery. The toolbar battery icon message says "0% available (plugged in, not charging). I have tried several variations of online recommendations to remove the battery and either disable, reinstall, or uninstall drivers. All were unsuccessful.
I did notice that if I remove the battery, the battery icon says "no battery detected". When I plug it back in, the text changes for about 1 minute to "0% (plugged in, charging), and the icon shows charging, but then it reverts to the 'normal' "not charging" status.
Based on this info, how do i determine if this is a hardware problem requiring a new battery, if it is a software problem other then the driver problem that tried earlier, or some other charger problem?
The battery indicator says "0% available (plugged in, not charging)" I have run the battery diagnostic and it says that battery is fine. I have run the ac adaptor diagnostic and it says that is fine as well. I have updated the bios. I have uninstalled "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" and rebooted. I have also uninstalled it and updated immediately. The battery is non-removable. Anything else I can try?More replies
Hello,Hope you are doing well. My battery icon says '2% available (plugged in, not charging)'. I have done a battery check on Hp Support assistant and it says:The battery is reporting a failure and needs to be replaced as soon as possible. Based on the age of your PC and battery, it appears it is no longer covered by your HP Warranty. REOOW I'm not sure about replacing the batterry. Please inform me if there is anything easier and or cheaper to do.Thanks, YousifMore replies
I bought a new battery for my laptop because the original one had lost endurance, it would last only about 45 minutes, anyway. So I put the new battery in and the computer sometimes doesn't recognize it, sometimes it does but most of the time it says : Plugged in but not charging.
I'm not too sure what to do, I made sure to buy the exact same battery with the same model #, etc.
1. Shut Down the laptop.
2. Press the power button then tap the F2 key until a blue screen appears.
3.On the left sided menu arrow down to Battery Info.
What does it show ?
I'm here to ask about my laptop problem This afternoon at 3pm, my laptop works fine and when i turn it on at 8pm, it won't charging anymore the battery show 0 percentage, and i'm charging it but it won't increase at all i've added the battery report too my laptop is Lenovo G40-45 please help me
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
Just bought a new Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-791G-76Z8 a couple of days ago. I've kept the laptop plugged in but the battery level has been dropping by about 1% per day. The power charging light is always blue and it says "plugged in, not charging". I'm running Windows 10 and have installed the Power Management update from the Acer Care Center app. What's wrong and how do I fix it. Thanks
Hello, Have you tried a battery reset? Disconnect the AC adapter.Gently insert a paperclip in the battery reset hole on the bottom side of your laptop.Reconnect the AC adapter, and resume normal use.9 more replies
2 months old
I did the followings but did not fix it :
Unplugged the machine
Removed the battery
Plugged everything back in ( except the battery ) and loaded the machine
Turned off the machine
Put the battery back in.
This is the 2nd time. Fisrt time I fixed that by performing the above steps. Not this time.
Google search suggests faulty adaptor, as well as contacting Acer while still in warranty.
After googling, I came across this suggestion :
Device Manager > expand Battery > Right click at Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery > uninstall > Action button > Scan for hardware changes
That did not solve the issue either.
Is there anything else I can do without calling Acer ?
Call Acer. You have a hardware problem.7 more replies
The title is the message I've been getting for about the past month and a half. I noticed my battery draining, even while plugged in, until it finally got to 0%. With the power adapter plugged in, the laptop still runs but I just recently had an experience where the laptop was suddenly cutting off, even while plugged in.I've done as much troubleshooting as possible, but I haven't been able to figure out the problem. I managed to switch the laptop over into power saver mode and it's been letting me use it without dying immediately on me. I have an internal battery, so the option to remove and power it on separately isn't an option for me.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 220.127.116.11
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8103 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 702747 MB, Free - 466347 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, VG10S
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
This is my final call for help before I go through the long and tedious process of sending my only working computer to the repair center for several weeks' time. Help!
Edited to add Troubleshooting steps taken:
1.) Tried a Hard reset using the pin-hole reset button for the internal battery, while completely unplugged.
2.) Tried uninstalling/reinstalling the Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery.
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Hi, every time I turn my 1 and half year old laptop on it warns me that the battery capacity is low and my laptop will not work unless it is plugged in. Because of this I need to purchase a new battery but do not know which model I need. Any help is much appreciated.More replies
Hi,I am having a strange issue. I was running windows 8.1 and then I downgraded to windows 7 and since I have downgraded to windows 7 I am having this problem battery 0% plugged, not charging. As soon as I remove the power, laptop shuts down. My laptop is less than one year old.I tried all the options on internet such as uninstalling battery driver through Device Manager.Main question I would like to ask, is this a software issue or hardware.I gave my laptop to a friend to downgrade windows and once laptop came back to me after a week, battery is not working. Before that everything was fine.Help Please....More replies
Hi, I found a lot of answers on the topic but unfortunately none resolved it. So it's simple - the charger is not charging beyond 44% and recently it increased to 48%, and it says "not charging". Battery health is good, I updated the bios, reinstalled both battery drivers multiple times in multiple ways. I am using windows 10, desktop and longevity options for battery are disabled. Only thing I didn't try yet is turning off computer, battery out for 2-3h, etc. due to not having clear steps on how to perform it + would like to know if it's needed.
Appreciate the help! Thanks
Hello, I only bought this laptop a few weeks ago and it does not seem to charge propery (or so it says). As the title suggests when plugged in and I hover over the batter it says "plugged in not charging" It has been like this for a couple weeks now and still has not gone flat as long as it is plugged in, so some sort of charging must be taking place right? Just want to know if I can fix this just so I am able to see when it's charging and use it without leaving it plugged in. Currently I keep it plugged in at all times in fear of it dying. Thanks for any help in advance.More replies
My battery does not charge when plugged in (says plugged in, not charging). Can't figure out how to fix it. Please help!
Shayna226 wrote:My battery does not charge when plugged in (says plugged in, not charging). Can't figure out how to fix it. Please help! Hi, Kindly follow the steps here http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/windows-10-update-prevents-batt... Cheers!
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Hello - My laptop is not charging. It displays "plugged in, not charging". I've tried uninstalling the battery driver from the the device manager and reinstalling with no luck. I've even tried switching batteries. The computer does run only on AC power if I remove the battery. Anyone have ideas on what else I can try? Thanks
Did you follow these steps when uninstalling?https://youtu.be/Lx62t6qZ34U2 more replies
My notebook is 3 years old, but the battery has charged with no problem until yesterday. Now it suddenly won't charge; it says "25% - plugged in, not charging." I ran the battery test, result: "weak (30) The battery is functioning correctly, but due to normal aging of the battery, the battery life between charges is now significantly shorter than when it was new." So it seems the battery isn't defective, even though it's getting old. I hesitate to run the battery calibration because appaently that will fully discharge the battery, and maybe it will never re-charge. I upgraded to Win10 a few days before this happened; don't know whether that might have contributed to this problem. What's going on here and how can I fix it?
JohnCC wrote:My notebook is 3 years old, but the battery has charged with no problem until yesterday. Now it suddenly won't charge; it says "25% - plugged in, not charging." I ran the battery test, result: "weak (30) The battery is functioning correctly, but due to normal aging of the battery, the battery life between charges is now significantly shorter than when it was new." So it seems the battery isn't defective, even though it's getting old. I hesitate to run the battery calibration because appaently that will fully discharge the battery, and maybe it will never re-charge. I upgraded to Win10 a few days before this happened; don't know whether that might have contributed to this problem. What's going on here and how can I fix it?" I ran the battery test, result: "weak (30) The battery is functioning correctly, but due to normal aging of the battery, the battery life between charges is now significantly shorter than when it was new." So it seems the battery isn't defective, even though it's getting old" Your logic in regard to battery life is flawed. If the battery life between charges is shorter, that means that it is no longer functioning as it did when newer. The result of the test already told you that it is wearing out. You can remove the battery and use the noteboook temporarily without it. Performing a calibration at this point will not help. All it does is actualize the 100% in terms of remaining battery capacity. You can ... Read more1 more replies
New computer with very minimal usage. Basically sat in the box for one year, now, error message states that battery is plugged in not charging. I've tried testing, and diagnostics reports "unknown." I've tried a few youtube fixes such as removing the battery drivers and allowing them to reinstall, and tried updating bios. There is no way that this battery should have died. Has there been a recall that anyone is aware of? Also, noticed that the case is cracked at the hinge on left side. I'm super careful and I don't even know how this could happen. This was not an inexpensive computer!!! Although this sat in box, the warranty is now expired. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you!
Have you tried removing the battery and starting up with only power cord- then shut down and reinstall battery?1 more replies
I read the previous threads. I tried uninstalling microsoft acpi compliant control method battery and searching for hardware changes. It didn't work. I tried with shutting down and with out. I tried it with the battery in and without. I tried with turning of windows explorer and turning it back on. Nothing works. Please helpMore replies
I am facing some problem in my laptop since last three days, battery is not getting charged and showing message as "0% available (plugged in, charging)" but the level is not increasing from zero and PC is not turning on without plugging in the cord. I think this has happened due to the last windows update three days ago as this problem occuring after that event. I tried resetting the windows but problem not solved. Please help me with the solution.More replies
Hi @all,i need help, my laptop when it is switched on it plugged in but not charging. If i switch the laptop off it is loading normally! For me it looks like a safety for the battery, that if you have conected with charger that it is not always charging?Can you please help me out here?The type is a HP Envy TS 15 NotebookWIndows 8 installedthanks and regards
Hi Letast, Thank you for your query, I will do my utmost to help. I understand that when the laptop is plugged in, it is not showing charging but you are able to use it normally when disconnected from power. Have you done all the Windows updates? Here is a link to a document on Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 8) to assist you.If you would like further assistance would you provide the exact model of Envy ts 15 you have. How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?9 more replies
Notebook HP Envy DV6 T he batteri is fully discharged (0%), the battery status is "battery plugged but not charging).I cannot charge the battery.I've removed the battery, restarted and used the laptop without it, restarted again the lapot with the battery but I've not solved the problem.More replies
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I'm having this issue where the battery is not charging, and/or the laptop is not recognizing the battery properly. I will just outline the problem and what I have done. A) Received a brand new assumingly aftermarket replacement battery. 1 - It went through a charge cycle without much problem2 - It stopped charging randomly, to which by experimentation the fix was simply restarting the computer (and removing the battery while the computer was shut down, and replacing it before restarting). It would begin to charge again after.3 - Sometimes, on battery power, the monitor screen would simply turn illuminated black or flicker. During this time, all computer functions still worked and I was able to shut the computer down using my memory and the proper keystrokes. Starting it back up was the (temporary) cure, even without introducing AC Power. 4 - This continued regularly having to reset the computer and the battery to keep it charging. A few days later, while showing some nominal amount of charge (20%?) the computer just shut off instantaneously With this, I assumed there must be something wrong with the battery so I contacted the people who sent it and they agreed, although I was also asking if it could be anything other than the battery, because to me it didn't feel like the problem was the battery as, once I got the battery charged fully, it worked great as far as holding the charge. B) I received a second brand new b... Read more
I gather this is not a genuine HP battery? Until you try a known good Genuine Battery it is hard to know what the problem would be. You should not have to try driver reinstalls and such. A good battery on a good system just works. Possibilites are bad battery and bad motherboard. Period.9 more replies
i have been on forums and followed the steps given ( removing battery and ac power and holding down power button for 1 minute etc) and the problem persists. my laptop is just out of warranty and my battery cannot need replacing after only just over a year. ive also seen on forums that this is a common problem with HP, have updated bios and drivers, is there anything else i can do? please helpMore replies
I did some HP recommended updates including a bios update and now I am getting some issues with battery charging. I've not tied the upgrades to the battery issue so I would prefer to keep an open mind to it being something else. I'm now getting the message whenever I click on the battery icon that says "Battery plugged in but not charging" and it will not charge above 55-60%. I am also unable to get my HP Toolbox FX to work properly so that limits my choices to doing battery status checks. I switched charging cables and bought a new battery and the issue remains. HP support is lacking when it comes to the remedies offered. I looked through the forums for this and keep seeing the HP affiliated members continue to put out links to non-functioning or unrelated links. This is becoming a very time consuming issue that should have a fix and not get run around by HP support. I tried a system restore to a known point of no issues and I still am unable to get resolution on this problem. Does anyone know of a "real" fix for this issue once and for all?
Can we possibly know the full model number of the laptop? DV7s cover many years and many models with different hardware platforms.2 more replies
I recently received a HP Stream Notebook - 13-c055na (ENERGY STAR) from a freind and they told me that battery did not work and needed replacing. I began using the computer and everytime it started the computer came up saying: Primary (internal) battery 601 needs to be replaced since it is detecting the storge capacity to be low. So i got a new battery and its doing the exact same thing and will just shut off whenever the ac adapter is not plugged in. I have changed the power plan settings and this made no difference.
Press Esc at power up and then F2 to run the diagnostics menu and there should be a component test for the battery that you can run.1 more replies
I have a lenovo b40, which isn't charging. Yesterday it showed "plugged in, not charging". Now, even with the charger plugged in, it doesn't display anything. Also, the power light is blinking. I pressed down the power switch with the battery attached, it simply blinked faster. When I tried the same thing without the battery, nothing happened.More replies
Hi I recently updated my laptop and now I have got a battery problem. The charger is plugged in but it says not charging. However, the laptop continues to work perfectly fine even though the battery indicator shows 8% remaining. But as soon as I remove the charger, low battery alert pops up. Does not charge even when shut down.Please help. Here is the screenshot.More replies
My dell inspirion says plugged In not charging I have replaced the motherboard,battery,and charger please help
Munchlax as obvious as it may sound you have got the right battery mate? and do the voltages match for the battery and the adaptor?9 more replies
Yesterday, my computer stopped charging. It was fine the day before, but when I got up yesterday, I noticed I was losing juice. My battery icon says "battery plugged in, not charging." It doesn't charge when it's off, either. This computer has an internal battery that I cannot remove. I have already tried uninstalling Microsoft ACPI and that didn't help. I have looked at the pin inside the power adapter and it seems to be properly aligned, though it's so small it's hard to tell for sure. It does seem like the adapter isn't plugging in all the way beacuse it's a bit wiggly, but that could be because of the dumb placement of the battery port.Please help! I'm a writer and I can't work with a dead computer!More replies
This is my last post about this issue https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y70-battery-is-plugged-in-not-charging/m-p/2258...and with the step 2 in that I fixed my issue, but this time, all these steps do not work. Also I can not find new Energy Manager software in the Y70-70 support software download list.Can you guys help me this time?This Y70 really annoy me a lot, the screen blinking, and battery not charging......Thank youMore replies
My laptop was working fine yesterday, but when I booted it up this morning, I got the dreaded "Plugged in, not charging". I've tried the fix that's everywhere on the internet
>In Device Manager, Under the Batteries category, right-click all of the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery listings, and select Uninstall
but when I finished, it still said "Plugged in, not charging" I'm a poor college kid, so I don't know If I can afford a new battery. help.
Hi, My battery is plugged in and is not charging (staying at 2%). I've tried many troubleshooting techniques but have not been able to resolve the problem. I tried a battery test, it failed and got the following message: Battery Test: Primary - Replace(42) FAILURE ID: PLMUQ0-72084H-MFPV6J-C09403 Primary Battery Battery Test: FAILED I'd like to make sure and exhaust the resources, can I get help on this please? Thank you.More replies
HP Community,I am having an issue with the laptop battery. When it is plugged in, the battery does not charge. The start bar icon says "Plugged in, not charging". I just replaced the AC Adapter this week. I ran the startup diagnostic test and it said that there was a battery failure but when I run the HP Battery Check throug HP Support Assistant, it says the battery is functioning properly. 1) If I calibrate the battery, will this fix the issue? 2) Does the battery actually need replaced? Getting one diagnostic saying yes and another saying no is confusing and frustrating. 3) If calibration does not fix the issue, is there steps I can try to take to resolve the issue before buying a new battery? 4) If I do need to buy a new battery, can I get a product number for the battery I would need to purchase? I have been trying to find a listing with the battery type on it but I cannot find a list with HP Pavilion 13 360x listed. I looked here (http://store.hp.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ContentView?storeId=10151&eSpotName=BatteryFinder&cata...) and that includes looking at the list under the "Laptop Not Listed?" button. Thanks,A concerned HP user looking for some juice for my battery!More replies
I have similar issue. I have hp split x2 model 13-r010dx running Windows 8.1. The tablet portion is not taking a charge. When plugged into the tablet no light comes on. When I attach the tablet to the keyboard dock and plug the indicator light flashes white on back of keyboard. When I take the tablet off the dock and leave the dock plugged in the indicator light is white and doesn't flash. Seems like tablet battery is drained I had it off the charger overnight and won't take a charge. My keyboard battery is charged so but the computer won't turn on at all.
Hello @Jcochran49?, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I have read your post on how your notebook computer indicates that Battery 2 is plugged in, but not charging or detected, and I would be happy to help you! To further diagnose this issue, I recommend following the steps below to successfully enable your computer to charge the battery: To test and synchronize the battery to your computer, I recommend following this document onTesting and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 8). This should help maintain a charge on your notebook's battery. Additionally, I also suggest following the steps below re-install the Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery: Step 1. Go to Device ManagerStep 2. Select BatteriesStep 3. Right click the "Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery" that is listed thereStep 4. Click UninstallStep 5. At the prompt put a check in the box to remove the current driverStep 6. Shutdown the computerStep 7: Remove the battery for minute and then put it back in When the computer comes back up it should automatically find the driver. Step 8. Go to Device ManagerStep 9. Select BatteriesStep 10. Right click the "Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery" that is listed thereStep 11. Click "Search automatically for updated drive... Read more2 more replies
I have an Acer Aspire V5-473P laptop. Originally it was Windows 8 then upgraded to Windows 10. Couple of days ago the hard-drive suddenly died. We put in another hard drive and did a clean installation of windows 10. Now it works fine, except that battery shows as plugged in, not charging. So it can only run with adapter and can't use battery at all. We tried reset the battery (use the reset battery pinhole and disconnect/reconnect battery). Also tried delete the battery's driver. After reboot the driver installed by itself. But neither of these methods work. Any suggestion on how to fix it? Thanks!More replies
I don't know If I'm posting to the right thread, but whatever. As you can tell by the subject, my laptop is plugged in to a wall outlet, but it isn't charging, nor is the battery depleting when I use it. This problem only appeared some days ago. Below is a list of everything I have tried doing to fix this problem, as well as other information. The wall outlet works fine, I plugged my phone into it and it started charging. The computer doesn't recharge to a certain percentage, it just sustains the battery percentage it has while it's plugged in. Uninstalling and Reinstalling Micorsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and Microsoft AC Adapter via the Device Manager did nothing, nor did installing new drivers for them. Resetting the BIOS didn't help. I checked to see if the battery was secure, so I removed it and made sure it was completely plugged in to the computer. It didn't help. Shutting down the computer, unplugging everything, and holding down the power button for 40 seconds didn't work. I can't and have never been able to turn on the computer without the battery, even if it's plugged in. The LED next to the charging port does blink three times when I try to turn on the computer without the battery while its plugged in, and it doesn't blink when it isn't plugged in, so it can't be a problem with the cord. I checked if the physical connection between the charging port and the rest of the computer was secure, and it is... Read moreMore replies
Basically, my laptop's probably about 3 years old now, and as expected, the battery that came with the laptop reduced itself to a state of no charging. As a result, I bought myself a new battery because the laptop itself works perfectly fine. The first day I got the battery, I had the issue of the battery being not detected, but I fixed it through going into Device Manager, uninstalling the Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery, and then scanning for hardware changes, and it worked an absolute dream, percentage and time remaining were spot on. I then didn't use the laptop for about a month, and when I turned it on, it will either give me "Plugged in and not charging" or "No battery is detected" and there seems to be no rhyme or reason as to which one appears... I thought it might just be a simple fix again my doing the uninstalling and scanning for changes, but it doesn't seem to be doing anything at all! It's an Advent 9915W that I'm running, with all the specs below.
Thanks in advance,
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OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5250 @ 1.50GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 448 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 145625 MB, Free - 4977 MB; S: Total - 1499 MB, Free - 1450 MB;
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You may want to dust the connection between the comp and battery. The same process you did before may just might work again.
anyone else have this? Just started last night after having the device for a few days. As the battery is sealed up, I can't access it....
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What is the charge level? If it is more than 60%, then the battery will start charging when battery level goes below 60%. This would be valid if the battery setting has been set to maximum lifespan in energy management. If optimize for runtime had been selected and it still doesnt charge or in the eatlier option below 60% it is not charging, then you would have to take laptop to support.
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My thinkpad x1 sometimes does not charge at all. It shuts down if I remove the power cable. Normally it does this every two or three charges, but now is stuck at 14% and it will not charge. I have tried everything, reinstall, install drivers. Reseted from the back. Nothing! If I remove the power, it will shut down. I cannot also access the support site for any drivers, it redirects me to my country and of course it does not have anything for a population of 3 milion (maybe 100 Lenovos for the total population). Those supporters at Thinkpad must be very stupid to even think about using the location for redirection.More replies
Hello! I am having HP 15 notebook pc 15-r062tu with window 8 (64-bit) installed. when i plug in the charger, it says 0% available (PLugged in, not Charging). i have tried running HP Battery Check .It shows the following result. Can you tell what is the problem with my BatteryMore replies
Hello! I am having HP 15 notebook pc 15-r062tu with window 8 (64-bit) installed. when i plug in the charger, it says 0% available (PLugged in, not Charging). i have tried running HP Battery Check .It shows the following result. Can you tell what is the problem with my Battery?More replies
Hi, my Hp Envy 15 x360 says "plugged in not charging" anytime i connect the adapter and the charge indicator blinks. i allowed the battery to drain completely and connected the adapter and it was charging. but when it got to 100% charge, it still showed "plugged in charging" and the charging indicator was still red even though the battery was full. it has now gone back to the blinking white indicator light again and says "plugged in not charging"Hp Forums must help find a solution to this problem ASAP. Thanks Acapella_Kafs
could you could try what mkush wrote in a previous post.Disconnect ACShutdownRemove batteryConnect ACStartupUnder the Batteries category, right-click all of the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery listings, and select Uninstall (it?s ok if you only have 1).ShutdownDisconnect ACInsert batteryConnect ACStartupor it could be a problem with the charger or port5 more replies
I have an ASUS laptop and for some reason there is an orange flashing light where the light is usually not flashing. I bought a new charger for it because I thought that was it, but still not charging and light is still flashing. This has been going on
for well over a week.
Got my Lenove Yoga 900 week ago. Today it had the message on the battery icon in the task bar *plugged in, not charging." Please help before the battery drains out! Thanks.
You need to have a look at the battery settings in the Lenovo utilities. If you have the power setting set to maximise battery life (or similar), you may get that message when the battery is approximately halfway discharged.9 more replies
As per the thread title, the battery is recognised as being present, but is not charging, and when the power is disconnected, will not run on battery power. I have come to the conclusion that it is most likely a hardware issue, see below.
Comptuer is the one in my 'System Specs', just on 2 years old, out of warranty period.
I have checked the battery connections and visually all is in order.
I have searched, and applied what appears to be a common fix for this, but did not change the situation;
>In Device Manager, Under the Batteries category, right-click all of the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery listings, and select Uninstall >Shutdown
It runs normally using the power cord, so I am thinking that it is an issue with either the battery or something more sinister, within the computer/motherboard, as it was fine one moment, but not the next.
Prior to this the battery would last approx. 2 hours, and HW moniter showed it had around 30% wear, now shows 56% wear.
I have never had a battery suddenly die like this, but am thinking it is a distinct possiblity given the symptoms. Should I bite the bullet and order a new battery and hope that this is the fix? or is there likely a solution I have not come across?
Thanks in advance, Tim.
Buying a new battery is an expensive way to test but it may be the only way unless you have a multi tester and can test your battery. Two hours seems like a very short time for a laptop to run on a full charge unless you are playing videos constantly.
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.
Over the last week, my alienware M11x laptop has refused to charge. Each time, the issue would resolve itself after a few minutes, but the problem has persisted for several hours now and my computer is now at 9% battery.
I have already tried removing, unplugging and and moving the AC adapter, none of which proved fruitful. I have also tried physically the battery (a pain, considering it is screwed in and behind the bottom panel), booting the computer without the battery, uninstalling Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery, replacing the original battery and booting once again, which accomplished nothing.
This computer was very expensive (one might say overpriced), and I am not willing or able to buy any expensive parts at the moment. Is there any way to fix this problem from where I'm standing?
How old is this system? If it is under 3 years I would contact Dell. There are several complaints about Alienware batteries if you google it.2 more replies
Hello! I am having HP 15 notebook pc 15-r062tu with window 8 (64-bit) installed. when i plug in the charger, it says 0% available (PLugged in, not Charging). i have tried running HP Battery Check .It shows the following result. Can you tell what is the problem with my Battery?Thank youMore replies
Hello, I have an HP split X2 Model Number E8C34UA#ABA. I keep having an issue which says Battery 2 plugged in but not charging or Bttery 2 not detected. I see that many other Split X2 users have the same issue butr this issue hasnt been resolved. Any assistance would be appreciated.
I was contacted by an HP Case Manager about the issues that I had. Even though my product was out of warranty, HP offered me a discount on the repair. They replaced the battery inside of the dock and fixed another issue. I have to say that I am very happy with HP and their representatives and will remain a loyal customer.10 more replies
Over the last two months my laptop's ability to charge it's battery has degraded.
It went from being able to charge a battery fully (100%), to not being able to charge beyond 98%, then 66%, then 30%, and now finally it says "0% availability (plugged in, charging)", but it never increases in charge.
Thus the laptop works when plugged into the charger, but will not switch on when attached only to the battery.
I have restarted the computer multiple times - first shutting the machine down, then unplugging it, removing the battery, holding the start button down for one minute, then reattaching the battery, plugging the charger back in and restarting the machine.
I have installed updates for "Batteries" (ie. Microsoft AC Adapter, Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery, and Microsoft Composite Battery) in Device Manager.
I have also uninstalled the Microsoft ACPI Complaint Control Method Battery and shutdown and restarted the laptop repeatedly.
Just now I called Toshiba support and updated BIOS from 1.50 to 1.70, then restarted the computer, but again the battery will not charge.
I bought a new battery which showed that it was fully charged when when I attached it to my laptop, but when the charge depleted to 0%, I got the same message as with the other battery: "0% availability (plugged in, charging)".
I am really stumped. How else can I attempt to increase the battery charging capability of my laptop?
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?
I have a Samsung NP530uc3 that seems to have a dead battery. The machine is about 2 years old or thereabouts. Just want to see if anybody has any tips for me before directly trying to replace the battery.
Basically it was working fine and then suddenly I got a message saying "The battery is not operating under normal condition. Replacing the battery pack is highly recommended. If the adapter is removed in current state. You may lose your data. Please save your data immediately. The battery pack is consumerable device. This pack is not working correctly or life is ended. Please stop using the battery or replace it for your safety."
Now, naturally that error seem pretty damning. However I had battery bar installed, and also downloaded batteryinfo tool, and it indicates that the battery wear level is only 60.7%, and further, the 'rate of charge' under battery bar indicates 0mw - perhaps leading me to think it is a problem with the charger itself?
I did some searching and a few suggested solutions were: unplug and clean everything, which I did to no avail. I also uninstalled the batteries under 'device manager -? batteries' and scanned for new devices however this did not solve the problem. Windows itself doesn't give the 'considering replacing your battery' warning either, but just says 'plugged in, not charging' (stuck at 33%). If I unplug the power cord, the machine dies completely. And I can't start it without the cable in either. The batter... Read more
well if it runs with the charger plugged in and dies when unplugged I think it would be the battery causing the issue, seems to be a common issue for all laptops.
Since a few days, I am having a problem with the battery of my notebook. I have my notebook plugged in, but it won't charge. When pointing the battery icon in the system tray, it says: 10% available, plugged in, not charging.
It started of a few weeks ago when the notifications for low battery stopped appearing (where it normally did so at 14% and 9%). This was not a major issue for me, however I looked around at the forums and I couldn't fix it with the advice here. This also goes for this newer issue. I tried uninstalling the drivers for the battery, removing the battery from my laptop, restarting Windows and reinstalling the battery, in different orders, none of which do the job.
There's no damage to the battery.
When I remove it from the laptop, I can work using the power cord.
I did a battery check with the HP support assistance, and it says I need to purchase a new battery. But I can't really accept that: it can't be that it stops working so suddenly. The battery had an outstandinlgy good lifetime up until a few days ago. I don't want to pay for something that still has a lot of potential to be functioning well.
My serial number is [Moderator edited Serial Number].
My product number is E8R31E#ABH.
The model code is G7-2301ED.
Please help me on this one.
Hi @Lewistrick Thank you for your query. I grasp that until a few days ago your battery was working well but now it will not charge. You followed some suggestion in the forum but they did not help. You ran the battery test and were informed you need to replace this one. You are concerned that the test may be faulty and that you do not need to replace it. Here are two documents to help you understand battery life and provides an alternative method to test the battery to ensure the first test was correct. HP Notebook PCs - Understanding Lithium-Ion and Smart Battery Technology Battery information center. If I have helped, feel free to give me a virtual high-five by clicking the 'Thumbs Up' icon below.? and if your issue is resolved please click solution provide to help other people find this information . Best of Luck and have a terrific weekend!6 more replies
I'm having this problem where my battery is plugged in but it is not charging. I tried a few solutions but it doesn't work. I just bought this laptop Lenovo G400s almost a month ago. So yea, now i need help on how to fix this problem. http://prntscr.com/2ai7cy
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I have the same problem befire and this method works for me: You should have Lenovo Energy Management installed. Open it. Under Battery, click Settings (the wrench icon). Then click batter gauge reset, complete the process. You will see in an instant that the battery icon is charging.2 more replies
My HP P077tx battery is not getting charge.My adapter is working well even battery also in good condition still the battery is not charhing.My laptop only working on adapter.the white light is not getting red. its always showing white light and charging status is " pluuged in , not charging"More replies
Hi, basically the problem in the title. Laptop does work without battery in but when it is in, it says Plugged in, not charging and the battery is at 0%. Ive tried several different outlets
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.
Have a great day!
I have used my T450s for serveral months, it originally has windows8.1 and I upgraded it to windows 10. Everything went well at first. Then recently "battery 2 notdetected/ installed but not supported" kinda thing keep pop-up. And today when I tried to power on my T450s, this showd before booting into windows: The battery installed is not supported by this system and will not charge.Please replace the battery with the correct Lenovo battery for this system.Press the ESC key to continue. Then my 2nd battery is always 0%-5% and not charging My second battery is model 68 which is the right one for my T450s and it is the original one with my Thinkpad. What should I do? (Edited: from "used my T450s for several years" to "used my T450s for several months" )
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I'm having an extremely similar situation--in a T440p (which I've used for >a year so far), a day or two ago it simply stopped charging when plugged in (in windows 10 it said "plugged in, not charging"); I tried all the standard fixes but eventually because I had to use the battery, it went down to 0% and is now showing the issues that TenkiGu is describing. Edit:To provide more information on my situation:I do not know for sure when I first started having issues, but my computer has logs of the battery charge and it shows it getting fully charged; I believe I then took it out and ran it on battery for a bit, plugged it in again, and the battery never started charging; it just sat at ~80%. Since then I've run the battery down the rest of the way between trying to get it to work and because I needed to use the computer on battery power for a couple of hours. I never did anything particularly odd before it started having issues (eg, I didn't happen to update drivers and then suddenly have it stop working).The battery itself seemed to be fine (it did last for ~4 hours), but when plugged in it simply didn't charge, even when the computer was shut down fully (which is the really odd part--if it were a driver issue I would've expected it to charge when shut down). I tried doing all the various solutions you find suggested online and in various forums. Now that the battery is fully drained, it simply thinks it is a bad battery (and it still won't charge when fully shut down)... Read more8 more replies
I seem to be having an intermittent "Not Charging" issue on my Lenovo Yoga 900.
It usually happens when it's fully charged and I unplug it for a few minutes and then plug it back in. If I let it drop below 93-95% it will usually say "Plugged in, charging" again.
Is this some sort of glitch, or a feature? I tried looking to see if I had the "conservation" setting on, and I do not.
I have a few days to take it back to the store if I need to. I'd really rather not send it in because we have problems with couriers dropping off packages that end up getting stolen because we live in an apartment with multiple locked doors, so they usually pitch it beside the door and run off and then someone else takes off with our stuff. Had it happen a couple of times with Amazon orders. (grr)
Thanks to anyone who can answer this!
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.
Good day and welcome to the community.This is my experience with my Yoga 900 and Yoga 900S. This way the system isn't trying to constantly top off 1 or 2%, which is not good for the battery. By contrast, Conservation Mode will charge to ~60% and then stop. That has some benefits, also. Personally, I'm not using Conservation Mode, and so far I've not seen any negative effects on my batteries.
Hoipe this helps.Regards.
Have an R61. My battery isn't one of the affected in the battery tips sticky. I upgraded to Windows 7 a few weeks ago from Vista, and upgraded my bios at the same time. I couldn't get audio to work on the laptop, so haven't used it until I fixed audio today. Since I hadn't used my laptop since I just noticed, but the battery is at 0% and I have the plugged in not charging error. I doubt this is a hardware issue since it happened right after a Windows 7 and bios upgrade. Any idea what I should do?
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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?
Hi, sorry for my bad english, I speak french.
My problem is:
One month ago, my battery was working good (2h+), and the day after, I decided to change room, so I unplugged the laptop (The battery was still in it) and... Everything shuts down
The laptop wasn't working anymore if it was unplugged, even if in windows, it was telling me the battery was 78% charged. The message was something like: 78% available, plugged in, not charging. After one month the message is now: 0% available, plugged in, not charging.
Even if I use linux, linux on a flash drive, windows 7, windows 8, or simply chilling in the bios, if I unplug it, it shuts down.
That might be a hardware problem, but why would my battery die "instantly", it was working really well one day ago?? I could replace it, but how can I know if the problem is the battery, or the connector that are on my laptop?
If I'm not clear, just tell me what you want to know.
What laptop model?6 more replies
My battery light is flashing red and the battery icon says that my charger is plugged in but not charging. So when I unplug my laptop it automatically dies. It's been like this for a couple of days and i've tried to just see if it'll go away but nothings happening.
I've only had this laptop for about 2 months.
Is there anything I can do w/o having to buy a new battery?
Hi nessar12 ,
Welcome to the Community.
i would like to inform you that this issue can be resolved by downloading the latest BIOS. In case that doesn't solve the issue there might be a problem with the motherboard. Please download and flash the latest BIOS.
Please respond in case you need any further assistance or clarification.
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I'm from the US but am currently studying in the UK. I purchased a power adapter and had been using it to charge my laptop for about a week before I noticed a few days ago that it was no longer charging, but rather had the message "plugged in, not charging". I did a battery check through HP Support Assistant, which determined that the laptop's battery has to be replaced. I've only had this computer for a little over a year, so I'm not sure if I've been using a faulty adapter or what to have caused the battery to need replacement. Is there a different fix known for my predicament? If not, what're the steps in obtaining a new battery with an expired warranty, and will the same thing just happen given that I'll be in the UK for another few months and need to be using an adapter? Thanks!More replies
My Battery is not charging for last few days. My laptop is showing as plugged-in, not charging. It is showing as not charged and not working until you plugin the charger. My laptop model is HP envy- 15t touch. Its less than 3 months old. Please help me as soon as possible. Thanks.Pratik
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" & uninstallStep 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 Replace 2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site 3. 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 co... Read more9 more replies
laptop : Dell XPS M1530
had it only for a year or less.
battery was fine until two days ago, plugged in, not charging , stuck at 4%.
did a LOT of research online, tried all the methods & combination of removing / reinstalling ,...etc. none worked.
read that if i flash bios then it should work. problem is that i can
not flash bios since battery is (perceived by the system) less than 10%
how to fix this ???
would system restore / restore to factory settings resolve this ?
please help . i'm quite sure the battery it self is fine and this is rather a software thingy.......
be the power adapter, when I ran the diagnostics it is clear for the
adapter, and the system is working fine if the adapter alone is plugged
in, tried different wall outlets, no difference.
- the messages i get:
If only adapter plugged in : "The AC adapter and battery MUST be plugged in before the system bios can be flashed"
If adapter and battery plugged in : "Make sure the battery is more than 10% charged to flash bios"
..............please help !
please advice, and please tell me how to flash my bios with out getting the msg of my battery being <10% !
I've got a problem, my battery wont charge.
I used to get this, but re installing ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery would normally solve this problem. Now after i remove ac, the laptop shuts down. I also got a screen once that saying my battery can now store less. When I click on the battery icon, it says plugged in and not charging.
Hi ParadoXeX, How old is the battery? Do you "condition" the battery ? do you Know for definate the laptops charger board is working ? have a look here see if this helps in any way What To Do If Your Laptop Is Plugged In But Not Charging | PCMag.com3 more replies
We have an Envy x360, which has an internal battery that you cannot remove, or check to ensure it is seated properly without voiding the warranty. We cannot currently use the laptop without it being plugged in, as it is showing "plugged in, battery not charging, 0%".We have tried other charging cables. No luck. We have tried unplugging it then holding down the power key to drain then restarting. No luck. We have tried going to contol panel and removing the ACPI compliant battery control and restarting. No luck. We are at wits end. Any suggestions? Thank you!
HI @GarrabS Welcome to the HP Forums!It is a terrific place to find answers and tips!For you to have the best experience in the HP forum I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide Learn How to Post and More How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? I understand that you are unable to use your notebook if it is not connected. You get the message" plugged in battery not charging 0%" You have tried removing the ACPI compliant battery control and restarting but there was no change. Here are two links that may help. Troubleshooting the notebook battery Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 8) If the issue should remain please contact HP support. Please call our technical support at 800 474 6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link below to get a support number for your region.World Wide Phone Support Best of Luck!3 more replies
Okay, so my keyboard dock works fine. I restarted it once (paperclip method) after dying on me, but afterwards nothing was really wrong with it. Now, the tablet's battery is acting funny. At first, I thought it was just my keyboard dock not charging my tablet, so I detatched the keyboard, and the tablet completely shut off. I plugged the AC adapter into the tablet, and it came back to life, but it would not charge at all. The keyboard dock would be at 100%, but the tablet itself would only be at 8%. I have installed the Lenovo Dependency Package thing and the firmware update, but it didn't change anything. Now, even though it says (plugged in, charging) on my tablet, it's not really charging. So, whenever I unplug the tablet or detatch the tablet from the keyboard dock, the system completely turns off because it's only at 8%. Please help me! Thank you! EDIT: Okay, so I unplugged the AC adapter while the keyboard dock was on and then Battery #1, the tablet battery, drained down to 0%, and its status is now Plugged in, not charging, while Battery #2 is plugged in, charging. I also got a pop up notification saying there's an error in battery #1, see replacement options. I clicked it, but it was a dead browser link.Also, when I go to the Support app, it says under messages that my battery is not valid... but I don't know how that happened. I've only had my Helix for about 2 months now.
Welcome to the forum. First, have you already updated to latest BIOS and installed this dock firmware update?
Also, could you check the battery health setting as per this tip?
I also assume you read this thread...
I don't know how to fix this one but if i unplug the power the laptop turns off automatically and it's not an OS error i think because i have Windows XP dual booted and that say's the same thing anyone please help.
how old is the laptop? seems the battery is dead, does it start up if you have the battery out and plugged in? what model of laptop? EDIT: is it the one in your specs?9 more replies
A few days ago, I upgraded my HP Pavillion from Windows 8 to Windows 10. After the download, my laptop was entirely dead so I charged it. My laptop worked completely fine before the download. The next day, I noticed my laptop wont charge. The status of the battery says ?plugged in, not charging?. I shut down my computer and restarted it with the same result. I then searched the HP forums and uninstalled the driver and again, restarted my computer. This didn?t work either. I tried different wall sockets and even attempted to take out the battery but the back cover of my laptop wont come off. I called HP Support and the gentleman on the line was extremely rude to me. I couldn?t understand his thick accent and I had a hard time understanding my case number, as I am dyslexic, and he seemed to get irritated when I asked him to speak slower. He spoke very slowly and told me that I was stupid. Frustrated, I hung up. My problem is still not solved and I am confined to the wall and I cant unplug my laptop without it shutting down on me. Please Help!More replies
Could someone please help me out .. my Battery on my Hp Envy Laptop is plugged in and not charging .. when plugged in it shows 19% available (plugged in, not charging) It was working fine yesterday .. I charged and unplugged when it showed Fully Charged .. is there something I have to do to get it Charging again .. HELP .. by the way .. I am not a Computer Whiz .. so any easy help is much appreciated .. Thanks
cidergal Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about your battery not charging and wanted to help. This could be a problem with the batter and/or the charger.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try:HP Notebook PCs - Using and Testing the AC Power Adapter | HP® Customer SupportHP Notebook PCs - Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 8) | HP® Customer Support If either is faulty, you will need to contact HP Customer Support to see about replacement or repair. If you live in the US or Canada, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1If you live elsewhere, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.htmlNOTE: After you get through, stay on the line until you are finally able to talk to some one -- it can take a while!Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================1 more replies
So I've had problems with my battery charging. At first it was the AC adapter, I got a new one. Then my battery wasn't holding a charge, so I got a new battery. Now my new battery still isn't charging. It says "plugged in, charging", but won't go above 17% no matter how long it charges. I'm not good with computers, what do I do now?More replies
Hi all, My laptop E450 Machine type model 20DC (internaly battery) i wanna ask why if i play game (dota 2) the battery plugged in but cannot charged? if i quit the game and then i unpluged pluged the adaptor can be charged,if i play the game again, the battery became not charged i use Windows 8 64-bit please advise thx Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
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updateAlready update the firmware battery but the issue still occursneed advisethx5 more replies