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Q: blank screen and wont charge!!

i have an acer aspire 5920g i had problems with the screen where it just goes blank(press fn and f6 and it comes back) but now the laptop wont charge either so i cant turn it on...is this a problem with the charger port or is it the battery itself i wonder?? i just want to know what to expect when i bring it to get fixed as to whether its gonna cost me a lot of money to fix or should i be looking to buy a new one, ie is it something like a new motherboard which i believe is super expensive!! :( please help if u can

thanks.

A: blank screen and wont charge!!

Hi have you tried removing both the ac power and the battery and holding down the power button for 30 to 45 seconds then try booting with just the ac power also see this for further troubleshooting Black Screen Issues and Troubleshooting

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So one day I reset my phone due to my phone slowing down, and it would not turn on.
For info purposes I have a Lumia 640 updated to win 10 (originally 8.1)
After this I put it on the charger, it would load the Microsoft logo. then go to the charging screen with plug icon.
This is odd due to being at 80℅ of battery before I rebooted. Often it'll sit there with no result, sometimes it'll reboot multiple times.
If I remove the charger the phone instantly turns off. This has been going on for 5 days. Yesterday when I plugged the phone in it went back to tiles, but when I removed the battery to put my sim back in the issue came back. It also showed 72℅ charged so can't be the battery, and I don't know how that happened.
Windows recovery tool can't see the device and when I choose the find option the fix won't get to the phone. When I plug my Lumia via USB it reboots over and over and disconnects over and over as my computer keeps making the USB sound. The only time this doesn't happen is if i hold volume up or down when I plug it, sometimes, and that just freezes it on the ms logo. When I continue from there the phone will reboot as the installation is loading.
The issue is clearly not the battery. As it's 70℅ or so, yet Iget the 0 charge icon and the phone won't turn on outside the charger.
I have no clue what the solution to this problem is.

A:Lumia 640 win mobile 10. stuck on low charge screen wont turn on off charger

So one day I reset my phone due to my phone slowing down, and it would not turn on.
For info purposes I have a Lumia 640 updated to win 10 (originally 8.1)
After this I put it on the charger, it would load the Microsoft logo. then go to the charging screen with plug icon.
This is odd due to being at 80℅ of battery before I rebooted. Often it'll sit there with no result, sometimes it'll reboot multiple times.
If I remove the charger the phone instantly turns off. This has been going on for 5 days. Yesterday when I plugged the phone in it went back to tiles, but when I removed the battery to put my sim back in the issue came back. It also showed 72℅ charged so can't be the battery, and I don't know how that happened.
Windows recovery tool can't see the device and when I choose the find option the fix won't get to the phone. When I plug my Lumia via USB it reboots over and over and disconnects over and over as my computer keeps making the USB sound. The only time this doesn't happen is if i hold volume up or down when I plug it, sometimes, and that just freezes it on the ms logo. When I continue from there the phone will reboot as the installation is loading.
The issue is clearly not the battery. As it's 70℅ or so, yet Iget the 0 charge icon and the phone won't turn on outside the charger.
I have no clue what the solution to this problem is.

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So one day I reset my phone due to my phone slowing down, and it would not turn on.
For info purposes I have a Lumia 640 updated to win 10 (originally 8.1)
After this I put it on the charger, it would load the Microsoft logo. then go to the charging screen with plug icon.
This is odd due to being at 80℅ of battery before I rebooted. Often it'll sit there with no result, sometimes it'll reboot multiple times.
If I remove the charger the phone instantly turns off. This has been going on for 5 days. Yesterday when I plugged the phone in it went back to tiles, but when I removed the battery to put my sim back in the issue came back. It also showed 72℅ charged so can't be the battery, and I don't know how that happened.
Windows recovery tool can't see the device and when I choose the find option the fix won't get to the phone. When I plug my Lumia via USB it reboots over and over and disconnects over and over as my computer keeps making the USB sound. The only time this doesn't happen is if i hold volume up or down when I plug it, sometimes, and that just freezes it on the ms logo. When I continue from there the phone will reboot as the installation is loading.
The issue is clearly not the battery. As it's 70℅ or so, yet Iget the 0 charge icon and the phone won't turn on outside the charger.
I have no clue what the solution to this problem is.

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Hi,

I cant get into my desktop. When i start my pc XP loads, and it starts the last known good configuration. I then seen the xp loading screen.

Next i should be able to see the login screen, however this is a blank black screen, the mouse is visible and i can move it around the screen, but i cant see anything to log into the desktop.

I dont know why this has happened, it was working last night. The only thing i can think of was my brother switched the power off as it was shutting down. The shut down had automatic updates running (i think) at the time the power switches were turned off.

How do i solve this so i can see the login screen and get into my pc?

Hope someone can help, cheers.

Paul

A:XP login screen wont show, blank screen and cant get to desktop?

Hello Paul

Boot into Safe Mode Options Screen (the one with Last Known Good Configuration on it) by pressing F8 at bootup and choose
'Safe mode with command prompt'

At the command prompt type
C:\Windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

Hopefully this will open System Restore, so restore to before the problem started
http://bertk.mvps.org/

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Any ideas chaps?
 

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Faulty battery or power-connection? Something loose inside the laptop?
 

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I opened the PC case, I can see that everything is ok, the fans are running, the graphic card fan is running, there is a green light on the motherboard which I assume is ok. But it shows a blank screen on the moniter, plus the keyboard doesnt power up.

The mointor isnt the problem as I've had it tested it on another PC

Im hoping anyone would know a solution to this.

Thank you

Running Windows 7
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A:PC wont start, blank screen (no bios, etc)

I suggest you try the diagnostic test posted here:
Blank screen on boot, fixes it once.

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Hello guys!

I thought I would start to describe this issue by telling you what I screwed up on and how I made it happen: I accidentally set my backup drive as my primary (set the partition as active in CMD, it has no installation on it). Then when I went to boot my device, it would tell me that Windows was not installed. I put my C: (main, primary) partition as my default again (with CMD on installation disk) and I was able to get Windows to boot. Then I messed with the MBR to try to fix it and now this happens:

Current problem: When I boot Windows, it give me the old Vista-looking boot scroller (Not "starting windows" with the traditional animation). This animation only lasts for about 3 seconds, then it goes to a black screen with the cursor. That is all. Nothing loads, yet no error message. I tried using a few bootrec commands to fix it using the installation CD's CMD but no luck.

If anyone could help me I would GREATLY appreciate it. You would save my life and I would love you LONG time! Thanks guys

A:Windows wont boot up - Blank screen with cursor.

Why don't you just do a clean re-install of Windows 7? It would set everything in order. You can install your third party programs lost in this process all over again.

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The screen on my new laptop has gone blank on starting up, it shows nothing, i tried a hard reset which didn't fix. The external monitor won't display anything.
It's a HP envy 15-j112tx running windows 8. With a hdmi connection i tried to connect to an external monitor. The monitor was previously using vga to a desktop, i unplugged that and connected my dvi cable to the dvi port. The monitor says check video connection then goes to sleep. I connected the cables with the laptop turned off and again with the laptop already on. The monitor still says check video connection. The connection is secure, it is a new cord. I pressed the F4 button to switch between screens and waited inbetween presses but still nothing.

It is still under warranty. I disabled the nvidia graphics card a few days ago to try n save on power usage, as it also has an intel graphics card. It has worked fine for a few days since i did that.
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Can anyone help me, i can't find an answer in previous threads.

A:External monitor wont work to fix blank screen HP envy

I have the same issue on my Envy-1130LA, white screen after power up and the external monitor doesn't work.

I bought a new flex cable to test if it works.

Are you already repaired your laptop? Please share your experience.

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hello every one and thank you for your help!!

i had windows vista and i wanted to put windows xp too on the same harddrive...i went to a website and they showed me how to make a partition!!!!(http://vistarewired.com/2007/02/16/h...-windows-vista)

after i made the partition i restarted the computer with the XP Pro cd in and i chose to boot from it...it started and asked me on what partition i wanted to install XP Pro..i chsoe the new one i made 40 GIG...out of 200 GIGS...it copied the files and restarted the computer to go to the next step to install XP fully...but it wouldn't boot to and all it does is blank screen with the cursor blinking nothin happenin for hours. i think the one i made was primary set?? not sure.
it has to do nothing with BIOS i made no changes!!
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP AND GREATLY APPRECIATED GUYS!!

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System restore wont work also, it just freezes, Startup repair keeps apparently freezes too, it keeps loading for 12 hours with no change. Im reallly confused and I don't know what to do. Im trying to avoid using the Factory Image Restore since I have so many important files that I dont want to delete. I really appreaciate any help over here guys. Thanks =)
 

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You updated the graphics driver or replaced the whole video card?
 

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A:laptop boots to blank screen, safe mode wont work

You HDD may be failing. On another computer download the ISO image for Seatools in my signature. Burn the image to CD using IMGBurn also in my signature. Boot off of the newly created CD and run the Short and Long tests on the drive. If either tests fails, the HDD needs to be replaced.

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Hey everybody. A little while ago, I updated my Dell XPS M1530 laptop NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS graphics card and the next day, the display was all blue with horizontal lines going through it. There was sound, but that's all what I was seeing. I turned it on and off again and again but to no avail. I left it on for a while and then suddenly the display cleared up and the Start up repair screen was on and it stayed that way for 12 hours so I turned it off and then on again( bear with me here lol). The BIOS screen appeared so did the OS loading screen later but that was about it. The screen was black. Safe mode wont work, it always stops at
:\Windows\system32\drivers\crcdisk.sys

System restore wont work also, it just freezes, Startup repair apparently freezes too, it keeps loading for 12 hours with no change. Im reallly confused and I don't know what to do. Im trying to avoid using the Factory Image Restore since I have so many important files that I dont want to delete. I really appreaciate any help over here guys. Thanks =)

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A:battery wont charge

Run the HP Battery health test in the HP Support Assistant. It will read the data in the battery like the number of cycles...like odometer on a car and also the health of each cell. The most likely thing is that the battery needs replacement. They do not last forever. 

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i swear it says its charging, but its been at 46% for the past week. i've been letting it charge and trying different outlets but nothing seems to be working. help??
 

A:MY comp wont charge

Well, 2 things come to mind. Either the charger is not working ( do u have a voltmeter that you can use for verification?); or the battery is past it's ability to achieve a full charge. Do either of them sound reasonable?
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Hello, I am in need of a bit of help. I have a old Gateway 7510GX notebook that wont charge, and will only run if plugged in to the wall. I am 99% sure that the charging circuit has gone bad, because the charge indicator icon stays at 66 percent for ever.

Do you think I should open up the laptop and check the board for burnt components, or what?
Also, External battery chargers for laptops go for big $$$. So would it be possible to remove the cells and hook them to a external charger. (I have a slow charger made for RC Li-Ion batteries that I think would be perfect).

Thanks,
Richard
 

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hope you can help ..i have an acer laptop and it wont charge the battery anymore i have bought two new battery now as replacments and laptop works with a new battery but it wont charge wonder if it is the connection port for the charger as it doesnt light up anymore thanks
 

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My Laptop wont charge.. I know its not the charger itself bc i bought another and it doesnt charge woth that one either... Is there any other way to charge the battery???
 

A:My Laptop wont charge!

Make and model of laptop?

Does the computer still run, even though the battery doesn't charge?
 

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Will not come on are charge

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A:My Laptop Wont charge

Hi mukz, Is it because the battery is dead ?

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my laptop wont charge in a nut shell.

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the battery itself i have taken out to see if there are any dust obstructions, there is a button on the battery itself and it tells you the charge level, it has 5 led's and it has 1/3/5 all flashing when i press the button.

i have a samsung q35 laptop.

any further questions please ask!
 

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Hello, Recently i have been having charging problems with my Lenovo Z40-70 laptop. Whenever i try to charge it says: Plugged in, not charging. The only way i can get it to charge is by putting it to conservation mode, though it only keeps it at 55%-60% and i would have to have it charging the whole time or else it will die very fast. I have been researching online but cannot find a solution to this problem. Please help.

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Has my little fella conked out or is there hope yet? Thanks!
 

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Hi im Mikaeel and ive owned my HP Pavilion 15 for 2 years and 2 months now and have never experienced a problem, my warranty expired a year ago and now my laptops battery wont charge more than 83%This has never happened before and because of this the charge drains really quick and my laptop crashes without giving me the low battery warning.. please help me out as that would mean a lot to me..ThanksMikaeel

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i'd like to go the cheapest route possible because i'm a college girl and am pretty much broke. lol. im sure you all know what thats like.

HELP ME PLEASE!!!

beth
 

A:My laptop wont charge!!! =(

It could be the charger, replacements not that expensive (try to stay away from universal adapters, they are often really poor quality)

It could be the DC socket (the hole where you put the charger in) Does it wiggle around a lot when you put the charger in?
has it still got the PIN inside that hole? Does it look damaged?

Also
Try taking the battery out and plugging the charger in - see if that fixes it? It may be a faulty battery causing the issue.

Let me know. I will advise
 

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A:battery wont charge

Actually, this happens to me on occasion with a similar laptop. Try unplugging the power cord from the outlet and from your computer for about thirty seconds and then plug it back it back in. If it doesn't start working after doing that three times, restart your computer. That usually fixes it for me.

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hi,
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Ok i have a Gateway MT6451, its about 8 months old and IS still under manufacturer warranty. In the past few months i have noticed that my battery isn't all that good. I do leave my laptop on my bed charging most of the day all week long. Now about 2 months ago something happened to my all the outlets in my room, and none of them work still to this day until an electrician can get there. After that i noticed that my battery doesn't like to charge as good as it used to. Now by that i mean, every so often i would see it flicker on and off as if its charging and not charging, but the whole time it wold be plugged in. Well last night it did it tremendously bad and began to flicker a lot when i would wiggle the cord. Well i woke up this morning and my computer wont charge at all. I called Gateway and they said to reseat the memory and hard drive (whatever that has to do with power i don't know). I did that and still no power. I know my battery isn't very good, and doesn't last long when unplugged but like i said i hardly ever unplug it. My question is there something i can do to fix the computer myself instead of having to send it to gateway. I'm a college student and cannot afford to go without my computer for a month while it sits in gateways warehouse waiting to be fixed. Any suggestions? Anyone think they may know what the problem is? Thanks
 

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My laptop keeps shutting down and then rebooting, it has been happening a lot. A few days ago it just shut down, while it was charging and it would not turn back on. It still won't. I lost the original charger, but I'm using a charger that fits it. I have been charging it for a day or two and it won't turn on! I need my laptop and I can't really afford to buy a new battery, I heard they are really expensive. My laptop is an Acer, Aspire 5742 series. Please help. ):

A:My laptop wont turn on or charge

If you don't have the original charger and you are using a charger not designed for your laptop voltage, amps and watts you most likely damaged your laptop. (Capacitor or resistor on the motherboard).

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My Acer 5920g Laptop WILL NOT charge,

I just received it back from Acer and they said there is no fault. I have 3 different AC adapters (none of which will charge) and two batteries (neither of which will charge). I thought it may have been the plug at the back of the laptop but they say that it is working. I only have a few months left on my extended warranty.

I have wiggled the cord, I have bought new a new battery (which worked until it ran out of charge), two new chargers (one of which worked for one day, the other not at all) and sent it to the manufacturer. The OS is Vista.

Can someone please give me some idea what to do next? I have seen external laptop chargers, but I'm worried it will just be another waste of money. HELP!!!
 

A:My Acer 5920G wont charge...

When you sent it to Acer, did you also send the battery and charger?
 

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Hi,my laptop battery will not charge when plugged in, it stays on 0%, ive purchased another battery from HP, but that hasnt solved the problem, Have tried to uninstall the Microsoft ACIP driver but didnt help, HP battery check comes up with UNKOWN , (93) the hp bios battery check shows unknown aswell, so stuck on this please help

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Hi guys,  My battery is no longer going above three percent when plugged in. I have a lenovo y40, the warranty just expired last month, and lenovo is not really helping. I'm very frustrated. Everything was fine, until I turned my computer on this morning and realized it wasn't storing power. After reading around on the internet I determined a few things. A) The battery itself is fine, I ran a battery report... and it shows a sudden drop from 97% to 0% to 2%, and then back to 100% in a matter of minutes. Battery Log   < Click to see my log B) I think the issue is primarily a software one, becuase when I disable microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery in device manager my computer still runs for hours at 0% without being plugged in. Anyone else have this issue or know a solution? I'm a college student and I need this laptop to work on the fly for me. It's barely been over a year, and im already having issues.... someone help I can't afford a new lp!!!!  











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A:Lenovo Y40 Battery wont charge.

In response to customer reports of unexpected battery gauge behavior on Y40-70 and Y40-80 laptops, Lenovo determined the battery gauge software is performing as expected. The unusual gauge results being reported are a reflection of the battery reaching end of life.
 
Lenovo has released a Service TIP to assist customers with obtaining battery replacements under warranty, or if out of warranty, to find a replacement battery from Lenovo-approved vendors. The Service TIP can be found here: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/sf16-I0023
 
The part numbers for Y40-70/80 batteries are:
Y40 SP/A L13M4P01 7.4V48Wh 4cell bty (Y40-70/Y40-80) 121500248
Y40 LG L13L4P01 7.4V48Wh 4cell bty (Y40-70/Y40-80) 121500249 substitute part 121500251
Y40 CP/C L13C4P01 7.4V48Wh 4cell bty (Y40-70/Y40-80) 121500259 substitute part 121500251
 
To determine which battery came with your Y40 notebook, instructions for removing the bottom cover can be found in the Hardware Maintenance Manual pdf here. An alternate to opening your system (which does not void warranty) is to search for batteries using the model/product number located on the bottom cover.
 
Thank you,

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My 1 year old lenovo E530 wont turn on or charge. I have tried an alternative battery which is fully charged and had no success. The only alterations that have been made was a solid stated hdd and an installation of a heat sync to prevent overheating. Please help

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My 3 year old lenovo E530 wont turn on or charge.led lights on ,fan is running, charger light on but displays nothigh and after 5 seconds it keeps restarting on its on and again screen shows nothing,one night i was watching a movie.next morning my laptop is dead,i dont know what happen but please help!!

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My windows 7 comp won't turn on or charge the light won't even turn on and I tried a different charger and it still doesn't work helllllp!!!!

A:Comp wont turn on or charge?

Hi and welcome to TSF what is the make and model of your pc or if a custom build the make and model of the motherboard,cpu,gpu,ram,and powersupply

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Hi everyone, just to report I am facing exactly the same issue with the Envy X2 13-inch 2-in-1 (model 13-j020ca) I gave to my wife.It started happening a couple of weeks ago, without apparent root cause, but it seems related with the magnetic connector between tablet and keyboard.  After trying everything posted on this thread I finally gave up and I am considering to buy a cheaper Keyboard/Mouse combo (whatever option is better and reliable than paying an original keyboard replacement that probably will be failing like the many others around the world).What really grinds my gears (sorry BTW for the expression) is using my hard earned bucks, choosing and trusting a global and recognized brand like HP and not getting any official response about this issue. I live in Chile and when I contact local HP support they don't have any idea about this issue (perhaps they don't read their own HP Support forum). At the end of the day I have a half 2-in-1 Notebook which I can only use as a tablet. It's really annoying. I hope HP can give us an official explanation of this issue, in the meantime you guys keep up the good work and thanks for the advices given. 

A:Re: envy x2 keyboard wont charge

Hi @cchoiz, Thank  you for your inquiry. I grasp that your keyboard will not charge and you are unable to use it.  You contacted HP Support in Chile but they did not seem to know how to resolve the issue for you. Here is a link that may help. HP Notebook PCs - Troubleshooting Problems with Docking Stations.  Please let me know if this helped.  If this post helped you to resolve the issue, please pay it forward by clicking "Accept as Solution", to the right of the Thumbs up icon. You can click the ?Thumbs Up Icon? to show gratitude!

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Its not working! Its only been like a month!It wont charge!

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i have an all fine pc703 and it hasent been charged for 4 years. and the led doesn't light up, should i just replace the battery?

A:Laptop wont charge after 4 years

  
Quote: Originally Posted by skrillek


i have an all fine pc703 and it hasent been charged for 4 years. and the led doesn't light up, should i just replace the battery?


Hi skrillek, Does the led light when it's plugged in using the mains adaptor ?

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Hey, im using an acer aspire. I think I dropped the laptop twice yesterday by mistake when it slid off the bed whilst I wasn't looking.

The charge light comes on, but it doesn't charge. I really need help, and im not experienced with computers. My charger connects to a small hole on the right hand side of the laptop.

Acer 3680
Model number : ZR1
I really really need help, this is the 3rd time my laptops failed me. My dad bought it and he'll be dissapointed in me a lot and i'll have to go through a hard time if he finds out again that I messed it up. =[

-Thanks in advance, Shafski
 

A:Laptop Battery wont Charge.

Oh yeh, and when i try connecting the charge to the thing where it charges it, and then take it out after a while, it has some weird smell... like a fuse lol.
 

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Last night my son was using the laptop for a school project (it was not hooked up to the power cord) and in the middle of what he was doing it shut off.  He says that he never recieved any message stating the battery was about to die.  We plugged it into the power cord all night and it still doesnt do anything.  It doesnt even show a light that the power cord is plugged in.  Has anyone else had this problem and can anyone help me?

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I bought a new hp envy x2 about a week ago. Everything worked fine until my keyboard power light started blinking orange. It did that for a few days then the keyboard just went dead. It seems to me the keyboard is not charching while connected to the tablet. Any advice would be appreciated.

A:envy x2 keyboard wont charge

Hi @moj6 , Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. I have looked into your issue about your HP ENVY x2 and keyboard not charging. Here is a link to a document for troubleshooting. Plug the power adapter directly into a functioning wall outlet. Do not plug it into a power strip, surge protector, or secondary power source as this could cause and issue.If this does not help please feel free to call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link to get the support number for your region. They will be happy to assist you immediately.Thanks.

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Same happening to me! Happened right from the get-go but only every few months. Had for 18 months now. Solo business so cannot be without it will try asking for replacement keyboard as still under warranty. The whole idea of this computer for me is the handy size so separate wireless just adds bulk to transport.

A:Re: envy x2 keyboard wont charge

HI @miranda2016, Welcome to the HP Forum!  It is a terrific place to find answers and tips! For you to have the best experience on the HP forum, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide. First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More.What is your precise model of HP notebook? HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number? What operating system are you running? I gather you have an issue with the base (keyboard) section not charging. You also mentioned the wireless, are you having an issue with it also? Here is a link to HP Notebook PCs - Battery Does Not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge. If you are having a difficulty with the wireless please review this post by @Greak-Deku Tree  Common fixes for wireless connectivity issues. You also mentioned contacting HP Support as you are under warranty. Contact HP Support  Fill out the online form and follow the prompts. Please keep me updated on the outcome. Thank you for participating in the HP Forums! We want to help you as well as others who may experience a similar issue. Please consider marking the post that resolves your issue as "Accept as Solution?  to help other community members! To say thanks for the assistance, please click the ?Thumbs Up Icon? below.

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well. i have a dell laptop. i dropped it and it. after i dropped it it still worked. but when i tried to plug my charger in it shut off. after the battery ran out there was nothin i could do. what is my problem. I bought a brand new charger, plugged it in and the charger light went off and there was a spark at the laptop where i plugged it in at. so it is the laptop. what is the problem???
 

A:My laptop wont charge!!!helpmeplease!

Hi freei32002, and welcome to TSG.

Was the charger plugged into the laptop when you dropped it? If so, you may have broken the charger jack on the motherboard or broken the soldered connections between the jack and the motherboard.
 

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Hi all

I have a hardly used 2 year old U500, and I'm stumped.

A few weeks ago I noticed my battery charging light was of and it would not charge.
I didn't think to look at the charger light on the transformer - which was on, so ended up paying ?20 for a battery only to find it still wouldn't charge of course as it wasn't a faulty battery.

The light on the plug transformer/charger was showing green so I then assumed it must be a faulty jackplug inside my machine as there was power coming out of the transformer/plug as the green light is on.

Today I took the machine apart and replaced the jack plug on the motherboard - no problems, started it up and it still isn't taking a charge. I have spent ?30 on this piece of [email protected] so far, should I now buy a new charger cable etc?

Do I have a defective plug/transformer - despite the green light showing it's getting power or is there something else I can try?

Neither the charging or the power light on my laptop is lighting up.

Please help!

cheers
Craig

A:Satellite Pro U500 wont charge

Hi

I would be really surprised if anyone here would be able to say what?s wrong with the notebook ?I doubt that this is possible without testing the hardware and running some hardware diagnostic tests.

> Do I have a defective plug/transformer - despite the green light showing it's getting power or is there something else I can try?

I don?t think that AC adaptor is faulty. As I understood you, the notebook functions and you can use it connected to the mains. This means that AC adaptor provide power to the notebook and this means that AC adaptor is ok.
Generally speaking, you should be able to use the notebook even if the battery is removed. So in my opinion it looks like that the issue must be related to electronic problems on motherboard because new battery did not solve this charging issue?

By the way: is your BIOS up to date? Would be worth to check this?

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Hi,
I am using a HP Laptop, 6314tx. It has been 1 year and 9 months since I am using it. In the past couple of months, I have experienced a battery problem. My laptop battery doesn't charge more than 33%. It was 67% first, then came down to 43% and now 32%. Sometimes, it shows '100% available (plugged in, charging).' But, when I click on the battery icon, it again shows as '32% available (plugged in, charging).'

Is there any solution to this?

A:Laptop Battery Wont Charge

Hello Mrigankp,

You might use this HP battery test to see what the health of your battery is. It may be time to get a new battery or charger. You can read more about this test here.

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

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Hello,  My G500 wont charge over 60% once I passed on Win 10. When on Win 7 I had this handy tool to optimize battery charging to 60%. Now I can't find a solution to have my battery fully charged. Same happens when plaeed on high performance

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Look ive tried the unplugging and and pressing the power button for 60 seconds it doesnt work for me and i need help its an inspiron 15 touch screen laptop that started with windows 8 but now has 10. When i plug it in it does not show the charging light and will not turn on. Please help.

A:Laptop wont turn on or charge and im clueless

Hi THEONABLER1997,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please try the steps in the below link to try to isolate the faulty part:
http://dell.to/1WNJ1gp
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).

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I have a Dell Insperion 6000 laptop. When I plug it in it will not charge the battery. I tried two different batteries and chargers. Could this be a mother board issue?
 

A:Dell Insperion 6000 wont charge

http://ftp1.us.dell.com/diags/R66243.htm
 

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I bought a acer chroombook C720, it was working fine and charging fine for about a month or two, but one day i left it charging and when i got home i tried to turn on, but it wouldnt and when I looked if it was charging the charging led wasnt on. i left it alone for a month and try to plug it in and charge it but it wasnt workin so I call acer customer servise but they say the didnt know what it was so they send a new charge to see if that was the proble but it wasnt. I call acer again they told me that i could send the chromebook back but it could be a possibility that i could pay for anything they fix which i think is not fair cause i have a year guarranty, and it was about three months that i have bought it. so before sending the chromebook i tried to plug it in to see if it would work and to my surprised the charging led turn on and minutes later the chromebook turn on and it was charging fine. my happiness didnt last long cause three days later it did the same thing it wont turn on or charge again. I dont know what could it be I need help but I dont want to call acer again. if some one can help me please. my guarranty is about to expire in may i dont know what to do!

A:i have a acer c720 it wont charge or turn on

vira,
 
Sorry to hear that you are having charging issues. I'd like to clarify a few things about your post, to make sure I understand what you are trying to explain.
 

"...I call acer customer servise but they say the didnt know what it was so they send a new charge to see if that was the proble but it wasnt."

How was the determination made that this wouldn't fix the problem?
 

"I call acer again they told me that i could send the chromebook back but it could be a possibility that i could pay for anything they fix which i think is not fair cause i have a year guarranty, and it was about three months that i have bought it."

The technician you spoke with was probably just giving the standard disclaimer, but they also give the same disclaimer if the description of the problem sounds like it might be something that is outside of the stadard manufacturer's warranty.
 

"so before sending the chromebook i tried to plug it in to see if it would work and to my surprised the charging led turn on and minutes later the chromebook turn on and it was charging fine. my happiness didnt last long cause three days later it did the same thing it wont turn on or charge again."

This sounds like a little bit of charge left in the battery, not an issue fixing itself unfortunately.
 
It sounds to me like there is a charging problem, which based on your post here doesn't sound like anything that is outside of the standard manufacturer's warranty. I'd love to see if I c... Read more

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I have an Alienware 14, and recently it refuses to charge past 45%. I'm aware it may be an issue with the battery, but the thing is that it used to do this a while back, with 53%. and then one day, it just fixed itself and i've been fine at 100% for months, until yesterday when it just went down to 45% (as i';m looking at it now, it says "46% available (plugged in, not charging) does anyone know what might be the reason? I've tried updating the BIOS, i've uninstalled and reinstalled the Compliant battery thing in device manager, and i'm still unsure what could be the issue here.

A:Laptop battery wont charge past 45%

Hi JOVVVVV,
Are you using the original Dell OEM adapter? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Is there any damage on the system? Could you test with another power adapter if possible?
Restart the system and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status in BIOS with and without the adapter plugged in. Also, wiggle the adapter cable at the end and see if the status changes in BIOS at any point. Check the battery health in BIOS (if applicable).
Restart the system and press f12 key on startup - choose diagnostics. Let it run the diags and if you encounter any errors - make a note of the complete error and report the same to us.
Write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name and Email) for case records.
Keep us updated.

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Hi all
My microsoft charger is suddenly not charging my phone and my phone is taking too long to charge if its dies at all, with other chargers. It has also started going off spontaneously....anyone knows what the problem could be? Is it my charger/charging system or software problem? And how do I deal with it?
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I have a Asus K53SV laptop. I have replaced the battery and the charger. While the laptop will run on AC power it will not charge the battery. It says plugged in not charging. If I restart the laptop I get an error screen that says the charger is not recognized. Is there a solution to this? I know there is an identification pin in the plug end of the charger and it is still there.
 

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A:Laptop wont turn on or receive charge

Did it fall or get water on it?

Do the following to the laptop:
Take out the battery.
Reset the CMOS battery.
Check RAM.
Do any fans or lights come on when starting the laptop?

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i don't exactly know where the best place to put this tread is, or if this is even the right forum. But i'll make a post here anyways.

So two days ago my laptop was not able to turn on at all and so i checked the ac adapter and it was beeping so i got brought a replacement from Canada Computers.

So everything after here is with my new ac adapter:

Now it powers on but if the power is connected after the computer starts up then the ac adapter is beeping and the computer no longer receives power but after a random interval of time the beeping stops and computer is charging again.

However if i put in the power line before the computer starts the power line is beeping at first but once i boot the computer the beeping stops and windows shows the power as connected.

Also when i change the Battery Mode in the Lenovo energy management panel the power disconnects and the ac adapter starts beeping again and after another interval of time the power is recognized by windows again and the beeping stops.

As well if i plug out the power supply from the laptop and plug it back in it takes a random interval of time for the power to come and there is also beeping.
So is there anything that i can do to fix this problem.

Thanks,
Harry

A:Laptop power issue, sometimes wont charge.

I found this article dated 3 March 2014

What to Do if Your Laptop Is Plugged In but Not Charging | PCMag.com

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After shutdown my laptop doesn't boot up but battery light is on while charging and my charging USB port is also working.

A:Hp notebook wont start, but charge light on

Hi @Yadavrishabh1,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel. I understand you are having an issue with the computer not staring. I will be glad to help you. Please follow the steps from Computer Does Not Start (Windows 10). Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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I bought the laptop used. it appeared the battery wsdead. I bought a new battery. The battery would stay at 53 percent and when i would unplug the charger it would immediatly shut off. i troubleshooted in the device manager and reset the laptop. Nothing happened. I reset a second time and the battery was charging and the laptop would run off battery power. this soon stopped working. I continued to troubleshoot. i got it to charge again and run off battery power but now it will again not run off battery power. the battery is now at 74 percent so i know at some piont charging was happening. this is very frustrating. Iv built a gaming pc jst recently and i feel like i should be able to figure this out. Any help would be much appreciated.

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there isnt any error messeges it just happend randomly and other then the charging issue the computer is fine

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When was the last time you charged it?
If the battery was severely depleted it can take a good 2-3 hours of the vibrating before it actually starts up. Just leave plugged in using a wall adapter (not computer)

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So last night i had my laptop running with the charger pluggen in and before i went to bed i just locked it by pressing Windows + L. I dimmed the screen to lowest which is basically black. This morning i woke up and the laptop was completely off. There was no sign of it charging and it wasnt on. There were no lights on whatsoever. I unplugged the charger and put it back in. I took the battery out and put it back it. Still no sign of it turning on or being able to charge. Any suggestions? Thanks 

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Im having an issue charging my laptop battery, i have tried a the fix where you uninstall the drivers from the device manager and  shut down the computer and boot back up but it wont do anything The computer will turn on with the AC adapter connected and the battery out.Computer will turn on with the Battery in and the AC adapter disconnected.Computer will turn on with the battery in. If the computer is turned off with the battery in and i plug in the AC adapter nothing happens it would not charge it.If the computer is off without the battery and I plug in the AC adapter the power light with the little lightning bolt will flash once and it would allow me to turn on the computer. So i dont know exactly whats going on. I tried to turn on the computer with the AC adapter only and windows shows it recognizes its connected, but if i plug in the battery it would automatically change from saying that is connected to disconnected and stars running with the battery juice only even when the AC is still connected. Some how i feel like the battery overrides the AC adapter and i dont know what to do... Please help    

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Seen a few posts about the battery but was confused, so here i go.

First of all when i plug the tablet in for charge it wont charge, but it also wont charge if its in the keyboard dock!
i've only had it a few days and not really used it.

secondly when i attempted to use it the device says that theres no network adapter or driver for the network adapter?
how do i solve this?

any help would be great thanks.

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Hello all,

I hope someone here can help since i have searched the web far and wide for a solution but nothing seems to work.

Okay so i will tell you what led up to this problem:

I had a friend with an Sony Vaio SVF15A1C5E who from when he bought it had windows 8.1 installed. So he came to me with windows 7 and asked if i could make a clean install with. So i did without any big problems, he had it for like 2 months and everything worked. Then he installed some shitty programs on and it went slow on him. So we had to reinstall windows just to make sure everything was gone.
So i reinstalled Windows 7 without any problems every driver seemed to work but suddenly i noticed that the battery would not charge which i found odd, so i fumbled around with the AC but nothing seemed to work. Then i tried to reinstall the driver for the AC management that was on it. Still nothing seemed to change it. Then i thought okay, i will just reinstall windows 7 once again and it should work. But sure enough it did not work. So i am stuck now and i do not know what to do.

Notice this is a laptop only 1 year old and the battery cannot be taken out so i can try those options people have come up with on other threads. Also i tried to update bios but it says that bios is fully updated. SP1 is also installed.

I really hope someone can help here. Thanks.

A:Sony Vaio wont charge battery after clean windows 7 install

Okay so now i have installed windows 8.1 on it and it does charge with it. So it is without a doubt a software problem. im still not having windows 8 on this laptop. since my friend wants windows 7 on it.

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It is highly possible it's the battery.

How old is the laptop?
 

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So, my issue that ive looked everywhere for a solution to is this.  I was about to give this laptop to someone and I reformatted the hard drive to clean it up before doing so.  After this I went to dells site and loaded up the drivers for this machine.  All is fine up till this point.  Then I updated the bios to the newest version a12, and all went fine.

Well, later that day I needed to unplug the laptop and go to a different room and It just turned off after I unplugged it.  It wouldnt turn on with battery power either.  Plugged it back in and it loads fine but the battery is stuck on 36 percent charge and says not charging.  Now im getting a message saying the battery needs to be replaced as well, which is *** because I know that the battery was working just fine before this day.  Not only that why wont a battery with 36 percent charge turn on the laptop?  Its got the flashing red battery symbol when powered on with the ac adapter but without the computer on, but still plugged in, the battery doesnt charge or have any lights. 

I have already tried the uninstalling of the acpi trick, as well as the taking the battery out while its running, or taking it out purging the power and reseating.  Ive tried all the common tricks to no avail.  Not sure whats going on but I know this battery was good, and it still says 36 percent but wont charge and wont power the laptop on.  Hope someone can help.

Thanks Gary

A:DELL VOSTRO 3500 BATTERY ISSUE (not charging and wont power on computer with charge) HELP!

First check:  make sure the BIOS (F2 at powerup) recognizes the AC adapter.  If it does not, the battery will not charge. 
If the AC adapter is not recognized, try another Dell OEM adapter.  If that doesn't solve the problem, replace the DC jack:
http://www.parts-people.com/index.php?action=item&id=9935
And if that doesn't solve the problem, replace the mainboard.
If the AC adapter IS recognized, but the battery will not charge, unplug the system, remove the battery and hold the power button for 30 sec.  Try again -- if the battery still won't charge, odds are the battery itself is bad.
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Computer is only 4 months old.
 

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Excluding the laptop screen itself, what is the normal fee to get it replaced labor wise?

Thanks
 

A:labor charge for replacing a laptop screen

Somewhere around 1-2 hours, depending on the make and model. Fee depends on the shop you take it to, they set their own per hour labor rate.

A reputable shop should be able to quote it over the phone if you give them the make and model of the laptop.
 

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Same thing is when 3dmark03 is done with the 4 game tests and restarts itself to game test 1 my screen goes blank.
my monitor is also an old crt so i dunno what it could be.

I got the vundo probably from using internet explorer 6.0 :) anyway i fixed it and installed 8.0

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I had to replace my HDD in my other laptop, well I put in blank HDD, well I try to start it up and I dont get bios or post. needing to install OS and software for the laptop. I tried the Ram trick, the hard system power reset and everything I could find that people suggested for the blank screen and bios problem.
 

A:Blank HDD, Blank screen, and no access to Bios

I don't know that much about laptops but when you replaced the hard drive, how did you know it failed and how do you know something else hasn't failed?
 

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Ok I need help. I am upgrading my dell dimension 4600i and I have a problem.
Here is what I bought......

http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16813130490

http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16819116175

http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16835118115

Also Thermaltake TR2-430W PSU. and I have had an ATI X1300 video card.
Also have 1 Gb of G Skill DDR-400.
After checking and rechecking everything I get nothing no posts no beeps just a blank screen. Need some help please.

Thanks in Advance!

Lucky45
 

A:Blank screen no post, no beep, just a blank.....

When you say you are upgrading your dell dimension 4600i, do you mean that you are replacing it completely or are you using any parts from it?
 

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Anyone got a solution?

A:blank screen and restarting laptop every few secs or scrambled screen at sign in screen

What do you mean scrambled?

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This is a HP G70-227CL notebook pc, he has had it for a little over a year. He was on his email today and all of a sudden it went to a black screen and froze up. He rebooted it and when it restarted it gave us two options to restart normally or to let it fix the problem which was recomended and so we let it fix it.
It sat for about an hour or more with a black screen while we waited finaly changed to a dark blue then light blue then finally a box came up and wanted us to click on a opering drive below to fix the problem, but there was no operating drive listed in the box below.
It then said in the bottom to click load if nothing there, so we clicked load and it wanted us to insert an installation disk to load the drive and he had never got no instalation disks when he purchased the laptop. It took him about 20 min before he could get out of it, it was moving very very slow and not wanting to respond. It ended up shutting itself off and when it came back on it asked us again which option we wanted we tried the normal hoping it would give us something besides a blank screen, it started to come on normally then it jumped back to the first screen to give us the options again. it ended up deciding for itself to do the recomended option before we could click on anything and went back to a black screen. That is how it sits now, we have a white mouse arrow on the screen we can move around, it dont act frozen no more, but al lit has is a black screen.
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A:went blank screen, wants to fix but just giving a blank screen

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It could be the charger has died.this can be checked with a voltmeter.
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Hello fellow techies,
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A:Battery will not charge or hold charge?!?!

Yup, sounds like a battery problem.

First, make sure the battery has a charge. Most laptop batteries have a button on them somewhere you can push that will give you the power level. Alternativly, there should be a utility in windows or the BIOS that will allow you to check the power level.

If the battery has no charge and isn't charging, then replace it with a known good one and see if it will charge up when the laptop is plugged in.

If the good battery won't charge up, then there is a problem with your motherboard.

If the battery has charge but won't power the system, then there is a problem with your motherboard too.

If this is the case, then the best you can do is contact the laptop manufacturer and get them to replace the motherboard.
 

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My Dell E310 has written CD-Rs before but some reason it wont anymore. I'm using the same blank discs I've always used and tried them in another computer and they worked but they will not work in mine. could i get some advice?
 

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I have ROXIO CREATOR 9 installed and was having problems with the "DRAG TO DISC" FEATURE SO I UNINSTALLED THIS FEATURE ONLY. NOW MY PC WILL NOT RECOGNIZE EITHER A DISC THAT HAS BEEN ERASED, OR A BRAND NEW CD/DVD DISC. HOWEVER, THERE IS NO PROBLEM WITH A DISC THAT HAS BEEN WRITTEN TO, OR A MOVIE DISC.

I WAS TRYING TO FORMAT A BUNCH OF CD-RW AND DVD+R TO GIVE TO MY GRANDSON FOR A SCHOOL PROJECT.
FOR THE LIFE OF ME I COULDNT FIND ANY PROGRAM ON MY PC THAT WOULD ALLOW ME TO FORMAT A DISC, SO I ERASED ALL OF THEM. THEY ALL HAD FINANCIAL DATA ON THEM, AND I UNDERSTAND THAT ERASING REALLY DOSENT GET RID OF EVERTHING ON THE DISC.

I HATE TO DESTROY THESE DISCS. COULD ANYONE OUT THERE HELP ME WITH THESE TWO QUESTIONS?

1 WHAT CAN I TRY THAT WILL GET MY PC TO RECOGNIZE THESE DISCS.
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NEEDLESS TO SAY I WOULD BE THANKFULL FOR ANY HELP, AND WOULD DRINK A 6-PACK IN YOUR HONOR.

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A:PC wont recognize blank CD/DVD

First open your device Manager and uninstall your cd/dvd driver and reboot.
Type devmgmt.msc in your run box this will open device manager find your cd/dvd device right click it then uninstall. Reboot your machine.
Here is some info that may interest you.
http://aumha.org/downloads/cdgone.zip

[Start] [Run] [Regedit]
Registry Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class
Key Name: {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Value Data: [Delete All Value Data from UpperFilters and LowerFilters]
Note: Do not delete the Key or the Multi-String Values. Delete only the data values.
Exit Registry and Reboot

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixtheproblem/ht/system-restore-xp.htm
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060
http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems/en-us
 

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I have Roxio Creator 9 installed and was having problems with " DRAG TO DISC" so I uninstalled THIS FEATURE ONLY.
I now have generated a problem that i need help with.

If I insert a CD/DVD that has been erased or is brand spanking new, the drive does not recognize it. However it does recognize a movie disc and other data disc's.

I was trying to FORMAT a bunch of CD-RW and DVD+R to give to my grandson for his projects at school. I'm running XP and only have ROXIO Creator 9 installed. I couldnt find anything that offered me a way to format, so I erased them all. Why this stinking PC will not accept a new or erased (blank) disc. beats me.

These used disc,s have/had financial data and if I cant format them I will have to trash them.

Is there any free (and safe) programs out there that will give me format capabilities???
Any idea's on why my drive does not see an erased or new disc?
 

A:PC wont recognise blank CD/DVD

Please do not create more than one thread for the same issue.

Closing duplicate.
 

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