battery

Forum discussion tagged with battery.
  1. P

    Question Lenovo Thinkpad T440 only charges when the charger is connected before it's turned on

    The problem looks like this: If I turn on the laptop and try to connect the charger, the power button just keeps flashing and the battery is draining. But if I connect the charger first while the laptop is off and power it on, then the battery is charging just fine under windows 10. If I...
  2. Question ROG Laptop not charging even though no issue with battery

    When I boot the laptop it shows 0% plugged in only like below image It is like this for a week now after I started using this laptop. This laptop has not been powered on for like a month. Here is the battery report from windows. Do you guys think it could be BIOS related issue since the...
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    Question DRAM led lights red after CMOS clear (Bios reset)

    I put together a budget system for very little money and everything worked out quite well, but whenever I wanted to restart the computer, I only got a black picture, but all the fans were turning and I could even blindly use the keyboard and mouse to use. After I shut down the PC using the off...
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    Question Laptop - Battery Saver vs Better Battery Mode?

    Hi all, So far on my laptop I've been using battery saver mode to save as much power as I can while my laptop is unplugged so it can use the battery up to 40% before I charge it at home to save the battery life span. I've also already disabled background apps from running. However, this will...
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    [SOLVED] Laptop - Force shutting down then immediately turning back on again causes damage of any kind?

    Hi all, I had to force shutdown my laptop recently due to a no boot device screen, and started my computer up a little bit too fast. I know I likely had an HDD issue during this time, but somewhere near logging into windows my HDD makes a single distinct mechanical noise and it worries me. So...
  6. cookiealexd123

    Question Asus UX303 power button not working

    I apparently broke my keyboard from blowdrying it so swapped it for my spare. Problem is the power button does not work. If I remove the internal components, put them back in and plug the ac in, the laptop boots up automatically. However the power key won't even shut it down etc And if I try...
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    Question Surface Pro7 charging port not working. USB-C does?

    Hello everyone, I ordered a surface pro 7 from eBay. The description was described to be like new with just an opened box. The warranty is still in effect and I have confirmed this. Now for the real issue and question. How come the surface pro 7 won't charge with the charger? I use the usb-c...
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    Question How good of an idea is to keep using a worn out battery?

    TL;DR: could it be any downside in heavily using a worn-out battery to 23% of its original capacity in a gaming laptop? Hello, I have a Dell 7577. I bought it in 2018 and as it was my first laptop with a decent GPU, I didn't know how quickly the battery of these things wear out. By the end of...
  9. Ralph AJ

    Question Battery stuck at 94% and if unplugged, laptop turns off 5 minutes later. What is the problem?

    Hello everybody, My problem is: plugged in, my laptop battery sometimes charges and sometimes not, stuck between 93 and 95%, and when unplugged, it only lasts 5 minutes or so. But, I opened the battery and checked the voltage, which is 16V exactly. I am clueless, if anybody can help me, it...
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    Question Problem with laptop battery

    I have a 4 year old Dell laptop (Windows 10) which I mostly used on AC power. Even when I used battery power, I used an external battery pack, so as to preserve the internal battery. A few months ago I used the laptop on battery power, and it was fine. Working normally. Now I find the following...
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    Question Laptop charger goes off when connected with battery, but works without it

    When I connect my laptop charger to the laptop, the green light goes off and the battery isn't charging. Now, when I pull off the battery from the laptop and connect the charger to the machine, it works perfectly fine and I can use the laptop. I know there is a big amount of topics about...
  12. K

    Question Battery replacement w/ one with lower voltage: Does it really cause problems?

    I bought a used dell latitude 5290 2-in-1, and after a while I discovered that battery health is low. So I decided to get a new replacement battery. There were two options available for latitude 5290 2-in-1. 31.5Wh one and 42Wh one. And my laptop had a 31.5Wh battery. Larger capacity would be...
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    Question Motherboard bad? Battery not seen but charger works...

    I have an older Sony VAIO and I acquired an official Sony replacement battery. I tested the new battery on another compatible laptop that is not owned by me and the battery works. My laptop however does not see it apparently and I am wondering why as this problem occurred with my old battery...
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    Question Brand New Battery Laptop stuck at 0%

    My laptop battery doesn't want to charge, it does says "Plugged In, Charging" but it does not charge any power to the battery, the percent doesn't goes up. I also bought new battery to replace the old ones, cause it's not only didn't charge any power, but the light indicator also blinking which...
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    Question When I plug in my laptop, it turns on automatically without pressing the power button ?

    My 2,5 years old laptop, an ASUS N580GD, is suddendly showing a common trouble of ASUS laptops, but not only ASUS ones. I read many people faced these troubles but I’m not finding a solution. sudden shutdown on laptop when power charger is unplugged. A “Restore AC Power Loss” or "Wake on AC"...
  16. MonteiroM

    Pavilion Gaming vs Ideapad Gaming - build quality

    Greetings. I live in Europe and I use my computer for productivity related to architecture, so 2D drafting on AutoCAD, 3D modelling on Revit, rendering on Enscape and also Adobe and Office suites. I'm going to buy either one of these laptops, both going for around 900 euro: HP Pavilion Gaming...
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    Question Samsung 350v5c battery at 0% no error shown

    Hey! My battery is connected and detected. It says plugged in and 0%, nothing else. No error is displayed even if I scan for problems. It doesn't charge evene 1%. It's kind of strange because last time the notebook was used (before some repairs) battery was working. This actually happened once...
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    Battery life sucks

    Hi, I bought an HP Zbook and it came in about a week ago. This laptop was advertised as a gaming computer expected to last, everything works great, it's got a lot of storage, it's got an i7 core, whatever. My only issue is that the battery life is awful. It has, give or take, an hour before...
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    Question Battery issues in my HP Laptop

    Hello everyone, I have HP Pavillion Notebook 15-AU624TX, its almost 4 years old and battery is also almost 4 years old, Now I am getting a warning like "FOR OPTIMAL USAGE HP RECOMMENDS YOU CHANGE YOUR BATTERY AS YOUR BATTERY'S CYCLE IN ONLY 23% LEFT" . By this statement I feel like Battery is...
  20. 1ND1A

    Question Fake or genuine battery TE04XL for my OMEN HP 15-ax248tx ?

    Product: OMEN HP 15-Ax248tx Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-Bit) https://ibb.co/DL3XhtX https://ibb.co/zsGWSWJ https://ibb.co/mtMY807 Can someone please help me in ascertaining if this battery TE04XL is fake or not? And is it compatible with my OMEN HP 15-ax248tx ? Purchased it from...
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    [SOLVED] Do i need to change my CMOS battery?

    Hello, Starting a few days ago, whenever my pc has been unplugged from power for a while and i start it, it then starts for a brief second, and then restarts and i get to the American Megatrends screen where it says: Please enter setup to recover BIOS setting. After setting up Intel(R) Optane...
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    Question Dell laptop charging issue

    Latitude E5570. original battery and charger. Just got is used it charger normally at first but around 30 percent it really slows down and then suddenly shoots up to 90 %s. I let it drain to 0 % but the issues persists
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    Question Maximus Code IX not saving BIOS Settings

    Hello everyone, Yesterday I started my desktop (Motherboard Asus Maximus IX Code) and it shut off 2 or 3 times before post. I noticed that all BIOS settings had been lost. I supposed it was the battery and today I bought a pair of batteries, and the problem persists. What can it be? I must...
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    Question What is the standard for disassembling an iPad Air?

    I have an iPad Air, about four years old. The battery can't hold a charge for long anymore. Apple wants +$200 to put a new battery in, of which I refuse b/c I could do it myself if I knew how to open the tablet the right way. So my question is, does anyone here have a standard (best, safest)...
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    Old laptop (Compaq Armada m700) dies after short period of usage

    Hi, First post here from a new user (although I have known of TH since elementary school). i recently acquired a Compaq Armada m700 with Win 98SE/DOS installed, because I wanted to have a laptop to run some of my older (Win 95 typically) game without having to deal with a virtual machine or...
  26. JimThe2nd

    [SOLVED] Battery drain while gaming even though it's plugged in

    Hi all, I've reinstalled Windows 10 recently and after doing so, I've noticed that whenever I'm gaming, the battery starts rapidly draining and the adapter gets super-duper hot. My laptop has never done this before I reinstalled Windows 10. I've been looking online everywhere for a fix but...
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    Question Laptop won't turn on (Asus s410ua)

    I'm using my laptop for more than 2 years now. My laptop came with 128GB ssd and 1TB HDD. 128GB ssd was too low for me , so recently decide to change it to 500GB SSD. 1st attched photo was my Previous SSD and 2nd one is the new one. After removing the old and intslled my new SSD, I went back to...
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    Question High CPU usage by Windows 10??!

    Hey all! I hope you are doing great! So I got this Asus f571gt laptop months ago that I've been using in my study and also for gaming. It actually suits me pretty well for that price tag, but there is one problem wich is windows 10 "system" is always consuming around 20% of the cpu usage...
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    Question About battey life.

    Hello, I have recently bought Acer Aspire 7 for studying and gaming . As it's my first laptop I'm very much concerned about preserving it's battery life. I tried to search on internet and got confused due to contradictory solutions out there. One camp claims to keep it plugged in at 100% and...
  30. Mattkatt

    Question laptop shows battery is 100% charged but dies when unplugged

    I know this question has been asked many times, but I have not seen anyone describe it the way it happened to me. I bought an Asus Zephyrus GX701GWR a couple months ago and has been working perfectly until now. Just a couple of days ago I ran the laptop on battery for about 4 hours before...
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    Question Chromebook not charging

    Hi, My Dell Chromebook isn’t charging. It also isn’t turning on because it’s out of battery. When I plug it in the charge light comes on for about a second but then turns off again. I have tried the charging ports on both side of the chromebook and have tried multiple plug points. Has anyone...
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    Question CPU Maximum Frequency Stuck at 31%

    I'm at a bit of a loss here. Been doing research for a while now but I just can't seem to find out why my laptop is slow. It's an older one (6 years now), with an i7 4710HQ processor (2.5 GHz, boost to 3.5 GHz) and 16 GB DDR3 RAM. It used to be just fine, but I've found it annoyingly slow...
  33. Bernard57

    [SOLVED] Laptop battery substitute

    I call this battery substitute. I'd like to hear some ideas about a battery problem. This is the 2nd battery I am buying and it isn't charging. The charger works fine without a battery connected. This is an HP Elitebook 8570p. The utility reported for the 1st battery and the 2nd that the first...
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    Question ASUS UX330UA No wifi/bluetooth/sound after battery change

    Hello everyone, A couple of days ago I tried (for the first time) to change the battery of my ASUS UX330UA, since the old one was at less than 50% charge. I used this battery since I couldn't find one made by asus online. After turning it back on, I noticed that I lost the wifi, bluetooth...
  35. UltimateOssas

    Question Electricity Consumption of a Laptop without Battery

    Hey! Can someone tell me if a laptop without a battery that is plugged in while it is shut down consume electricity, and if it does, how much? Recently, I removed my battery because it wasn't working anymore but I was planning to buy a new one (if I found one online) and most of the time, I...
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    Question Sony Vaio no POST with keyboard lights on?

    Hello, I have an ancient Sony Vaio laptop (PCG-7Y2L) that refuses to post. It doesn’t have a battery and nor do I intend to spend 115$ on eBay for a new battery. No, 115$ is not a typo. However, I’m afraid the lack of battery might be why it’s not posting. All that happens when I hit the power...
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    [SOLVED] Plugged in not charging on 2 laptops

    I have had two different laptops have the same issue in the last 6 months. They both consistently have the "plugged in not charging" issue. The first laptop (Acer Aspire 7) I sent back to the manufacturer who replaced the battery but the problem returned. The second newer one (lenovo legion 5)...
  38. Godgiveproblems

    [SOLVED] My laptop battery not working now after i fixed power supply.

    I took my laptop to repair and they called me it was repaired since it was my laptop not charging problem. They called me next day said it was fixed they charged me $35 dollars. It was working finally after months 3,4 month i was happy. I ran tests by pressing f12 (dell lnspration) it said your...
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    broken laptop battery

    i opened my laptop in order to clean the fans and i saw that the battery is a little puffy. is it broken? is it safe to use the laptop? battery looks like this : https://ibb.co/dQXtMC3 ,https://ibb.co/zGyQZ52
  40. DJDD01

    Question is this battery info normal?

    My device : Acer predator helios 300 2018 edition with I5 8300h and gtx 1050ti. Battery model: LG PABAS0241231 This is my battery info in HWinfo Battery Voltage [V] 16.842 Wear Level [%] 22.5 is this normal? The battery voltage seems a bit high to me, it's usually around 12v in...