Forum discussion tagged with Charger.
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    Question USB C charging HP 14-DK1022WM

    So I got this HP laptop as my secondary pc and wondered if I could use the USB C port it has to charge it as the charger it came with has a rare wall plug that i don't have an adapter right now, the problem is that i have about 80% of battery and I tried plugging my Galaxy S9 USB C charger and...
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    Question Dell Latitude E7440 only recognizes dell power supplies when it is plugged into a dock

    Hello! I have a dell latitude e7440 that I saved from the scrap pile. When I got the machine it had dead short and the system would not power on. I was able to trace the short to a small capacitor near the mosfet PQ4. With the capacitor removed, the system booted. However, it did not recognize...
  3. RMichaels

    Question Need Help! Laptop Charger

    Hi! My laptop charger is broken and I need to buy a new one. But I don't know what size of the charger/pin to choose..Please help my laptop is ASUS K53U 3.42A.. I also don't know what is the size of the plug/connector..
  4. MichaelQ95

    Question Ethernet not working when I plugged in my wall charger that charges my laptop

    The connection was fine when i plugged in the ethernet cable, but once I plugged in my charger, the internet would not work. After some testing, the Wifi works with or without the charger plugged in, but the ethernet only works without the charger plugged in. Any tips? Do I throw my charger...
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    [SOLVED] Laptop recognises charger but isn't charging

    Hey, I've got an HP Pavilion gaming laptop - HP 15-bc350na. In the past few days, I've noticed that it wasn't charging all the time when I was using it on the power supply, but initially it was intermittent enough for me to assume that the charger cable hadn't been seated properly, or the cable...
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    Question i7 6700HQ speed going up and down.

    I've had this Omen laptop for 3 years now. It has a 1070 and a i7 6700HQ. I've always had problems with the CPU since it's really not that great, and if I knew I would have this many problems with it I would probably have bought a different laptop. So, let's cut to the chase, lately I've...
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    [SOLVED] How can i clean a Macbook charger cable?

    How can I clean a Macbook charger cable safely? My cable is pretty dirty at the moment I read that rubbing alcohol damages the protective layer of the cable and makes it dry. Using other chemicals on the cable also damages the cable in the long term.
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    [SOLVED] Laptop Port Smoking

    Hi, I was looking for some advice for my laptop which has stopped working, which I'd been using until suddenly the laptops power supply would started flashing green instead of staying a solid green, and when plugged into the laptop, the charging port would immediately start smoking, at one point...
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    Question Burnt Electrode on Google Pixel's Charger

    This morning, I noticed that my Pixel 2 XL was charging much slower than usual. My deduction was right, when I locked the phone, on the bottom of the screen it says "charging rapidly, 4 hours remaining". 4 hours, that ain't right. That's when I unplug my charger from the electric socket. Note...
  10. Kogure

    Question New gaming laptop charger overheating

    Hello! So I bought a new laptop for college, and I ended up paying a bit more to get a gaming one. It's the HP Omen 15-dc1621nd, couple of months old. It has a Core i5-9300H, a hyperthreaded 4 core, and an RTX 2060. It also really likes to turbo boost itself to 4GHz all the way up to 95C, on...
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    Question My ASUS VIvoBook won't restart unles I put on the charger

    Hello, So I bought a new Asus VivooBook, it's already 7 days old, the problem is , whenever I shutdown the pc for about 8 hours, It won't start unless I plug in the charger(even when he is full) til he boots then I unplug it, but I can't keep like that, sometimes when I'm traveling for example...
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    Question Charging suddenly stop when I try to use the device

    It's my first time with a mac computer, I have a macbook pro 2011 . The problem , charger works fine when the laptop is closed or idle, when I start using it like for example opening Finder, simply the charger lights turns off and stop charging. Thanks in advance .
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    Question Can I use a different charger with same connecter pin?

    I have a Lenovo Y510p laptop. It uses a 120W 19.5V 6.15A rated charger and the connecter pin is 5.5x2.5 mm. I can neither find an original Lenovo charger nor a compatible adapter with exact ratings in my locality. My question is can I use a 120W 19V 6.42A adapter for ASUS that has the same...
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    [SOLVED] Laptop Plugged In Not Charging, and lagging heavily while playing games

    Hi, I have an Acer Aspire 5 A515-51G-56K9, it's about 1 year old now. The battery has already been once replaced because it had a 80% Wear Level according to HWinfo. The laptop came with a 65W charger, which heats up quite a lot, while charging especially charging while playing games...
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    Question Is there a way to check if a laptop charger is legit or not?

    Ss after losing my laptop charger I bought a new one off Amazon. It looks like the old one, even same characteristics. But the connector on the block is covered in dirt. It charges my laptop, but I don't know if it really delivers 120W or not. Is there a way to check it? This is how it looks...
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    Question Charger is normal until I play games - it stops and starts working randomly causing some massive FPS drop making games unplayable

    Hi guys! I appear to have a problem with my laptop and i just cant figure out whats going on. I bought the HP Pavilion Gaming 15 (cx0818no version) laptop a few weeks ago and this has been an occurring issue. When im just running the laptop on a daily basis doing normal things, there are no...
  17. Maciej__

    Question Laptop wont boot up

    Hello, my laptop won't boot up no matter what I try, after I press the power button nothing happens except dvd drive spinning up, even the fan doesn't turn on. Also after I press the power button and plug in the charger there is a short beep, the same when I unplug it. I already tried Taking out...
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    Question HP Pavilion Replacement Charger

    I have an HP Pavilion 15-cx0056wm and need to buy a replacement charger. On the back of the laptop it says the input is 10.5vdc 7.7A but do i really need a 7.7 amp charger to be able to game on it? Please help. Thanks
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    Question Can a Micro-USB adapter charge headphones with a USB-C cable?

    Hey! I'm having a hard time getting my headphones charged as well as everything else at my home that got a micro-USB port. I am trying to get 1 wall charger (In my case the one that came with my Google Pixel 2 XL that has a USB-C port) to work with every thing at my home. I charge my phone...
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    Question Toshiba battery not holding charge

    Seven year old Toshiba satellite that I'm just trying to get a bit more life out of, it's a nice machine for basic admin, word processing, very light gaming. The battery hasn't held charge for three/four years now but I wasn't tech savvy then. Over the last six months I've managed to eliminate...