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System keeps shutting off. Power will show available, and then not available. Resoldered the power jack on the motherboard. Problem went away, and then came back.

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  • Schyre Sep 05, 2008

    It is an HP laptop. Pavilion zx5295. The system will run from the battery, however the power cord will not charge the battery while it is in use. The power cord will not work without the battery, and even at that only sometimes.

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I ran into a problem just like this a few months ago. Try installing the latest BIOS drivers from HP's website. For some reason, that fixed it for me. Also, from the BIOS or HP battery optimizer software, try running some tests on the battery to see if there is a problem with it.

Hope that helps....

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