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Charging Problem I accidentally dropped my Compaq Presario V4000 on the floor after the AC adapter got tangled on my foot. It will not take a charge anymore.

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  • brelu721 Nov 08, 2008

    My son has the same problem. His battery is good, it just won't charge when he plugs it in. I have the same computer and when he puts my battery in his computer, it works fine, and when we charge his battery on my computer, that works also. Does that still sound like the ac/dc card or the motherboard?

  • tpeder-2 Nov 21, 2008

    Hi



    I have the same problem with my v4000. I dropped it and now it will not charge with the AC adapter plugged in. I bought a quick dock for from HP and the battery charges thru it when I have it plugged into the computer and run the AC thru the quick dock The computer runs fine and works with out problems. But as you probably understand I have to have it connected to the quick dock all the time to charge

    What is my problem?

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Your problem could be one of the 3 things:

a) the battery (about $50 to replace on eBay)
b) the AC/DC card which actually converts electricity into "juice" for your battery (probably around $50-75 + labor)
c) motherboard (for most laptops, between $200 and $400)

My recommendation would be to either buy a new battery first to see, since that's the easiest way to determine the problem ...or perhaps post an ad on Freecycle.org for someone to give you or let you borrow their battery just to test it out.

If the new or borrowed battery doesn't charge, it's options b or c

Hope this helps :)

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