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Laptop will not charge

May laptop will not charge. Can someone advise on how to check what the problem is. To identify is it the power lead or the connection in the laptop. it philips freeevents

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Have the battery tested. The battery holds the charge.

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If your laptop works fine while plugged in but stops working while unplugged it's likely that either your laptop battery is bad or your laptop is not charging the battery properly.

Below are steps that can be taken to help identify the cause of this issue.

Leave power plugged in


Make sure the computer has been charging from the power plug for at least two hours before attempting to unplug it.


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In some situations the battery can become loose.
Removing it and then put it back into the laptop.

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some motherboards cmos batteries are soldered in

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the leads from your (motherboard to your hard drive) make sure they have a secure dust free connections and are not faulty


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http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/10381_div/10381_div.HTML

There is a manual for your armada, the battery is inside the hinge, and you put the charger in the hinge..not sure if it on left or right side of it
If the battery is healthy then it will be full charged in a couple of hours from emty to full, if the battery ise´nt that healthy, it can take 10-12 hours of more

Good luck to you

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