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MY battry not charging But computer is working ok with AC power .... i can plug and unplug battery but no improvements .... what coulsd be wrong ...is beatry completly dead or some other problem ..? SONY VGN S 460

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  • supaloonfoo May 24, 2009

    I have the same problem. I reformatted my laptop and updated the drivers but that didnt help. I cant figure out why my battery wont charge...Its at 0% charged but only turns on with ac power connected to it.

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It would seem the battery is dead, however, before buying a new one, check to see if it is charging as it could be a motheboard problem.

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google translated
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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.


Remove and reconnect battery


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

Third-party utility


Use a third-party battery utility to determine the total capacity of the battery. For example, BatteryCare is a free software utility capable of doing this.


Replace battery or AC adapter

If your computer is still in warranty we suggest skipping to the next step.


If the above steps have been completed, we suggest replacing the battery in the computer or AC adapter. In most situations it's a bad battery.


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