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Acer aspire 3000 doesn't charge

My laptop doesn't charge the battery, it only works with ac.

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Hi i have an acer aspire 3000, it will only run off ac and wont charge the battery, the battery is good as i can charge fine with my other battery.

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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Harvester3 makes a point here most likely the battery is gone, don't worry it happens quite often batteries have a life time and they need to be replaced. Good luck!

Posted on Aug 30, 2007

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Are you sure the battery is good? How old is the system and battery? Do you have any way to check voltage at the battery terminals?

Posted on Aug 29, 2007

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SOURCE: I can not charge battery on laptop or run on ac.

How are you sure that the power is getting through? Is the AC light on the computer on steady? Does it blink if you bump the connector?

So often the jack of the adapter or within the machine fails. Often if the jack feels loose on the computer, it is bad.

However, if none of that applies, I would go into the control panel and look at all the power settings to see if anything is unreasonable. Similarly, I'd look at the BIOS settings. (You may have to hit a particular key, like F10, when the machine boots --- there should be information on the screen, in the manual or at the Acer site.)

If that doesn't turn up anything, I would check the BIOS version and carefully follow the instructions to load a newer version if one is available or reload the previous version. Why? I don't exactly know, but when I had a Sony VAIO machine witih similar symptoms tech support suggested this and it did work.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Acer aspire laptop won't charge

Hi,
First of all you have to determine whether it's the battery, charger or the laptop itself.
Remove the battery and boot the laptop on AC power only, if the laptop boots up you can rule out the charger and the laptop, you may need a new battery if that is the case.



Regards.

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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As you have tried to replace battery and still new battery is not getting charged in this case it seems there is hardware problem. Circuit which allows battery to charge is not working.

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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SOURCE: ac adapter connection inside laptop doesnt work, light for battery charging will not turn on and will not charge

It's more likely your dc power jack was loose or broken. It need to be resoldered.

Posted on Dec 07, 2011

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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.

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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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Removing it and then put it back into the laptop.

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Use a third-party battery utility to determine the total capacity of the battery.

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Replace battery or AC adapter

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


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Try removing the battery from the back and then running it directly through the AC adapter. Sometimes the battery and AC adapter have conflicts and it can cause a laptop to become inoperable.

If this doesn't fix the problem in any way, I would recommend trying a new battery or AC adapter.


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Did you plug your AC adapter in and then try to turn it on? It may be that your battery ran out of power. Try to plug your AC adapter into your laptop, wait about 2 minutes for the battery to charge, then turn on your laptop. If that doesn't work, you may need to replace your battery. The battery on that laptop is fairly cheap, ranging in price from $10 used to $60 new. If that doesn't work, your power button may need to be fixed. You then need to have it fixed by a reputable computer repair store.

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First you should figure out what caused this problem. Here below are some possible cause:

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If the AC adapter is not working properly, then the charging won't occur at all. An AC adapter, with lower than required voltage settings, will not be able to charge the battery. See to it that the AC adapter matches the laptop battery's requisite settings. A loose wire or internal breakdown, may render an AC adapter useless. Changing the adapter all together might solve your problem.
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Power Management Software Problem
Sometimes, the problem is merely with the power management software. This is the classic case, when the laptop charges when switched off, but doesn't when the computer has booted. The software may have gotten corrupted which must be causing the problem. In such a case, go to the device manager section and uninstall the power management software. In case of Windows XP, uninstall 'Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery listing' from the device manger section. Take care that you do not install any other AC adapter driver software. Then go for a 'hardware scan', which will automatically identify the battery and reinstall the latest version of the drivers again. That will restore the charging facility of your laptop.
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If neither the AC adapter, nor the power management software has a problem, then problem can be with the internal charging circuitry of the laptop. In this case, there is little you can do, other than send the laptop to the manufacturer's service center.
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If you have checked for all of the above, one of the main reasons, which could lead to the problem of laptop plugged in but laptop battery not charging is a bad or dead battery. Run a laptop battery test. If your laptop is quite old, this could be one of the most likely reasons. Get the battery checked from the manufacturer and check if it has exceeded its predicted recharge cycle limit. It is important that you get the dead battery replaced immediately with a new one. Laptop battery troubleshooting will solve the problem.

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