My Dell Inspiron 6000 works fine on AC, but will not charge
I recently had to send in my Inspiron to be repaired because the charging port was loose, but now I have an entirely different problem. The AC cord plugs in fine and the computer will run on AC, but it refuses to charge my battery. I tested the battery and it's not dead, and I tested the AC cord and it's not dead either. Is there something wrong with the conversion of AC in my laptop?
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Re: My Dell Inspiron 6000 works fine on AC, but will not...
Hi, As a first step, Try reseating the battery on the laptop and see if the problem is resolved. If not working, then try flashing the BIOS on the laptop. You can find the latest BIOS for your system in the support.dell.com website. 1. GO to support.dell.com 2. Click on "Drivers & Downloads" 3. Either select your System model or enter your the service tag of the computer. 4. Under the "BIOS" section., you will find an option to download the BIOS. 5. Save it to your system., and just double click it, to install.
-> Make sure that the system is not turned off while Updating the BIOS...
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Hello, If the battery won't charge and the laptop won't turn on but the ac adapter works with other laptops, then the problem is the port where you plugin the ac adapter. Some of the laptops has it built in to the motherboard. So you might need to have it repaired by a technician. Or if the laptop is still in warranty, you might need to send it to the manufacturer to have it repaired or replaced. But if the laptop works without the battery, or it will turn on but the battery indicator is not lighting up, you're facing one of these problems. 1. The battery itself is dead. 2. the battery bay is loose 3. the battery itself is loose Hope this helps...
Since you have already replaced the battery and the laptop works with
the AC charger, then probably the charge circuit in the system board (mother board) is bad. I have rarely seen an AC charger that will power the laptop but not charge the battery. 99% of the time, if it is not the battery, it is the system board.
sounds like your charging circuit isn't working or the adapter isn't putting out enough power or amprage to fully charge the battery, or you battery went bad. if the charging circuit is bad then so is *********** board, time to burry the system and buy a new one
Try taking out battery and plug in power. If it works, battery is faulty. If not, Try taking out your hard disk plug in power, if it works, hard disk is faulty. If not, Try taking out memory card, if there's a sound, memory card faulty. If no sound, it's your motherboard that is causing the error.
Note: If machine is under warranty no need to pay for the repairs.