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Toshiba Tecra 8000 doesn't see battery

I replaced the battery but my charge light will go out after a few seconds.

If I remove and reinsert the battery the charge light will come on but then just go out again.

The battery meter doesn't see the battery but if I unplug the AC power the laptop stays running so it is being power by the battery.

I cleaned the contacts on the battery and laptop but it didn't help.

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  • xlh1460 Jan 20, 2008

    I thought that might be it so I updated the BIOS. 9.30 was the newest I could find (I created a bootable CD) but that didn't help.



    I think it is the AC adapter, I hooked the laptop up to a bench supply and it seemed to be drawing more current that my adapter could provide. I have a new adapter on order so I have my fingers crossed. Thanks for the suggestion.

  • Olehenry1 Jan 20, 2008

    Same problem here -- ordered a new battery for the Tecra, which has charged up to a range of 38-42%, after which the light goes out along with Windows Power Management no longer recognizing the battery's presence.

    Did the Bios update or power supply change do anything?

    Jack

    Tempe, AZ

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I tested this camera for a client. I didn’t have the light running for more than 15 minutes. The battery lasted approximately 6 hours before recharging. The LCD, however, had a few dead pixels - never saw this before. Tried returning for exchange and had to put up quite a fight. Anyone else seen this? http://www.batteryfast.co.uk

Posted on May 06, 2008

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I have the same prob, but mine will not even run on it.

Posted on May 01, 2008

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If you need a new battery, I suggest you could purchase one from http://www.batteryfast.com , which would shipping to you fast and the quality is satisfy satisfied.:)

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

Same prblem. udating latest bio did not work

Posted on Apr 03, 2008

I've precisly the same problem, but mu battery reaches 15% or so, but then the orange led goes of, and the laptop says there's no battery present. It is probably a problem with your BIOS, and in needs an update, but you'll need a Floppy drive to update the BIOS.
Grtz. Tom

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Upgrading my tecra 8000 mother board

You don't have to change or replace your motherboard ..

just go to toshiba website........select your model by its serial No. and download the all available Drivers like Sound, Video, bios, management etc.....

install all these Drivers on your Laptop......... your motherboard will be up-to-date.

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SOURCE: Toshiba tecra 8000 EC/KBC update

go to system setting by pressing F2 when you see the toshiba or bios logo

disable the system setting auto update.

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SOURCE: my toshiba tecra 8000 doesn`t load windows it just

Hey Mark, The issue could be with the OS itself.., try doing a LKGC or a system restore from the safe mode.., if these do not work OSRI is the only resort.

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