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Medion NoteBook :LT 9886 The "Battery

Medion NoteBook :LT 9886 The "Battery Low Warning Beep2 is Disabled in CMOS. The Power meter always shows 100% remaining and a single beep is given every 10 seconds when disconnected from the AC adaptor. No beep when connected to the AC adaptor. P L E A S E H E L P !

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  • eh939rs Jun 30, 2008

    The LT 9886 runs ok on just the vbattery, but with the beeps.

  • eh939rs Jun 30, 2008

    The LT 9886 runs OK on just the battert . . . . but with the beep.

  • eh939rs Jun 30, 2008

    1 short beep every 10 seconds which stops when connected to the AC Adaptor

  • eh939rs Jun 30, 2008

    Battery Low Warning Beep is disabled

  • eh939rs Jul 01, 2008

    Yes, please pursue the BIOS fix and the utility for the battery wear level. Many thanks.

  • eh939rs Jul 01, 2008

    The serial number is H1233338
    There is also another ID: MO-L8A040 0

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Is that the original power cord for that? Or was that one bought aftermarket, some aftermarket chargers will only power your laptop and not charge.

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In this case I would recommend contacting the company directly with email for a bios fix, also they might offer to fix it for free by sending the laptop to them with their cost.

Try contacting the support with email about this.

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There is no proper support information available online for ur model.i would advice u tocontact them directly n ask for some phone support to solve ur problem.will get back to u soon if i find any more information to help u out.

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Change the Battery and then see what happens.

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This is the faulty in voltage regulator in your computer you need to replace the regulator from local computer service center this will fix the issue..........

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Your BIOS has overridden your attempt to turn off the beeps. This is pretty common. There may be a fix for this, also common.

If you are getting 1-2 hours of normal, not heavy, use from your battery this is in the normal range.

Getting a use of one hour while giving your machine heavy usage is about average for an older battery. You can't believe all these tests that report battery usage above 2 hours.

There is a free utility that can report back the 'Wear Level' of your current battery. This wear level is indicative of the battery to fail at receiving a full charge anymore.

Do you want to pursue a BIOs fix for your battery if there is one. And do you want to pursue the utility that tells you the wear level of your battery?

Posted on Jun 30, 2008

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    Glenn Rogers Jul 01, 2008

    What is your Medion serial number?
    This is where you find it. On the bottom of your subNotebook.

    With that model number one of us real experts may be able to actually help you.

    But, from what I've read, and t be honest, Medion cannot keep up with orders, I really doubt they have had their product on the streets long enough to have created solutions. But you never know.

    I can get you their 800 number, unless you've tried that to no avail. Here it is: (866) 633-4660

    I'm curiouis as to why you didn't get a Eee Asus subNotebook? It has a touch screen you can add now. MSI will be coming out with one soon too. And then there is always good used Gateway Tablet PCs that get resold because salesman have to look like they have the latest model on the market.

    Anyway, provided the serial number and there may be something to turn the beep off in BIOS. I sort of doubt it. If engineers build it in they're reluctant to turn it off. Have you tried putting think tape over the speaker holes, not the normal speakers but a hole or holes underneath for the status beep codes. Those don't use your normal speakers.


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    Glenn Rogers Jul 01, 2008

    A search of down loadable support files at Medion does not result in anything, for your models S/N.

    This is probably due to the fact that this company is small and being flooded for support on this model you have.

    In either case, its time to make contact with them over the phone as it is highly possible I wasn't able to find anything. Their website isn't one of hte better ones I've worked with for support.

    The phone number is above in my comments to you.


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Upgrade Medion Laptop Battery from NiMH to Li-Ion

if your laptop uses a NI-MH battery that is 9.6 Volts, 4000mAh and the new li-ion laptop battery is 14.4 Volt, 3600mAh, then you will obtain longer run time with the li-ion battery.
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Greetings,

Check your warranty. Better have the whole unit repalced if possible.

Keep us posted and thank you for using our service.
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First you can change the battery low alarm lower than 10% I suggest 4%. If battery has been used more than 500 full cycle replacement will be best option. If its below 500 cycle (recharge), better check your BIOS version if its older get newest update. Many laptop companies come up with new updates to manage battery life better.

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You may be having battery memory problem .
Battery memory is where the battery becomes conditioned to run for less time than it is designed to run. Say for example, you run your computer on battery for an hour and then you plug it back in to let it recharge. The battery will become conditioned to run only an hour before it runs out of juice.

To correct Battery Memory problems, you must completely drain the battery and recharge it. To completely drain your battery, you must go into your Windows Control Panel and select Power. Then you must turn Power Management Off. Next, you must go into your BIOS and make sure that if there is a power management setting there, that you turn it off as well. In most cases, once you are inside the BIOS, you will highlight Power Management and press Enter. Then locate the item Hibernation at Critical Battery, and by using the Minus sign, change the setting to Off. Once these steps have been completed, then use your Escape key to return to the top level menu, and select Save Settings and Exit.

Once you have completed turning off the power management in both the BIOS and the Operating System, you must unplug the computer, turn the computer on and let it run until it completely runs out of electricity. Then you should charge the battery for 12 hours. At the end of the charging cycle, then run the computer again until the battery is dead, and then charge the battery for 12 more hours. You should repeat this process four times, before returning the computer to its original power management settings.

As far as battery usage goes, it is recommended that you should use the battery once every two weeks, and keep the battery in the system so that the AC adapter can keep the battery charged at all times. It is also recommended that if you don't use the battery for more than two weeks, you should completely discharge the battery and store it at room temperature

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  • gopinath pasupathy Jul 03, 2008

    better contact near by service center to solve your problem



    your problem seems to be very much complicated

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Battery Low Signals and Actions

Battery Low occurs when the battery has approximately 10% of its charge remaining. The notebook gives warning beeps to alert you to take actions. If your notebook model has LED indicators, the Battery indicator will blink orange.

Immediately save your date upon Battery Low. The remaining operating time depends on how you are using the notebook: if you are using the audio subsystem, PC card, hard or floppy disk drives, the battery might run out of charge very quickly.

Always respond to Battery low by connecting the AC adapter or turning off the notebook, or suspending your notebook to disk.
If you do not take any action, after two minutes' warning beeps, the notebook will automatically suspend to disk and turn off.

I may suggest you to change the battery,You can disable that sound do this :Go to Power Saving and select "DISABLE" on Battery Low Warning Beep.

Hope that helps.......

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    Mark Gil Jun 30, 2008

    Go to your BIOS and disable that sound do this :Go to Power Saving and select "DISABLE" on Battery Low Warning Beep.

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    Mark Gil Jun 30, 2008

    My suggestion should do the trick for that beeping sound.....



    Juts inform me if it work.......

  • Mark Gil
    Mark Gil Jun 30, 2008

    Have you done this already on your BIOS? Go to Power Saving and select "DISABLE" on Battery Low Warning Beep.

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Is it a continuous short beep? whats the pattern of the beep codes?

continous short beeps - bios boot block/corrupted bios

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1 beep - computer ok
continous beeps / long beeps - memory error
continous short beeps - bios boot block/corrupted bios
1 long beep followed by 3 short beeps - video card error

They are the most common/standard beep codes that you will encounter daily as a Computer Tech. However if you happen to came across other beep codes that are not listed above, you can check out this list



AMI BIOS

1 short - Computer ok
2 short - RAM failure
3 short - Parity RAM failure
4 short - System timer failure
5 short - Motherboard failure
6 short - Keyboard controller error
7 short - CPU failure
8 short - Video RAM failure
9 short - ROM BIOS error
10 short - CMOS read/write error
11 short - Cache RAM error
1 short, 3 long - Memory failure
1 short, 8 long - Video adapter failure

Check board/chipset makers website for more infomation.

AWARD BIOS

1 long - Memory error
1 long, 2 short - Video error
1 long, 3 short - Video failure
Continuous beeps - Memory or video failure

note that AWARD relies on motherboard manufacturers to develop their own beep codes - the above are only their own internal codes. You will need to refer to your own manual for an explanation of precise codes.


Standard IBM beep codes.

No beep - Power supply or motherboard failure
1 short - System is ok
2 short - POST error (code displayed on screen)
Repeating short - Motherboard failure
1 long, 1 short - Motherboard failure
1 long, 2 short - Video display adapter failure
1 long, 3 short - Video display adapter error
3 long - Keyboard error


Pheonix beep codes

1-1-3 CMOS memory failure
1-1-4 BIOS failure
1-2-1 System timer error
1-2-2 Motherboard error
1-2-3 Motherboard error
1-3-1 Motherboard error
1-4-1 Motherboard error
1-4-2 Memory error
2-x-x Memory failure (any number of other beeps)
3-1-x Chipset error (any number of other beeps)
3-2-4 Keyboard controller error
3-3-4 Video adapter failure
4-2-4 Expansion card failure
4-3-4 Time of day clock failure
4-4-1 Serial port error
4-4-2 Parallel port error
4-4-3 Math co-processor error

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The battery is shot and needs replacing.

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