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Philips computer battery not charging: I have a Philips Freevents laptop and two batteries for it. Suddenly last week one of the batteries, which had been fine up until then, stopped charging. The icon says: "0% remaining (charging)." But it isn't charging. I've tried my spare battery; same problem. Since it seems unlikely they have both collapsed simultaneously, I can only assume it's a software problem. Any idea how to fix it?

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So, "all three batteries" suddenly get this zero charge. That is VERY "incriminating". Almost 100% certain you have either a connector problem (most likely) or a power regulator circuit failure (less likely). Get a flashlight and magnifying glass, and look deep into the battery compartment at the connector. Almost certain there is some bent pin or other irregularity there. If so, be careful straightening it out. Disconnect PSU and still, be careful not to cross-connect two connectors. Even though PSU and battery are removed, there is still a small battery inside that keeps that circuit alive for clock and PRAM settings... don't want to short that circuit out. Work only on one pin/strip at a time. Hope this is the problem. Because if it is the regulator circuit -that is a motherboard matter. Major repair, usually not worth the cost. But I really think that scenario is unlikely, unless you caused some serious short recently. Let me know what you see inside.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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Take it back to the shop. The Sale Of Goods Act says that goods have to last for a "reasonable" time. It is not reasonable for a laptop to break after 18 months.

See http://www.berr.gov.uk/consumers/fact-sheets/page38311.html
or search for "Sale Of Goods Act".

It is possible, however, that the power button is broken. Try getting some compressed air to blow out any gunk from underneath it. If the laptop supports it, remove the keyboard any make sure you don't have biscuit crumbs under the key.

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I had exactly the same problem after a hard disc format, and I was searching for many hours for the solution. After I installed these drivers, ALL the devices are working perfectly!

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