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Not receiving power from ac adapter

When laptop turned on, turns off in a few seconds. adapter seems unable to recharge laptop. was told there is no way to recharge battery without it being inside laptop.

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Mine had a bad wire in the power supply.

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Laptop is turning on and off


Remove the AC adapter (Charger)

PROPER method is to disconnect the power cord of the AC adapter, from power; THEN unplug the AC adapter from the laptop.

Same thing in reverse to plug the AC adapter back in.
AC adapter is plugged into laptop, THEN AC adapter is plugged into power.

Unplugging the AC adapter from the laptop, while being plugged into power; can cause a Voltage Spike.

You may get away with it for years, and several laptops; and have no problems.

However it only takes ONCE, to fry out the SMD fuses, Multi-Layer Ceramic Capacitors, and Power MOSFET's, on the laptop motherboard's DC to DC circuit.

Jus sayin'.

Moving on........

AC adapter removed, remove the Battery.
Press the Power On button in, and hold in for a count of 10 seconds.
Let go.
Do this procedure 2 more times.

(Draining residual power)

Reinstall the Battery. Attach the AC adapter, plug AC adapter into power. Let the Battery charge 24 hours.
Then turn the laptop on, and tell me what happened.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Mar 15, 2013 | HP Pavilion PC Laptops

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We noticed today that the battery does not charge, nor will the laptop operate with only the power adapter connected. I've verified that the power brick is putting out the correct voltage. If I...


Check if the AC Adapter brick is getting warm when connected, if not then you need to replace the Adapter.

If AC Adapter brick is getting warm and still its not charging the Battery, please perform the following steps.

1. Disconnect the AC Adapter.
2. Remove the Battery.
3. Hold the Power button down for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
4. Reconnect the AC adapter and do NOT connect the battery now.
5. Turn on the Notebook power.

Note: With an extensive use of the notebook, some times notebook would store some static charges which indeed will stop the notebook from powering up or charging the battery.
The procedure to remove this static charges from the notebook is known as power drain.
Performing a power drain procedure will not effect any personal data or delete any pictures from the hard drive on your notebook.

If issue persists, contact Notebook manufacturer for further support.

Oct 15, 2010 | PC Laptops

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My laptop wont start even though the light indicator in the charger is on


You may first try performing the steps mentioned below:
1) Connect the AC adapter into a known working AC outlet and to the DC jack on the notebook.
2) Verify the correct AC adapter is being used, and not a third-party replacement AC adapter.
3) Do not connect the AC adapter to a surge protector or extension cord.
4) If the DC jack on the computer is loose or damaged, the computer may require service.
5) Some AC adapters have a POWER LED indicator and can be confirmed as receiving power by ensuring the LED is lit. If the AC adapter is damaged, or the LED is not lit or continuously flickers when plugged into a working AC outlet, the adapter must be replaced.
6) Attempt to turn on the computer normally.
7) Press and hold the Power Switch for 5 seconds.
8) Remove the battery.
9) Disconnect the AC power adapter.
10) Press and hold the Power Switch for 5 seconds.
11) Connect the AC power adapter.
12) Attempt to turn on the computer.
NOTE: If the computer turns on without the battery, connect and charge the battery for 24 hours.
13) Disconnect all external devices that are connected to the computer.
14) Attempt to turn on the computer.
15) Remove any additional Random Access Memory (RAM) that was installed in the computer.
16) Attempt to turn on the computer.
17) The troubleshooting steps listed above should resolve your issue.
If you have completed all of the steps and the issue is not resolved, service may be required.

Jul 06, 2010 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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It turns on for a few seconds then shuts off


Hi,
Since you have already replaced the ac adapter. The problem is still there. the most likely cause of the failure is bad motherboard. Remove the battery from the laptop and disconnect the ac adapter . Press the power button for 10 seconds. Reconnect the ac adapter and try powering on the system. If the same doesnot work

Try the steps in the link
http://tinyurl.com/yd842up


Thanks for using Fixya
proton

Mar 15, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1318 Laptop Computer PC...

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My laptop comes on but immediately turns back off after a few seconds. What's wrong


Sounds like a build up of static electricity. Try doing a power discharge.

1: Take out the battery.
2: From the adapter box (not the wall) unplug the power cord.
3: Press the power button 10 times. On the eleventh time hold it down between 25-35 seconds.
4: Plug in batter and power cord.

The computer should turn on. If not, the most likely cause is the system board or the AC adapter. You might want to try another AC adapter to ensure that the adapter is not the issue. If it's not the AC adapter then the system board is most likely dead and you need to call Lenovo (800-426-7378) to see if you're under warranty and can get the computer fixed.

Nov 06, 2009 | PC Laptops

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My dell laptop does not start


Generally, it is an indication that the system is not receiving power. Here are some possibilities:
  1. Bad AC adapter, not providing any/enough power to start system/charge battery. Try a different AC adapter, see if anything changes.
  2. Bad damaged AC connector on motherboard. If the power connection to system is wobbley and not firm, then the adapter plug may be broken. It is possible to got the plug repaired/replaced but generally this is a motherboard replacement.
  3. A component is preventing system from starting. Remove all customer removable items (HDD, CD Drive, RAM, Modem, Wireless Card & battery) see if system will power on and give any error codes (The lock lights on/flashing) If the symptoms change with the removable parts out, then add them back one at a time and see if the system will turn on. If no change, again, replace the motherboard.

Apr 02, 2009 | Dell Latitude 110L Notebook

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Toshiba satelite A100 rejects AC... often.


Just to humor me, are you using any peripherals with your laptop when this happens, such as a wireless mouse, USB connections such as digital cameras? Try to take these away when recharging.

There seems to be 2 issues here.
1) Recharing batteries: To prepare the batteries for long-term use (I do not know how long you've had the batteries...try draining the batteries (both of them), and then recharging it to full 2x before using them without the AC Adapter. This should clear the problem.

2) AC Adapter only works every other day: When you swapped the power pack, was it with a new AC adapter, or another used one? Also, have you tried using a different outlet than the one you normally use? Let me know how this turns out.

Nov 17, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

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Toshiba satellite a100 wont take on power or boot


the battry is not charging and check the model of the battry whether its the same

Nov 16, 2008 | PC Laptops

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