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12-10-2011 05:35 PM
Seem like this is an HP problems they have decided not to handle. I am the third person that I know with an HP that has a problem getting the compute to accept the charger. My tell me it plugged in but not charging. so I shut it down also remove the batt.and start it on the ac charger.
12-15-2011 12:11 PM
I went through this on a brand new Probook 4430s. Out of the box it would not charge the battery. Tried everything listed here, no joy. Borrowed a known good charger. Still no charging.
Contacted HP Service, they were responsive and I had a new battery in hand the next day. Nope, still no workee. At that point the whole machone was sent back to the retailer (newgg baby, Yeah!) for a swap out since HP service said they would have to "escalate the request and it will be two business days before I would hear back".
The new-new unit works fine.
01-26-2012 07:35 AM
I have the same exact problem, it started about 6 months ago and got this laptop new about 1 year ago. I have a G62-340US Notebook. The laptop has basically never left the house and I have taken very good care of it, have almost always left the a/c adaptor plugged in so its not like I ran the battery down too many times or something. Everyonce in a while I would restart and it would charge but not for the past couple months.
Im dissapointed because this thing is barely a year old and its already having problems as of 6 months ago on and off. Has anyone with this model had this problem and what was the fix? Thanks
04-01-2012 10:34 AM
I have an HP G62 coming up to two years of service. its usage has been intermittent this past year but impeccable whenever necessary. Last night I ran the battery down to about 6% charge and plugged it in. It has remained at that power and the battery has refursed to charge. I have tried the Devices Manager tactic to no avail as well as the cleaning of the contacts.. wondering whether anyone could suggest any ways to solve this issue? Thanks
05-19-2012 05:24 PM
Same problems as everyone else who has one of these:
1. It dies; Plugged in not charging.
2. Remote never once worked.
3. Hate Vista and 7, going to xp always leaves some problems, something won't work.
4. CD/DVD never worked right if at all.
5. No way to know if 7 Ultimate virtualization will work.
6.. Wireless problems, always unreliable.
7. Bronze/silver keys invisible at dusk, have to put a light on it, my kingdom for a lighted keyboard.
8. Hot, fan runs always, have to put a cooler under it unless screen is very dim.
9. You have to know a LOT about computers to keep it running.
10.. Mine will not run on just ac, no battery, no start.
11. Your chance of the same problem plaguing you over and over is about 90%
12. HP in bed with the devil, locked this thing up to force usage of vista and that is finally it for me.
For all of these problems, and if you have a 1245dx, you have at the very least two or three of the problems, I've never once seen HP step up and say, yes we know there is a problem and we have worked to find a fix
Batteries, chargers, searching for fixes, recovery, restore, drivers, bios, spending more time fixing this thing than using it
HP used to have a reputation. I'll never buy another HP product in my life and I certainly won’t let my friends or family buy one
I'd like to get it running once like it's supposed to, but we all know that vista makes that highly unlikely
I have a little bitty Acer Inspire One netbook that that I bought at the same time I got this beautiful boat anchor. It runs Pro Engineer and has never once had a single problem
There are a lot of nice people OUTSIDE of hp who try to help, but as you can easily see, what works for one person will not work for the next.
I finally get my Toshiba next week. It’s a lot more money than one of these, but I’ll get to use it, not just fix it
01-21-2013 02:04 PM
04-22-2013 09:19 AM
I am running into the same problem in that my battery isn't getting charged and if I remove the battery I can't turn on the laptop. When I look at the location where the charger goes into the laptop, it flashes on and off very quickly indicating that something perhaps inside is loose or the charge cord isn't get enough connected. Anyone else running into this same problem with a probable solution?