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apeters117
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Registered: ‎07-12-2013
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Laptop won't charge

Product Name and Number: HP Pavilion G6, model g6t-2000

 

Operating system: Windows 7

 

My laptop won't charge when its plugged in and turned on, however... it does seem to build up a charge (quite slowly) when it is turned off, or closed. 

 

I plugged in two other HP chargers to see if it was just my charger that wasn't working, and neither of them charged it either.

 

I have all of my work backed up but I depend on being able to use my laptop at work, any input is appreciated.

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djulien
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Registered: ‎07-16-2013
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Re: Laptop won't charge

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Based on similar descriptions elsewhere, one possible cause is a bad MOSFET in the charging circuit on the motherboard.   Might also be a loose power jack, although that seems less likely.

 

I've also read about some possible software causes related to Windows, but this sounds more like a hardware problem.

 

(just my $0.02; I'm not an expert)

 

don

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