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10-15-2011 02:51 PM
I have a HP G32 that is 9 months old. Found that the AC adapter was getting very hot and then the laptop would not charge the battery. I had to shut down, remove the battery, wait a few minutes then restart. Everything seems to be working again. I have had this happen a few times and will check with HP service to see if there is a HW problem with the charging system.
11-09-2011 08:32 AM
I had my HP G60-243DX notebook on all nite and the battery died. Plugged in the adapter to rechage the notebook the following day and the notebook did not come back on. When the power is pressed the only light that is blinging for a couple seconds is the center LED on the front left hand side (the light with the lightening sign). I need some assistance on rectifing this problem, thanks in advance....
11-11-2011 06:18 AM
I had exactly the same problem but from a different cause. I allowed the battery on my HP TC4400 to run out completely. When I plugged it in some hours later it would not charge and would not boot. All I got was eight yellow flashes on the charging indicator - the one with the lightning sign!
After trying all kinds of things to get enough power into the machine to allow it to boot I finally had success with the old standby for charging problems. Remove the battery and then try to turn the machine on (of course, nothing will happen!). Hold the power switch on for 10 seconds - more if you feel like it. Release the power switch. Replace the battery. Plug in the power supply. Allow to charge for a few minutes (more is better), even if the charging light does not come on. Then turn on the power switch. It will likely boot OK. Then leave running on AC power for a few hours, even if the charging light does not come on. If you wish you can check the Power Meter tab in Power Options in the Control Panel. Mine ran Ok on AC power and, after a few hours, the battery started to charge. Once the battery was fully recharged it returned to normal operation, except the charging indicator still behaves strangely.
Hope it helps for you.
12-17-2011 02:08 PM - last edited on 12-17-2011 04:20 PM by SedonaF
plug in not charge (problem solve) i have a sony laptop ,no matter laptop u have all the same , my old battery not charge any more , so i swap out the new battery , and it said ( plug in not charge) i do lot of research on the web and youtube , it took me 3 day to figure it out , im very piss , i swap out the new power cord, and twist the power charger, and do the device manager to unstall the battery then scan for new change, and i did unplug the battery then put it back in wait for 5 minute to half hour , and then i did restard computer , basicly i did anything that they said on the web and youtube , and i did turn off the computer then took the battery out then hold the power for 5 minute , i try it all , all the above item i just list non of them work
12-22-2011 03:54 PM
Thank you very much for your suggestion to clean the plug-in slot. I rolled a piece of white paper and inserted it. No black came out, but the computer is now charging. I hope it lasts. It is now fully charged. Thanks again for the help. I really do appreciate it.
01-20-2012 02:45 PM
I had the same problem but it only occurred intermittently. The problem was solved when I bent the power cord's prongs so they gripped the wall outlet more tightly.
02-25-2012 11:08 AM
I had the same problem with my wife's hp 620. All I had to do was to shut it down, unplug it, disconnect the power cord and leave it overnight (as suggested on this forum). The next morning the laptop was plugged in and charging normally!
I guess even hp laptops can become 'overcharged' and need a good night's rest sometimes.
03-07-2012 02:20 AM
- Disconnect AC
- Remove battery
- Connect AC
- Under the Batteries category, right-click all of the ACPI Compliant Control Method Batterylistings, and select Uninstall (it’s ok if you only have 1).
- Disconnect AC
- Insert battery
- Connect AC