06-15-2012 12:50 PM
My laptop is a Pavilion dv7-1245.
It turns off on its own, and after a couple of minutes, it turns on and shows this error message when booting:
HP Battery Alert -
... your internal battery needs to be replace ...
internal Battery (601)
Sometimes I need to turn it on my self.
I bought it two and half years ago. I just chaged the hard disc a week ago, cause the original one crashed badly.
Could you please tell me which specific battery do I need to buy?
I read in another post that for the Pavilion dv6 you just need to keep it pluged in replace the intyernal battery like in a flaslight. Is it correct for my model?
I'd also like to know if the problem of shooting down on its own it;s related with the Battery Alert or if it's another issue.
Please advise. I'm using my laptop to work ar home, and I can't afford to buy a new one right now.
Thanks in advance
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Re: HP Pavillion dv7-1245 ca internal battery error 601. How do I change the battery
06-15-2012 05:33 PM
06-15-2012 05:33 PM
You just need to replace internal battery.
Here is the Maintenance and Service Guide for your specific model.
On the page 54-55 you will find instructions how to remove the battery and how to install the battery.
Here you may buy new one.
06-20-2012 11:13 AM
I thought the internal battery wasn't that one, but a small one inside the machine.
I'll replace the one you point at.
How ever, I still can't understand why I can't use the laptop simply plugged to the power.
06-20-2012 11:48 AM - edited 06-20-2012 11:48 AM
Remove the battery, connect the ac adapter and press the power button.
Does this error shows up or not?
06-21-2012 01:47 PM
Thank you. I did remove the battery and not get the error message. I'll wait to see if I still get the issue of the computer shutting down on itself, though.
I'll buy the new battery, but I coudn't order it from the link you send me 'cause it doesn't accept a Canadian address. I'll look for it here.
I'll keep the forum posted if the shooting down stops.
Many thanks again,
06-21-2012 04:24 PM
Try to buy it here. It's the HP Canadian online shop.
07-10-2012 10:54 AM
Error and shuting down stop when I removed the battery and simply plugged the laptop at the power. Thank you.
I just order the new battery today.
07-12-2012 05:45 PM