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Battery plugged but not charging

Product Name: Hp pavilion touchsmart 11
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)
Please what do I do my laptop keeps showing me 'plugged in, not charging' and I've tried different chargers to no avail
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Member Since: ‎08-10-2016
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Re: Battery plugged but not charging

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Hi @gentletala,


Good day! Smiley Happy Thanks for posting your question in the  HP Community. It is a terrific place to find answers and tips and to have the best experience in the HP forums. I read the post about battery issues on the unit with the message “Plugged in, not charging” I’ll be glad to assist you with this. Smiley Happy  


You are a valued HP customer and we appreciate you greatly for doing business with HP. I have reviewed the situation and it is paramount that we address your issue. Thank you for giving us the privilege to assist you on this platform. Smiley Happy You’ve done some awesome diagnosis and kudos to you on that score.


First off we need to diagnose correctly if the issue is hardware or software related.

Also, for better clarity and to assist you better I would require more information regarding this.

Please let me know the complete model# of the unit.


Please do a hard reset first: Link for hard reset:

Then visit these links for further assistance:

Link 1:

Link 2:

Link 3:


Later if it still does not fix the issue, please update the bios, HP support assistant and  chipset drivers from this link: Please follow the on-screen instructions.


If this does not work, please run complete system diagnostics for the battery, adapter and other components from this link:

If any component fails and shows a failure code, please make a note of it. Please let me know if any component is not detected. (battery not being detected).


If any part is not detected or fails then it is a hardware issue with the computer and you may need to contact HP phone support to get the unit serviced by visiting this link:


Hope this helps. Let me know how this goes. I genuinely hope the issue gets resolved without hassles and the unit works great. Smiley Happy Please reach out for any issues and I'll be there to assist you.


To simply say thanks, please click the "Thumbs Up" button to give me a Kudos to appreciate my efforts to help. If this helps, please mark this as “Accepted Solution” as it will help several others with the same issue to get it resolved without hassles. Smiley Happy

Take care now and have a splendid week ahead. Smiley Happy

I am an HP Employee

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