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This just happened the other night. The battery is plugged in, but not charging. I did the whole disconnect AC, shut down, take battery out, etc went to device manager, the whole 9 yards. When I do an HP battery test the battery comes out as good. I don't know what is wrong and why it's not working. I've had it for less than 2 months (HP Pavilion dm1-4142nr).

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what is the charge level of the battery? If it is close to 100%, this is normal so the battery doesn't become "overcharged"
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Last night and this morning it was at 22%, then because I kept messing around with it so much and tried to leave it unplugged it's at 19% right now.

I am currently deployed overseas so the power converters and what not are different, but I've always plugged it into a little surger protector directly into the wall and it was fine. I also have a convert I plug into the surge protector and it's been fine. This just happened out of the blue.

Not sure what else I can do, I'm going to try to find someone who has the same type charger as me and hopefully use theirs to see if it's just the charger.

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Try updating your BIOS: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=ob-103917-1&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en...

There was an update in April.
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I updated it, but it did not work!

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I also tried using a different charge and that didn't work. It seems to just stay on at 19%.

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Did you run the battery test through HP Support Assistant?  Some units have a built-in battery test that can be accessed by pressing F2 during startup (when the HP logo comes up).

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Yeah I did. Mine is F1 to do pull up the HP Support Assistant. It says status OK. Current state: UNKNOWN.

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Try this,
Start the battery test, but as soon as the test begins, unplug the a/c adapter. When you get the error message that the computer needs to be plugged in to perform the test, plug it back in and wait a few seconds and the test will resume.

Hopefully theres still enough battery power left to keep the computer powered on for the few seconds without the a/c

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I tried and it was taking quite awhile, but it never came up as failed it just kept testing

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