plugged in not charging

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Is there a light on the power adapter? This would either be on the power brick or on the piece that goes into the PC. If not, the adapter is likely failing.

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what plugged in ? what is not charging ?

Your qn is ? --: You are plugged in to your laptop, but it is not start charging / the laptop does not indicate that the battery is charging.

It may because of reasons like Your laptop battery is bad or your laptop is not charging the battery properly or battery itself is operating correctly, but its power management software may have become corrupt.

Try below steps one by one :-

1. Check your laptop power cable
2. put in charge continuously 2 hours and check
3. Remove the battery and reconnect after 5 minutes.
4. Uninstall and reinstall power management software
  Steps to do (Vista)

a. Open Device Manager .
b. Expand the Batteries category.
c. Under the Batteries category, right-click the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery listing, and select Uninstall .
WARNING: Do not remove the Microsoft AC Adapter driver or any other ACPI compliant driver.
d. On the Device Manager taskbar, click Scan for hardware changes .
Now it should work

5. Check your battery (change with working one)


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Thjanks folks for the quick comments on a clumsy asked question!
Dead link....

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