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Plugged in, not charging

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ShadowBomber, May 9, 2008.

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  1. ShadowBomber

    ShadowBomber Thread Starter

    Oct 19, 2007
    Ok heres the wrap up.

    My dog ate my Keyboard, and mouse while they were plugged into my laptop. i took the laptop outside came back inside and saw that he ate my battery charger. I bought a new charger the first one was faulty had to bring it back now i have one but it isnt charging my laptop it keeps power it just doesnt store any in the battery im only at 8% and it wont charge anymore past that but if i unplug it i will lose battery power... How do i enable it to charge again or it it a malfunction with the hardware?

    1gig ram
    1.9 x2 AMD
    windows vista....
  2. kev1952


    Jul 10, 2007
    Sounds to me like the dog has damaged the lappy as well as your battery charger or that the battery has died of natural causes. Best to take it to a qualified tech and get him/her to test the battery/charging circuitry. See if you can get hold of another battery (borrow one) and test the system with that. At least then you will be able to rule out some of the possible faults. Does the lappy run properly when the charger is connected?
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