Forum discussion tagged with Charger.
  1. F

    Question Is my laptop charger safe to use?

    I have a white hp laptop that my parents got me for my birthday and around a year ago I dropped it while it was charging which made a crack and damaged a good part of the charger hole so whenever I tried plugging the charger in, it wouldn’t fit and fall out. I thought it was all over until I...
  2. SSGB8

    Question Laptop is not Turning on

    I use a multimeter to take the charger and charger port to see if it getting power. And it is showing that it getting power. But there one thing I noticed that the two pin for charger port is not in properly. Will this cause the motherboard to not receive power?
  3. simptive

    Solved! USB Speakers working on PC but not on Charger

    I've bought Bluetooth speakers having 3.5mm jack. Recommend power supply is USB. Works with jack only if both Jack and USB connected to PC. If USB is connected to adapter (tried many), one of the stereo channel is replaced by noise. However Bluetooth input works fine in this case. Can you spot...
  4. J

    Question My iPhone 7's Lightning Port Works, BUT Will Not Charge Once Turned On

    I’m having the most bizarre problem. My headphones work perfectly when I plug them into the lightning jack — they never get disconnected, or have any issue whatsoever. But when I unplug the headphones and plug in the charging cable, nothing happens! I tried resetting the phone — no dice. Next...
  5. ss1999

    Question Dell latitude slow charging + other issue

    so i got e5570 second hand. This battery is weird. it charges normally up to somewhere 28 percent then it just stalls, and charges where slowly from there. like it takes 6-7 hour until 100%. battery drain estimates of win 10 is also acting weird. Sometimes it says 4 hours then it drops to 2...
  6. S

    Solved! Really in need of advice here...

    Hey! I want to start off by saying I'm new here. It is out of pure desperation that I made this account as I need help with a rather annoying problem (?). I do have a bit of anxiety problem so I'm sorry if I come across as ranty. I'm new to gaming laptops! Probably a stupid move but about 16...
  7. A

    Question Laptop charger turns off during heavy load

    Hello, so I have been looking to replace my current MSI laptop charger as it will suddenly stop charging during heavy load. It will be charging fine when idle or turned off, but as soon as I start running slightly demanding games the LED-power indicator shuts off and my computer stop’s charging...
  8. F

    Solved! Charger is normal until I play games - it stops and starts working randomly causing some massive FPS drop making games unplayable

    Hi guys! I appear to have a problem with my laptop and i just cant figure out whats going on. I bought the HP Pavilion Gaming 15 (cx0818no version) laptop a few weeks ago and this has been an occurring issue. When im just running the laptop on a daily basis doing normal things, there are no...
  9. maybeits_jack

    Question Huawei Matebook 13 Only Switching on when Charging

    Hey all, This is my first post here so apologies if it's not quite of the correct format. Three days ago I purchased a new Huawei Matebook 13. A day after purchase I noticed an issue that makes using this new laptop frustrating. After powering down the laptop completely and leaving it be for a...
  10. M

    Can I use a 90W charger instead of a 65W one?

    My lenovo Ideapad 310-15ISK was working fine at first but after a while it started having problems charging when running programs which used NVIDIA graphics card instead of the Intel one, originally it came with a 65W AC adapter, but I've heard it could run better with a 90W one, can I...
  11. M

    Question New Samsung Note 9 battery charger compatibility

    I just bought a new Samsung Note 9 (Exynos 9810). Little did I know that the model I ordered was the EU version and not the US version, so the charger I received was unusable with any of my power sockets. I ordered an adapter online but thanks to my impatience, decided to just charge the new...
  12. X

    Question Laptop doesn't recognize AC Charger after Windows update

    Just bought a used laptop today, Sony Vaio VPCCB series. What happened was I connected the AC charger and the laptop turned on. I noticed it said batter not found, and I didn't realize the battery wasn't inserted, so I go back to the box and find the battery and insert it. Now upon booting up...
  13. P

    Question Laptop AC adapter not working and making a sound

    Hello everyone, I have bought a new replacement battery for my laptop, it does not seem to work. The powerbrick makes a strange sound when I plug it in the wall plug. I have recorded the audio, you can listen here The AC has the correct requirements for my...
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    Solved! Worth to replace the battery?

    I have an Asus laptop (X555LJ) that lasts 3 minutes unplugged. It started with one time that I was plugging it and I saw some sparkles and the charger died right there. After this, the battery never lasted more than 30-60 min; I had 2 off-brand chargers to replace it and both died after a few...
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    Solved! Asus n551jk get too hot on battery and shuts down without a charger

    hi , it started after windows 10 got installed (upgraded itself without asking me), after 4 months that i worked on it only with charger connected (cause it wont work without power), yesterday the cpu got too hot 90degrees, i decided to open it, cleaned it,added new thermal paste now its about...
  16. S

    Laptop Overheating Problems

    Hi, recently I've ran into problems with my laptop overheating and I'm currently trying to figure out what could be causing the problem. -I've already bought compressed air and cleaned out the fan and heat-sink. Both seem to be working well because I can feel lots of airflow and when I unplug...
  17. J

    Solved! Lenovo 100s ideapad won’t turn on!!!!!

    My Lenovo 100s ideapad won’t turn on. I’ve left it to to charge for 2 days and still nothing happens. When plugged in, the battery lights only blinks orange then it stops and switches to a white light. And I’ve read other post saying take out the battery, but I really don’t want to unscrew...
  18. lgdragon040

    Solved! Dell Inspiron 15 7579 2-in-1 AC Adapter Type Not Recognized

    Here's the gist of the situation. I have searched all over for solutions before I decide to replace a part of my computer. I have not found one that is either feasible or works. Essentially, by random chance, my laptop goes for a period of time where no charger can actually charge it. The icon...
  19. D

    do i need an adapter again?

    so I bought a laptop for the US while I was there on a trip and now I returned to Europe. I did buy and adapter with a transformer there but since I didn't pay much attention back there I didn't notice that I couldn't plug my laptop in the adapter. but now I noticed that the charger says...
  20. C

    Solved! Laptop won't turn on

    I have a G40-70 laptop was closed suddenly while it was on. After an attempt to turn it back on, it wouldn't. -Only orange charging LED light is blinking with the battery and charger was plugged in. -No fans spinning -When the battery was took out and the charger was plugged in, no lights...
  21. H

    $40 month charge FREE

    If I try for 1 month by paying $40, can I cancel in a month or before and get full money back or first month money will be gone?
  22. W

    Lenovo Yoga 700 won't turn on (battery problem)

    Hello, I've got an annoying problem with my Lenovo Yoga 700 laptop. Today plugged in the charger and started working on my laptop (I'm sure I plugged it in correctly) but I kept gettings messages about low battery level. I checked my charger but I can't really remember if the battery was...
  23. D

    Solved! Charging Port Melt

    I have a question. My laptop charger melted inside the charging port. I have bought a brand new charger but I am scared it will melt because of the original melting of the previous charger. My Question is, Is it fine to plug in the new charger into the computer?
  24. JeckeL

    Lenovo E531 Battery Warning

    I have a Lenovo E531 but I don't have the original AC adapter, the one I have is the same plug, same wattage and such, and it works fine and charges successfully but every time I boot the laptop it says "Please use the original AC adapter blah blah blah, press ESC to continue". Does anyone know...
  25. S

    output voltage for asus laptop charger gradually deacreases

    my asus laptop charger suddenly stops charging and when i tryed to mesure the output voltage it gives me at first 19v and start deacreasing gradually then the voltage suddenly rises to 25v and start decreasing again and it keep doing this in loops !!!
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    Solved! Laptop Power Issue

    So basically im a little skeptical posting on this site because every time I do no one answers me but here goes nothing i just bought a HP pavillion laptop and I was playing GTAV on it while it was plugged in. Basically i got a notification on it saying my battery was almost dead which didnt...
  27. L

    my brand new lenovo computer wont charge

    so i just bought a levnovo laptop will not charge. It says that the charger is plugged in but not charging. I don't want to think that the computer is falty, so could it be the actual charger for the computer has shorted?
  28. messinio.88

    Laptop Graphic Card Issue - Games Crashing When Plugging Charger

    My Laptop is Lenovo Z5170 Core I5/8RAM/Radeon R9 M375 I bought it new with this problem. First watch this video to know what is happening The Problem is that When I Plug The Charger in High Performance Mode, games and heavy graphic apps like 3ds max crash and show these messages: "Display...
  29. Z

    Can I Safely Charge My Laptop With A Lower Voltage Cord?

    So I'm on vacation. The car ride is very long, and like watching downloaded movies on my Chromebook to pass time. It has excellent battery life and can last the full nine-hour car trip, but I want to able to charge it in case I want to start streaming. I know they sell car charger to wall outlet...
  30. S

    Upgrading my laptop charger to go with new GPU

    I recently upgraded my Alienware M17x R3 from a gtx 580m to a gtx 780m. After playing games and loving the results, I noticed frame drops. After testing, I noticed it's due to the new GPU throttling, and GPU-z reads it as a 'pwr' issue. I've taken this to mean that the power supply isn't...
  31. P

    Solved! Charger or battery not working

    Alright, so I have a retrack charger plugged into my laptop but for the past few days its not even registered as being plugged in when its not working, it has worked in the past and when this issue started it only worked when the wire was in a particular position yet looking at the pin it...
  32. X

    Solved! Lenovo Ideapad 700(15) wont turn on unless the charger is plugged in

    Hello , please help me. My Lenovo Ideapad 700(15) won't turn on unless the charger is plugged in and when i take out the charger , it will automatically switched off. can't take out the battery because it is sealed , have tried to hold the power button for 20 seconds but doesn't works. Any...
  33. B

    Laptop shuts off after a few seconds of failing to charge

    Recently I got a new charger, because my old one has gotten to the point where you have to bend the cord around until it decides to start working. Since then, my computer started to crash when I played Battlefront, after which point it would crash on start-up, on powering on, and a little while...
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    Hello, I have an ASUS X451M notebook (laptop) and I just bought a charger replacement yesterday since the original charger broke, anyways I haven't used the laptop for almost a year. so I charged it up yesterday night, the power led is indicating it's charging so I powered it on, after...
  35. R

    Case installation/Charging problem for a Dell laptop

    Hello guys So i have a Dell Inspiron 15-5547 (i5-4210U and AMD Radeon R7 M260) laptop. Broke my original charger months ago. Bought a new one, but every time i start it up, i would get a message that the wattage was not the same as the laptop required(the charger was incompatible basically), so...
  36. N

    Issues with Alienware M14 R2

    Hello, I'm trying to find the cause of my laptop randomly switching off. Please be patient with me, I'm not an expert on laptops. Some months ago I had a problem with the battery not charging ("battery connected but not charging") which sorted itself out after some plugging/unplugging trial and...
  37. O

    Can I charge the Sony MDRXB950BT headphones through my 12v Apple charger?

    I'm thinking about buying a pair of Sony MDRXB950BT headphones but the only device I have that could charge them quickly is that 12v USB charger. Would it be safe to charge them through that adapter? Thanks
  38. E

    How to fix HP G42 not starting without charger and black screen

    My laptop isn't starting Before 1 month it was working with plugged in But now it isn't working while plugged in.It shows black screen and my charger isn't working it keeps charging but when I turn it on the charging stops.I took it to the store they said it couldn't be fixed again and the...
  39. C

    Notebook laptop power suddenly turns off and on randomly

    Hello, I have my notebook HP (dv7-4080us), in the last few months it started to suddenly turn off like a power failure, and after about 4 or 5 seconds off, it turns back on itself. That means, fans, hdds, all the laptop completely losing power and then restarting again. No BSODs, no warnings, it...
  40. Z

    Looking for a charger for acer notebook

    Can I take 30w- 19v and 1.5amp specification charger for my acer aspire one notebook? Or do I need to get it of 65w, other things being same please suggest whats the difference n which 1 to opt.
  41. J

    How can i charge my Toshiba laptop without the charger

    I was given a Toshiba laptop without the charger is there anyway to charge it without using ththehatger
  42. D

    New battery won't charge on laptop. Will charge on another laptop

    Hi guys, I ordered a new battery for my HP laptop since the original one wasn't holding charge for very long. Once it arrived, I placed it in my laptop. It had some charge in it so I was able to turn the laptop on. When I tried charging it, the indicator at the bottom right of Windows 10 shows...
  43. M

    tablet wont turn on please help!

    tablet was plugged into the wall charger, but my cousin walked by and his foot yanked the cord out, now it wont turn on, how do i get it to work?
  44. J

    Acer Aspire M5 charging issues

    My Acer Aspire M5 is almost 2 years now, (barely used it at all until about a month ago) and it is having issues charging. What happens is sometimes when it is charging it will go on and off; start charging, stop charging, start, stop. Everytime it will beep and the keyboard light will flash...
  45. K

    Computer Suddenly Won't Work Well With Charger?

    I have an Alienware 14 laptop, with, well, Windows 7 installed. It's maybe... 9 or 10 months old. I had to get a new charger after the first one broke a couple of months ago. Everything was fine, and I made sure the new charger had the exact same power and volts and everything as the first, to...
  46. Boots27

    Alienware 17 2013 Truned off whilst playing youtube and now won't turn back on

    So my friend was just watching youtube on his alienware laptop when it sudenly turned off and now won't turn back on. Now I know you guys are going to suggest taking the battery out and holding down the power button. But before I do this for him, I'm a little curious to the charger doing the a...
  47. S

    dell inspiron 1545 battery and charger problem

    so I have a dell inspiron 1545 and I had to buy a new charger cause the one that came with it stopped charging it. when I plugged it in it didn't work. so I bought a new battery too. and I still have a laptop that only works when plugged in and I can't unplug it. so what's the problem and what...
  48. S

    Dell V131 won't power on while the internal screen is attached.

    Hey, My Dell V131 won't power on while the internal LCD is attached to the MB. It works fine when I plug in my external monitor and detach the LCD. As soon as I plug in the LCD charger's led turns off. It still beeps and indicates that there is a problem with the screen when powering on using...
  49. T

    My Acer ES1-531-P8NJ laptop is plugged in but not actually charging! HELP!

    So I bought my Acer Aspire ES 15 ES1-531-P8NJ around Christmas time and it was working perfectly fine without any faults. But now whenever I plug in my charger, it's not actually charging. It's stuck on 3%. So when I remove the charger, my laptop just completely dies. And I can't use my laptop...
  50. R

    My Lenovo Laptop won't open unless it's charger is plugged in! HELP!

    My Lenovo Laptop, it is only 3 months old. Last night I shut down my laptop and charged it then after 3 hours I unplugged it and didn't use it for a while because I have chores to do. Then when I was about to use it, I cannot turn it on. Whenever I click the power button, the charging icon (the...
  51. L

    Lenovo B570 - Battery/Charger Issues

    This is just a fun project I did but I wanted to see if I could finish it. So about a month ago I got this Lenovo B570 laptop from my friend for 4 dollars. It had had juice spill on it and it cut off immediately. This was about a year before I got a hold of it. I managed to put a new hard drive...
  52. rambomhtri

    My laptop beeps (motherboard) randomly

    Hi, I have an old Acer laptop. I lost the original charger, and I bought a generic one. The original charger was 19V and 3.42A, and the new one is 19V and 3.0A. The laptop works great, except a USB port is not working, and also sometimes it beeps. It happens, I think, when it is under "load"...
  53. M

    Laptop charger makes weird noise and turns off laptop after plugging in (help)

    Hello. I have a Medion Erazer X laptop for a little longer than a year now. Today while i was coding something for school i noticed that my laptop wasn't charging anymore for a short periode of time. Before i could even check if the cables were plugged in correctly my laptop continued charging...
  54. P

    Dell XPS-13 Hemorrhaging Power

    My new DELL XPS13 loses power. The battery lost 8% of its charge when unused for about two weeks through early December. Earlier, the battery had self-drained by about 2% over three days. The unit was switched off with the battery fully charged each time. A few days ago, the battery level...
  55. O

    Are those two compatible?

    Hi, this might sound stupid for most of you but can you help to tell if this AC adapter is compatible for the laptop. Thank you Here is a pic of the battery in case you want to see it: En savoir plus sur...
  56. N

    MSI GE70 Dead and Alive! (Not taking power, but works on battery)

    Hi guys, My 2012 bought MSI Ge70 laptop is working and powers on normally on a replacement backup battery. But it is not taking direct power from the wall. So first I thought the charger is dead, so bought a replacement charger, still the same. So works on battery, doesnt charge battery or...
  57. P

    PowerJack completly broken

    Hello friends :) i have an old laptop accer aspire 4741 G - i5 with nice specs but one day fell down and the ''plastic around powerjack '' and '' powercack '' completly destroyed !! I use this laptop without battery so i did the folowing: '' i cut the head of the...
  58. Sensei Gamer

    BSOD when charger is unplugged

    Hey can anyone help me with my Dell inspiron 15 5000 series latop? Everytime when I unplugged the laptop from it's charger it goes to BSOD and says "THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER". Thanks
  59. P

    Laptop shutdown battery beeping

    I have a Lenovo y510p with a 170w charger. Since I got this charger it always made a sort of slight zzz sound especially when I game. Today I was gaming and all of a sudden my laptop shuts off. The charging LED has turned off and the laptop wont start even though the battery was fully charged...
  60. D

    Fujitsu ah530 laptop won't turn on.

    Hi everyone. I recently plugged my laptop with another charger and it went off and didn't turn on again. 10 sec before my laptop was ok. I tried again with my charger but nothing. I tried removing the battery and press the button for 30sec - 2min nothing again. When i plugg in my charger a spark...