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Your laptop does not charge when the charger is plugged in, this is a widespread issue amongst users, and there are different problems for this issue to occur. Here are Some of the current charging or battery problems that users face:

  • Laptop battery plugged in not charging Windows 10– at times, the battery doesn’t charge even if the charger is plugged in. In this case, try to update your battery driver.
  • Laptop battery not charging dell, Hp, Asus, Lenovo, Acer, Samsung, Toshiba, Sony Vaio, Fujitsu– This issue affects many laptop brands. Try some of our solutions to fix this issue.
  • Laptop works with the power adaptor but not charging laptop battery- This issue affects any laptop brand. It indicates that your battery is faulty and you can replace your battery to fix the issue.

If your laptop battery is not recharging, there’s Windows, battery or adapter issue. Here are some methods to fix a laptop battery that isn’t recharging

1. Unplug the Battery and Press the Power button

  • Firstly, try to remove your battery and unplug all the USB attachment like power cord from your laptop. Now, hit and hold the power key for 10 seconds. Reinsert the battery and try to charge it again.

2. Update Your Battery Driver

You may have to update your battery driver in some cases. To Update your battery driver, follow the instructions below:

  • Press Windows key + R (Run) and type “devmgmt.msc” and Enter to open Device Manager
  • In the device manager, click on batteries
  • Right-click on Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and from the context menu select Uninstall
  • Click on Uninstall to confirm

Update Your Battery Driver

  • Now hit on Action and choose Scan for Hardware Changes from the list.
  • Select Batteries and click on Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery
  • Form the context menu, choose Update Driver Software option
  • A window appears on the screen, select Search automatically for updated driver software option. Windows now find for suitable battery drivers for your system.

3. Update Your BIOS Configuration and Reset to Default

BIOS controls your hardware and motherboard and may lead to battery problems. You can download the latest BIOS update from the manufacturer’s website. To reset the BIOS to default, do as follows:

  • Restart your system and press F2 and F12 together to open BIOS setup
  • Search the Reset option to open the Default Configuration

Update Your BIOS Configuration and Reset to Default

  • Select the default configuration and press Enter to confirm the program. BIOS now functions with its Default settings
  • Check if the charging issue fixex

4. Run Power-Troubleshooter

According to the users, you can fix this issue by running the power troubleshooter. Do the following to run the troubleshooter:

  • To enter Troubleshoot, Hold Windows key + S. Now, select Troubleshoot option.
  • From the right pane select Power and Click on Run the Troubleshooter icon.

Run Power-Troubleshooter

  • Follow the instructions
  • As the process takes place, check if the issue is resolves

 5. Connect Your Pc Charger Directly to the Power Outlet

  • Sometimes battery issues occur if you are using an extension cord to charge your battery. Hence, unplug the laptop charger from the extension and plug it straight to the power connection

These above solutions may help you to fix your battery not charging issue. Let us know which solution works well for you in the comment section.

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