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jojo s Jan 31, 2009, 10:49am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Hi all!!! I have a presario 2232 us laptop. I had to replace the motherboard. I installed a new board and everything works fine. Except for the battery charging! I bought a new battery and new power cord because I figured the old battery was bad.. WRONG! The laptop runs fine off of the AC power. When I insert the battery... it does recognize it. However, I've noticed that the laptop continuously switches from AC power to charging. (meaning that it will not charge the battery in a continuous manner) . Would this have something to do with the dc jack? I would appreciate any suggestions!

Thanks!! :O


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barham niass Jan 31, 2009, 02:38pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Presario laptop will not charge the battery
It is necessary to look if your battery does not make short circuit if not it is necessary to take a tester to see if the baterie goes out of the electricity if is nobody of two it will be necessary to put the baterie and to falsher his
i want to know its charger when you branch it

jojo s Jan 31, 2009, 02:51pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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jojo s Jan 31, 2009, 02:54pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Hi barham.. I'm not quite sure what you are trying to say. How do I determine if the battery is causing a short circuit? Thanks!

barham niass said:
It is necessary to look if your battery does not make short circuit if not it is necessary to take a tester to see if the baterie goes out of the electricity if is nobody of two it will be necessary to put the baterie and to falsher his
i want to know its charger when you branch it


Laptop Willie Jan 31, 2009, 06:27pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Presario laptop will not charge the battery
JOJO,
I have seen this problem mostly with the Dell line of laptops. What may be happening is that the A.C. adapter that you are using is of a lower power than is required to charge the battery and run the laptop at the same time. One way the handle this is to allow the laptop to charge the battery over night without powering it up. Take a look at the voltage AND the current listed on the adapter and on the laptop. They should of course be the same. The ADAPTER may have more current than the laptop requires, that's O.K. The laptop will only draw as much as it needs to run and charge the battery. Hope this helps. Please let us know how it goes.

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jojo s Feb 04, 2009, 03:08pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Presario laptop will not charge the battery
Lapto Willie,
The adapter is the original. I'm going to replace the dc jack in the next 2 days and will report back with the update. Thanks fr your help!
Laptop Willie said:
JOJO,
I have seen this problem mostly with the Dell line of laptops. What may be happening is that the A.C. adapter that you are using is of a lower power than is required to charge the battery and run the laptop at the same time. One way the handle this is to allow the laptop to charge the battery over night without powering it up. Take a look at the voltage AND the current listed on the adapter and on the laptop. They should of course be the same. The ADAPTER may have more current than the laptop requires, that's O.K. The laptop will only draw as much as it needs to run and charge the battery. Hope this helps. Please let us know how it goes.


Suspended User Feb 04, 2009, 06:08pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Presario laptop will not charge the battery
Hi Jojo,

Here is a link to HP's battery test propgram

http://h20239.www2.hp.com/techcenter/battery/battery_ts.htm

Download that and run it and see how it goes. It could be a couple of things, either your AC adapter, your DC extender board or your battery.

Rick Pearson Jun 02, 2011, 10:16pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Presario laptop will not charge the battery
I am also having the described problem of my HP Presario F700 notebook computer not charging the battery. It has been working with original equipment without any problem for over 2 years until about 2 weeks ago when the indicated charge level began to get gradually lower (1-2%) each day. I swapped out the battery for another known good one with the same results. I have shut off the computer and just left the power supply plugged in for a full 24 hours without any rise in level of charge. The computer operates as it should with the power supply plugged in, other than the declining level of battery charge.

Laptop Willie Jun 02, 2011, 10:28pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Presario laptop will not charge the battery
You may have a bat charger or a broken connection in the computer. Try removing the battery and powering up with just the adapter plugged in. If it powers up, try gently moving the adapter plug around a bit. You may fine that the laptop will shut down. That would explain the laptop working but with dropping battery power levels. The battery isn't being charged.

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