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Topic # 29806 20-Jan-2009 10:57
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hey Geeks

I have an Acer Extensa 2300 with a new Li-ion replacemenet battery. My problem is that it does not seem to charge. The battery shows up in the power meter but it does not say it is charging.

Ive gotten the battery charging a couple of times, randomly when i turn the PC on it will start charging the battery....

Anyone got any suggestions..


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  Reply # 190802 20-Jan-2009 14:39
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How old's the battery?  It may be time for a new one.

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  Reply # 190807 20-Jan-2009 14:56
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As the OP said its a new li-on battery. With some laptops we have, removing the battery while its on seems to cure this (with toshiba laptops however). In windows, remove said battery with the ac adapter in obviously, and replace it. If this dosnt work there could be a battery cycling option in the bios which can help with these problems as well.

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Reply # 190815 20-Jan-2009 15:30
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garvani: As the OP said its a new li-on battery.


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  Reply # 190866 20-Jan-2009 18:12
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Thanks for the reply. I removed / reinserted the Battery and it appears to be chargng.. we will see how it goes...



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  Reply # 190902 20-Jan-2009 20:50
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Ok.... once the laptop is loaded and the battery is removed / replaced it will charge.however the PC will not charge the Batt automatically. I have checked the bios but there isnt anything that relates to batt management.

Any ideas on how to make it charge automatically



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  Reply # 190903 20-Jan-2009 20:51
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Ok.... once the laptop is loaded and the battery is removed / replaced it will charge.however the PC will not charge the Batt automatically. I have checked the bios but there isnt anything that relates to batt management.

Any ideas on how to make it charge automatically



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  Reply # 191811 24-Jan-2009 14:31
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Bump, can anyonehelp?

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  Reply # 191815 24-Jan-2009 14:47
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I had problems charging a HP Mini Note other day and found that on some HP models you can reset the charging circuit by unpluging, removing the battery and then holding the power button for ten to fifteen seconds. Then insert the battery again - and it worked for me.

Note this was an HP machine...




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