I just replaced my old charger with a new one (because the old one was broken). 2-3 weeks i was using different version of the charger and i got message that my laptop wont work perfectly and the battery will not charge. NOW when i got the original charger everything works fine but the battery still wont charge.
I got this Warning: the battery is not recommended for this system, the system will be unable to charge this battery.
I tried to update the BIOS but to do this, the battery must be >10% , my battery is at 0%.
Any other solution?
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1. Start the computer by pressing the power button
2. Press the F2 key 2-3 times
3. You will now be on the BIOS screen
4. Under the Main Tab look for the option that says AC Adapter Type
5. If the Adapter Type says Unknown or None with the adapter plugged in.
6. Reconnect the adapter to the machine and if the status now shows as Unknown then please update the BIOS again on the system.
7. Also, please check for Battery Health status in the BIOS.
First of all thanks for answering my question...
The adapter Type in BIOS is: 90W.
I can't update BIOS because my battery is about 0%.
Also, how to check the Battery Health?
I was having the same issue with my Inspiron N5010 "plugged in not charging" wouldn't update the BIOS because of the 0% battery. Tried 2 different chargers and 3 different batteries I had. I went into the BIOS and under the Advanced tab there was an option for "Charger Behavior". That was disabled. I set it to enable, rebooted and now the battery is charging.
I have N5010 and i was getting problem with charging my battery.my laptop should remain plug in.but now am not able to use my laptop anymore even if it remain plug in.i change both the charger and the battery still am not able to charge my battery.when i plug in,the green light on the adaptor turns off.Please advise
When the LED on the adapter goes out when you connect the system end, it means the mainboard is bad.
I have a similar issue that I can't get my head around.
I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 with a genuine charger, and genuine battery. When I plug in the charger it is charging, at least the windows says that it is charging, but the battery percent is not going over 0% at all. I had it plugged in for a whole night and it still says 0%, and charging.
I have run the diagnostics on it, and the battery has passed. Bios is checked to be able to charge.
Please advice! Thanks!