battery not charging

  HRP1924 16:06 24 Feb 2010

I havlaptope a lenovo R61i,today was using it when it was time to recharge I plugged in it says plugged in battery not charging,h
ave tried different socket same thing ...says battery quality is good (should be hardly used) have tried trouble shotting but nothing applies ,any help would be gratefully recieved
thank you

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:33 24 Feb 2010

Laptop Battery not showing Charging
1. Turn off the computer,
2. Take the battery out
3. Take out the power supply
4. Push the power button down for 30 seconds.
5. Reconnect power supply
6. Then the battery.
Should now show 100% charged. This is because sometimes the mother board gets static and this clears it and the reason it showed not charging was because it was fully charged.

  woodchip 20:48 24 Feb 2010

Try ruining Laptop just with charger no battery. If it runs the battery needs replacing

  oldbeefer3 09:28 25 Feb 2010

"try ruining" ! :-)

  woodchip 09:33 25 Feb 2010

If you like,

Nothing like big fingers that press more than one key at a time. note keys are next to each other

  johnmathew395 09:35 25 Feb 2010

How old is your click here laptop? The performance of batteries, especially if not cared for correctly, can degrade fairly quickly. You probably will have seen, before this happened, that the battery would only charge up to 90% then stop. Then it might only reach 80%, 70%, etc. until eventually it won't hold any charge. That process can take anything from a couple of months to a few years, but is obviously worse the older the battery is.

If that is what has happened then your only choice is to buy a new battery. Depending on the age of your laptop, a new battery may well cost more than what the laptop is worth, so you might be better off buying a new laptop

  oldbeefer3 08:58 26 Feb 2010

tekk me about it!

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